How to avoid these three big pitfalls in wedding planning!
The most expensive parts of a wedding are often the mistakes you make while planning! We can help you avoid making those wedding planning mistakes. A wedding planner's job is to do three things -
The mistakes! WHat they are, how to avoid them.
The most expensive part of planning a wedding is making mistakes! This info will hopefully help you to make great planning decisions!
FIRST - Think about the budget, make it match the vision. We wrote a blog post HERE on how to think about budgeting for a wedding.
How to decide my wedding budget - Some tips - some thoughts on Spending money on weddings.
Wedding Budgeting 101 - Thoughts from a Colorado Mountain Wedding Planner on Spending Money
Everyone has a budget. Even multi-million dollar events have budgets. You should figure out your budget first. You can find newbie photographers for less than half the price of a seasoned one. Can you afford the one with the experience? We have included an example average budget for three levels of our clients – but keep in mind that your budget could be half of this, or double it! This budget is what our average clients spend on vendors – based on a 100-person wedding guest list. No matter what your budget, making the right choices with your vendors is the way to maximize the money you’re spending so you get the most impactful results for your guests’ experiences. A huge tip for all of the categories – only meet with 2-3 professionals from each category. More than that and you’ll be overwhelmed.
Ok, so that's a great chart to explain wedding budgeting - but how do I apply it to MY wedding you ask? Lets talk through the different elements involved in the chart above -
Lilli Black is a wedding coordinator, planner and designer in Denver Colorado. She works in Denver, as well as all over Colorado. She has been in the wedding industry for many years, and has planned more than 1000 weddings in Colorado.