Better Homes and Gardens Magazine and Offer Tips for Wedding Planning

Suggestions for Wedding Flowers, Wedding Cakes and Wedding Colors Included

Jan 21, 2010, 08:00 ET from Better Homes and Gardens

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- January is when a bride's thoughts turn to her upcoming wedding in earnest.  Better Homes and Gardens magazine and are featuring all sorts of basic wedding planning tips, including wedding location tips, budget suggestions, registry tips and thoughts on rehearsal dinners.  Knowing that restraining the budget is a big challenge in wedding planning, lists 20 smart and easy ideas to get the most for your money.

"We think we have all the bases covered to help the bride, groom and their families to plan their wedding with minimal of stress," said Doug Crichton, BHG Network Editorial Director.  "Some of the most popular content on our website, we were happy to discover, is the section on tips for planning an eco-friendly wedding.  Our readers have also told us they love the content on budgeting – everything from skipping a Saturday wedding when prices are highest to creating your own invitations online."

One of the most important elements of a wedding is flowers. has photos and videos of wedding flowers, including bridal bouquets, corsages, table decorations and tips on how to choose a floral designer.  It even provides a short quiz to help you find out which wedding flowers will best communicate your style and personality.  If you would like to try doing the wedding flowers with the help of your family and friends, offers tips on how to make them look like they were created by a professional florist.

Anyone planning a wedding knows how important it is to coordinate wedding colors.  The website has tons of photos listed by color, so you can choose the wedding color you are thinking of using and check out how it was used in other weddings.

Wedding cakes come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from the very traditional to the most creative.  There are tips for working with your baker on wedding cake designs and photos of unusual wedding cakes.  Given that one of's focuses is baking, there are photos and suggestions for making your own wedding cake, if you have the courage.


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