Throw away your wedding magazines, ladies! Wedding blogs are the new way of being informed and inspired for your BIG day. With fabulously, colorful photos for miles, DIY ideas, notable, as well as up and coming vendors, mind-blowing cake and floral designs, wedding blogs is where brides who are ready to scratch themselves bald go for some soothing wedding relaxation and rejuvenation.
Here are 5 of My Favorite Wedding Blogs:
OMG I’m Getting Married
London based blog, OMG I’m Getting Married is owned and run by self professed cat-lover and wedding blog addict, Alexis Cuddyre. OMG covers everything from cakes to fashion to honeymoons. With over 6,000 Twitter followers, this UK wedding blog is growing by the day. Alexis not only is editor of this adorable wedding blog, but a digital designer and her love for graphics and illustration is documented on the blog in the Bridal Graphics series.
Amanda, owner and editor of Ruffled, launched the vintage wedding blog in 2008. Inspired to do so when she was planning her own 1930s inspired wedding in 2007 and didn’t have the inspiration resources that she would have liked. From this challenge and her own previous Online Marketing experience in the fashion industry, birthed Ruffled-a wedding guide to brides-to-be that are “smart sassy and hip to the latest trends with a hint of sophistication looking to stand out amongst the crowd”
Equipped with a wedding shop, DIY ideas, and even an area where brides can sell the wedding gowns, or brides going green can buy Recycled Gowns, “Ruffled inspires sophisticated creativity for your Wedding without any sacrifice. Fashion conscious sensibility combined with trendy attitude and vintage inspired romance reflects the spirit of today’s stylish bride.”
Snippet from the Ruffled Blog
Peonies and Pearls
Adelle Frejus orignally launched Peonies and Pearls as a creative outlet to share her love for art, fashion, photography, vintage details, hand crafts, graphic design, and interior design. As a newlywed herself, and now, a new mommy, Adelle inspires brides-to-be daily with photos of real weddings, bridal fashion, and all things bride, from South East London. The blog is equipped with a shop that carries jewelry from popular jewelry designer, Stella and Dot.
Snippet from the Peonies and Pearls Blog
Style Me Pretty
“Devoted to the modern bride,” Abby Larson launched Style Me Pretty in 2007. The blog covers real weddings, up and coming vendors, and everything from bridal fashion to beautiful floral inspirations. Published in magazines like Real Simple Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Modern Bride, Style Me Pretty has fast become one of the most popular and recognized blogs amongst the bridal industry. Style Me Pretty has hit 8.5 million monthly page views, with approximately 490,000 monthly visitors and also managing over 25,000 RSS subscribers.
Snippet from the Style Me Pretty Blog
Established in 2008, The Wedding Chicks blog is edited by Amy and Jocey, two women who spend their days bringing brides-to-be “new, classic, funky, hip and just plain fun for weddings.” The blog is filled with inspiration for the BIG day from unique hair accessories to vintage rides to leave the chapel. With a DIY section, they give great ideas for favors and invitations. Real Weddings is where the ladies allow new brides to submit their beautiful wedding photos. They even own another blog called On to Baby, which obviously, covers everything baby. This duo is definitely a fav amongst the bridal blogging community.
Snippet from the Wedding Chicks Blog
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