after the wedding

After the Big Day: What now?

The countdown is over, the last song has played at your reception, and you are on the flight home from your honeymoon. What now? Even though you should be totally excited to start a life with your new husband, being a little bit down in the dumps after your wedding is completely normal. Here’s a few ideas to make the most of your newlywed bliss: Save Your Bridal Shower Gifts These days, many couples already live together prior to getting married [...]

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wedding reception ideas

Pop the Champagne… It’s a Party After All!

It’s easy to get so caught up in wedding planning stress that you forget one very important thing – you are supposed to actually have fun at your wedding! So, on the morning of the big day, take a few deep breaths – don’t worry if the limousine is ten minutes late, forget that your Uncle Larry showed up with a surprise Plus One, and make sure you have your spare (comfortable) dancing shoes packed. Here’s a few more [...]

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wedding invitations

Wedding Invitations: Start the Party Off Right

Long before the flowers are arranged, the photographer arrives and the white dress is buttoned up, the tone of your wedding has already been set. Your Wedding Invitations are your guests’ first impression of the tone of your big day, so we’ve provided a few tips to make sure that you get it just right. Black Tie or Beach Khakis Picture an invitation written in a formal script font with gold embellishments, wrapped up in black satin ribbon – doesn’t exactly [...]

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Four Questions Every Couple Asks Themselves When Planning a Wedding

Besides the obvious, “why is planning a wedding so darn expensive?” we are here with a few words of wisdom to remind you that every bride and groom deals with similarly stressful issues – and to help talk you off the wedding planning ledge. Remember, this is supposed to be an exciting, magical experience – not something that makes you want to rip your hair out on the daily.  “Do we really have to invite crazy Aunt Josephine?” It depends. Sometimes, [...]

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father of the bride gifts

For the Man Who Loved You First

He’s the one who has taught you everything and guided you to become the woman you are today. Your father is the most important man in your life (okay, maybe second most behind your new hubby), and he deserves the world. Few things will top the moment that your dad sees you for the first time in your wedding gown, so why not make the moment even more special by presenting him with a thoughtful, personalized gift? We’ve hand-picked a [...]

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bachelorette party ideas

Your Bachelorette Weekend: Let the Good Times Roll

Your RSVPs are starting to appear in the mail and final wedding planning preparations are taking place – so that can only mean one thing: Bachelorette Party Season is finally heating up! So here at Exclusively Weddings, we’ve curated a few bachelorette-centric accessories that every #bridetribe needs in order to pull off a fantastic weekend of fun and celebration – don’t forget, this is your last fling before the ring, so make it count! Lookin’ Hot on the Beach If you’re like [...]

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wedding tips and ideas

Wedding Day? Party: ON

Elegant gowns, cascading flowers, hair and makeup done to the nines – your wedding is YOUR day and you should totally own it like the glamourous rock star that you are. But, there’s one thing that you shouldn’t lose sight of with all of the theatrics, glitz and sophistication of your big day. Your wedding is, after all, one big party – a celebration of you beginning a life together with the one you love. Here’s a few ideas [...]

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