Saturday, September 25, 2010

How to Create a Basic Wedding Plan

Congratulations! You have planned to get marry. Let your wedding be a grand success and may you have the happiest moments in your life. A colorful wedding ceremony is a dream of all people. However, you have to be well planned and prepared to execute your dreams. The wedding planning should start at least one year before the big day.

This article tells you how to create a basic wedding plan. Here are the basic wedding plans that you have to take care of.

  • After announcing the wedding date, calculate the total estimate and your budget.
  • Determine the number of guests and find the reception venue

  • Search through various bridal magazines for new ideas

  • Contact the wedding specialists and consultants

  • Search for photographer, videographer, ceremony musicians and reception bands etc and book them as per your budget.

  • Contact several caterers and book one that suit to your demand and budget.

  • Arrange for transportation and paring facility for your guests.

  • Book rental car, hotels and air ticket for guests.

  • Contact the person who decorates the auditorium or hall. Select one as per your taste and budget.

  • Determine the style, color, design and wording of the invitation card, table card and thank-you card. Finalize one and order for that.

  • Include hotel information and map in the invitation card.

  • Create a wedding registry for gifts

  • Form a honeymoon registry if you want gifts in the form of sponsorship for your honeymoon.

  • Visit your registry often and update or add latest information.

  • Plan your honeymoon destination and design a special budget for that.

  • Book the honeymoon package as early as possible because you may not get time to plan for it after your marriage.

  • Buy clothes, accessories and stationeries essential for honeymoon.

  • Select a wedding ring or band.

  • Choose good wedding vows or write one yourself.

  • Select your wedding costume and order for that.

  • Choose and order your gloves, shoes and hairpiece.

  • Confirm the delivery date of your wedding attire.

  • Consult a beautician at least one month before.

  • Call the guests who have not responded to your invitation card.

You have to pre-plan your wedding day. Have good breakfast, take your own time to get ready, relax and enjoy yourself.

Friday, September 3, 2010

The Importance of a Wedding Planning Checklist

Most of the people know what it takes to plan a wedding. However, with changing times the various demands of a wedding requirement has gone up.

So, in order to make the event a memorable experience, your wedding planning shall be in sync with current demands of the time. Taking care of the same shall ensure that everyone invited over the event can have their share of enjoyment and none is made to feel like a left out!

Thus, here are some of the important marriage checklists

Let's see some of the pivotal checklists in this regard;

* Do your homework firmly - Take a day from your hectic life and sit back and just think what kind of a person you are and based on the findings just plan you're wedding according to your taste buds. Actually, you shall start to plan all the requirements of your wedding as soon you get engaged.

* Set the time and date accordingly - Excitement is something which runs high when some one gets to take the wedding vows. While its obvious to note but in the same passion deciding the crucial dates about wedding shall be put in a harmony of some facts. You want everyone to attend your marriage ceremony right? So, in order to let everyone grace the occasion and bless you, just make sure everyone would be able to make it up on the planned date. Cross check with your close relatives if they are having any important plans already set for the day you have decide for your marriage and then plan accordingly.

* Nail the budget - Now that you already know as to what are the essentials to be picked for the wedding day, also try making a budget so that you get a basic idea about the amount you would be spending too. Obviously, your wedding ceremony shall end on a pleasing and happy note and not in debt or the chances of mortgaging your parents' home to repay the same. Just plan it and sort the issues out!

* Mood for the party - Once you are done with the essential bit of planning and expenditure of your marriage, its now the reaping time for you make the occasion more blistering through deciding on people you would love to spend the special day as part of the ideas for a pretty bridal shower party.

* Guests' list - Inviting people to the most significant occasion of your life is a very emotional moment. But, emotions apart, you can just cut down the list by removing names of the people you have not been in touch for many years. Remember, not everyone would be able to make it to the event. Add a 10-15% more and you would surely end inviting the right number of the people.

* Conclusion - More such wedding planning checklists are available over the internet. Even free wedding planning checklist is the content one can find in various wedding related books and archives, too.

Planning a wedding checklist shall help you coordinate the marriage in a more vehement way.

So, what are you waiting for just implement some of the given wedding planning checklist and plan your way to success!