Friday, August 28, 2009
How To Plan A Wedding
The best way to plan for a wedding is to make use of all the resources that are available to you. The first week or weeks of your engagement will be one of the most happy, exciting, and thrilling days of your life thinking about your wedding that you will ever experience. However, once those first few weeks have ended, you will start to have an overwhelming feeling of the wedding plans falling on your shoulders and you are just not sure what should be done first. You are not alone, every bride has this feeling. I’ve been there myself and hopefully the following tips will help you become a well prepared and organized bride.
With a million ideas and plans rolling through your mind as a bride to be, which is completely natural, it is a good idea to simply keep a list and/or book of all of these ideas you think of. This will help the wedding planning experience to go that much more smoothly. And you will thank yourself in the end as well.
Start by writing out your thoughts, ideas, wants and the things that have made an impression on you. During those first few weeks you will throw yourself into wedding mode, wedding shows and magazines will become your favorite things to watch and read, which will help give you wonderful ideas for every aspect of your wedding.
Of course there are many wonderful resources on the Internet to help you with your Wedding Planning but there are also other resources that you may want. Bookstores carry a wide variety of wedding planning books that will help you with making a checklist of tasks that are necessary to do. Many books have a fill in the blank checklist for you to use. It is to your advantage to become as educated as you can on wedding cakes, wedding flowers, wedding gowns, duties of your bridesmaids and all other aspects of your wedding. You can also check the local library for books on wedding planning. Sit down and while your read the book make notes on ideas and tasks that your would like to accomplish. Allow plenty of time to accomplish all of your tasks.
Another way you can stay organized and create your plan is to use your computer. Most word processing programs have templates for planning calendars or events, or tasks that you can use. These will have the outline for you to fill in the tasks that you need to keep track of. Your wedding is such a wonderful time in your life, please help yourself out and stay organized and you will be amazed at how beautiful your wedding can be with a little time and effort.