Make a Checklist, Have a Timeline, and Don't Multitask:
When you're ready to start planning your wedding, make sure to start out with a checklist. Brainstorming through every detail beforehand will make the process a lot less stressful. You can always add to your handy-dandy checklist throughout your wedding planning process if you forget something during your initial brainstorm. After making a checklist, set deadlines for tasks, payments, and RSVPs. Always complete one objective at a time so you don't overlook anything important.
Choose a Theme:
Choosing a theme for the wedding will make the food, flowers, and décor a lot easier to pick.
Needs First, Wants Second:
First, focus on what you absolutely need, such as a wedding dress, a caterer, and a venue. You can then purchase what you want after the essentials are covered.
Let the Seasons Inspire You:
Whether you're planning a Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter wedding, embrace the colorful pallets and ambiance that each season has to offer and use them to your advantage.
Consider the Weather:
Since the weather is unpredictable, always have a "plan-B" so you can be prepared for whatever nature has in store for that day. This is especially important if you plan on having your wedding outdoors.
Do the Paperwork:
Make sure to get a marriage license at the beginning of your wedding planning and that you receive written contracts from all of the vendors you choose to utilize.
Don't be Afraid to Ask for Help:
Planning a wedding is a lot of work soo don't be afraid to ask for help. Your wedding planner, venue, family, and friends are great resources and will more than likely be happy to help.
Enjoy Your Wedding Day:
All of your planning will pay off on this special day, so enjoy it!