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Submit a Wedding

First of all, thank you for your interest in submitting your wedding, shoot, or DIY project to Ruffled! We’ve been sharing inspiring design and love stories since 2008, and we would love to work with you. Should your submission be declined, please rest assured it simply means that we either know there is a blog out there that would be a better fit for your work, or we’re simply backed up with pending features. No matter our decision, please continue to keep us in mind when shooting and submitting features in the future!

-Creativity and personality above all else!
-Seasonal weddings and shoots
-Time-appropriate holiday shoots and weddings
-Destination weddings (domestic or international)
-Unique elopements and city hall weddings with stylish couples
-Ultra modern weddings
-Unique and eye-catching DIY projects
-Shoots and weddings loaded with decor and design inspiration

Some images we generally keep an eye out for include: vertical shots of the bride and groom, wedding bouquet, bridesmaid fashion, wedding cake, reception table, and wedding invitations; detailed shots of the groom’s boutonniere; a seating chart display; eye-catching backdrops or garlands. For photo shoots, we look for a fresh concept and inspiring images with a mix of portraits, fashion and decor.

-Please send anywhere from 65-200 images for us to consider
-No watermarks, please
-Images should be at least 800px wide, all individuals (no collages)
-Keep black and white photos to a minimum

We welcome a number of different methods for sending images, but if sharing through Dropbox, please send a direct link to the Dropbox folder in lieu of a Dropbox folder invitation and please ensure that “home” is not present in the URL, or we won’t be able to access it. A direct link saves us both time and space, and will ensure a quicker response. Here are an assortment of popular ways to share images:

-Dropbox folder link
-WeTransfer upload
-Two Bright Lights
-PASS Gallery link
-Pixieset link

We also ask that you kindly share any known social media handles for all involved vendors – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+. Be sure to double-check these handles for accuracy, especially instagram!

We respond to every wedding or wedding-related submission that follows our guidelines with feedback. We will do our best to respond as quickly as possible, but due to the high level of submissions we receive, it can take up to 14-21 days for us to review and respond to a submission. If you don’t hear from us within 3 weeks, please be sure to follow up to ensure we received your submission before submitting elsewhere.

By submitting features for consideration to Ruffled, you hereby assume responsibility or ownership of its copyrighted work. Make sure included vendors are all in accordance with the plans to submit a feature. Please do not submit if a submission is pending elsewhere, as we do not retract scheduled features. Be advised we will not respond to submissions without images and list of vendors.

Please keep in mind that we are an exclusive blog – if you wish to submit an accepted wedding or shoot elsewhere, we ask that you wait until 90 days have elapsed since your feature date on Ruffled. We continuously promote your feature to make sure it receives the exposure it deserves.

We love diversity. That’s part of what makes Ruffled special and relatable. We do not discriminate or otherwise give priority to weddings based on color, religion, sexual orientation, dress size or national origin. Featured weddings are determined by image quality, decor aesthetics, unique details, settings and fashion styling according to what Ruffled readers love.

  • Contact info

    If you're the Bride, Groom or someone related to the couple submitting on their behalf, please make sure you have permission from the Photographer to share the images.
  • Your Submission

  • In a few words, please describe your Submission.
  • What makes your Submission special? Here you are free to brag about your wedding or work, tell us why it's a fit for Ruffled and all other tidbits we love to know - mentions of DIY projects, how the concept or vision of the wedding or shoot was created, any funny stories about how the couple met or came across their venue, etc.

    -Dropbox folder link
    -PASS Gallery link
    -Pixieset link


    Note: If using a Dropbox link, please make sure your link does not have the word "home" listed -- we need a direct link to the folder. Also, WE WILL NOT RESPOND TO ANY SUBMISSIONS SENT WITH ONLY A BLOG LINK. We require the actual image files in order to accept a feature.
  • If you're a wedding vendor submitting a real wedding, please provide a contact email of the bride, groom, or event planner so he or she may be contacted for more information about the wedding day.
    If you're submitting content that is time sensitive or seasonal and that needs to be published within the next 2 weeks for whatever reason, please let us know. Please note that once your Feature is accepted, we do not delete scheduled posts, so please make sure you are not waiting to hear from other publications. Time Sensitive submissions can be related to last minute shoots related to movie or album releases, exclusive fashion collection lookbooks pre-launch, etc.

    Please email Amanda ( if this is a time sensitive submission (same disclaimers apply).

  • Vendor Credits

  • We need vendor information from everyone hired or involved with website and social media handle of each. For example:

    Izzy Hudgins Photography
    IG: @izzyhudgins

    We try to include everyone in our social media shoutouts, but if someone's tag is missing and/or we are unable to find it, we cannot be held responsible for not including it. Update: extremely long lists may be edited on Instagram in order to fit max # of characters allowed so we can't guarantee all vendors will be included at all times. Please make sure all social media handles are working!

    This submission is not currently pending a decision from any other wedding publication. It will not be submitted to any other wedding blogs, online magazines or print until and unless it has been declined by Ruffled. Other vendors involved in the making of this wedding, shoot, or session have been informed of my submission to Ruffled. I understand that once I submit this work for a feature, once accepted, it will not be removed under any circumstance.