HELPFUL TIPS FOR RECENTLY ENGAGED COUPLES STRAIGHT FROM EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS!
Have you gotten engaged recently?! Do you see a ring in your near future? Well congratulations! One of the most wonderful times of the year is engagement season because it is filled with people expressing their love and commitment to one another. But getting engaged means you have a wedding to plan! Don't worry, we are sharing tips all month for recently engaged couples on what to do next! Straight from your favorite wedding professionals!
Tip #1: When thinking about your guest list don’t get too overwhelmed too quickly. Start big picture. Do you want a large wedding or a smaller wedding? Family only or do you want to invite everyone you’ve ever met? Your guest list will play a role into how you choose a venue, a caterer, lodging, transportation and more. Just remember it is your day and you should celebrate with the people YOU want there.
Tip #2: One of the most overwhelming parts of wedding planning is staying in budget. Before you start charging everything to the credit card... do your research! Looks at average costs, compare prices from vendor to vendor, set realistic expectations, and don’t be afraid to make compromises. There is a way to have the perfect wedding day but also to stay out of debt. And if your money management skills aren’t your strongest quality then look into a Professional Wedding Planner. They will help you create magic but also to help you stay on track.
Tip #3: Location, location, location! There is a whole world out there and you can get married just about anywhere! From a farm to the city to the mountain tops or even the middle of the ocean. What location best reflects you and your special someone? Find what truly speaks to you and the hunt for the perfect spot will come much easier.
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.