Your wedding day is arguably the most important days of your life and making sure it’s absolutely perfect can be a bit of a nightmare at times. There’s so much to plan from the venue, the catering, the entertainment and of course, the dress.
We know how stressful it can be so we’ve come up with a few things you can try to help you design the wedding of your dreams as easy and stress-free as possible.
Get An Expert.
To start things off you should probably invest in a wedding planner, these people know what makes a good wedding and what you need to include. They will usually walk through every step with you and will let you know if the venue or colour of the bridesmaid dresses might be a good or bad idea.
Wedding Planners can also usually help you design your own custom dress, what the cake looks like and what types of furnishings look best if you’re going for a specific theme.
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Sketch the Layout of the Venue.
Before you even book anything take some time to sketch out the general layout of the venue you’re using, where you want the tables placed and who will be sitting where. This lets you visualize everything and can make it considerably easier to alter things on the fly should any problems pop up like relatives not appearing or table sizes not being available.
Your layout of the wedding should also be on the first page of your wedding scrapbook, that way you can get to it quickly. Plus whenever you open up the book it will briefly remind you of what your design plans are.
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Customise Your Dress.
Picking the right dress is one of the most important parts of designing your dream wedding and so you should always take a lot of time on this part because it can go very wrong, very fast. Most people buy their dresses from stores, but if you want to make sure everything is perfect you could try designing your own dress on a specialist website that takes custom orders.
These sites normally let you send in sketches as ideas and over a set period of time they will help you refine your design with edits and suggestions to create your dream dress. You could even use it to design the bridesmaid dresses.
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Work out Your Budget
Of course coming up with lots of ideas on how your wedding could be perfect is easy enough; the hard part is finding what you can afford because, after all, weddings aren’t cheap. When you’re going through your designs, try to make sure that the materials you’re using are something you can afford.
Try hunting around because there are a lot of cheaper alternatives you can use, see if you can get items like furnishings, decorations or bridesmaid dresses on a discount. Remember that just because something is expensive, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s good.
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There’s a lot to consider when you’re planning a wedding, even more so if you’re trying to design it all yourself from scratch. If you’re really struggling to come up with ways to design your own dream wedding then try a couple of our suggestions and in no time at all you should have a wedding day that you will never forget.