Having to plan for a wedding can be quite expensive and hectic too. Right from selecting the dress, choosing the color of the flowers, the many decisions that you have to look into before that final day. Before planning, you need to know the amount of money you need to spend. Be sure to write down the amount then list down each and every expense. Nobody wishes to run out of funds on their wedding with some of the things left unpaid for. Take things each step at a time, Involving friends and families to help. Always have fun because it is your wedding. These tips will help you have your dream wedding.
- Make a budget and go with it
The budget will be the most important factor for most of your wedding decisions. Take charge of the budget first. Chat with family members in case they wish to contribute towards it. Communicate with your better half and set all things clearly before getting into other decisions. Start with the most important things for your wedding; food, and entertainment. This will be an advantage to you when creating your budget.
- Choose the venue and the reception area.
After knowing the budget, choosing styles and the type of the wedding will now come in handy. At this point, you will have to decide whether you would go for the justice of the peace, or a religious leader to help officiate the wedding. You will also pick the site for your reception here your budget will have to determine the options that would be existing for you. Find out if the caterer can prepare specific food for example, Japanese chicken curry stew, if that’s what you want to have during the reception.
- Do the hiring
For your wedding to be successful, you will need some hired services as you cannot do them all by yourself. Look for florists, deejays or musicians and make orders for the cakes. You will also need a photographer to memories always do early bookings.
- Start looking for your wedding dress
At about ten and eight months before the wedding, start carrying out searches for your wedding dress. It might take numerous trips to various stores before you finally find that perfect dress of your choice. With very many bases of inspiration all over, the process may be a bit overwhelming, go for the mediums you like best and you will not miss the piece of dress that you would so much love. Thereafter, schedule the fittings once you have placed the order. When looking for your wedding dress tag along with a family member or a friend who you will be sure to give you an open view and will also understand not to give pressure into making decisions.
- Start making orders for printed materials.
You will find various items you will need to make designs on and order in around six months before the wedding date. They will include menus, invitations, rehearsal dinners, thank you cards. Place the cards for reception and guestbook. At this stage, you will have already chosen the style and the color palette for the wedding. Preferably, match your printed materials to the theme of the wedding.
Do not do it all alone. Find help whenever you need one; from close friends and family members, and when your day comes, there are some things that we cannot avoid like the weather. If the ceremonial is outside, have backup plans just in case something does not go to plan. This may also be a substitute indoor location or even tents. These are just a few tips; however, if you begin with these significant details, you will enjoy every step of the way and have a wedding of your dreams.