Planning your perfect wedding will be an exciting time, although stressful in the same respect. To help you to enjoy planning your wedding without getting too run down, we have created a list for planning with minimal stress!
Decide on your budget
Get together with your fiancé and decide on your budget. This will dictate what you will and wont be able to do within your wedding planning. It is also important to make sure that you and your fiancé are on the same page wedding planning wise, what do you both envision the day to be like? Do you want a big wedding or a small wedding? Etc.
Decide on a location where you would like to get married and the time of year that you would like to get married. This will help you both to determine whether you want an indoor or outdoor event.
Do your research
There are countless amounts of online resources that will be able to help you plan your big day.
- Social media websites and wedding blogs are great for advice and inspiration.
- If you have friends and family who have recently gotten married, Great! Asking them for recommendations can be a great way to find talented vendors within your area.
- Consider hiring a wedding planner or enlisting the help of a reliable friend or family member.
Let your creativity flow. Make sure that your wedding day represents you and your fiancé as a couple. As long as on the day you think guests say “that was so you” you’re onto a winner!
Time means everything
Give yourself enough time to save and plan. This way you will be able to have the wedding you always dreamed of, without having to compromise.
If anything does go wrong during your wedding planning, it is important to understand that this is normal. At the end of the day, you will be marrying the love of your life. In hindsight, everything else is irrelevant.
Give your guests (especially if they are out of town) plenty of notice of your upcoming nuptials. This way they can plan time off work etc.
Finally, make sure that you have a backup plan for any weather so that you are not left out in the rain, no pun intended.