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Planning a Quick or Small Wedding

 

There are a lot of things to do that you can't even imagine when planning a quick wedding. 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.

Generally a wedding must be planned months before the date and it requires a lot of effort and attention to detail so that nothing is forgotten. The couple should ask the help of the family and of friends, and of all those who have lived such an experience. This way they can find out everything that planning a wedding consists of.

However there are situations when a wedding must be prepared very quickly. Planning a quick wedding is indeed a challenge but there are solutions.

No matter how quick it needs to be planned, it is still a wedding and the couple needs to decide mainly upon four things: date, location, budget and guests. Taking into account these four factors they can choose from one of the following solutions when planning a quick wedding.

Planning a Quick Wedding on a Budget
When it comes to the organization of a wedding the budget is very important. If you are on a low budget then you should plan to do everything yourself and not ask for the help of those who charge for their services. You should rather look to your friends and family.

A low budget means small wedding and thus you can tick one problem from your wedding list. You can handwrite your invitations on stationary or even call all your guests so you don't have to wait on printed invitations from the printers.

Planning a quick wedding will mean not ordering the wedding dress, the groom's suit and the bridesmaid's dresses. Rather, they will need to be purchased from existing inventory. an issue. You'll also need to use flowers that are in season as they will be cheaper and also readily available. It will be easier and less expensive to call a DJ for your music and not a band that may not be available. As far as food is concerned, try some catering services.

Planning a Small Wedding
Planning a small wedding can be so much more intimate than having a large one. You will have more time with your family and friends and most likely a lot less stress. You'll have more time and energy to concentrate on the little things; the things that really matter.

A small wedding for just a few close friends and family will mean you have more options on some of the details than you do with a large affair. For example, you have a lot more leeway where food is concerned. Depending on your budget, you can have hors d'ourves, set up a buffet, or have it catered with waiters all decked out. If your guest list is truly small, you may even opt for a nice restaurant.

By not going overboard and planning a small wedding, you can spend money where it really does count. No one will remember what they had to eat or drink, but photos and videos last forever. You want to look your best in your wedding gown and you want that captured on film.

You have an opportunity to involve your guests more when you're planning a small wedding. One couple had each of the guests sign and write a small sentiment on a tablecloth. Over the years the wife embroidered those sentiments onto a tablecloth and today it is a cherished piece that will pass on to their daughter.

Small intimate weddings somehow seem more personal than the large social affairs some choose to have. There's no right or wrong answer here but when you are planning a small wedding, you have more choices as to where to hold the wedding. You may choose to have it in your home or in the home of a relative or friend. You may also consider a garden wedding. You could rent a gazebo and have the wedding guests stand all around you as you exchange your vows.

Wedding Planners
When planning a quick wedding the easiest solution is to ask the help of a wedding planner who takes care of everything from the announcements to the honeymoon arrangement. This is a solution for those who can afford it and is the best one when time is a problem. Professional wedding planners know everything about such events and it is unlikely for them to overlook important details because of a lack of time.


 

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