So you just got engaged and you're not exactly sure what to do next. I've been in your shoes. You have questions about when to do what, how to budget, and what to focus on first. you're so excited but also a little overwhelmed. That's why I've put together this bridal lounge with the help of other professionals in the wedding industry to offer resources, tips, tools, and a little encouragement to help you through this wedding planning process!

Welcome to the bridal lounge

Every bride deserves a little help from a friend, so let us help you!






tips and tools


reading list


vendor vault

engagement session
style guide

Not sure what to wear to your engagement session? don't worry, I've got you girl!
My Pinterest is full of outfit inspirations for any season so you don't have to play a guessing game of what will photograph well together and on camera!
Plus, you Bullard Brides will receive access to the exclusive Bridal Guide full of session tips and outfit inspirations!

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The planner is sure to help you keep track of all the essentials for planning your big day! This undated, binder-style planner features a white leatherette cover with a gold accents, a Carolina blue inside liner and pocket, a sticker sheet, 6 sections with lots of pages and worksheets, and luxurious Mohawk Via Smooth paper.

the maven bridal box

Maven is a luxury bridal subscription box designed for today’s trendy and sophisticated bride. 
Each month, our brides receive stunning gifts and inspiration to help throughout the planning process, always updated to stay in season and on trend!

the promptly marriage journal

This prompted marriage journal helps couples easily document all the details of their relationship. Each phase of your relationship has custom tailored prompts: How you met, dating, proposal, engagement, wedding, wedding guest book, honeymoon, and then the your 1st anniversary through your 70th anniversary!

the riffraff bridal collection

Be the life of the party AND the wife of the party when you're sporting this tee! Perfect for a bachelorette party or getting ready on the big day, this tee has you covered for all your wedding festivities! Shop more of RIFFRAFF's Bridal Collection!

the one question a day journal

One Question a Day for You & Me is a guided journal that offers an insightful question for each day of the year, along with space for each partner to write his or her answer! By answering the same question every day for three years, couples will be able to see how their relationship evolves and intimacy deepens over time!

the Modern Memory Book for Married Couples

As We Grow: A Modern Memory Book for Married Couples, Korie Herold creates a place to celebrate and remember the details of your marriage. Record the story of how you live and love and preserve it in writing—a treasure you can pass to your children and grandchildren.


Bespoken Details understands that couples spend months and months planning their big day, yet the actual event goes by too quickly. You invest hundreds of dollars into your beautiful bridal bouquet, so why not enjoy its beauty for years to come. Each design is custom made and framed in a gorgeous shadow box that compliments your floral scheme.

some fun stuff

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drop dead gorgeous dresses you & your bridesmaids will love?

PS - your wedding may even get featured!!

Benefits of a day-of wedding coordinator | by elizabeth northrop of kindred blooms

I've asked my good friends at Kindred North and Kindred Blooms to help shed some light on why it's a good idea to have AT LEAST a day-of coordinator assisting you on your wedding day! Here's what Elizabeth Northrop had to say!

quality bridesmaid dresses that won't break the bank!

So whether you’re paying for your bridesmaid dresses or they are graciously paying for their own, I’ve compiled a list of quality dresses that won’t break the bank!

from miss to mrs
how to change your last name and make
it official

This post here is for all of my newly married ladies! Well, at least the ones who have dreamt of taking their husband’s last name, anyway. This post is for you – a step by step on how to change your last name.

diy wedding day makeup tutorial by kate bryan
- video tutorial -

If you're a DIY bride like I was and want to have control over your own make up, take a look at this tutorial! It's natural, fresh, and timeless. And who doesn't love Kate Bryan @k8_smallthings?

"For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work."
- unknown

You and Me Forever

by Francis Chan

saving your marriage
before it starts

by Les & Leslie Parrott

love and respect

by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

the 5 love languages

by Gary Chapman

the total money makeover

by Dave Ramsey

Resources for growing your marriage


Did you know that everyone gives and receives love differently? If you're in a relationship, then you probably already recognized this truth! By understanding these five love languages and how each person both shows love and feels loved, you can be confident and better equipped to communicate and love well!


Similar to having a love language, we each have an apology language. Crazy, right? Each of us have a preferred apology language - AKA what we are looking for in an apology. Understanding each other's preferred apology language is a huge asset in being able to work through conflict and heal hurt in our relationships.

outrageous converstaion starters

If you're looking for some fun conversation starters to ask your significant other, these are so good! We like to take turns choosing a number and reading the question to the other person for them to answer. These aren't your typical conversation starting questions... these are unique, funny, weird, thought provoking, and fun to talk through!

50 Questions for Couples to Get to Know Each Other Better

From questions about a favorite film to inquiries pertaining to trust and intimacy, here are 50 sample questions you can use to get to know your significant other better.
We like to take turns choosing a number and reading that question for the other person to answer! Bonus points - it makes for a free & fun date night!

quizzes & questions

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