Prioritise what you really want and what is most important for you and your partner.
Have frank discussions with your suppliers and in writing, so you know where you stand financially. Have plans A, B & C
A full-service wedding planner will help you find the right venue and source suppliers, share your vision, and stay within budget, and that’s all before the big day. On the big day you don’t have to worry about a thing.
Start looking sooner rather than later. It’s never too early to start trying on dresses as it will give you an idea of what you like and what suits you.
Will you be the person doing my hair/makeup on the day (important to ask if you’re booking through a salon).
Start by creating a Pinterest account. As with social media sites, Pinterest will also invite you to find friends who are on Pinterest, too. Then, start creating your wedding vision.
Handling ‘On the day’ payments, wedding transport, handling the flowers, airport pickups, looking after the flower girls, collecting decorations.
Logistical tip: Include the speeches on a printed wedding-day timeline, and assign a pal to round up your guests at the appropriate time.
Check-in with the couple regularly, and offer practical help as often as you can.
Simply put, you should invite all the people you want there, and you shouldn’t feel forced to invite anyone you’d rather not have in attendance.