1. Never Plan Before Setting The Budget and Guest List
The budget, guest list and venue should be tackled respectively before planning your wedding. You must envisage the number of guests you’re expected to receive before booking your venue, buying your gown and all that.
After discussing this with your partner and family, you can the plan for your special day. You wouldn’t want to cut your guests list or cancel your honeymoon because of a shortage in your budget. Planning your budget prevents you wasting money on unprepared things.
2. Have A Rain Plan
Most couples just way off the possibility of rain falling when having an outdoor event. If you’re planning an outdoor event, Don’t risk out the fact that rain might fall. Deposit for umbrellas and tents to prevent rain from ruining your special day.
3. You Can’t Do It All By Yourself
Know that you can’t do everything all by yourself. Yeah, You want your day to be best and most memorable one but try not to over-do it.
4. Do Not A Too Lengthy Wedding
It would be your most memorable day, the day you’ve longed to experience. However, you shouldn’t make it too long because of how special it is to you.
A five-hour reception is just enough. If you over-do it, the guests will get bored and no matter how interesting you plan your wedding, people will get tired after a long while. Make sure your wedding party have a natural end.
5. Supply Enough Information
Not supplying enough information is one mistake most couple make. Make sure the guests get adequate information of your wedding, its destination, the type of wedding, the destination and the time it takes to get there.
6. Don’t Get Too Anxious
There are silly mistakes that will happen on your day; the photographer might arrive a little but late, the caterer might fall short of the dessert supply. Know that some things might not go as planned but try not to get too anxious.
7. Sign A Reliable Catering Contract
The catering service is one of the most crucial decision you have to make on your wedding day. Before signing any contract, go for one that is trusted and experienced. You wouldn’t want to get disappointed on your wedding day!
8. Try Not To Please Everyone
Know that you can please everyone. Yeah you want your wedding day to be perfect, your friends and family to be happy and the guests to enjoy every moment and be satisfied. Know that no matter how try, you cannot please everyone.
Victoria is a seasoned journalist and blogger. Her articles and stories have appeared in New York Times, Huffington Post and Slate. When she’s not about town checking out weddings, she enjoys her life as a happy wife and mother.
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