Many brides and grooms contact us, requesting information about planning their weddings. The typical inquiry is as follows. ” We just got engaged. What do we do now? Where do we begin?”
Well, weddings are very personal and each has its own unique character.
It is very difficult to list every possible scenario but the basics are the style of wedding, the size, the budget involved , the location and of course the bride and groom choices and their personalities.
- WEDDING STYLE can range form a classic, elegant and glitzy black tie affair to a picnic in a park.
- WEDDING SIZE depends on the number of guests.
- WEDDING BUDGET can range from a few hundred to thousands of dollars.
- WEDDING LOCATION local or a destination wedding.
BRIDE and GROOM choose the setting, the colors, the music, the wedding theme etc… that reflect their personalities and interests.Some couples hire a wedding planner, some rely on the experience of friends and family, but most want to experience the excitement of planning their wedding by themselves.
The wedding day is only part of the term wedding as a whole. Wedding as it will be referred to in this article includes the preparations for, and the activities following the big day including the honeymoon.
So, you got engaged and are looking forward with anticipation, to your dream wedding but do not know where to start and what to do. You are not alone! This article is dedicated to the many engaged couples facing this dilemma and those who want to be focused.
It is very important that both of you, bride and groom, start planning your wedding as soon after the engagement as possible. This allows you to:
- take your time, brain storm and leisurely discuss your needs and desires,
- prevent and correct any errors,
- deal with delays,
- handle any possible mishaps,
have fun and enjoy planning your wedding rather than stress over it.You need to choose your priorities first and write down everything that is:
very important – urgent,
less important – allows for flexibility
least important – most adaptable for changes and compromises.