is a great place to start. It has tons of resources, pictures, venders, venues, etc. The forums are also a really great place to strike up conversation with other soon-to-be married couples or to ask any kind of wedding related questions.
As for blogs and inspiration (and even some vender ideas( I'd definitely check out
is a great place to create your own wedding site (if you don't already own your own domain and want to make a wedding/announcement website)
Blogs for Every Bride:
: It's the mother of all wedding blogs and features the most comprehensive collection of real wedding photos.
Snippet and Ink
: If you like romance, sophistication, artistry and a focus on gorgeous details, this is an amazing blog to find inspiration from.
: If you're looking for color inspiration, start here. This blog has just about every color combination possible and is chalk full of color-based creative wedding and party ideas.
A Practical Wedding
: The name says it all. Practical wedding advice, real world stories that isn't afraid to tackle the complicated and touchy issues with some pretty stuff interspersed throughout.
: This is an uber-awesome tumblr that features the best in wedding eye candy. A perfect little dose of wedding gorgeous, fun and at times, surreal wedding inspiration.
Best Forms/Places to Vent/Get Advice
Wedding planning is stressful and sometimes you need advice, help or a place to just vent. Here are some good places to look.
: There are message boards for just about every aspect of wedding planning.
: The planning forums cover a lot of different topics, but brides love to give recommendations!
: There are a lot of grooms as well as brides on this subreddit– if you're looking for advice, tips, suggestions or just to rant, someone is always there to answer your question and quickly. Plus it's always nice to get a guy's perspective on things.
7 Cups of Tea
: Have free, anonymous 1:1 conversations with trained active listeners. No, they are not necessarily counselors and they do not offer medical or psychological advice, but they are there to offer compassion and care when you need to vent, talk something through or cope.
(member supported) or Penzu
(free): Because sometimes all you need is a place to vent to yourself and clear your mind. 750 Words is simply about the writing – 750 words or 3 pages every day. You can earn points or badges for writing and analyze your subconscious over time based on the words you use. Penzu is a password protected online journal that has a lot of fun customization, formatting and sharing features.