Just Engaged? Read This All-Inclusive Bridal Guide Before Wedding Planning

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Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way… you’re engaged!!! EEEEEEEE!!!

Congratulations on your recent engagement. The year or so ahead of you will be filled with laughter, tears, smiles, stress, anticipation, and sometimes frustration. But here’s a suggestion, let’s try to mitigate the stress and amplify the happy in order to make this all-important period as fulfilling as possible. With this all-inclusive bridal planning guide, it’s possible!

From the moment you said “Yes” all the way to the “I Do’s”, find inspiration, ideas, and expert help below.

Engagement Tips

Start here with our “You’re engaged! Now what?” for etiquette help and time management ideas.

Engagement Party

When it comes time to plan your engagement party, find winter inspired ideas with our “Have Yourself a Cozy Engagement Party” post. Or for a “He asked, she said yes” theme, read our “6 key items for hosting the perfect “He asked, she said yes!” article.

Bridal Shower Ideas

For a pretty bridal shower idea, our “Hearts and Love Themed Bridal Shower” is an ideal theme for a lovely soon-to-be-bride.

Also, be sure to check out our post “Top 20 Unique Bridal Shower Games” for fun, ice-breaking ideas.

Bridal Party Tips

Once you’re ready to choose your bridal party, let these ideas inspire you: “How to Plan a Wedding with a Mixed Gender Bridal Party” and “8 Great Ways To Pop The Question: Will You Be My Bridesmaid?“.

General Wedding Advice

For money saving tips, check out our “Luxe for Less series“, and for expert wedding advice, read our guest blog column “Ask Alyssa” from professional event planner Alyssa Griffith.

Wedding Inspirations

Find winter inspired wedding looks here at our “A Winter Wedding Wonderland” and our “Cozy Cabin Wedding” posts.

Also, check out our “Bridal Party Must-Have: DIY Flower Crowns Tutorial by Home Sweet Flowers” for a sweet and easy wedding DIY project.

There you have it – from engagement to wedding, this is your all-inclusive bridal guide to help you get started with your wedding planning. Congratulations on your engagement and let the wedding planning begin!