10 Important steps to planning your wedding to help save time and avoid stress.
Here is a step by step guide to help you along the way:
Let both sets of parents know first before calling your friends.
Sit down and talk about how both of you envision your wedding day. Try and avoid talking money at this point, that will come later.
Determine the date or dates that will work, then talk with close family and friends to make sure there are no conflicts.
Figure out how many guests you want to have at your wedding. Then, let the parents know how many they have to invite, so the guest count doesn’t get out of control.
Now it is a good time to talk about money. Establish how much you both are willing to spend on your wedding.
Once you agree on the budget, talk with a reputable and experienced event planner to make sure that the budget is realistic with your vision.
If you have never planned a wedding before or have a busy schedule, start interviewing event planners.
Once the budget, date and guest count are in place, start the search for venues.
Once you secure your venue, start interviewing your event professionals. We recommend starting with the professionals that can’t do more than one event at a time, such as event planners, photographers, musicians or DJ, video and officiants.
If you don’t already have a wedding board on your Pinterest page, now is a great time to create one. This will help all your event professionals learn about your style, so they can make recommendations.
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