Wedding Week: The Chronicle Gift Guide

Today’s guest blogger is Donna Kim, the social media manager at Brides Magazine, on-air style commentator, and the founder of the motivation and beauty website, With her wide range of expertise, she shares her favorite wedding books for Chronicle Books Wedding Week. Thanks Donna!

Donna Kim

Being a part of the bridal industry has been very fun and inspiring. At my job, I get to read tear-jerking engagement proposals, pin the most breathtaking photos from real weddings, and find sweet gift ideas for everyone involved during the wedding process. A gift for your bride-to-be friend should first and foremost be thoughtful and sentimental. Here are some of my favorite books that I think would be a perfect fit:

Fortune Telling Book for Brides

Fortune-Telling Book for Brides is a refreshing book that unveils the meaning of certain parts of your wedding ceremony. This is such a fantastic gift idea for an engagement party or a bridal shower and is filled with inspiration and helpful info.

Story Of Us

The Story of Us: Save sentimental moments of your newfound marriage by journaling all of the important memories with your loved one. This has everything laid out for you beautifully so you can throw in photos and written thoughts effortlessly.

Getting Groomed

Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms: I personally know a lot of gay couples getting ready to tie the knot and this book is the most helpful and thoughtful gift for the newly engaged. It has everything from planning worksheets to helpful guides to organize your day.

Bride Groom IOU

Bride & Groom I Owe You: This is so adorable! Any time you’re in a lull from wedding planning or just in general, gifting your significant other a fun voucher to alleviate pangs of anxiety is the most considerate gift.

Wedding Giveaway

Please enter our awesome Wedding Week giveaway! We’re giving one lucky winner a $200 Chronicle Books wedding library, plus a year-long subscription to Brides Magazine. All you have to do is enter here today (and if you can’t wait to find out if you’re the winner, subscribe to Brides by clicking here!).

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