Wedding Planning Tips for Brides-to-Be

December 10, 2018 Venoma 1 Comments


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Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, which is why most couples would prefer to hire professionals to help out. But, challenging as it may be, brides who want to plan their own should not be deterred from doing so. With their head and heart in the right place, brides can make their dream wedding come true.

If you want to plan your own wedding, allow us to give you a hand with a few helpful tips:

1. Determine the budget.


After you have accepted your fiancĂ©’s proposal and are now proudly wearing an engagement ring with fancy colour diamonds you can get from Diamonds.co.nz, it’s time to plan the wedding. Whether you will have a short-term or long-term engagement, planning for the eventual wedding is the next step. And the best place to start with is by determining the budget, which is the driving factor for majority of wedding-related decisions.

Are you footing the bill? If so, how much can you spend for the big day without cleaning out your life’s savings? Do family members intend on contributing financially? Who else will be sharing the costs? What are these generous amounts?

Once you’ve set the magic number for your wedding budget, you have to stick to it. If you find that you have a limited budget, do not be discouraged as you can still achieve your dream wedding by focusing on more important details and prioritizing chosen expenditures while compromising on the rest. If you get more funds along the way, consider these as contingency resources in case something does not go as planned.


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2. Know what you want.


With the budget already in place, you and your significant other can now get started with the details. Some ladies already have clear ideas of what their big day will look like even at a young age but for those who have yet to decide what their wedding will be, then it’s time to get inspired. Immerse yourself in bridal magazines and websites to find a bridal theme that you would love to have when you exchange “I do’s.” You can also borrow ideas from weddings you’ve previously attended that you find endearing and fits your chosen theme.

3. Get organized.


The key to planning successful events is organization. So, when you plan your own dream wedding, make sure you stay on top of everything to avoid getting overwhelmed and missing out on certain details.

For starters, create a vision board to keep you inspired and to keep the details consistent with what you aim to achieve. You can have a wedding-related mood board on Pinterest or you can go old school and create a “cut and paste” vision board.

You can also make use of free wedding planning apps to help you through your planning. Choose an app that you are comfortable working with to monitor the progress of your plans. If you are more comfortable with spreadsheets and handwritten journals, then you can also use these to manage all the information you have.



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4. Plan with your groom.


The reason that wedding planning becomes overwhelming and frustrating is because some brides tend to work on the task alone. You’re not the only one getting married, so make sure your partner is involved in the process of making your dream wedding come true. Not only will the task of deciding become easier and faster, but planning together will also be beneficial to your relationship. It’s a fun way to get to know each other better as well as show each other how committed you both are to a shared future.






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