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Add laughs and levity to your wedding when you include your pets

Host a reception where you grew up? Sure! This Charleston bride shares how she squeezed 300-plus guests into her parent’s Ansonborough abode

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry aren’t the only ones getting crests these days. Commission your own custom creation to make your mark as a couple

Follow this bride’s perfect recipe to accent your day with just enough of the classic metallic hue

See how this Southern Belle bride shows how to honor—and include—your grandparents (and other elders) at your wedding 

Want a barefoot Big Day on the shore? Check out our 101 guide to saying "I do" on our beautiful barrier islands 

Worried about a wedding washout? Learn from this couple’s backup plan

Add Charleston charm to your bridal ensemble (or registry wish-list) with a piece from fourth-generation local jeweler Mini Hay’s darling Goldbug collection

Looking for ice-breakers with distant in-laws-to-be? Crack open some local summertime trivia like these tidbits

Follow these tips from this been-there, done-that newlywed couple whose wedding seamlessly melded mom, stepdad, and sons into one happy family

Donate your wedding florals after the Big Day

Watercolored portraits give brides the royal treatment (and a timeless memento)

Take a break from those to-do lists and all the wedding budget number crunching for an entertaining - and enlightening - bought of local trivia

Score ideas in spades with this hands-on reception that was, indeed, a labor of love

With child photographers, a dog in a floral collar, and custom pillows, this waterside wedding will slay you

Float into happily ever after with a fail-safe wedding at sea

Score nearly new wedding décor (and duds) at this tag sale

Add these pretty pieces to your registry, pronto!

Commemorate your wedding with a landmark gift to the city that’s hosting your “I dos”

Be it for your bachelor party, bachelorette bash, or even your rehearsal dinner—rally the gang for a visit to a local distillery