tuxedo vs suit

What is the Difference Between a Tuxedo and a Suit?

+-*Tuxedos and suits share a lot of common features, and they both look great on men whether they’re the groom, the best man, the father of the bride or a wedding guest. They’re both formal menswear that are appropriate for every type of wedding, from indoor ballroom events to backyard...

taking care of your engagement ring

When Should I Take Off My Engagement Ring?

+-*You’ve said yes, and now you have a gorgeous, sparkly piece of jewelry on your left ring finger. It’s one of the most valuable rings you’ll ever own, not because of the monetary value, but because it represents your loving relationship and the commitment that you have to one another....

wedding myths

12 Wedding Planning Myths to Start Ignoring Today

+-*Weddings are so ingrained in media and culture that the majority of people will have a similar vision when asked to describe a wedding: a beautiful ceremony, a white bridal gown, plenty of fresh flower bouquets and a tiered wedding cake. Further, with the rise of social media and everyone...

wedding dress shopping

The Ultimate Guide to Your Wedding Dress

+-*The wedding dress is one of the most important investments of the wedding day. It is an article of clothing that the bride has likely dreamt about since she was a little girl and the dress that she will wear when her fairytale comes true. The wedding dress industry has...

serving beer at wedding

What Kinds of Beer Should I Serve at My Wedding?

+-*One of the toughest parts of wedding planning is determining how much alcohol you need for all of your guests. Figuring out how much food, cake, dessert and favors you need is easy – you can essentially allocate one serving per person. But with alcohol, it’s difficult to gauge how...

parent wedding anniversary ideas

20 Wedding Anniversary Quotes for Your Parents

+-*When your parents celebrate a wedding anniversary, it’s not just a celebration of their love and marriage. It’s also a testament to the strong foundation they created for their children and families. They’ve worked hard over the years to provide for you and your siblings, so it’s even more important...

what to ask your wedding venue

15 Crucial Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

+-*The wedding venue is oftentimes the most expensive part of a wedding, so it deserves a little extra research and consideration. Your dream venue’s look and location may be everything you’ve ever hoped for, but before you sign the contract, make sure you are agreeing to a mutually reached-upon document....

St Patricks Day wedding

14 Amazing St. Patrick’s Day Wedding Ideas

+-*St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration in Ireland, commemorating the patron saint of Ireland with public parades and festivals. Because St. Patrick’s Day occurs during Lent every year, one tradition is that the restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol are lifted for the day, thus leading to...

pearl necklaces boudoir ideas

7 Bridal Boudoir Accessories That Will Heat Up Your Shoot

+-*Are you planning on doing a bridal boudoir photography shoot before your wedding? Even if you’re planning a boudoir shoot after the big day, you’ll want your images to be sensual and exciting. Choosing the right wardrobe, hair, makeup and poses are absolutely essential, but adding accessories can completely change...

DIY professional flush mount album

How Your BrideBox Wedding Album Is Created

+-*Every BrideBox wedding album is individually handcrafted in the United States and made from only the highest quality professional materials. We offer the unique advantage of giving you the option of full creative control with our Design It Yourself wedding album software. Whether you choose to use one of our...

what is bridal boudoir photography?

What Is Bridal Boudoir Photography?

+-*You may have heard the term “bridal boudoir photography” here and there as you browse through various wedding planning resources and forums. It’s a hot new trend that is becoming more and more popular, and it’s starting to become as common of a to-do item as choosing a photographer or...

wedding day events

A Typical Wedding Day Timeline

+-*The majority of us have never planned an event quite like a wedding before. A wedding is a momentous occasion, with a lot of different moving parts and things to keep track of. When the wedding day has finally come, the most important thing to have to ensure things go...

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The Comprehensive Wedding Day Shot List

+-*You’ve hired a professional photographer and have every last detail planned to perfection. On a day as important as your wedding day, there’s a lot of different things going on at any given time. There are a lot of people involved (bridesmaids, maid of honor, groomsmen, best man, parents, guests,...

Android wedding planning

Best Wedding Apps for Android

+-*Planning a wedding can be a wonderful bonding experience or an intimidating, nerve-wracking process. Luckily, the advancement of technology has made planning your wedding not only much simpler, but also more fun. Many brides-to-be have a smartphone from which they can access their wedding information and notes, making it easy...

pinup boudoir shoot

16 Sexy and Classy Bridal Boudoir Outfit Ideas

+-*Boudoir photography is not only a popular trend; it’s starting to become the norm. More and more brides are starting to pose for boudoir sessions to give their grooms a fun and sexy wedding day present. In preparation for your boudoir shoot, you’ll want to take a look at different...

flush mount wedding album contest

We’re Celebrating Our Makeover With A Free Album Giveaway!

+-*To our loyal BrideBox blog readers: As many of you may have already noticed, the BrideBox website has recently undergone a serious transformation. This makeover makes us feel as though our website finally matches the beautiful quality of our wedding albums. We’re so excited about this that we’re giving away...

handling wedding guest complaints

Top 10 Wedding Guest Complaints and How to Avoid Them

+-*Weddings are filled with loving memories of family and friends celebrating together. Occasionally, however, guests may have a bad wedding experience that makes their memory of the event seriously tainted. It’s important to keep your guests comfortable, happy and entertained because although it’s your big day, they’re there to witness...

creative alternatives wedding rice toss

8 Fun Alternatives to the Traditional Rice Toss

+-*Throwing rice at a wedding is a tradition that is seemingly ingrained in wedding culture. Tradition says that tossing rice over the newlywed couple as they leave the ceremony will shower them with prosperity, fertility and good fortune. The small grains of rice are meant to drive the idea that...

be my bridesmaid ideas

Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Fun Ways To Pop The Question

+-*Asking someone to be your bridesmaid is a big deal. Your bridesmaids will be your main support system from the bridal shower to the bachelorette party to the ceremony to the reception. They’ll be there for you through your wedding planning crises, help you find the perfect wedding dress and...

keep calm on wedding day yoga

10 Yoga Poses To Calm & Relax Any Bride

+-*Yoga is an ancient practice that has physical, mental and spiritual benefits. Although it has evolved quite a bit since its origin to become a sweaty workout, there are many poses that are known to have calming qualities. You can incorporate these poses into your regular routine to help de-stress...