Cheap Wedding Equals Happy Marriage

All women dream of their fairy tale wedding: lights everywhere, linens over everything, a high-end Cinderella dress – the works. We would all love our wedding budget to be bottomless so we could plan our perfect day. However, that is not the case for thousands of brides every year. Certain items, like apt decorations and […]

What to Consider For Your Mother-of-the-Bride Dress

Although a wedding is mostly geared toward the bride and her ensemble, what her parents look like for the occasion matters as well. The level of formality the happy couple desires will set the tone for a mother-of-the-bride dress. If the ceremony is black-tie, for instance, it is expected the mother of the bride will […]

Reception Entertainment

Wedding receptions can be a decidedly mixed bag. Some are fun supreme and fly by; others are hours you can never get back. Blame our shortening attention spans on our digital world, but even at the nicest receptions, spoon-clinking glassware to make the bride and groom kiss quickly loses its entertainment value for most people […]

Wedding Exit/Send-Off Ideas

There was a time when sending off the bride and groom required little more than good wishes and a box of Uncle Ben’s. No more. Now there are wedding ceremony send-offs as the couple leaves the church/venue/beach and reception send-offs as they figuratively or literally leave to embark on their honeymoon. In many cases, the […]

Don’t Let Appreciation Be an Afterthought

Preparing the Thank-You Letters When you are getting ready for your wedding day, you realize there are so many things that you have probably not even thought about but still need to do. One of the things that is highly recommended not to overlook is thank-you letters. While this project starts the moment your wedding […]

Creative Wedding Memories

Try Something New Are you planning your wedding? If so, one of the many things you need to think about is the wedding keepsakes you will create to remind you of your special day years from now. We imagine you’ve already thought about the wedding album and the guestbook, but what do you think about […]

Alter to Fit the Altar

More often than not, your dream gown is going to need some sort of alteration. It is rare to find a gown that fits like a glove and has every bead or pearl intact. But have no fear, there are great seamstresses that will get your gown in tip-top shape before your big day! Though […]

Songs to Stand Up For

Finding the right song for your wedding processional can be difficult. It sets the tone for your wedding ceremony, and you want it to be perfect for your walk down the aisle. Though traditionally brides had an organ play the commonly known tune “Here Comes the Bride,” the music selection for today’s brides has greatly […]

Enjoy Your Wedding Day to the Extreme

Most people dream of a beautiful wedding reception and are content with a flowing white dress, a fitted tuxedo, and a grand tent for the reception. Some, however, have entirely different dreams for their wedding. They prefer to leave the traditional behind in favor of a wedding that accurately expresses their interests and passions. These […]

Buying a Wedding Gown

Many little girls fantasize about their wedding and envision their dream gowns for years and years. Perhaps they have even have sketched exactly what they hope to wear, intricacies and all. (Whoops, guilty as charged!) But, let’s be honest, what little girl is also considering the budget for her dress? Weddings can be pricey and […]

10 Hot Bridesmaid Trends of 2014

Just as choosing the perfect wedding gown can be challenging, finding the right bridesmaid dress can often be equally difficult. Satisfying all of your bridesmaids’ style preferences is never easy and can sometimes cause pre-wedding day drama — which no bride wants to deal with. You want your friends to look just as chic and […]

Pros and Cons of a Destination Wedding

  A “destination wedding” describes a wedding that takes place in a location away from the hometown of both bride and groom. It is becoming a popular alternative because when one is planned correctly, it offers the unbeatable combination of a great venue and a perfect honeymoon location. A destination wedding can be a small […]

Make Your Wedding Photos Unique

Unique Wedding Photo Ideas A woman’s wedding day is typically the most important day in her life, and therefore it should be the most memorable. Since wedding photos are still the most popular form of commemorating and documenting this celebratory occasion, adding some creative, unique approaches to these photographs will only enhance the momentous experience. […]

bridepower’s Picks for Boston’s Top 10 Wedding Venues

There are so many fabulous wedding venue options in Boston. We at Bridepower have taken a good look at all the possibilities and have compiled this list, in no particular order, of the absolute best places to book for your big day. From small weddings to large affairs, we have you covered. The top ten […]

Unique Ways to Share Your Love Story

Sharing Your Love Story on Your Wedding Day Tell All in Your Wedding Programs If your love story is an interesting or unique one, sit down with your spouse-to-be and write it out for the world to read. Publish the tale in your wedding program for your guests to read as they anxiously await your […]