There is usually one very exciting day and moment in a lady’s life. That moment when the man of your dreams goes down on one knee and proposed to you, okay, I admit it not every “will you marry moment” goes like this, but such moment is one of the days every woman lives for. It could be so exciting especially when it is the man you love in return and it could make you feel like flying so high.
You suddenly become the most important and beautiful woman in the room. But as the euphoria of the moment dies down, come the realization that you have got a wedding to plan. This can sometimes send jittery downs your nerve and raise different questions. Some of the questions running through your mind will include:
- How will the event be?
- Who will be my chief bride maid?
- How much will it cost and where will the money come from ( of course except when you have a silver lining in your mouth)?
All this and more can really make you get starting cold feet. Apart from preparing yourself mentally for this event and making sure you have enough time to plan, here are some great tips to help you make your wedding a less stressful one. How to plan the wedding of your dream on a budget:
- Pick a budget:
The basic first mistake people make when planning a wedding is to work forward towards a budget. If you want to save yourself some headaches, the best thing you can do is to first sit down and count the cost. Even though most traditional wedding cost between $3000 and sometimes as high as $27,000, this should not give you sleepless nights. Pick a budget and then start working backwards to your budget.
- Pick a theme:
A wedding theme should be the center piece of your wedding. A wedding theme is made up of your unique style and color.The purpose of picking a theme is to help you create a consistent feeling all through the event. There are lots of wedding theme you can choose from. Either it is a casual wedding theme, beach theme or the classical vintage theme it is important to pick something that has to do with your personality. Here is a great tip by on choosing the perfect wedding theme
- Pick a venue:
Destinations are important. If you will like to host your event outside of your state or country, then you need to involve your guest on time so they have time for adequate preparation.
- Make your list of guest:
How many people do you want to attend your event? Sit down with your partner and make a list of the guest you want to attend your party. This choice will be determined by the venue and destination. Once you have made up your mind, get your invitation and make sure they go out on time. You can make your own invites or you can buy one off the shelf. Whatever you do, leave adequate time to get the invites out to the appropriate guest.
- Lastly Get help:
Planning a wedding can be time-consuming and stressful. What you want to do is get help from friends and family. Or better still get a wedding planner or use this checklist. Sometimes you just don’t have all the time in the world to plan your wedding. You might need a third party to help you out. There are lots of wedding planners you can use or you can use a checklist to help you get started. Planning your wedding should not give you nightmares. With adequate time proper budgeting and by following the tips on this article, you can still have the wedding of your dreams no matter your budget. What steps did you make when planning your wedding? Share with us in the comment, we love to hear from you.