Are wedding bells in the air? Preparation for a wedding is difficult and exhausting if you’re not prepared. To help you get started, here are the three things that you should consider first.
Set a budget. The first thing that you should decide on is the budget. Talk with your groom and come up with a reasonable budget. Consider the venue, catering, limo rentals, décor, guests, and other details you want for your wedding. Use the information as a guide when setting your budget.
In most cases, the couple pays for everything themselves. Sometimes, the parents foot the entire bill. No matter what budget you will have to work with, rest assured that there will always be plenty of choices available for you.
Look for your wedding venue. Plan everything with the wedding date in mind. More often than not, the availability of your chosen venue will be the deciding factor. When choosing a venue, consider the size of your party, whether you plan to hold the ceremony there or just the reception, as well as if you plan to prepare on-site and spend the night there. Not all venues might be able to offer what you need, so inquire beforehand.
Consider a theme. If you have a theme, it‘s easier to decide which way you want your wedding to go. You can be as detailed as you want, like if you want a “Pride and Prejudice” or a Disney Princess themed wedding. You can also be a little vague and simply go for something romantic with red or pink as your color. Use your theme as a guide when deciding on other details like the wedding invitations, favors, and wedding party outfit.
Don’t forget to plan and arrange for other details like the wedding cars. Michael’s Limousine advises that when you choose a car rental company, pick one with chauffeurs that are professionally attired, prompt & equipped with mobile phones.
With these in mind, you should be able to get a good start on planning the biggest event of your life. Remember, the key to ensure that you don’t spend all your energy on planning is to start early and don’t try to do everything by yourself. Ask for help when needed and when things turn bad, simply take a moment to breathe before going back to your planning.