The summer wedding season has officially arrived, and you'll be seeing naked cakes, Edison bulb outdoor lighting, and flowers galore through October. Soon-to-be newlyweds have likely already finished planning their summer events, but for those of you just starting to think about your wedding next summer, now is the perfect time to get a little inspiration.
To keep the wedding day ideas flowing — and get a sneak peek at upcoming trends — check out some of our favorite wedding blogs. Whether you're going for indie, chic, or traditional, these picks will help brides and grooms go from to-do to "I do!"
1. This awesome Boston wedding blog is a must-see if you're getting hitched locally
Getting married in Massachusetts? There are a number of blogs dedicated to the Bay State that offer insider tips for the best vendors, flower farmers, venues, and more. Borrowed & Blue remains our go-to reccomendation for those in Boston who are looking to wow their guests. They even have a newly developed wedding planning app!
HONORABLE MENTION: Providing tips, tricks, and info for weddings all over the U.S., Ruffled Blog is not anchored in Boston — but they know how to help you plan a great party here. Find the best tips for your area by browsing by location.
2. Non-traditional couples will love our next choice
Not everyone likes to color inside the lines — and if you want to forgo a first dance, skip the bouquet throwing, or ditch the elaborate cake, there's still plenty of #weddinginspo out there. Pull up Rock n' Roll Bride for some unique, funky ideas to get you started.
HONORABLE MENTION: How does a nerd-tastic wedding or a registry dedicated to pizza delivery for life sound? Find awesome ideas like these and more at the Offbeat Bride.
3. Stay on-trend with this thriving resource
With millions of social followers, Style Me Pretty had to make our list. It's one of the most popular wedding blogs to ever exist, for good reason. Readers love their advice, fashion tips, and stunning photo sets — and we know you will too!
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HONORABLE MENTION: Get the glitz and glam of a traditional wedding, no matter your goals, budget, or timeline, with a little help from Green Wedding Shoes. You'll love the plethora of ideas and DIY project plans they have available.
4. Keep it rustic with some expert guidance
Casual, simple, and understated elegance have been incredibly trendy in recent years, and the rustic look is exploding in popularity. If you're hoping for something outdoorsy and different, be sure to bookmark Rustic Wedding Chic.
HONORABLE MENTION: The rustic aesthetic is one of the easiest to achieve with a little hard work. Handy couples should browse DIY Bride for gorgeous, easy-to-do projects.
5. Budget-friendly resources and tips
Looking to save a few dollars so you can splurge on your honeymoon? Can't justify spending all of your savings on one day? You can still have an amazing wedding on a lower budget! The Budget Savvy Bride has tons of tips and recommendations to help you save money without compromising on quality.
HONORABLE MENTION: Kiss My Tulle began as a budget wedding blog and has expanded to include everything the no-nonsense millennial bride could hope for. We're talking DIY ideas, budget checklists, and everything in between to help you tackle your wedding planning (without going crazy in the process!).
Panico Entertainment Co. has been helping couples plan and execute incredible weddings and receptions for years, and we can work with you and your planner to make sure your special day goes off without a hitch. Contact us to learn more about our DJ services, special lighting packages, and other awesome vendors who we work closely with on a regular basis (i.e. photobooths, caterers, venues, etc.)!
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Drew Panico is a professional mobile disc jockey located in Boston, MA who has built his business on years of proven experience, professionalism, client satisfaction and state of the art equipment.