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30 Must-Haves for a Pinterest-Perfect Wedding

Make your day one for the wedding boards, guys.

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A Thousand Times, Yes!

Any avid wedding-pinner will tell you: no engagement is official without a proper social media announcement! Pics or it didn't happen, right? The big announcement should be both timely in manner and creative in appearance.

Be sure to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime moment with one another, then start calling your closest friends and family. After that, social media is free game. Photo: First Comes Love Event Design

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Plan, Plan, Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail, friends. Keep in mind that Rome wasn’t built in a day and the Pinterest-perfect wedding we all dream of likely took months upon months of meticulous planning. Get a binder, set a realistic budget and get a 12-pack of your favorite pens. And, no—it is never too early to plan. Hey, we are aspiring to perfection, after all. One of our planning essentials? The Wedding Book by Lucy Sui.

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The perfect wedding is not possible without a wedding hashtag that is uniquely yours. This is a (basically) scientific fact. The hashtag should be one of the first details that a couple pins down when planning their big day. Hashtags can be used throughout their engagement to mark significant wedding-milestones on social media. So crucial, friends. So. Crucial. Get 14 tips for creating the perfect wedding hashtag >>

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Engagement Photos

You’re only engaged once and only for a very small window of time. Milk the moment and book an engagement photo session to prepare for the big day. Pinterest is jam-packed with show-stopping styled shoots, complete with color-coordinated outfits, adoring looks and expertly posed ring fingers. Pro-tip: Having engagement photos taken gives couples a really great way to feel out their photographer before booking them to capture the most important day of their lives. 

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