Marriage needs to be perfect, as well as the wedding. This event is just once in a lifetime moment that is why it really needs to be as perfect as possible. From the theme to makeups, to gowns, to decorations, to foods, and all. It has to be beautifully perfect.
Here’s the ultimate guide to a successful wedding preparation.
Spill the news: Some couples just don’t feel proper if anyone knows their big news before their parents and other close friends do. If possible, tell both sets of groups in person. If your parents don’t leave on locations near you, put in a particular phone call or even a video call.
Share your dreams: Sit down with your fiancé while drinking coffee and exchanging ideas. Think about your dream wedding, the themes or motifs, and the events place. Remember to give way to whatever your partner will say. Final settlements must be decided by the both of you.
Schedule the wedding: It is essential to choose a date that both of you like. It can be a date of your anniversary or just your favorite number. Remember too, that you don’t have to set a firm date now because there are still many factors you need to consider.
Also, it is also advisable to schedule your wedding a year or more before the exact date. It is a little smarter to have an idea of what month or season you want to marry in than just guessing the time and date of your wedding. Then you’ll know how long you have to get things organized.
Get organized: Buy a notebook or logbook and separate it into sections for each relevant category. This way, you can write down the first things you need to do, the things you need for that group, as well as the amount of money you want to spend on that particular item.
It’s rare these days that the bride’s parents pick up the whole bill, so decide on your bottom line. Money is a thing, especially when you are planning for a big wedding. Find out from both sets of parents if or how much they can contribute so that you will the limit of your preparation.
Finding the venue and officiant: Choose a place that will suit your theme and can accommodate all your guests. It will also be nice if you will find a place that is not very expensive.
Some wedding venues also offer a wedding officiant. You and your fiancé can decide whether to accept it or not. Just a simple tip, it is better to find a venue of marriage that offers a wedding officiant so that you can hit two birds with one stone.
It is also advisable to get a place that offers a catering or food services. You want to know how dishes will taste and look like that is why you must demand sample menu as well as the prices.
Don’t be afraid to bargain; you can cut costs by limiting the number and kinds of hors-d’oeuvres served at cocktail hour.