Happy Monday! Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our Ideas Section! To help you get through the week, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite slideshows and articles! Check them out below:

Hot Summer Wedding Color Schemes – Are you planning a summer wedding? Check out these four hot summer colors for inspiration! Mollie Crutcher Photography

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Why a Wedding Videographer Costs THAT Much – We reached out to the pros and got the inside scoop!

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Photo courtesy of Dove Weddings 

7 Bachelor Party Myths You Shouldn’t Believe – We’re debunking some of these crazy myths for all the grooms-to-be out there. So be sure to check them out here.

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Photo by Lovely Valentine Photo + Film

What to Do If You Get a Sunburn Right Before Your Wedding – Find out what our beauty experts had to say sunburns and more!

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Photo by Kristen Jane Photography

22 Things NOT to Say at a Bachelorette Party – You do NOT want to say these things at your next bachelorette party!

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Photo by Will Pursell Photo  

WeddingWire Seattle’s Summer Fête

Posted by Kim on Jul 18, 2016

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Seattle area engaged couples gathered with their friends and family to experience the Pacific Northwest’s charm and style while soaking up wedding inspiration at WeddingWire’s Seattle community event. With a roster of talented local wedding professionals, guests mingled while experiencing first-hand how all the details come together at a wedding. Hotel Sorrento set the stage with its historic locale, gorgeous penthouse venue, and stunning downtown views. Guests were able to mingle over tasty bites and beverages, while experiencing the work of incredible local talent who showcased the many elements of a wedding. Take a glimpse into the soirée, perfectly captured by Tiffany Arns.

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Seattle Party Shots brought the photobooth fun with a wide variety of festive props. Guests enjoyed taking their pictures with veils, top hats, and viking helmets, just to name a few.

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Guests not only enjoyed beautiful floral arrangements by Designs by Courtney, but they were invited to take home living succulent rings, created exclusively for them.

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Tucked in the bridal suite was Sarah Ren Makeup Artistry & Hair, who provided a Lip Bar where guests tried many different lip shades in this relaxed and intimate setting.

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On the sweeter side,  Delicately Sweet Confections tempted tastebuds with luscious cake bites and wow’d guests with meringue tower complete with edible gold glitter.

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From old school tunes to brand new tracks, Sounds Unlimited took requests from the guests and showed off their extensive song inventory.

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Alex of Taylor’d Events Group topped off the evening with her expert wedding planning tips and answered guests’ most pressing questions during her Q&A.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

 

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Looking to save money on a wedding dress? Well, you’re shopping at just the right time! On Saturday, July 16, more than 800 locally-owned bridal salons around the United States and Canada will be participating in the National Bridal Sale Day—offering discounts of up to 80 percent off on wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, and evening wear. Want to find out which bridal salons near you are participating? Visit the WeddingWire Events page, click on the city closest to your location, and get all the details on making an appointment at a participating salon near you. Happy shopping—and saving!

TGIF! Here at WeddingWire, we’re wrapping up another week of featuring real weddings, and we’re sharing some of our favorites with you today. Prepare to be inspired by our picks!

Boho New Mexico Barn Wedding – Bree and Chad were married at the Enchanted Acres in Sandia Crest, N.M. on June 14. Their wedding was super romantic on all levels, including this adorable snapshot of the couple’s first look! Bree stunned in her lace tea-length wedding gown, which belonged to her grandmother.

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Photo by Tony Gambino Photography

Winter Utah Ski Resort Wedding – Jessica and Andrew were married at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah on March 7. The bride and her ‘maids braved the snowy weather with warm Ugg boots, and we have to say that it made for a priceless photo op! 

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Photo by Pepper Nix Photography

Bright Maine Barn Wedding – Kate and Whitney were married at The Barn on Walnut Hill in North Yarmouth, Maine on August 22. This couple said “I do” in a beautiful wooded setting, which was followed by a reception in the venue’s barn. They added cheerful pops of color and playful prints to create a whimsical vibe. We love the groom’s floral-patterned tie!

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Photo by Nadra Photography

Autumn Michigan Backyard Wedding – Megan and Jason were married at their home in Muskegon, Mich. on October 17. They kicked off the wedding in an unexpected way: by serving cocktails and dinner before the ceremony! After they said “I do,” the newlyweds partied all night long with their guests and golden retrievers, Charlie and Leonard. Who can resist such a sweet puppy face?

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Photo by Apaige Photography

Green Rhode Island Vineyard Wedding – Rachel and Jason were married at St. Catherine of Siena followed by a reception at Sakonnet Vineyard in Little Compton, R.I. on October 11. If you love lush greenery, this wedding is one that you won’t want to miss! The couple’s decor included a stunning array of eucalyptus, olive leaves, and succulents, accompanied by strands of bistro lights and a sailcloth tent to set the perfect mood.

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Photo by Lev Kuperman Photography

WeddingWire’s Spring Soirée in Denver

Posted by Kim on Jun 20, 2016

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Engaged couples and their wedding parties, families, and friends from throughout the Denver area came together for an evening of wedding inspiration and ideas at WeddingWire’s Spring Soirée! Located in the heart of the city, blanc, the venue set the stage for the perfect mix of urban-chic and rustic design elements. Guests mixed and mingled while picking up expert tips and creative ideas from talented Denver wedding vendors. Check out the stunning affair, captured on camera by From the Hip Photo.

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Guests enjoyed tasty bites from Relish Catering & Events that included an artisan cheese and antipasto display, pork belly BLT bites, and a bite-size satay station. An herbal lemonade station allowed guests to create their own concoctions with lavender, basil, mint, and rosemary simple syrups.

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The Makery Cake Company satisfied every sweet tooth with a variety of crave-worthy cake creations.

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It’s not a party without entertainment, and Elite Entertainment kept the fun flowing with music and an open-air photo booth.

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Floral arrangements from The Orchid Princess Floral transformed the space with vibrant greenery and romantic blooms paired with stone vases and mini votives.

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To top it all off, Carie Pearce of LVL Weddings & Events shared her expert wedding planning tips and facilitated a lively q&a with couples. A few guests even shared their own engagement stories with the group!

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Thank you to everyone who attended and to our wonderful partners for making it an event to remember! If you’d like to stay informed about future events, please reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.