Both you and the people who care about you are excited and happy about your wedding. This article discusses tips for planning and pulling off a memorable wedding.
Before your wedding day be sure to practice walking down the aisle multiple times. If possible, practice your aisle walk at the site where your wedding will be. This will give you an opportunity to practice on the actual floor using the shoes you will be wearing on your wedding day. In this way, you can be sure everything will go smoothly on your wedding day.
Wedding gowns can be pricey. Consider looking into dresses that are not designated as wedding dresses. A simpler dress may suit your needs and will be less expensive than a typical wedding dress. Many times, you can alter the dress to make it look like a wedding dress for a fraction of the cost of an actual wedding dress.
Use the property of a friend or a member of the family for your wedding. This will help you to significantly reduce the costs. Offer to pay a person to do the clean-up before and after the wedding, which would be the only cost for you.
Use decorative items for every part of your wedding theme. You can use a nice little ribbon in many places, such as on your gown, in your hair, or even intertwined with bouquets of flowers. An eye for detail will convey the effort you put into making your wedding day a magnificent day.
Try to avoid placing a lot of flowers on each table at your wedding. Often, flowers interfere with guests being able to converse across the table. Furthermore, one or two of your guests could be allergic to certain flowers. One classy alternative to flowers is unscented candles.
Sweet cupcakes are great alternatives to an expensive cake. Times have changed and despite the oddness you may feel based on tradition, guests tend to prefer this and it saves not only money but also prevents waste. Guests will be able to get some cupcakes when they leave and then they will put them in a container that’s takeout inspired.
Rent a venue, with lights that are capable of being dimmed, for your wedding reception. You may not think this detail is important; however, consider the effect of low lights on parts of your reception. For example, you may want to dim the lights for your first dance or other important dances and brighten them when you want everyone to participate in dancing. Discuss this with the venues you’re considering before making your final choice.
If you can, it’s a good idea to have a cruise ship wedding with just your family and close friends. Doing this will allow you to start your honeymoon immediately after your wedding is done. Some cruise companies even have special rates for those getting married and honeymooning on their ships.
A joyous occasion like a wedding can easily turn into a disaster zone, if you improperly plan it. Use the above advice to successfully streamline every step of your wedding planning.