A wedding takes a lot of time, effort and energy. You have to pick a dress, send out invitations, and complete a myriad of other tasks. The ideas in this piece is meant to assist you every step of the way so that you get the most from your budget.
The single most important factor when you are getting married is also the most obvious, your choice in bride or groom. Absolutely do not make this life-changing decision in haste. Take the time to make sure you are ready to make a lifetime commitment to your fiance and consider the things that you love about them, as well as the things that drive you crazy.
One of the things that you can do to make sure that everything looks good is to choose a bathroom buddy. This person can sit next to you in the bathroom to give you another set of eyes to analyze your dress, accessories and the makeup that you will wear on your wedding day.
Transportation is something you should consider for the wedding. Try having taxis or limos ready for people that don’t have rides back to the hotel after it ends. This is also a good idea for guests who have had too much to drink at the wedding.
When you are going to get married, try to book your wedding venue at least a few months in advance. If you wait until last minute, the venue may not have any openings and you will have to scramble to find a place that will host your wedding reception on short notice.
It is good etiquette to hold your champagne glass by the stem and not the bowl so you don’t heat up the liquid inside. You should always have a glass of champagne available to you during your reception so that you’re totally prepared whenever someone is ready to toast you.
To ensure you have photos of everyone in attendance at your wedding, have a photo booth set up right next to your guest book. Photo booth rentals are readily available and can be set up in a variety of ways, usually with the help of the booth operator, who will assist your guests and guide them into making some memorable pictures for your photo guest book. When the photo has been developed, the attendant can put the picture into an album and have the guest sign it with their congratulatory wishes. You can also choose to have two sets of photos printed so you can give your guests one as a little remembrance of your special event.
Call the hotels which are local to your wedding venue to see if they have group rates and bulk availability of rooms for out-of-town guests, and the bride if she so chooses, at least six months in advance. Calling this early can get you some excellent discounts, especially if you put some money down at the same time.
No matter how large or small, your wedding is an event that you want to be perfect, right down to the smallest detail. No matter how many times you’ve been married, your wedding is a special event that should be carefully planned. These tips will help to prevent disaster and guide you towards making good choices.