Wedding Planning Step 15

Pick The Venues Choose the location of your wedding reception. You have seen them and now it is time to make choices. When you do so, you will have to know about how many people will be attending. You will also need to keep in mind if the location offers catering or if you will need to have an…

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Wedding Planning Step 14

Floral Needs You likely need flowers. Flowers can be a large portion of your budget depending on needs. Your floral needs may include the ceremony location, the wedding reception location (such as on the tables) and for the bride and bridesmaid’s bouquets. If you have a color scheme or wedding theme, be sure that your floral choices correspond with…

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Wedding Planning Step 13

The Cake Unbelievably, the cake is one of the most important items to keep in mind at this early stage. The reason is this. You may want the cake decorator to design your cake for you, which can take a few weeks. You may need changes. You need to schedule a cake tasting. You may want to consider a…

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Wedding Planning Step 12

Wedding Rings You and your soon to be spouse should be shopping for wedding rings. You may have your engagement ring, but you likely need to purchase wedding bands. They may match, or they could be completely different. Your wedding band may already match your engagement ring. Keep in mind: Wedding rings should be ordered as soon as possible…

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Wedding Planning Step 11

Dress Shopping In some families, the mother of the bride goes with her to pick out her dress. In others, friends and the bridesmaids do this together. The options are yours but chances are good you will need a decent amount of time to make decisions. Keep in mind that dresses often require alterations, which can take several months…

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Wedding Planning Step 10

Big Stuff First You have your decision tools in place. The next step is to start working on the largest projects. Some of the things you will do for your wedding will require you to spend more time. Each of the items listed in the next five days needs worked on soon and it should be something you focus…

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Wedding Planning Step 9

Guest List Planning Finally, before moving on, it is time to work on your guest list. You will not have hard numbers right now, but your goal is to have an estimated number of people to plan for. At every other stage in the process, you will need to know about how many people will attend. Tips: Work with…

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Wedding Planning Step 8

Know What You Want Now that you know who is doing the planning, the next step is to know what to plan. In the following posts, you will be given specific tasks to accomplish. Be sure that you are diving right in and making decisions. There is often plenty of decisions to be made, too. The good news is…

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Wedding Planning Step 7

Going it Alone? If you do plan to do the planning of your wedding on your own, you will need to take some specific considerations. You will need to call people, to interview people and to research anyone that you hire for any of the services you have at your wedding. In the following posts, you will be given…

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Wedding Planning Step 6

Who Will You Hire? Let us assume you do hire a wedding planner in this step. The good news is that there are fantastic professionals out there to aid you in the process. The bad news is that there are some not so good professionals. Here are tips to help you with this decision. Learn about the wedding planner,…

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