You are engaged! Now what? Besides gushing over the engagement day now you need to think about planning your big day. As a new couple, it is quite normal to feel overwhelmed about the planning and organizing phase of your big day. You have to plan a lot of things but you can make it fun.
Planning a wedding may require a huge number of hours which means taking time out from your work routine. Moreover, if you have all the resources available, even then figuring out all the details can be difficult. Here in this article, we have mentioned a few top tips to help you have a stress-free experience.
- List Your Top Priorities
While planning your wedding what are the major things that cross your mind? What things are a must for you? It can be the best dress, photography, theme, design, decor, etc. It is up to you to make a list of your priorities. This will help you focus your energy on those priorities or ideas. Moreover, in case with all those things in the list, if your budget is falling short or you are getting more opinions and ideas, then you can adjust the list.
You can re-plan everything and focus on things that are more important to you. This list is important as you share all the details with your partner, stylist, planner, etc. Therefore, it is a must to have a clear set of priorities.
- Understand Your Budget and Guest List
In the wedding planning process, the most stressful thing is to choose people who you wish to invite to the wedding. You can have all the weddings planned within your budget by keeping your guest list short. It is necessary to sit with your partner and decide about what style you want and then lock everything in after discussion.
Make sure that you do not forget any important guests. Thoroughly planning everything, your budget, and the guest list will help you decide what venue you can have or afford. Then you can start your search for the venue.
- Decide to Hire Professionals
Weddings are an extensive process; you can not do everything alone. To pull things off well you need to have an event planner by your side. As your wedding will probably be the first such event you will be planning, so do not fall into the trap of underestimating how much is involved.
People often take the wedding planning process to just selecting a venue, photographer, and dress. But in reality, it is much more than that. You have to decide the decor, catering, menu, guest list, and much more. So it is a stressful process and can not be done alone without the assistance of professionals.
- Don’t Forget to Have FUN!
On the wedding day, all the work must be done. Do not worry about small things. As it is normal to let certain things be spontaneous. It is the day when you want to just enjoy your big day. Remember you will have your friends, relatives, family, and bridesmaids by your side. Therefore, make sure to stay calm and make memories.