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Hot Topic: How Long Should You Date Before Getting Engaged?

How Long Did You Date Before Getting Engaged | blog.theknot.comRachel Gulotta Photography
How long did you and your fiance date before he or she proposed and what's normal? The answers vary from decades of dating to four days (wow!). Even though everyone from your parents, to extended family members and friends will have an opinion on the matter -- from "You're jumping in too quickly!" to "It... read more

What to Do if Your Fiance Doesn't "Get" Wedding Etiquette

We know that it can be hard to explain to your other half -- who may not be dealing with RSVPs or caterers -- that wedding etiquette exists for a reason. Here's how one fellow Knottie, sparklingjewelee, explains her situation in a community post: "Lately as our wedding gets closer, my... read more

Cheers to Breaking the Guinness World Record at #TheKnotToast

Last night, with the help of Million Dollar Listing New York's Ryan Serhant (and his new fiance, Emilia Bechrakis) The Knot broke the Guinness World Record for the largest-ever champagne tasting and toast. Our "Toast to Love" took place in the newly renovated Fulton Center in Manhattan's Financial District. Over 500 people came to the... read more

Tune In Tonight at 10 to Watch 'Marry Me...Today' with The Knot!

What would you do if your boyfriend proposed -- planned your entire wedding and asked you to marry him -- today? A new show called Marry Me...Today (created by The Knot!) asks that very same question, and guess what? You can watch the pilot episode with us tonight at 10 p.m. EST on FYI! Tune... read more

Would You Rock These Hot Bridal Trends From the 2015 Grammy Awards?

The Grammy Awards are known for unpredictable, edgy fashion (remember the dress code restrictions of 2013?), so we were a little surprised to see so many white dresses and  wedding-worthy trends hit the Red Carpet this year. Celebrities like Anna Kendrick and Charli XCX put their own cool twist on the classic tuxedo,... read more

10 Wedding Dresses We'd Love To See at the 2015 Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are all about over-the-top style (think: plunging necklines, lots of leather and flirty shorter silhouettes). After all, an awards show just for rockstars should offer up some pretty amazing fashion! While we eagerly wait to see what daring looks actually hit the red carpet at 8 p.m EST on CBS tonight, we... read more

8 Must-Have Valentine’s Day Gifts for Two

Valentine's Day Gifts For Two
Isn’t Valentine’s Day supposed to be sharing time with the one you love? Sure, but a great gift, especially when it’s for two, doesn’t hurt. Here are eight finds that are on our couple’s wish list this year.

1. Sweet Treats They say food is the way to the heart and these delicate (and...

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A Pretty Snow Globe DIY to Remember Your Honeymoon

DIY Snow globe Honeymoon
After a gorgeous wedding, friends of ours honeymooned in Paris for a couple of weeks. Talk about a fabulous way to kick off a marriage! As a little gift, I wanted to commemorate their trip with a personalized honeymoon-themed snow globe. This DIY is quick, easy and a really unique way to display a special... read more

Looks Like Mila Kunis Swapped Her Engagement Ring For Her Wedding Band! Have You Done the Same?

Mila Kunis at the Jupiter Ascending premiereGetty
Are Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher married or aren't they? Two new clues point to y-e-s, since the Jupiter Ascending actress made her first post-birth red carpet appearance at the film's Los Angeles premiere on February 2, wearing a subtle little hint. Besides looking gorgeous in a black Dolce & Gabbana gown and Christian... read more

5 Celebrity Proposals That Included Their Children!

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Kids often play a big part in wedding ceremonies -- but have you heard of couples including their children in their proposals? These five celebrities did -- including one child who was involved in both of her A-list parents's engagement! See them all below: Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid When the Snow Patrol musician... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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