And so it begins. Wedding season is officially in full swing!

First things first: planning a wedding, while exciting, can be overwhelming at times. Some couples choose to take the route of hiring a wedding professional to assist them with the details of their big day, while others opt to do it all themselves. Regardless of the route you choose, we have put together this guide to help make your decisions a bit easier.

Trending Wedding Colors

Each season has its own unique mood and favorite colors.

Here are trending wedding colors by season:

  • Spring: Peache & Mauve
  • Summer: Coral & Lemon
  • Fall: Sunset Colors
  • Winter: Dusty Blue & Silver

To find out more, read our Trending Wedding Colors guide.

2020 Wedding Cake Trends

A new year brings with it new wedding cake trends. The emergence of creative new wedding cake options, as well as tried and true favorites, will surely inspire you for the big day!

Here are six wedding cake trends sure to turn heads.

  • Deckle Edged Cakes
  • Metallic Wedding Cakes
  • All White Wedding Cakes
  • Naked Cakes
  • Geometric Wedding Cake Details
  • Subtle Color Wedding Cakes

To find out more, read our 2020 Wedding Cake Trends You’ll Want to Know About.

Why You Need A Wedding Website

In today’s digital age, savvy and resourceful brides are using a wedding website to help them manage the overwhelming details of their big day.

But with so much on your plate, you may be wondering if managing a wedding website will just be another task on your already growing list of things to do.

Are wedding websites worth it?

The truth is, the benefits of a wedding website might just save you a whole lot of stress in the long run. From streamlining your planning process to tracking your RSVP’s, there are so many reasons why wedding websites are fast becoming an essential tool for many brides.

The answer: yes! A wedding website can save you a lot of stress in the long run.

Here are five reasons why you need a wedding website:

  • Save Money on Invites
  • Set Expectations
  • Most are Free
  • Registry Information
  • Always Accessible

To read more, check out our article Top 5 Reasons the Modern Bride Needs a Wedding Website.

Self-Care Tips to Survive the Stress of Wedding Planning

From venue locations to cake flavors (and everything between), many decisions go into wedding plans. You may have questions like, “How can I NOT stress about wedding planning?” or “How can I actually enjoy my wedding planning experience?”.

Some brides tackle planning as DIY brides-to-be, which can generate more stress than anticipated.  Other brides hire a wedding planner to help reduce stress. They offer experience in planning and advice along the way. While a planner is helpful, you will still need to make many decisions.

Whether you go it solo or hire a professional for help, planning a wedding is stressful – completely worth it, but stressful.  Don’t be a burned-out bride!  Take care of yourself during the planning process.

Here are 5 self-care strategies to help minimize stress:

  • Start with Self-Awareness & Couple Compatibility
  • Ensure You Have Time to Exercise
  • Creatively Express Your Feelings
  • Get Good at Delegating
  • Have a “Plan A” aand “Plan B”

To read more, check out our article Don’t Get Tied in Knots.

Top 5 Cake Filling Flavors

Modern weddings focus on creating an experience for the entire guest list.

It’s important to remember the five senses when creating your wedding experience; sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound. Your cake’s beautiful design is a huge part of the visual experience.  The memorable flavors and decadent fillings you choose create a taste experience for your guests. Fillings help hold the tiers of your wedding cake together and add a range of flavors to your “tasteful” wedding experience!

ADC’s most popular cake fillings:

  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
  • Lemon
  • Chocolate Fudge
  • Buttercream

To learn more about creating a tasty wedding experience, read our Top 5 Filling Flavors to Love.