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Internet Roundup: Photography Edition

Hey belles! If you’re wanting tips for maximizing the quality of your wedding and/or engagement photos, today’s Internet roundup post is for you! Here are the articles I’m loving lately:

1. 10 Things Your Photographer Wishes You’d Tell Them.

10 Things Your Wedding Photographer Wishes You'd Tell Them, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. What to Wear to Your Engagement Shoot. Great tips!

What to Wear for Your Engagement Photos, via WeddingWire - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. How to Make the Most of Your Engagement Photo Sesh. Including a tip for anyone who feels awkward just thinking about smooching on camera!

How to Make the Most of Your Engagement Photo Sesh, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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xoxo Laura

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Internet Roundup: All of the Best Wedding Photos, from Heartfelt to Hilarious

Hello hello belles, and welcome to my latest roundup of favorite Internet articles! I’ve been wanting to share some of these for awhile now. All of today’s links feature real photos…some will make you laugh, and others just might make you a bit teary-eyed (yes, I cry over the wedding photos of folks I don’t even know from Adam). Here you go, belles, enjoy!

1. 13 First Look Photos That Will Make You Feel All the Feels. Yep. Crying already.

13 First Look Photos That Will Make You Feel All the Feelings, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. 19 Super Awkward Wedding Photos. Some of these…I just can’t even.

19 Awkward Wedding Photos That Remind Us What NOT to Do on the Big Day, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. 11 of the Sweetest Parent First Looks. Get ready to cry again.

These 11 Parent First Look Photos Will Make You Want to Call Up Mom & Dad, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: Wedding Hacks Edition

I am all about sharing helpful hints for other future marrieds in order to make the wedding process that much easier….because let’s face it y’all, sometimes wedding planning can be downright difficult. So, today’s internet roundup features all of the wedding planning hacks, tips, and tricks I’m loving on the Internet lately. Enjoy….and you’re welcome!

1. 10 Completely Brilliant Wedding Hacks You Definitely Need to Know. These are all so good…although good luck finding a post office that will actually hand cancel all of your wedding invites for you!

10 Completely Brilliant Wedding Hacks You Definitely Need to Know, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. 14 Wedding Details That Are Almost Too Easy to Forget. Yes yes yes.

14 Wedding Details That Are Almost Too Easy to Forget, via Brides - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. 5 Wedding Guest Dilemmas and How to Solve Them.

5 Wedding Guest List Dilemmas and How to Solve Them, via mywedding - Wedding Belles Blog

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4. 7 Things You Can Learn From These Real Couples’ Big Day Regrets. Take heed!

7 Things You Can Learn From These Real Couples' Big Day Regrets, via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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Share in the comments what you’re loving on the interwebs lately!

xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: Bridesmaid Budget Guide, Money-Saving Wedding Tips, & the Perks of a Small Budget

Today’s Internet roundup is all about money, money, money…how to save it, how to budget it, how to make the most of what you’ve got when it comes to your wedding! Here are the articles I’ve been loving lately on the web:

1. The Ultimate Bridesmaid Budget Guide. Please read this if you think you might be a bridesmaid someday…really helpful info on who pays for what, average costs, etc. Being in a bridal party can be costly, and it helps to know ahead of time!

The Ultimate Bridesmaid Budget Guide via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. Lauren Conrad’s top 10 cost-saving tricks for brides on a budget. These are really good. I definitely did #3, #7, and #9 (the cushion is a must!).

Lauren Conrad's Top 10 Cost-Saving Tricks for Brides on a Budget - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. Why it’s actually awesome to have a small wedding budget. Glass half full! There are some MAJOR perks to not throwing down thousands upon thousands of dollars on your wedding day.

Why It's Actually Awesome to Have a Small Wedding Budget via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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Belles, what are you loving on the Internet lately? Share with me!

xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: The Worst Proposals, the Weirdest Wedding Gifts, and the Wedding Version of “What Not to Wear”

Today’s roundup of articles I’m loving lately is definitely sprinkled with a little humor! Anyone who’s ever planned a wedding (or helped someone plan a wedding) knows that things often go awry. Today, we’re going to share a laugh (or groan) with those who did experience some misfortune, while at the same time learning how to not make some common wedding mistakes ourselves. Here you go, belles:

1. What not to wear for your engagement photos.

What Not to Wear for Your Engagement Photos via Brides - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. How to not look fat at your wedding. Because anyone, regardless of their size or shape, can use a few tricks to maximize their assets.

How to Not Look Fat In Your Wedding Dress via She Finds - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. Nine proposals that went very wrong.

9 Marriage Proposals That Went Very Wrong via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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4. Eighteen of the weirdest wedding gifts ever received. Side note – I would LOVE to hear if any readers have additions for this list!

18 of the Weirdest Wedding Gifts Ever Received via Brides - Wedding Belles Blog

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Belles, what are you loving on the Internet lately? Share with me in the comments!

xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: Planning Edition! How to Choose a Date, Pick a Venue, “Brand” Your Wedding, & More!

Pinning images of stunning florals and wedding gowns never gets old, but sometimes you just have to get down to logistics when you’re planning a large event with lots of moving parts. And that’s what all of these articles are about. Here’s what I’m loving around the Internet lately:

1. Questions You Need to Answer BEFORE You Plan Anything

Questions You Need to Answer BEFORE You Start Planning Your Wedding via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. Things to Consider When Setting Your Wedding Date

10 Things to Consider When Setting Your Wedding Date via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. 11 Questions to Ask Before Booking a Venue

11 Questions to Ask Before Booking a Wedding Venue via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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4. How to Brand Your Wedding: I struggled so much to do this for my own wedding, probably because I love everything wedding-related! If you’re having trouble focusing in, this is a great read.

How to Brand Your Wedding via Maven Bride - Wedding Belles Blog

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5. 8 Wedding Traditions You Might Actually Want to Hold On To: I actually held on to all of them except #7…but I can totally see why couples would want to do that one, too!

8 Wedding Traditions You Might Actually Want to Hold On To via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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6. How to Brace Yourself For Unexpected Wedding Weather: Start thinking about this early, y’all! Also, on an unrelated side note, the photo included in the article (below) is by a photographer from NC!

How to Brace Yourself for Unexpected Wedding Weather via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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And while we’re on that topic….

7. 30 Photos of Newlyweds Who Made It Through the Rain: Because if it rains, it rains, and you’re gonna have to find a way to have fun anyway!

30 Photos of Newlyweds Who Made It Through the Rain via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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What are y’all loving lately? Share with me! Clearly I need to branch out from Loverly…but I just love all of their stuff!

xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: Navigating Name Changes, Holidays, & Thank You Notes as Newlyweds

Today’s Internet roundup is all about what happens after the wedding. After all, a marriage is what the wedding is all about in the first place! Here’s what I’m loving lately:

1. The Newlywed’s Guide to Navigating the Holidays. Yup. This has been a challenge for me and Wes, simply because we love all of our family so much and wish we could be in 10 different places at once!

The Newlywed's Guide to Navigating the Holidays via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. Tips for Navigating the Holidays and In-Laws. Because this topic is important enough to read two different takes on it!

5 Tips for Holidays and In-Laws via mywedding - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. Yours, Mine, Ours: Deciding Which Married Name Option Works for Your Relationship. Go ahead and talk about it NOW so you aren’t sitting around three months after your wedding still unsure about what the heck your name is…not pointing any fingers or anything…

Yours, Mine, Ours: Deciding Which Married Name Option Works for Your Relationship via mywedding - Wedding Belles Blog

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4. 5 Wedding Thank You Note Tips. I’ve already shared my own thank you note tips, but I think these are worth a read, too! (Except don’t overthink tip #5…just go to TJ Maxx, buy some cute cards on sale, and call it a day).

5 Wedding Thank You Note Tips via mywedding - Wedding Belles Blog

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Belles, what are you loving lately on the Internet? Share with me!

xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: Let’s Talk Food, Dancing, Favors, & How To Scout Eligible Men at Wedding Receptions

Today’s Internet Roundup post is centered around all things reception-related. Here’s what I’m loving lately:

1. 8 Foods NOT to Serve at Your Wedding

8 Foods NOT to Serve at Your Wedding via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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2. How to Choose a First Dance Song

How to Choose a First Dance Song via mywedding - Wedding Belles Blog

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3. How to Spot Eligible Bachelors at the Wedding Reception

How to Spot Eligible Bachelors at Weddings via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

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4. 5 Easy and Edible Wedding Favor Ideas

5 Easy and Edible Wedding Favor Ideas - Wedding Belles Blog

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What are y’all loving on the Internet lately? Share in the comments!

xoxo Laura

Internet Roundup: Little Mermaid Wedding, How to Nail Your MOH Speech, and More!

I’m loving so much on the interwebs lately! Without further ado:

1. How to Look Amazing in Your Wedding Photos: This is an oldie but goodie that I bookmarked awhile ago and came back to revisit this week.

2. Hipster Little Mermaid Wedding Inspiration: Love.

3. How to Give the Perfect Maid of Honor Speech: Great tips!

Belles, what are you loving on the Internet lately? Share with me!!

Internet Roundup: Barbie’s Wedding, the Most Awkward Engagement Photos Ever, and More!

Oh, y’all. This batch of links I’m loving lately is absolutely top notch. Without further ado:

1. Barbie and Ken’s wedding, complete with getting ready photos, a first look, and more.

Barbie and Ken's Wedding via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

 

2. 10 things you should NEVER say to a bride on her wedding day.

Things NOT to Say to a Bride, via Brides - Wedding Belles Blog

 

3. 25 incredibly awkward engagement photos. Butt nekkid fiances? Say no more…

Awkward Engagement Photos via Loverly - Wedding Belles Blog

 

Are y’all loving any links lately? Share with me!

xoxo Laura