Planning a wedding is probably more stressful then what you always thought it would be. How can you afford the wedding you always wanted? How do you stay organized? How do you deal with wedding vendors? How do find the time to do all of this planning? In this article were going to look at some ways you can deal with many of these issues and keep your planning simple.
Immediately Start Planning
Don’t enjoy that engagement for too long. You need to get busy! It takes allot of time and work to plan that wedding. Set a date, set a budget, get the guest list ready, and start planning. You can reduce allot of wedding planning stress by giving yourself a time frame that keeps stress reduced. Don’t try to plan a wedding in three months. You may need twelve months.
Delegate To The Wedding Party
Select your best men, ushers, and bridesmaids as soon as possible. Get your bridal party involved in the planning process. The same could be said about relatives who could lend you a hand. Do you know someone who can make the cake? How about someone who could do your flower arrangements? Get these skilled people involved.
Software Or Spreadsheet
Make yourself a spreadsheet or get some wedding planning software to help keep you organized. You can have checklists, list of wedding vendors, and to do lists in your software. This will help you keep track of everything in one place.
Reduce Debt Before The Wedding
If you have lots of debt then put the wedding on hold for a little longer. Pay down those bills, loans, and credit cards. Starting a marriage out in a big debt is huge mistake. Financial problems are a major cause of divorce.
Take Time For Each Other
Don’t get so caught up in the wedding planning process that you forget about one another. Each week take some time to unwind with your fiance. This is what it is really all about. Spending time with someone you love.
If you follow some of these tips you will find that planning a wedding doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, you should downright enjoy it.