Many couples strive to have a wedding like the ones they see on TV or in bridal magazines. But this is so unrealistic that it actually sets you up for disappointment. It is a wiser approach to plan a wedding that puts the focus on the couple and not on extravagant extras. This article can help yous decide what is important for your wedding.
A good piece of advice to keep in mind for weddings is to make sure that the bride is dressed well for the wedding preparation, even before getting in their dress. This is important because these photos will be important memories and you want to make sure that you look your best.
Prioritize your wedding budget. Decide what you must have and what you can skimp on. If you have your heart set on a certain location take it, but realize that you are going to spend less on everything else. Deciding what means the most to you allows you to stay within budget and get what you really want.
Be careful if you are planning on getting married on the weekend, especially Saturday. These are the most popular days of the week to get married and generally many venues are incredibly packed unless you plan them a long time in advance. Definitely not an easy choice, so think ahead when planning the day.
Consider hiring a travel agent to book traveling plans for your group of close family and friends. You want to take care of your loved ones and make sure they get the best deal and with everything else that goes into planning a wedding, it’s best to leave the travel details to an expert.
Have your wedding registry with more than one store. This way, you can accommodate a range of budgets and sensibilities. You’ll be more likely to receive wedding gifts from those who can afford to buy expensive items, as well as from those whose budget may not as big as their hearts.
Start early with your wedding preparations. If you are able to begin planning well before your chosen date, you will have a much larger selection of wedding venues and related services to choose from. That means you can choose the vendors that meet both your budget and your needs.
Allow your friends to help with your wedding day. Take advantage of the many talents that your friends and family members have; for example, if someone is a musician, ask them to play at your ceremony. Make sure to pay them for their services, but you will probably pay less than what you would pay for someone you don’t know.
As noted above, dream wedding exist only on television and in bridal magazines. Real people have real weddings that are sometimes low key but nevertheless beautiful events. The couple should be the center of the wedding, not the decorations and details. By adopting the wise strategies in this wedding, you can have a beautiful wedding without an extravagant budget.