Sunday, August 23, 2009

Top 10 Online Resources Every Bride Should Know

Today's guest post comes courtesy of Kelly Oshiro from Kelly Oshiro Events

My name is Kelly Oshiro and I’m an event designer and wedding planner based in Santa Barbara. I write a blog called Santa Barbara Wedding Chic where I feature inspiration for the stylish destination bride. I think these online resources are a must for every bride to checkout throughout the planning process:

1. Snippet & Ink - Inspiration board heaven! Kathryn puts together the best boards that are sure to inspire twitters follow

2. Style Me Pretty - serious eye candy for the stylish bride can be found here, along with their newly launched inspiration board builder!wedding twitters follow

3. A Practical Wedding - Sassy and smart, this blog is here to remind you that it’s not about the flowers, the location, or even the dress, but your wedding is about getting married to the one you twitters follow

4. Martha Stewart Weddings - It’s Martha! Need I say more?wedding twitters follow

5. Once Wed - Stylist DIY projects, real weddings, and overall eye candy make this one beautiful blog. Best of all, you can list or buy used wedding dresses which is certainly easy on the twitters follow

6. Project Wedding - has a great forum so brides can share advice with one another, vendor reviews, and there are a ton of pictures to help you find inspiration for your big twitters follow

7. Brooklyn Bride - This blog is for the modern, urban, bride. Vané goes out of her way to find the best modern vendors and real weddings to share with her twitters follow

8. Oh So Beautiful Paper - A blog featuring pretty paper goods, any bride struggling with invitations will be sure to find some inspiration twitters follow

9. Blue Orchid Blog - written by wedding planner, Liene Stevens, the blog features loads of wedding planning tips and practical advice. wedding twitters follow

10. Weddingbee - other brides/bees share their stories as they go through the planning process. There’s also a Pro blog where vendors share tips and twitters follow

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  1. Don't forget to add a resource for green weddings!

  2. Such a great list! Will surely share with our bride readers. Thanks Kelly!

  3. Never heard of 2 of these websites but after visiting them, I understand why they are on the list. Just added them to my Google Reader! Thank you

  4. Thanks, Kelly, I really appreciate your list. I adore SMP, and look forward to reading the other wedding bloggers you recommend. Would it be rude of me to suggest one more?

    Any bride who wants to enjoy wedding planning from start to her big day will love my site, I'm all about making it a stress-free process. Planners love it, too.

    Thanks again. Love=Fun Dina

  5. Great list - I hope you'll consider my site next time around! I'm all about bad-ass inspiration for broke-ass brides and beyond!

  6. Thanks so much for including me on your fabulous list!!


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