Here Comes The Bride! Tips For A Great Wedding
Almost everyone looks forward to their wedding day with great anticipation. They, as do you, want it all to be perfect and dive right into the process which can be a daunting task without a little help.
Keep in mind that religion plays a big part in weddings and also going ahead in your marriage. It is important to talk openly about religion not only with your future spouse but also with both families.
When you are planning on who will be giving the speeches at the wedding, have them rehearse the material before you so that you can make sure everything is appropriate. For example, you would want to eliminate any jokes that apply to a very specific group within your guests in order to avoid anyone feeling excluded and to make sure the speech is well-received by all who attend your wedding.
Personalize the wedding so that it reflects your personalities, and that of your relationship. Select a theme which reflects your relationship.
Have your wedding at a location owned by friends or family. You might know someone with farm or large piece of real estate, which will alleviate one major cost for the wedding. Offer to pay a person to do the clean-up before and after the wedding, which would be the only cost for you.
Look for a unique touch with your food such a ethnic theme, a style of cooking or something else to add flair. Chicken, steak and other common choices are overused, so you should go with a unique menu. Make sure that your wedding feast is something that everyone will remember for years to come.
Go easy on the number of fresh flowers you put on the guest tables for your wedding reception. A lot of the time flowers in the middle of the table are an annoyance. Furthermore, one or two of your guests could be allergic to certain flowers. Because of this, you should think about putting candles that are non-scented onto the table in order to achieve a more romantic look.
Of course you probably know to tell your DJ or band what songs you expect, but also consider telling them songs you absolutely do not want at your wedding. Perhaps you want to avoid country crooners or hard rock tunes. Whatever it is, let him know so you don’t end up cringing at your own wedding!
Noon is the best time for a reception. You can cut down on bar costs when you have a reception during the day, when people tend to drink less. Also, dinner receptions tend to be more expensive than lunch receptions, and you’ll be able to spend your savings on something else.
You can find some talented professionals in your local area to help you have the perfect wedding day by advertising for help on Craigslist. However, you should always meet a prospective vendor before committing to payment.
It certainly can be tedious but it should not be unbearable. To make the most of your planning process you simply need to gain a little knowledge to relieve some of the pressures you may experience. After all, the planning should be as enjoyable as the event!