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Ceci New York Staff
Photo: Ceci New York Staff

Invitations & Stationery
3-Months Before

Make a Special Request at the USPS

Be sure to take your invitations to the Post Office and request to have them hand cancelled. That way, they won't run your beautiful invitations through their machines and potentially ruin them. NOTE: not all post offices offer this option.

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Preston Bailey Staff
Photo: Preston Bailey Staff

Wedding Day

Pay Attention to the Bathrooms

A beautiful tray with perfumes, plush hand towels, a scented candle and a basket with small last minute essentials such as dental floss, Q-Tips, or Listerine Strips can go a long way to make bathrooms extra special for you and your guests.

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Marigold & Grey
Photo: Marigold & Grey

Gifts & Registry
3-Months Before

What to Include in Wedding Welcome Gifts

Ideas for what to include in your wedding welcome gifts from edibles to amenities to keepsakes.

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Elizabeth Messina
Photo: Elizabeth Messina

Wedding Planning
1-Year or More

Achieve a Ravishing Something Blue

The age old tradition of incorporating "something blue" has been around since the 19th century. Here is a great HOW TO from Inside Weddings that shows how to incorporate this timeless trend in clever new ways:

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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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Christian Oth
Photo: Christian Oth

Wedding Day

How To Get Your Wedding Unplugged

A wedding ceremony has the tendency to bring out the inner photographer in many people, so the amateurs come out with their own devices. Your guests may need to be reminded so here are 5 tips on how to get that wedding unplugged:

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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.

Mindy Weiss Team
Photo: Mindy Weiss Team

Bridal Attire & Gown
Wedding Day

Wedding Dress Prep

You’ve got your dream wedding dress, it’s altered to perfection and now the wedding day is quickly approaching. So how do you keep that beauty in pristine condition on the day of? Here’s what to do:

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Fred Marcus Studio
Photo: Fred Marcus Studio

Wedding Planning

Let the Location Lead

When you choose a location with scenic views you don't have to bring in a lot of decor. You can allow nature to be the biggest design element in your destination wedding,

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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.

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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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