Wedding Invitation Without a Plus One

I understand why some of us call an ex-friend’s ex-boyfriend’s friend of a friend just to have a date: they need a human shield. Because weddings. Fuck.  The pleasure of your company is requested. Just yours. No Plus One. Though I go solo to weddings exclusively, this pisses me off. I’ve searched my soul for an explanation to my annoyance, one that rises above pettiness. A part of me must be jealous. Nah. ...more

Single and Singled Out! What NOT to do at Weddings

 When you get invited to a wedding and you're single, you panic. Period. Many visions of nightmare situations start bouncing around in your head. Where am I going to be seated? Will I be asked to bring a guest, if so should I bring one? What if I am not asked to bring a guest? Maybe I will be dating someone by then? The list goes on and on. ...more

Brides Rethinking Extravagant Weddings

Many brides- to-be are beginning to function in the real world, trading extravagant credit card weddings for an event they can actually afford. These savvy brides are beginning to run their numbers , rearrange priorities and ask questions that really matter....more

Coming June 1st: JORD Wood Watch For The Groom Giveaway

We are partnering with woodwatches.com to giveaway this gorgeous Sully Series Green and Maple Wood Watch by JORD. Brides this would be the perfect gift for your groom!  Registration will begin June 1st by registering at facebook.com/diyweddings under the tab "GIVEAWAY"....more

Marine Brother Gives Sister Tearful Wedding Day Surprise (Video)

Sarah Atwood, just the night before, cried because her brother Daniel wouldn’t be attending her wedding.  Her mother read Daniel’s letter which said he wasn't able to get leave to attend. To Sarah, Daniel is not just her brother.  He’s her best friend....more

The Vow.

The vows. The words that drive every woman wild. No really, we go crazy."I, (Bride/Groom), take you (Groom/Bride), to be my (wife/husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; from this day forward until death do us part."...more

Real Wedding and Advice from a Newlywed

Today, my semi-newlywed cousin, Terra, is here to share some tips and advice with us engaged girls!Seriously, how pretty is she?! ...more

Pinterest Inspiration Boards

Hello, loves! On Wednesdays I have a seriously long break in between my classes, long enough to blog something up and share it with you! Ok, maybe it's a little more simple than that in this case!Today, I decided to explore some pinterest and gather some pics together to make up some inspiration boards based on different themes of weddings....more

Where it Began.

Not to say it was nothing before, but this is when I truly started embracing my life for what it was. My senior year, I made so many decisions, decisions that really altered my life forever. Everything happens for a reason. While those decisions were hard, they were the best I ever made.   Why?I won a pageant, was on our Snow Dance court, I made new friends, I had the freedom to be me and do whatever I wanted, to explore....more

Welcome, Sunshine!

Hi, I'm Diana. I'm a semi-newly engaged twenty year old....more