Instagram is a highly visual social network with more than one billion active monthly users. While many people think Pinterest would be the place to go for wedding inspiration, Instagram has plenty of it, too.
And thanks to the option of using an Instagram bot, many of the accounts on this list have been able to grow their following quickly compared to manual methods, simply because they know their audience and built the right kind of content to attract the right kind of followers.
This is the official account for Brides Magazine. With over 1 million followers, clearly, they know what they’re doing when it comes to Instagram marketing. Here you’ll find tons of photos full of current wedding trends, vendors, floral arrangements, and more. They follow seasonal trends, which means right now is the perfect time to find inspiration for winter weddings.
If you’re still looking for the perfect venue for your ceremony or reception, or still trying to find the honeymoon spot of your dreams, you cannot go wrong with this account. It’s also a dream if you just enjoy looking at photos of beautiful spaces. You’ll find an assortment of locations all over the world, including restaurants, hotels, tropical destinations, and even national parks.
Not only will you get plenty of eye candy from this account, Style Me Pretty makes it super easy to track down everything they feature in the photo by tagging everyone in the caption, and letting you know which detail they contributed. This makes it easy to find florists, event planners, and even stationary because you can go directly to the source to decide if you like them enough to use them in your wedding.
Another great resource for wedding planning and inspiration, this Instagram account and website provide daily wedding inspiration. Overall, the look and feel of the account leans feminine and regal. You’ll find everything from destinations and dresses, to cakes, flowers, centerpieces, and more – all tagged with the vendors who provided them.
A Practical Wedding is an Instagram account dedicated to giving you ideas and inspiration for the wedding of your dreams, while sticking to a reasonable budget. There are tons of themes such as fun, girl power, and glitter, with colorful, and unique ideas (poodles with hot pink fur, anyone?) and plenty of invaluable advice for how to get what you want at a price you can afford – even if it means opting for something slightly different than what you’d originally planned.
At Carats and Cake, you’ll find photos of the best real weddings all over the globe. Like with Style Me Pretty, the vendors that make them happen are all tagged in the caption, so you can explore them in more detail and find out if they are local to you, or can help you even if they aren’t. And if your wedding dream board doesn’t feature mason jars or chalk board signs, you’ll definitely want to give them a follow.
If you truly want your wedding to be one-of-a-kind, you have to focus on the details. This Instagram account, and corresponding Etsy shop is full of ideas to help you inject some personality into your wedding. From the calligraphy you use on the save the date cards and invitations, to the bridal party gifts, and more. Everything in the Etsy store is custom-crafted, so if you see something that inspires you, but want to make it a bit different to suit your theme or tastes, you can let them know.
This account is full of high-quality fine art wedding photography. These real weddings offer great inspiration for your own wedding day, because you can see how other couples made certain things work for them. They don’t tag vendors in the photos, but they include a link in their profile with a vendor guide that can help you find anything you’ve seen on their profile and want to possibly use for your own wedding day.
If you don’t want to spend the budget on a wedding planner, but still feel like planning your own wedding is a bit overwhelming, The White Box is the perfect solution. It’s literally wedding planning in a box. Their Instagram feed is a showcase of all the things their professionals make happen every single day – and affordably at that. You’ll get e-designs, planning tools, inspiration, and more for the modern day couple. It’s designed to make the wedding planning process as stress free as possible.
OnceWed obviously gives their followers beautiful photos full of wedding inspiration, or we wouldn’t have put them on this list. But, what we like about them is they go one step further by showing their followers where they can find workshops and classes to help them improve wedding decor skills, which is a great option for people on a budget, or those who are looking to be more DIY and hands-on with their wedding. Everything from color palette development to floral design, you’ll have everything you need for the wedding of dreams.
Whether your wedding is next month, next year, or you’re planning a vows renewal ceremony, you’ll find yourself getting lost for hours in the beauty that all of these Instagram accounts have to offer. Have a notebook handy, so you can keep track of vendors and venues you love.