Are you worried about your big day not going according to plan? It is easy to get caught up in what can go wrong.
On average in the United States, two million people get married every year. With the pandemic, about half of the weddings got postponed. Meaning there will be a huge increase in the number of weddings over the next year.
With the increase in weddings, you want to make sure yours is still the dream wedding you have hoped for.
Luckily we have a brief checklist of things you should do before getting married to make sure you have the perfect day.
It’s All About the Venue
Wedding venues are a very important detail and should be booked out the farthest in advance. Some people book their wedding venues years in advance!
Think about if you want the ceremony and reception at the same place. For example, maybe your ceremony will be on a golf course and the reception will be in their venue hall.
Once you figure out the venue it will be easier to plan other aspects such as decor and seating arrangements.
Trendy wedding venues lately include places like barns, beaches, and vineyards. All these options will give way for stunning backdrops!
One of the best parts of getting married is being to look back on the memories for years to come. That is why the photographer has the most important job.
When looking for a photographer, be sure to look through their portfolio and make notes of pictures or styles you like.
If you don’t see a specific shot you want in their portfolio, be sure to discuss it with them, this is your day don’t be afraid to be picky!
It is best to choose a photographer early on so they can also do your engagement photoshoot. These photos will be used to send out your save the dates, an essential to planning a wedding!
All Dolled Up
So you have the best photographer and best venue, now it’s time to make sure you and your bridesmaids look the best too!
Researching hair and makeup styles before will be a huge help to your artists to make sure you get exactly what you want.
Also, be sure to think about your wedding party, do you want them to all have the same hairstyle and makeup, or do you want everyone to be unique?
Aside from getting hair and makeup done many brides want to have a natural glow. But did you know you don’t have to expose your body to harmful UV rays to get a glowing tan?
For example, tanning injections are a safe and effective alternative to heading to the tanning salon. Or even worse looking orange from a spray tan!
The Best Part of It All Is Getting Married
These are only a few of the components that go into getting married. Be sure to keep your checklist up to date to ensure the perfect day.
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