Planning your wedding can be fun, exciting and enjoyable. However, it can also be overwhelming, with endless details, deadlines, and decisions that need to be made. Knowing where to start and what to do can be a challenge. Having a guide to help in the wedding planning will go a long way in reducing unnecessary stress and pressure.
Wedding Planning Guide
Begin by planning on how much you intend to spend for the wedding. Having an idea of what the cost will be. This will help as you start to make critical decisions in regards to the wedding. It will also help you but a buffer ceiling on how much more you would be willing to add.
Ideas, Theme, And Style
Sit down and talk ideas of the theme you would like your wedding to have. Discuss the style, and colors. Would you want a sit down in a ballroom or a ceremony at an exclusive getaway? Do you want a classic traditional wedding or contemporary modern wedding? Come up with an inspiration board of the vision you would like to have.
Vendors And Providers
Think through the vendors whose services you would like to contract. To the photographer and videographer who will capture memories of the day. To decor and flowers provider, musicians and a band, a caterer who will provide food and cake provider. To the event venue place. Also, where to shop for the wedding bands and wedding attire. Likewise, the wedding invitations, honeymoon, and beauty and makeup designer for the bride. Ensure to contract the services of reliable and dependable vendors, do background checks well research on reviews and feedback. Request for references and portfolios of work done.
Dates And Planning
With all this in mind, it is time to start the organizing. Take a notebook, with the date already set. Write down actions that need to be down with the timelines of when they should be done. Likewise, for the budget write down the expected amount to be spent and the actual expenditure. This will help in tracking your budget and making crucial decisions.
Finally, have a guest list to help with the invitation. Also, inquire from family whether they are willing to contribute to your big day. Ensure to have a checklist that helps you track what has been done as the day draws near. Remember to have a miscellaneous section in your budget to help buffer anything that may arise. With the above guideline a couple will have an idea of where to begin.