krissytiglias
Krissy Tiglias is a deputy editor at RealSimple.com, where she covers home & organizing, weddings, and holidays & entertaining. You can usually find her gazing at amazing room photos, hunting for cool gift ideas, or dreaming up costume ideas for the annual Halloween photo shoot. She lives in New York City and believes that planning a party can be just as much fun as attending one.

Recent Posts By krissytiglias

Stunning Lighting Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Jen Rodriguez Photography on Silver Pencils] No matter where you decide to tie the knot—grand reception hall, rustic cabin in the woods, historic landmark—lighting is key. In fact, lighting can be quite magical. The strings of light that dangled from the beams of this barn took this wedding from delightful to magnificent. Find more outdoor wedding ideas and […]

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Unforgettable Photo Booth Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Charleystar Photo on Snippet and Ink] Couples are having loads of fun planning for candid shots at their receptions. The original photo booth concept has emerged into fun, festive, why-didn’t-I-plan-for-that backdrops that are popping up in celebrations everywhere. Envision bright colors, favorite scenes, and unique party props. And guests love them. This creative duo incorporated paper chain links throughout […]

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Pretty Wedding Palette from Loverly

[Photo by Clary Photo on Wedding Chicks] If you’re planning a wedding and are hunting for that signature palette, consider the chic trio of mint, pink, and gold. The combo is fresh, elegant, and not overdone. Play up the pastels for a spring or summer fete or highlight the gold for a warm winter celebration. Get more tips on choosing your […]

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Winter Cake Display from Loverly

[Photo by Nicole Cassano Photography on Wedding Chicks] Tying the knot this month or next? Let the details of your celebration work with that natural winter wonderland theme. Take the classic white cake, for example, which can be easily embellished with pine cones and lush greens to feel totally in season. Find more cake ideas and winter wedding inspiration.

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Festive Reception Décor from Loverly

[Photo by Katie Osgood Photography on Society Bride] Ready to celebrate? (We’re actually referring to your wedding day…but this idea is pretty appropriate for New Year’s Eve, too.) Besides the much adored confetti toss, these mini magical pieces can also transform tablescapes. For an elegant look, sprinkle metallic confetti on reception tables for an extra festive and captivating flair. See […]

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Winter Signature Drink Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Jodi Miller Photography on The Brides Cafe] It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Even the bar is bursting with holiday cheer. If you’re tying the knot around a holiday, let the season inspire your menu (that includes the cocktails). Planning for a signature drink (hello, spiked eggnog) will certainly get your guests in the spirit (and maybe […]

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Berry Bridal Shower Theme Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Melissa Biador on Wedding Chicks] Planning a bridal shower for a favorite bride-to-be? While some prefer to avoid the theme parties, others fall in love with them (and pull them off without a hitch!). Themes can be fresh and festive without being cheesy (think color, season, or fruit). This strawberry garden celebration was charming from the flowers to […]

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Fun Maid of Honor Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Brandi Welles on Inspired By This] When it comes to picking your bridal party, chances are you’ve chosen your MOH for countless reasons. Sister? Cousin? BFF? Woman who will throw (or help your mom throw) a fabulous bridal shower? And in our opinion, it’s the small and unique touches that take a shower from typical to untoppable. At […]

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Winter Wedding Cake Idea from Loverly

[Photo by White Wood Studios on Wedding Chicks] If you’re planning a winter wedding, it’s probably around that time for finalizing the design for your cake. Want to go with white without being boring? Enter this three-tiered stunner with the right amount of texture to add visual interest. Plus the pine cone accents give a subtle nod to the season. […]

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Exquisite Reception Table Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Jorem and Sheila Catilo Photography on Bride and Breakfast] Reception tables come in so many different shapes, sizes, colors, and styles. If you’re looking for a more natural and seasonally-inspired approach for your reception, then you’ll fall head over heels for this gorgeous tablescape. A more subdued palette (green and white) comes to life with the rich and organic textures […]

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