Wedding to do list: First Steps
So you’ve gotten engaged to the love of your life; now what? There are probably so many things going through your head right now that you are not even sure where to begin. Before you get to your wedding day there is plenty that needs to get don’t so here is a wedding to do list of things you can start doing when you start to plan your big day. First off you need to sit down with your fiancé and decide on a budget, this will help keep each of you in line when buying things for the wedding. Make sure to take everything into consideration such as bridal party gifts, venue rentals, DJ costs, catering costs, wedding favors, etc. That’s one of the hardest parts; figuring how much money you can spend. The next part should be fairly easy: choosing your wedding party; you can choose as many or as little people to be in your wedding party as you want. This is also when you should sit down and start your guest list; this will help determine which venue you choose and the amount of food you will need for catering. Be sure to remember that some of your guests will expect a plus one and to add it as another person.
How to Work with your Wedding to do list
At this point you can choose whether or not you want to hire a wedding planner. A wedding planner can be expensive but they are experienced at wedding planning and will have many ideas to personalize your big day. You and your fiancé should start scoping out some venues now and decide whether you want separate locations for your ceremony and reception or if you want it all held in one location. After you have the venue booked you should book your officiant. This is one of the most important details that couples forget about until the last minute. You want to make sure you have someone there to marry you! Planning a wedding doesn’t have to be as much of a headache as it seems. If you take everything one step at a time and make sure to relax every once in a while then your wedding day will come together perfectly.
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