planning the guest list, remember that you do not
need to invite your co-workers. If there is some
one that you work with that you are very close to,
that is one thing but inviting 100 people from the
office is just a waste of your money on the invitations
because only the ones that you are close to will
step in wedding planning is deciding how much
money you are going to spend and make a budget.
planning your wedding budget allow 25% more for
extras that you haven't planned for.
the invitations four months in advance. Invitations
should be mailed four to six weeks in advance. Take
the invitations to the post office to be weighted
for sufficient postage.
wedding day bring along an emergency kit with a
needle and thread, safety pins, hairpins, hairspray,
nail polish and extra pantyhose.
shopping for a wedding dress six months in advance.
You will need several fittings before it is perfect.
hair and makeup before putting on your wedding dress
your honeymoon six months in advance. Make all arrangements
and reservations well in advance.
budget is small, share your joy and happiness with
only family and your closest friends.
selecting a caterer try to sample their food before
hiring them. If it is a restaurant, go there to
have dinner before you hire them.
should always be addressed by pen, preferably a
black fountain pen. .
that it is his wedding, too. Some men do not want
much to do with the planning but it is not always
too. Take his advice too.
your budget first. The rest you can fit into that
and your fiancée have a disagreement, work it out
without involving either set of parents.
for your wedding dress, state your price range at
to always send a "Thank you" note for all wedding
gifts you receive.
a wedding date, take your guests into consideration.
Avoid family birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Also
think about those that will be traveling.
or her photographs to see if you like their style
of photography. If you do, book as early as possible.
a wedding takes a lot of time. If you don't have
the time, hire a wedding consultant.
you are meeting with a florist for wedding flowers,
know what your budget will be and the colours you
before your wedding. Even though you might not feel
hungry, try to swallow just a few bites. You don't
want to faint on your big day!
photocopies of your wedding day schedule beginning
that morning and continuing until your departure
for your honeymoon. Give copies of the schedule
to all parents as well as everyone in the wedding
hesitate to ask family and friends to help with
preparations. Choose the appropriate task for the
person you are asking.