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Ceremony & Reception

By Anna Sachse » Monday, January 16, 2017

These days you’d be hard-pressed to find a bride and groom whose friends and family don’t include at least a handful of folks who have dietary restrictions like gluten-free, vegan or adhering to... Read More

By buffalobrides » Monday, January 9, 2017

The Buffalo Niagara Convention Center once again played host to Brides World on Jan. 8, 2017, housing more then 100 vendors under one roof! Enjoy this photo gallery from Don Nieman and... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Monday, January 9, 2017

Maybe you’re a morning couple and always choose breakfast over dinner. Or perhaps you simply want to gaze into each other’s eyes during the daylight. Whatever your motivation, if you’re... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, January 6, 2017

Cheers! To coffee, that is. While you may see open bars and mixed drinks as a more traditional staple of a wedding, recently more couples are opting to add a unique pick-me-up to receptions with the... Read More

By buffalobrides » Monday, January 2, 2017

If you’ve gotten engaged, you’re going to need lots of help planning your big day. So make plans to attend Brides World, Sunday, January 8 from 11-4. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome.... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, January 2, 2017

There’s no getting around it — weddings are expensive. But when you sit down to do a budget, keep in mind these 19 things that you can easily cut without sacrificing an ounce of elegance or... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, December 23, 2016

Q: What’s the proper etiquette for handling electronic wedding invitations? What about online RSVPs? A: Sure, the days of snail mail have certainly been upended by things like email and social... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, December 19, 2016

Q: Do I have to let all of my guests bring a plus-one? How do I decide who gets to bring someone? A: The short answer is no. Plus-one invitations are tricky and each situation is different.... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Friday, December 16, 2016

How sweet is your love? Show your guests with candy! This versatile sweet treat can add an element of surprise to many aspects of your wedding, so use these ideas for a fun... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, December 9, 2016

No one wants to think the worst, especially when it comes to the happiest day of your life, but in the off chance you find yourself in a wedding pickle, it can pay to be prepared. Here’s what to... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, December 5, 2016

These days having a custom wedding website is as popular as having a photo both at the reception. “A website is a phenomenal tool to help you connect with your guests and make sure everyone has... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, December 2, 2016

Dreaming of a winter wonderland wedding? Don’t go for the same old, same old. Plan an enchanting and unique event with these tips and modern new trends. Avoid traditional holiday... Read More

By Heather Dornhecker » Monday, November 28, 2016

Color is crucial for setting the scene for your wedding. How, where and how much you use can make or break the style of your big day. Here are three tips to creating the perfect wedding... Read More

By Heather Dornhecker » Friday, November 25, 2016

Gone are the days of predictable wedding favors that guests may remorsefully throw away. Ditch the cookie cutters, bubbles and peanuts – here are 4 wedding favors your guests will actually... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, November 21, 2016

Your photographer will take plenty of shots of the first dance, wedding cake and bouquet toss. But what about the not-obvious ones, like you alone with your beloved grandmother or your ceremony... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, November 18, 2016

While a wedding is a celebration of the bride and groom, it’s also a celebration of love, friends and family. Don’t forget to honor your loved ones who took time out of their busy schedules to... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Monday, November 7, 2016

The right centerpiece helps carry your wedding theme across the entire reception space. Here are 12 great ideas for unique ways to keep your centerpieces on trend: Double Duty Centerpieces... Read More

By buffalobrides » Friday, November 4, 2016

For this edition of Ask a Bride, we’re focusing on commonly asked etiquette questions from guests. How do I know if I can bring a plus-one to the wedding? You get invited to a wedding and... Read More

By chrissmith » Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The 2016 Little White Dress at Shea's Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 1 kicked off the new wedding planning season for soon-to-be Buffalo Brides! The brides-to-be in attendance were able... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, October 31, 2016

Ceremony seating is about much more than just chairs. You want your guests to be comfortable and able to see the proceedings. At the same time, you want to honor certain family and friends with an... Read More

By Nola Sarkisian-Miller » Friday, October 21, 2016

After you say yes and before you start the heavy lifting of wedding planning, consider arming yourself with a Buffalo Brides Wedding Planner (it's FREE, sign-up here to get yours today!) and a... Read More

By Nola Sarkisian-Miller » Monday, October 17, 2016

Weddings bring about a strong focus on etiquette both in the offline and online worlds. Learning the “netiquette” can keep couples in good stead with family and friends and avert potential... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, October 14, 2016

If you’ve been to a wedding in the last few years, you know that including some variation of a photo booth has become almost as ubiquitous as having flowers and the cake. This trend makes sense —... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, October 10, 2016

With everything from travel and lodging to gifts, attire and possible hangovers (!) to contend with, attending weddings can get pretty complicated for your guests. But all that pales in comparison... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, October 7, 2016

Q: How do I choose the right photographer to capture my big day? A: In my opinion, the only things that actually last past the wedding day are: 1) the marriage 2) the photos or video from the... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, October 3, 2016

Writing your own vows is the ultimate way to customize the ceremony. Make every word count by steering clear of these common wedding vow mistakes brides and grooms make. Using Clichés or Trite... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Friday, September 30, 2016

Your wedding VIPs are your family – including your four-legged family members. So why not include your pets into your celebration? Here are seven inspired ways to have your pet at your big... Read More

By Caitlin Mullen Puterbaugh » Monday, September 26, 2016

Your wedding day is a big milestone in your life, so obviously you want to celebrate surrounded by the people you love – even those who have passed. But choosing how to honor late loved ones can be... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Friday, September 9, 2016

You’ve been pronounced married, you’ve had your first kiss and now you’re ready for everyone to shower you with well wishes as you enter the world as a new couple. While tradition dictates... Read More

By Renee Lee » Tuesday, September 6, 2016

When it comes to wedding fare, what could be better than that comforting taste of your favorite foods? Whether it’s a low-key backyard bash or a black tie ball, don’t be afraid to include all the... Read More

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