Kacie and Eddie Married at Cragun's Resort by 7th Avenue Photography
Nature is emerging as a radiant inspiration point; providing the modern bride all the colors, scents, and textures to create the perfect celebration.
Jenny and Cody Married at Lakeview Center by Xsperience Photography
Non-traditional weddings are becoming more common in this age of individuality. "Doing it the way it's always been done" is not always accepted by those who wish to reflect their own style and what they care about.
Throw out your preconceived ideas about pig roasts; having a heavenly hog at your wedding is not only an amusing and exciting topic of conversation, but can be included as an elegant addition to your overall wedding atmosphere.
Give your guests more than just dessert; make it a delicious, interactive experience.
Create a stunning first impression from the moment your guests open their invitation.
Rustic is all the rage and this simple DIY project will bring a woodsy elegance to your centerpieces. Get creative with what you set on top - tall floral arrangements, country-chic mason jars or romantic candle clusters - with a neutral, natural base the options are endless.
As we continue to see brides and grooms become engrossed in wedding plans, let us all be reminded that the journey is about the rest of our lives, not just one day. Life is short, no need to take it too seriously. Fall head-over-heels in love, marry your person, accept the imperfections and strap yourself in for the ride.
"You get the best out of others, when you give the best of yourself."
One great lake, three beautiful looks. The peaceful cool waters and crisp blue sky against the rugged rocky shores inspire colors and textures to create these gorgeous, intimate lakeside nuptials.
Your wedding day requires the love and support of many friends and family members. It's customary to give them a gift as a small token of your appreciation, but let's face it; the guys on the list can be difficult to buy for. We have put together a collection of ideas for the northern fellas in your life who deserve a big thank you for all that they do.
Alyssa and Dave Married at Ash Trail Lodge by Nate Anderson with Robert Evans Imagery
As your love deepens and grows, may you look back on your wedding day as the day you loved each other the least. Whether it's one year, ten years, or fifty. Celebrate your love from this day forward and watch the story unfold.
Grace and Kiel Married at Private Residence by Tim Larsen Photography
There are big advantages to planning your wedding during the off-peak months. Industry statistics show over 80% of couples get married between the months of May and October. If you choose a date outside of those months you could save big. Consider the following benefits when selecting your wedding date.
Lake Bride Magazine is partnering with Xsperience Photography to bring you our first fine art photography and styling workshop.
When you think of wedding stationery the invitation is what likely comes to mind but there are many other paper elements that can be incorporated into your big day. From save-the-dates to thank-you notes, the sky is the limit, and thinking about it early will allow you to incorporate a theme that ties it all together.
After your big day you deserve a relaxing break from all the stress and busyness that went into the wedding. Planning the perfect honeymoon will allow you to escape and settle into married life. No matter the duration or destination, a little time to connect one-on-one is worth the effort. Here are a few tips to make the planning process a little easier.