When it comes to organising the perfect wedding, planning is important. Whatever type of big day you are having, a fairytail wedding, micro wedding or beach wedding, we all know that planning it can have be stressful.
We want to help to help make your big day AND the run up to it fun. That’s why we have put together these tips to make your wedding planning just as enjoyable as the big day itself.
Remember to Talk
It’s always important to remember that your friends and family want to help and many of them will have already done this all before. When you ask for help, there will be plenty of people willing to offer advice, and talking about it what’s worrying you will make you feel so much better. It doesn’t always have to be someone you know either, there are lots of great Facebook groups for brides to be where you can share ideas and learn tips about every little part of wedding planning.
Try to be Organised
If you feel stressed about the planning process, there are plenty of tools online to keep you on track and give you step by step guides to planing your big day - we have one here on our site.
You can use online tools like budget calculators, and checklists, so everything can be in one suitable place. Keeping on track and making sure that all of those little wedding details are in one place is vital. It’s always worth keeping a notepad in your bag - you never know when an idea will come to you that you can just get them down on paper and deal with them at an appropriate moment.
Work with People you can Trust
Going through the wedding process is stressful and learning to delegate is important so you dolt burn yourself out before your big day. It’s not just about giving tasks to family or friends, but also making sure that when you choose your wedding organisers, venues, florists and dress designers, that you pick professionals that you trust. Wedding specialists have the experience and knowledge to help you without any emotional involvement.
One of the biggest causes of stress in the run-up to your wedding is feeling that you have to micromanage everyone, so by delegating you can relax an joy the whole experience more.
Take a Break from Planning
Wedding prep can be this all-consuming aspect that eats away at every part of our lives. It’s important to take a step away, either by going away for a weekend, or organising times taking time to do other things and relax.. Learning stress reduction tactics such as meditation, mindfulness and deep breathing will help. Take time to learn a new skills, take a walk or read a book.
It’s Never too Late to Hire a Professional Wedding Planner
There will be times when you will feel overwhelmed and you might think it’s too late to get extra help to get you to your big day. Wedding planners will take on all the tasks that are stressful at any time, and, in addition to this, will be there on your big day to ensure every little thing runs smoothly. It’s important to remember that if you are working hard at making everything perfect on your bug day, will you actually have time to enjoy it? It’s going to be a whirlwind and you want to remember and enjoy every little moment.
Remember What’s Important
It’s not easy trying to get everything perfect but when it becomes too much, you need to take a moment to remember the reason you’re doing this in the first place. You found the person that you want to spend the rest of your life with, and your wedding day is a celebration of this. You need to focus on the bigger picture because while you may worry about who is going to sit where, in case they cause ructions, at the end of the day, it’s about you and your significant other and your future together.