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Planning a Wedding At Home

 

When planning a wedding, one of the first things to do is to choose the location. You might choose to have your wedding at a church or at the same place where you hold the reception.

Allot of people consider planning a wedding at home. A home wedding is generally cheaper than somewhere else. Another reason for planning a wedding at home is that spending the most important event in a familiar place gives it greater significance and thus it becomes more meaningful.

There are some things that need to be considered when the couple decides upon planning a wedding at home.

First and foremost, those who want to have their weddings celebrated at home have to decide if it will be an outdoor or an indoor one.

Indoor Weddings
Most homes can accommodate only a small number of persons, so your guestlist has to be very small. Since the whole idea for some of planning a wedding at home is to keep it a very intimate event, you may only want family and friends who are closest to you.

You should probably plan on moving some pieces of furniture and it may be necessary to bring in some more chairs, which may be rented. The couple may choose to stand in front of the fireplace or they might rent an arch. Decorations shouldn't be a problem as they can be minimal limited to some natural flowers only.

Outdoor Weddings
If the house has a yard then it might be the perfect place for planning a wedding at home. One advantage to the outdoor wedding is you will probably be able to invite more guests.

An outdoor wedding imposes another kind of etiquette regarding the clothes for both the bride and the groom and the guests. It can still be a fancy event but women will need to pay close attention to the kind of shoes they wear and also to not wear skirts that the slightest wind could raise.

When planning a wedding at home, in the garden or in the courtyard there is also the risk of the weather not cooperating. For this reason, you should be prepared to move the ceremony in the house in case it rains.

 

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