3 Things to Help in Wedding Planning
When you’ve gotten engaged and the initial giddiness has settled, you will start to realize just how much goes into planning a wedding. While getting married is a time of bliss, the time leading up to the special day can be stressful. You have to choose a baker, find a wedding venue, the perfect bridal gown, send the invitations… the list goes on and on. With the average engagement in America lasting a short 14 months, you won’t have much time to put it all together either. But we’ve compiled a list of a few things to get you started on the road to your big day.
Make lists for absolutely everything. It may seem silly and time consuming at first but trust us, if you don’t, you will lose track and forget the details. With the average age of a groom being 31 and the bride being 29, you’ll likely be balancing wedding planning on top of a busy career and the rest of your life. Making lists will ensure that nothing gets lost or forgotten.
First Thing’s First
The first things you need to do are nail down a venue, a date, and a theme. These will allow you to get the ball rolling. You should also choose your wedding party during this initial part of planning so that you can start assigning tasks to bridesmaids and groomsmen to help things get done quicker. Once these essential first steps are done, you can move on to the rest of planning.
Get the Invitations Sent
You need to inform everyone as soon as possible about this big milestone! Getting your save the dates and formal invitations out as quickly as possible will not only ensure more on-time RSVPs, but it will also allow people to conveniently clear out their schedules. Get these out as soon as you can for less of a headache for you and your guests.
Are you getting married? What were your first steps in the planning process? Any advice or comments? Let us know!