The moment of engagement is high on the list of the most highly romantic moments in any relationship. On the other hand, the wedding planning that follows is usually the opposite of romantic in its demands and stress. If you want to make your wedding planning as much fun as the actual wedding will be, follow these ideas.
Alcohol can be a big expense at a wedding, so consider limiting the types of drinks and opt for cost efficient choices. Having an open bar may cost a lot, especially if it is available throughout the entire day. The venue representative will be able to advise you of the various alcohol service options available.
Typically, a wedding dress costs a lot of money. When you are browsing through dress shops, remember to look a dresses that are not officially categorized as wedding dresses. A bridesmaid dress may fit the bill and be much cheaper than a wedding dress. You can choose to alter the dress and add your own flair, while still saving plenty of money.
Strive to incorporate personal elements in your wedding, things that accurately reflect you and your future spouse. Pick out a theme that reflects your time together.
If the thought of a cake that costs thousands of dollars and packs on thousands of calories ruins your appetite, check with local and specialty bakers and inquire about individually sized portions. Some bakeries can ship lower calorie cupcakes and also offer gluten-free options like no-calorie sweeteners, fruit-filling, and meringue toppings.
Go easy on the number of fresh flowers you put on the guest tables for your wedding reception. Much of the time, table arrangements will just be in the guests’ way. Furthermore, one or two of your guests could be allergic to certain flowers. Candles without scent are a romantic and beautiful centerpiece.
When you are planning your reception set the time for the afternoon hours. People don’t tend to overdo it on the alcohol during this time of day, which saves you money on beer. Furthermore, lunch receptions are often less expensive than dinner receptions. This allows you to add more to your menu or use the savings elsewhere.
If you and your fiance can keep the focus on your priorities, then you will have an easier time with planning your wedding and may even enjoy it. By planning a wedding together, a couple can learn about the fundamental elements that are needed to build a life of wedded bliss together. The advice in this article will assist you in planning a unique wedding as a foundation for your future relationship.