Planning a wedding can be an exciting experience, but it can also be stressful. Whether you’re planning your own wedding or you’re a professional event planner, many things should simply be avoided to save yourself from dealing with the aftermath.
This post will go over 7 things that you should never do when planning a wedding.
1. Don’t go over budget
This is one of the biggest mistakes you can make when planning a wedding. You need to be realistic with how much you can afford financially; otherwise, you could easily find yourself out of pocket when it comes time to pay for your wedding.
2. Don’t act bizarrely excited about your wedding
This is kind of an obvious one, but getting over-excited about your wedding can have disastrous effects on your budget. The people who plan these events are experts, and they know what they’re doing. Don’t act weird or silly about your wedding.
3. Don’t focus on the dress size, focus on the fit
It is far more important that your dress fits than having a small dress size. Don’t be shy about asking for extra fitting appointments if you feel the dress isn’t quite right. Companies like Ronald Joyce wedding dresses offer a range of dresses regardless of how large or small your wedding is going to be.
4. Don’t tell your parents who they should invite to your wedding
This is tricky because you may want your parents to come regardless of whether they know anyone there. However, you can’t ask them to go and then play games with the guest list! So don’t! Tell them that they should ask their friends and put on a good show.
5. Don’t schedule your wedding during a busy time for the venue
The chances are that if you look up the venue for your wedding, there will be other weddings going on at the same time. This is fine provided that you’re not planning to use some of the same services, but be careful to schedule your wedding during a time that won’t interfere with any other ongoing events at the location you have chosen.
6. Don’t forget to find someone to help you plan your wedding
If you are planning an intimate and/or very personal wedding, it is good to invite someone special who will be helping you out. If you don’t want to use a professional wedding planner, a friend or family member is a good way to keep you on track and make sure that things don’t go badly.
7. Don’t let the guest list grow longer than it has to be!
This is another one that will save lots of money on food, room hire, and entertainment. If you have a large guest list, try to cut it down to the minimum number of people that can fill your venue and accommodate all the essentials in one go!
After all this planning, you are sure to have a day to remember.
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