10 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding the perfect venue for hosting your wedding can be a very daunting task for some brides, especially if they've never planned such a large social event before! As Experts in the industry, there is nothing more heartbreaking than watching a couple's special day ruined because of a problem they had, with what they thought was their dream wedding venue. [...]

Top 5 First Dances

Do you remember the wedding reception that used to be oh-so-traditional? Bridal Party is introduced. Bride and Groom enter and are introduced as Mr. and Mrs. for the first time. Bride and Groom slow dance to "their" song. Well, thanks to camera phones and websites like YouTube - and maybe even their predecessor, America's Funniest Home Videos - couples are g[...]

Top 5 Celebrity Wedding Venues

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel had the right idea with their destination wedding in Italy, but at $6.5 million this type of extravagant affair is a bit of a stretch for most brides-to-be. Here are five celebrity destinations our Ever After Venue Experts use as inspiration when helping brides plan the wedding of their dreams: 1. The rich and famous are[...]

6 Steps to Estimating Your Wedding Venue Budget

Not sure how to get started planning your wedding budget? Did you know that your wedding venue costs will likely be 50% of your entire costs?  It’s a good idea to get a handle on the estimated venue costs as you plan your overall budget. Here’s 6 easy steps to planning your wedding venue budget. Step 1:  Estimate your guest count – if you are inviting child[...]

Get Married in Mexico: The Ultimate Packing Check List

Pack your bags; you’re leaving for your Destination Wedding in Mexico! Make sure your Destination Wedding is worry free with this 7-day packing checklist of the most important items you’ll need for a romantic, fun-filled escape. Extending your stay for your honeymoon or taking off a little early? Adjust the list accordingly, so it fits your schedule of e[...]

Get Married in Mexico: The Legalities & Commonly Asked Questions

As you begin planning your Destination Wedding in Mexico, it’s important to factor in all the legalities involved when getting married in a foreign country. Below, we’ve answered some of the most commonly asked, need-to-know questions about marriage certificates, witnesses, blood tests and traveling with wedding gifts, so your wedding day is nothing but smoo[...]

Get Married in Mexico: Embassy & Passport Information

Getting married in Mexico? Here are two need-to-know contacts for couples and guests attending a Destination Wedding or Honeymoon in any region of Mexico. Passport Application: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html Traveling outside of the US requires a valid US Passport.  If you or any of your guests do not already possess a valid pass[...]

Get Married in Mexico

Dreaming of a beautiful beach wedding?  An entire weekend (or more) of fun events with your closest friends and family?  Mexico is an amazing choice for a destination wedding. Imagine your wedding weekend in Mexico with your closest friends and family.  Start your wedding celebrations with a welcome dinner – perhaps a taco station and margaritas?  Plan amaz[...]

Expert Tips for Successful Wedding Planning

Your wedding comes with dreams and expectations. And as much as this is your big day, it is also the event that your groom-to-be, parents and future in-laws want to be absolutely perfect. Remember that everyone is dealing with stress and one of the comments we hear over and over again from Ever After brides is to trust the experts and don't try to do everyth[...]

7 Celebrity Wedding Dresses We Love

It seems that every issue of People and InStyle features at least one actress, princess or rock star on the cover with the headline "exclusive wedding photos" that is proven to sell more magazines. Who can resist this temptation in the checkout line at the grocery store to see the latest Kardashian or member of European royalty and flip to the page to see th[...]