9 Things to do after you Get Engaged!!
Are you engaged?
It’s time to say “Yes!” to the best wedding planning tips from eeek!
Planning a wedding can be exciting and intimidating all at the same time. There are so many decisions to make, tasks to complete, and items on your checklist. But don’t worry with the right planning and organisation; you’ll be ready for your big day in no time. Get organised with these wedding tips. Here are our nine planning tips for getting started on wedding planning:
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2. Determine Your Budget:
Congratulations on your engagement!
The first step is complete. Now comes the hard part—deciding on a wedding budget. As soon as possible, look into how much money you have available to spend on the wedding. This will help guide all of the other decisions that you need to make related to the celebration.
3. Narrow Down Your Wedding Date
Choosing when to get married can be complicated as there are many factors to consider, such as venue availability, weather, holidays, and conflicting events with your family and friends’ schedules.
4. Start your research on eeek! Weddings
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5. Shortlist Wedding Venues
On eeek! you can search by venue style (barn, beach, gardens etc.) or by location.
Allowing you to easily narrow down your options to find the right one that fits within your budget and meet all of your needs.
6. Start planning your wedding guest list.
Prioritize Family and Friends
When compiling your wedding guest list, start by prioritizing family members and close friends first. These are the people who will be most affected by this day, so it’s important to make sure they’re included on the guest list. If space is limited or you need to scale back on costs, this is where you’ll want to draw the line. For instance, if you have extended family members whom you haven’t seen in years or acquaintances from college with whom you no longer keep in touch—they don’t necessarily have to be invited.
Make an A-List and B-List
Another way to manage expectations is to make two separate lists: an A-list (which includes all of your must-have guests) and a B-list (which includes guests who would be great additions but aren’t essential). This way, if someone from your A-list RSVPs “no,” then you can look at your B-list for potential replacements—and vice versa! This practice also allows couples more flexibility when it comes time to send out their invitations since they won’t have to worry about knowing exactly how many people are attending right away.
7. Set the Date:
Agree on the date
8. Pick Your Wedding Party
Once you know who is going to be part of your special day, give them plenty of time to plan other details around attending, such as taking time off work or purchasing clothes for the occasion.
9. Create Invitations and Send Them Out
Give yourself plenty of time for guests to RSVP
So that you can start making necessary arrangements with catering companies or DJs further in advance than later on down the line when everything may not be confirmed yet due to a lack of responses from guests or late replies overall.
Planning a successful wedding takes hard work and dedication, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming when done properly! Use these tips as a starting point when preparing for your upcoming special day!