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Instead of a Traditional Rental, We Helped Restore Our Historic Venue

Sara, grad student & Max, server SUM-UP OF THE WEDDING VIBE :   A walkable wedding weekend in the mountains, under the full flower moon. SOUNDTRACK FOR READING : “All My Friends” by LCD Soundsystem FAVORITE...Show More Summary

Ninjas, Oddities, and Absinthe: A Brooklyn Bachelorette Party

It is now October, which means I am just a few weeks shy of my wedding. Thanks so much for following along if you have been. As you might have noticed, my blogging will become a bit sporadic as we … read more

3 Mistakes (Almost) Everyone Makes When Picking Bridesmaid Dresses

I f most wedding magazines were taken as gospel, it would be safe to assume that all wedding parties are made up of models. More likely than not, your wedding party is made up of a lot of people who look nothing like each other, butShow More Summary

APW Happy Hour

HEY APW, The weather in New York has been perfect this week. To that end, I’ve been using the last moments of summer as an excuse to take nightly bike rides to seek out the Brooklyn creatives I hold dear, before we all hibernate.… The post APW Happy Hour appeared first on A Practical Wedding: Blog Ideas for the Modern Wedding, Plus Marriage.

This “Make Your Own Flower Crown” Station Is Pure Wedding Genius

W hen you’re planning a wedding, there’s a lot of pressure to find ways to entertain your guests. As if throwing a big party with food, drink, and music isn’t entertaining enough! Luckily, the tide is beginning to turn a bit these days,...Show More Summary

How To: Modern Minimal Succulent Headpiece

I f I’ve learned anything from years of compiling real weddings for APW, it’s that you can totally change the look of a wedding outfit with accessories. Want something more traditional-feeling? Fix yourself up with an updo and minimal...Show More Summary

Dreamy Wedding Film (With the Most Romantic Love Story!)

‘I don’t want to wake up when I’m 65, and wonder why I didn’t roll the dice.’ Karen & James not only had the most gorgeous big day, but their love story is pretty epic too. And we’ve been so excited to share it! We’ll be sharing their wedding pictures by T&S Hughes this afternoon, but […]

APW Happy Hour

HEY APW, It’s been a hectic week over here, so I don’t have much to offer other the world right now aside from not totally understanding how Friday got here so fast. In fact, I almost missed the fact that it’s my anniversary tomorrow!… The post APW Happy Hour appeared first on A Practical Wedding: Blog Ideas for the Modern Wedding, Plus Marriage.

Our Relationship Wasn’t Always Great, but My Stepfather’s Wedding Blessing Moved Me to Tears

I know that the tradition of a father walking his daughter down the aisle is antiquated. But it is a moment I grew up dreaming and wondering about, because I lost my father to cancer at the tender age of five.… The post Our Relationship...Show More Summary

Hilarious, tear-jerking, and realistic wedding vow ideas from readers

We've shared lots of advice for writing vows, but our last huge roundup of vow examples was a long time ago... so we worked with readers to gather our favorite wedding vow scripts and examples from their weddings this summer. We pulled...Show More Summary

‘How We Met’ Super Adorable Real Life Stories

We’re pretty much in love with love here at Bridal Musings – well you’d kind of have to be with jobs like ours, right! And while we’re head over heels for all the style, details, and planning that goes into a wedding day, we’re equally obsessed with the love stories behind the couples we feature […]

This Father/Daughter Wedding Moment Will Make You Cry

Apologies in advance guys. Because you’re probably about to cry. Yesterday, we were sent this gorgeous wedding film by the lovely Jarrett + Heather of First and Foremost Productions and within a couple of seconds of pressing play, we were reaching for the tissues! Because not only is it a beautiful Washington wedding, with pretty details, sweet […]

How Cinderella Ruined My Love Life

M y face is a swollen mess of tears and snot. After twenty-five hours of a binge-watched Korean drama, the willful poor girl finally got proposed to by the good-looking rich boy who is hopelessly in love with her. As I sit there, texting-blaming...Show More Summary

This Is How You Do Relaxed and Stylish at the Same Time (Plus There’s Pie)

Lee-Anne, Stage Manager & Sara, Youth Worker  SUM-UP OF THE WEDDING VIBE: Eclectic, relaxed, and full of joy! FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE WEDDING So many people told us to take a few moments throughout the day and night and just take in...Show More Summary

3 Reasons You Want Gina Clyne Photography at Your Los Angeles Wedding

Who: Gina Clyne Photography Why: If you’re in Southern California, you’re going to want to hire Gina Clyne Photography because, as she says, APW readers are her tribe. As Gina put it, “Living on the pages of a glossy wedding magazine...Show More Summary

Elegant + Whimsical Crane Estate Wedding

To simply call this wedding “pretty” is one of the biggest understatements of all time. It’s the story of our very own editor, Michelle and her love, Paul vowing their forever with a celebration that’ll make any wedding lover weep – it’s just that perfect. Set at New England’s beloved Crane Estate, it’s whimsical yet timeless, elegantly styled yet so […]

Festive Bohemian Wedding at Cedar Lakes Estate

Get ready to cry happy tears because Julie and Dan’s wedding at Cedar Lakes Estate in New York tops the charts as one of the most sentimental and meaningful ceremonies yet. Walking down the aisle to an original song written by her now husband, Julie couldn’t have felt more special. Show More Summary

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