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Website & Social
Wedding Day

Don't Spend Your Day Glued to Social

Now-a-days, it's kind of hard imagining a day being unplugged. But when it comes to your wedding day, you really want to take it all in. Check out this great article from HelloBeautiful.com with 8 great do's and don'ts about social media.

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Shawn Connell
Photo: Shawn Connell

Wedding Day


We’re frequently asked how much time is needed for couple portraits on the wedding day. The short answer—as much as possible. The more in depth answer is that it depends on on the type of couple and how many quality photos they would like.

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1-Year or More

Ask your guest for an unplugged ceremony

This is such an important part of your wedding day! Help your photography and cinematography team by asking your guest to put their recording devices away. Enjoy the moment and let us capture it.

Carla Ten Eyck
Photo: Carla Ten Eyck

Wedding Planning

One way to MAXIMIZE your decor budget

Can’t afford to deck out every.single.table? You can still provide lots of impact by keeping most tables simple, then creating a statement head table. It’s the table you’ll be sitting and will always be the focal point-- so pay attention!

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Preston Bailey Staff
Photo: Preston Bailey Staff

Celebrations / Parties
Wedding Day

Create A Great Guest Experience

I have a list of Ten “DO's and DONT'S that I always try to bring to every wedding that I do. Read on to see what they are.

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Elizabeth Fogarty Photography
Photo: Elizabeth Fogarty Photography

Groom & Groomsmen
6-Months Before

Groomsmen Gift Box Inspiration

Ideas and inspiration for creating custom curated gift boxes for your groomsmen or even the groom himself.

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Trene Forbes
Photo: Trene Forbes

Fashion Styling
3-Months Before

How to Dress at a Wedding

Finding the appropriate attire for a wedding can be challenging, but this infographic breaks down different types of attire for a wedding. You can look your best, no matter what part you play in the special day.

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Courtesy of Pantone
Photo: Courtesy of Pantone

Wedding Planning

How To Use Pantone's Greenery

Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year for 2017 is Greenery! I love this year’s pick, which Pantone describes as a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade.” Read on to see how you can incorporate this color in your wedding.

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Colin Cowie Staff
Photo: Colin Cowie Staff

Budget & Finances

The Biggest Wedding Budget Don't

Don’t think quantity over quality. Pick three things and do them well rather than 5 things on the skinny. Spend your money where your guests will get the most out it.

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How It Works: It's All About Tips

Finding what you are looking for is easy when information is organized.
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Finding Information Is Easy!

A Tip is the perfect way to provide a quick snippet of text that illustrates valuable advice while optionally linking to an external web resource that supports the tip content.

What's In A Tip?

Each tip posted on Newlybride is easily identifiable. Descriptive icons let you quickly know if the tip represents a do, don't, or how to.

Other information includes the Category, Date Range, and Photo Credit.

Advice: For Better, For Brides

Every tip posted on Newlybride thoughtfully answers a do, don't or how to.


Learn what to do in almost every situation from those who have already gone down the aisle.


Avoid many of the unforeseen issues that arise during the wedding planning process.

How To's

Gain insights on everything from coordinating with your vendors to the best do-it-yourself techniques.

Why Newlybride: Everyone's Perspective Matters

The next evolutionary step for all things bridal on the web

What is Newlybride?

Newlybride is a (structured) social network that incorporates the best of bridal, the best of social media, and the best of technology. And, we’re bringing it all together in one truly magical way.

Unlike other social networks, Newlybride requires that each post is concise in content, and in meaning. Posts are brief Tips that illustrate a wedding do, don't, or how to, categorized by standard wedding categories. The member posting the Tip also has the option to provide a weblink to any addition article or resource that may support the content of the published Tip.

Different Points of View...

When everyone chimes in on a pre-organized wedding topic, the result is a phenomenally rich symphony of ideas from virtually every point of view.

For example, the perspective that a photographer has about a wedding venue may provide valuable insight that could impact the overall color palette of a wedding. The possibilities are endless!


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