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Are You Getting Married Soon? Here’s What You Need to Consider

Weddings are a union between two partners who choose to be with each other for a very long time. It’s an intimate ceremony attended by the couple’s family and closest friends. A lot goes into the preparation, such as the venue, decorations, attire, food tasting, and invitations. As a bride, it’s normal to make sure that your wedding day is perfect. Here are pointers that you should keep in mind before the big day:

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The Date of the Wedding Day

The date of the wedding day is the first question that is asked by everyone when you announce that you are getting married. The date you and your partner should choose is the date that your guests can attend. You don’t want to set a date where the groom’s family cannot attend because of a commitment, so you have to talk about the date.

Bridal Dress

beautiful bridal dress can make you feel like the queen that you are on your wedding day. There are tons of bridal dress styles that you can choose to wear. You can also decide whether you can have it custom-made, bought, or rented—it doesn’t matter. What matters most is that you like the dress you will wear and are confident in it.

Invitations

Your wedding should be attended by the people closest to you, and that is your friends and family. List down the people you want in your wedding for the seating arrangement as well as the catering. You have to indicate in the invitations to RSVP and whether they will be bringing a plus one. Get the names right, and give the invitations to them personally.

Friendly tip: Create a sheet with your guests’ names and addresses to ensure you have them right. Clarify their addresses so the addresses won’t get lost in the mail. It’s a hassle if this happens.

Assign Responsibilities

Who do you want to be the Maid of Honor? The Best Man? You should sit down with your partner as you decide who will take these responsibilities on your wedding day. Ask them ahead if they accept the responsibility and that if they are available on your wedding day. These people are usually the people who hold a special place in your heart. Make sure that these people can carry out their responsibilities on your wedding day.

Ceremony and Reception Venues

Do you want a church wedding or a beach wedding? And where do you want your reception to be held? Book the venues for your ceremony and reception as early as possible because you are not the only ones getting married. They might be booked by other couples if you take your time deciding. Make sure that the venue of the reception can accommodate the number of guests that you have.

Hiring a Caterer, Photographer, Wedding Planner, Musician, Videographer, and Florist

These people play an important role on your wedding day. They keep your guests fed, make your wedding day well-documented, make everything organized, keep your guests entertained, and ensure that the venue is beautiful. You have to ensure that they are reputable in their craft because that is your assurance that they will keep their end of the bargain and not run away with your money. These people can be found through friend recommendations or on social media. It’s difficult to be ditched on your wedding day, so choose these people wisely. Invest time to research for these people.

A wedding seals the deal between you and your partner and is a once-in-a-lifetime event for many. That’s why couples go all out to make the event more memorable. There’s nothing wrong with going all out on your wedding as long as you have the budget for it. You have to stay within the budget and not touch the money set for other things such as your home, your cars, etc. If you’re a little short on the budget, then you don’t need to go all out because all that matters is that union and for your family and friends to witness that union.

You should consider getting a wedding planner for your wedding. A wedding planner is what makes your whole wedding organized and well-managed. You’ll lessen the weight on your shoulders if you hire one. They’re in charge of contacting professionals for your wedding, such as the photographer, musicians, videographer, and florist. You’ll sleep better knowing that they’re all taken care of.

Jeremy D. Mena
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