A Helpful Guide to Wedding Planning
Your wedding is one of the
moments in your life that you will never forget so planning it carefully should
be a top priority. Planning a wedding can be a stressful task and having a lot
on your mind can make you forget important things that will ruin one of the
most important days of your life.
Not everyone can afford an expensive
wedding planner, yet they still need advice and help planning their wedding.
This wedding planner guide will help you with the most important things you
should consider when you are planning your wedding.
Here's a wedding
planning idea to get you started: You should begin a
wedding planning checklist
to ensure you get everything accomplished.
Wedding Planning - Reception Site
should decide where the reception will be and if
necessary look for accommodation places for your wedding guests.
are two types of reception sites. One may charge a per person fee which
includes food, tables, silverware, china, facility and so forth, and another
may charge a room rental fee and you will have to provide the food, linens,
possibly tables and chairs and beverages.
Wedding Planning - Cakes and Bakers
One of the
most important things your guest will remember is the wedding cake. So finding
the best wedding cake baker and knowing what to ask him is very important. Some
restaurants and hotels may also provide a wedding cake.
The best idea
is to order it from a bakery that specializes in wedding cakes. Ask to see a
portfolio of previous wedding cakes to look at and dont forget: ask for a
tasting! There are various kinds of cakes and cake fillings, so be sure to
You may also inquire about items like cake topers, tiers,
fountains, cutters and stands. Ask if you can rent them and if you will be
You should also find out how long before the wedding the
cake is prepared. If anyone tells you that they can bake the cake in a day he
or she is not telling the truth. Wedding cakes are complicated to bake and
usually take between three and five days.
Wedding Planning -
For hors doeuvres there are many options depending on
your reception formality and the type of food that will be served at the meal.
Hors doeuvres will be offered to your guests during the first reception
hours if you will serve a full meal during the reception. However, at a
cocktail reception or a tea the main course will be hors
Wedding Planning - Your Wedding Dress
This section in our wedding planning guide and maybe the
most important for you is the wedding dress.
You will have a hard time to find the right one because after all
be perfect! So you should immediately begin looking for it. Don't worry if you
don't like anything at the beginning... you will find it!
Wedding Planning - Flowers and Florists
Wedding flowers will add beauty, color and
fragrance to every aspect of your wedding, and like everything else they should
fit your color scheme and style. Begin searching for a florist at least 3
months in advance of your wedding date. Ask for references and check them
closely. Check their shop to get a feel for the designer's style and
Wedding Planning - Music
Music sets the tone for a
lavish wild party or for an elegant and romantic affair, thus is one of the
more important elements when planning a wedding. One of the newest books that
could help you in the process of selecting your wedding music is The Ultimate
Guide to Wedding Music from Wedding Solutions Publishing,
Wedding Planning - Favors
Have you ever seen those little
tulle sacks filled with candies that have been handed out as wedding favors?
These wedding favors are a very important
part of planning for your wedding day because this is what will make your
guests feel special on this day as you show them your appreciation. When it
comes to having a new idea for your wedding favors you will have to consider
both your theme and your budget. Of course, there are a lot of traditional
ideas that could go with any theme and on any budget.
Wedding Planning - Photographers
You will want to hire a photographer who specializes in
wedding photography. They will
be experienced in wedding procedures and and you'll want to make sure they are
familiar with your reception sites and ceremony. This will allow him/her to
capture all the special moments by anticipating your next move and being at the
right time in the proper place.
Wedding Planning - Your Budget
Are you planning a wedding on a budget?
Another side that must be taken into account when planning the perfect wedding
is your budget as everything depends on the financial situation. Either you
rely on a low budget or on a larger one. The more involved you are in assisting
the experts the less expensive it will be. For example, when you involve
yourself actively in the organization of the wedding, such as hand writing of
the invitations or decorating the reception hall, the event will be more
original and less costly.
Flowers, invitations, music and photography
are all personal choices you will make based on the style you desire for your
wedding. These are also areas that you can trim your budget if you need to.
Considering a simplified invitation and less formally arranged flowers can
literally save you hundreds of dollars. The perfect wedding does not
necessarily need to be the most expensive one!
Generally, if you can
afford you should ask the help of a wedding planner. They are experts and know
exactly what to do when dealing with such situations.
Wedding Planning - Other Important Things
You'll also want to include in your wedding planning guide
the wedding invitations, jewelry,
decorations that must match your wedding style, planning your ceremony and the
bachelorette party. And maybe the most exciting one: find a destination for
Wedding Planning Guide
- The Master Wedding Planning Guide is the easiest to
follow system for learning how to plan a wedding available. It is jam-packed
with information, including over 150 cost saving tips covering every aspect of
your wedding, the questions that you must ask to make sure that you get what
YOU want and avoid getting ripped off, timelines, budgets, seating plans,
bride/groom photos and much more.
- The Master Wedding Planning Guide will teach you how to
plan your wedding like a professional wedding planner, so you can organize
everything and be as prepared as you can be, while still having that once in a
lifetime wedding you have always dreamed about - this is truly cutting-edge
the Master Wedding Planning Guide
Planning a Quick or Small
Given the fact that a wedding is such an important event in
people's lives, everyone wants this moment to be perfect. But in order to
achieve this, they should understand that there are a lot of things that they
must pay attention to.
Guest Favors - It's Not the Price Tag That Counts
Wedding guest favors that are unique and thoughtful
can add a real personal touch to your special day. When we are constantly
bombarded with images of the latest expensive celebrity wedding, we can
Married Second Time Around
Planning for a Second Marriage Ceremony Feeling guilty
or awkward because you are marrying for the second time? Dont. There is
something about the second time to be thankful for. Perhaps its because
Coin Bearer Explained
The coin bearer is a young boy who marches on the
wedding aisle to bring the wedding coins. The wedding coins are more commonly
known as wedding arrhae, but the Filipinos like to call the wedding