The big day has been set and ideas have started flowing. Are you fully prepared for everything you need to do to make it a success? It can be overwhelming to think of all the planning that will need to happen, so let’s try and simplify. Of course, hiring a wedding planner can take most of the planning out of your hands but this great advice will help make your life a bit easier in the days, weeks, and months leading up to your special day.
Excellent Wedding Planning Resources
Here are five of the best links to check out…
The folks at realsimple.com put together this great list that outlines very clear timelines and activities going all the way to a year before the wedding. By breaking down the activities in this way, they have made it much easier for you to plan well in advance. They include when you should work on projects like:
- Researching vendors
- Booking a florist
- Send the save-the-date cards
- Planning the honeymoon
- Selecting music and entertainment
Bridalguide.com has a four-page list that goes into detail many of the steps in the first item n the list. Use these hand-in-hand to make your planning a breeze. The list includes information on budgets, how to use the skills of people around you, and even some clever ideas for photography. (Hint, the last page also has a month-by-month guide to download too).
If you really want to go hunting for advice, check out this super-list of 50 questions and answers that have not only been answered by the wedding.theknot.com team but by the members of the community as well. You will not be short of ideas and opinions on all things wedding! Some questions include:
- Bridal Shower: Can Guests Be Invited to Bridal Shower But Not Wedding?
- Remarriage: Wedding Invitations for Second Marriages?
- Wedding Food & Drink: Is a Cash Bar Acceptable?
- Wedding Money: Who Pays for What in a Wedding?
Check out this Huffington post article that hopes to simplify the process of planning for you. When you start the planning process, it can get overwhelming so a wedding planner shouldn’t add more stress. Follow their advice and ask these 6 questions:
- How do you communicate with clients?
- How many clients do you have in a year, and in my wedding month?
- Do you work alone or with a team?
- What happens in the case of an emergency?
- What additional fees do I need to know about?
- Do you have any questions for me?
Brides.com put together some great advice on this post specifically geared towards questions for wedding planners and they asked the experts. There are also a bunch of great additional links on the posts for you to explore further. I would suggest checking out the 5 Things No One Tells You About Wedding Planning post.
Go through these five resources and have fun planning your wedding! Remember to take time for yourself and have fun. And of course, we are here to help you in any way. We are experts in helping you get the resources you need for your event, especially when it comes to music and entertainment. Contact us so we can help you too.
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