Our Top Wedding Planning Tips
So you’re getting married to the love of your life. First of all - congratulations! This is an absolutely incredible and exciting time in your life, and we’re delighted that you’ve popped over to our website in the run up to the big day. Second of all, it is completely normal to feel ever so slightly overwhelmed and a little stress too with regards to your big wedding plans. planning a wedding is a fantastic and exhilarating time for you and your partner, but it’s a pretty mighty task indeed which requires a lot of patience and time. Here are our top wedding planning tips to help you plan what will undoubtedly be the best day of your whole life.
The thing that quickly becomes apparent when planning your wedding is how many little things that go into making it the best day of your life. There are so many little details which you need to keep track of that being organised is essential. Whether that’s purchasing a complete wedding planner, investing in a folder or a pretty notebook or starting a file on your computer full of spreadsheets and documents, trust us it might seem a little Bridezilla at the start, but future you will be so thankful. You need somewhere to gather all of your inspiration, all of the different elements of your wedding plans and somewhere to keep track of your budget too.
Have a Budget In Mind
With that in mind, having a rough budget will be so helpful when you start planning your wedding. Even if this figure is a little rough and you’re willing to stretch for the perfect elements of your special day, it will give you and your partner a rough idea of which areas you’re willing to spend the most on, what elements of your wedding are most important to you and most importantly of all, you can keep track of the costs before you get in over your head.
Look for Inspiration
The best part about getting married is that the internet is simply a haven of inspiration for weddings. Pinterest will be full of so many different ideas which are cute, creative and even cost effective - helping you piece together the wedding of your dreams. Sign up and make your boards private if you wish, but take the time to peruse through endless streams of wedding pictures so that you have a clear idea of exactly what it is you want. Searching through wedding related hashtags on Instagram on Twitter will also bring you to more inspiration through pictures, videos and articles that will help you piece together your big day.
Ask for Help if you Need
Whilst a wedding is so personal and needs to be specifically about yourself and your partner, there is no shame in asking for a little help here and there. In fact, family and friends know you almost better than you know yourself, can help point you in the right direction and even recommend some incredible wedding suppliers they’ve had first hand experience with. You also never know which hidden talents lie amongst your friends and family - they could help you cut costs with their arty skills. Similarly, there is nothing more exciting than helping plan your friend or loved one’s wedding - so never be scared to ask.