18 Pieces of Advice From Real Brides

We’ve all heard the advice, “Don’t stress, just enjoy the day!”, “All that matters in the end is you and your husband!”. However, we all know it’s hard to keep that perspective in the moment!

We asked real brides what one piece of advice they wish they had known on their special day, and, what they wish they hadn’t stressed about!

Check out below for the priceless advice!

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 “Don’t buy things that you think you might need. Wait until you know exactly what you want. I’m now the proud owner of 2 dresses and loads and loads of table decorations I do not need!”  (Submitted by Helen Lambert-Little)

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“One of my bridesmaids actually ended up buying the wrong dress without me knowing and you know what? She looked beautiful and I’m just happy she’s a part of my wedding.” (Submitted by Carolina Hylton)

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“Get a coordinator or a very very organized friend! I had no issues at my wedding, at least in my head I didn’t because my friend handled everything!” (Submitted by Nadine Zap)

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Heartful.ly Registry – the Wedding Registry that Gives Back

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“Celebrate your big day by making someone else’s”

We are so happy to share this awesome company with you!  Heartful.ly is a wedding registry that connects generous couples and their communities to charitable projects around the world. From building a classroom in Tanzania to providing warm meals for children in need in the U.S.,  Hearful.ly allows your wedding gifts to contribute to building a legacy to grow with your marriage.  How sweet is that?!

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5 Things I Learned as a Hired Bridesmaid by Jen Glantz

 

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We’re thrilled to have Jen Glantz of Bridesmaids for Hire back as a contributor to the Wedding Party blog!  In this installment she shares five things she’s learned as a hired bridesmaid… Enjoy!

When I started Bridesmaid for Hire, two years ago, I never imagined that the strangers who welcomed me as a part of their wedding day would be the people to rock my view on life, love, and the endless pursuit of happiness. I also never imagined that working weddings, as a professional bridesmaid would completely shake up the fairy tale view I held onto for years about how my own wedding would look one day when I finally locked arms with the man of my dreams. After watching over 40 couples say I Do, some stomping on glass to kick off the marriage, and others just swapping a kiss, I’m ready to share with you the top 5 things I have learned so far as a hired bridesmaid. Read More