Outdoor Wedding 101: The Essentials for an optimal experience

Posted October 20, 2015

Whether it be oceanside, in a field, or in your mom’s backyard, outdoor weddings can be incredibly beautiful and romantic (like those of our summer style shoot pictured above, or the weddings of Charlotte & Josh, Ashely & Wes—or Lauren & Phil—among many more from the I Do Archives!). It’s almost as if Mother Nature […]


Who Are You Hiring? Comparing Planners, Coordinators, Directors & Venue Facilitators

Posted September 17, 2015

via Have you ever secretly (or not so secretly, let’s just be honest) wondered what the heck a wedding planner actually DOES? Or maybe your friend told you about her amazing wedding coordinator and now you want one of those, too. And to make matters more complicated, several reception venues have directed you to their venue […]


Planning Tips for Brides

Posted August 24, 2015

Your Pinterest board is brimming with color coordinated and glitter/sequined accented inspiration. Your fiance has put a ring on it and the date has been set. You used our handy posts and have decided whether or not to invite children, and how to manage your guest list. The perfect venue has been booked, the menu […]


How to Manage Your Guest List

Posted August 18, 2015

Don’t all brides and grooms WISH they were diving into their wedding planning process with a sky’s the limit wedding budget? But really, how many of them actually ARE?! Giant gala or intimate event, every dollar counts when planning your big day. Every bride faces tough choices about how to work their dream wedding into a […]


Keep Calm and Consult Pinterest

Posted July 31, 2015

“I get by with a little help from my friends…” we’ve all heard that old well loved tune, and we can all probably relate to it from time to time! In the wedding world, we, too, get by with help from friends—one of our (usually) best friends being Pinterest. Love it or hate it, Pinterest […]


To invite or not to invite? Considering Children on your Invitation List

Posted June 18, 2015

First comes love, then comes marriage… then comes the baby in the baaa-by carriage! The old rhyme about imminent offspring is as cute as a button, and something many look forward to after they tie the knot. However, some brides aren’t quite sure whether or not to consider a “baby carriage parking section” at their wedding receptions […]


Invitation Etiquette: How to Send "Martha-Approved" Addressed Wedding Invitations

Posted May 28, 2015

We LOVE sharing recaps of the beautiful and special weddings we get to be part of here at I Do, but we also like to take a time out every now and then to explore the wedding world at large. Today, we are going to dive into invitation etiquette. As if brides aren’t overwhelmed enough with […]


The Long and Short of It: Choosing your dress for the Big Day

Posted March 11, 2015

We’ve just seen awards season in Hollywood- who wore it best, who’s wearing who! and eeeek- who wore it worst?! Tis the season to look fabulous, and so sorry to our males with style, but the gowns are really the most exciting part of the fashion. Here at I Do, we are so lucky to […]


Kate Spade 65% off wedding items! Only until Wednesday…

Posted March 18, 2014

This came into the inbox… and we had to spread the news! Ladies, 65% off, and $5 shipping?? Yes please! Always chic, that Kate. Get you some! SURPRISE SALE, not something that you can see by just going to the website… click on the image below to take you to the fabulousness! Only good until […]


"How to decide who to marry"…

Posted January 29, 2014

Happy Snow Day, everyone! Here in upstate SC (and the south in general), they are calling about an inch of snow that we got yesterday afternoon “Snowmageddon”. It’s really the ice on the roads that is more of an issue, but school and many businesses are closed. With that in mind, here is a “day […]