Let’s face it; brides can get overwhelmed when it comes to planning their weeding. There are millions of decisions they need to take, handle the budget, pay attention to details, and organize a timeline. While everything cannot be perfect and running smoothly, no bride would want a disaster come their big day and do any wedding day mistakes.
Here are 10 tips for any bride to avoid wedding day mistakes
Failing to put themselves first
Before bookmarking blogs, buying magazines or tapping into wedding ideas on Pinterest, take some time and think about the kind of celebration you want to have. Do you envision more casual party during the day or a black tie affair in the evening? List all your priorities first before you proceed and this planning will ensure that you will in fact have a really memorable wedding and wedding day that you can cherish throughout the life.
Not hiring a wedding planner
While you may handle the simple tasks such as choosing a venue or buying the wedding gown, there are more complicated tasks that require a professional to complete successfully. You want everything well organized come your wedding day, right? Hire a wedding planner who you can count on handle the bigger part of your planning and here is a list of 10 questions that you should surely ask your wedding planner.
Limiting yourself when buying wedding dresses
Perhaps you have attended a wedding in the past and loved the gown worn by the bride, and want to wear just that on your wedding day. Well, this may work, but not in all cases. When you go shopping for gowns, do not limit yourself; not every style will flatter your figure and choose something that may really suit your body type and occasion.
Not considering your guests
Your guests have made sacrifices to be there for you on your big day, with some having to spend a lot of money to travel. It is only good and courteous to ensure they are comfortable. Go ahead and provide them a means of transport from the ceremony to your reception and ensure that some of your relatives or friends and trusted with the job of making wedding day guests really comfortable.
Yes, you want your wedding to be magnificent and unique. But do you know decorating too much can do more harm than good? True. Remember that keeping things more simple is tasteful and overdecorating may cause sheer wastage of wealth and time in addition to stress
Getting ring envy
Ask any bride and they will tell you their idea of what their dream ring will look like. When you get that precious jewelry on your finger, do not start to compare it with rings from other ladies and choose something that may really suit your budget and liked by your wouldbe.
Announcing your engagement too early
Sure, this is some great news to you. But before you go ahead and post on Facebook about your wedding, consider letting your inner circle aware. Inform your family and friends first, and if possible, in person. The last thing that you want is to know that people you are close to you wont be attending your wedding because they came to know about the wedding first from facebook rather than from you directly.
Over scheduling your photographer
It makes sense having a detailed list of who’s who in the family and the day’s schedule in general. However, if you subject a lot of pressure to your photographer, chances are that you will miss out on important shots that are important to a beautiful album and ensure that you have multiple photographers who will take care about photos in all ceremonies and occasions.
Failing to consider the gap between the ceremony and the reception
If you have different venues for the ceremony and the reception, do all you can to minimize the time between the two. If the time gap is inevitable, have an option to entertain the guests in order to keep them at ease.
Overdoing your hair makeup
Fine, it is tempting to have lots of sprays, serums and lotions, but do not forget that greasy hair is not the best look, especially under your veil. Ensure that you limit anti-frizzy and smoothing products to several drops.