FIVE THINGS TO CHECK OFF YOUR WEDDING PREPARATION CHECKLIST
Weddings are a celebration of love and union. February is also the month of love (thanks to Valentine’s Day) so it is one month that is “in- demand” for weddings. There is usually a lot of buzz and excitement around planning a wedding but the list of things to handle can be so overwhelming and most times, after taking care of the basic things, we find there are still a lot of stones left unturned. Today we have compiled a list of five things you are likely to forget so you make sure you get them checked off your wedding preparation checklist.
HAVE A PLAN B FOR BAD WEATHER
Even if the weather forecast promises sunshine all through or you reckon sunshine will come with the season, it is still wise to have a plan b. Be very careful in picking your wedding venue so it will be easy effect your backup plans in the event that weather goes bad.
BREAK DOWN YOUR GOALS
When trying to meet our goals, we tend to want to rush the process and this makes them very overwhelming. Take your goal and break it into targets. Set an ultimatum for each step. This way, you can actually monitor your progress and you actually pace yourself. Huge leaps are impressive but if you cannot get it done at once, taking baby steps is also a way out. The main purpose is to get to your goal whether you are running or walking.
ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION FOR YOUR BRIDAL PARTY
Your bridal party might leave the hotel or wherever they are getting ready before the couple so arrangements should be made for their transportation. This is integral because transportation for the grooms men and bridal train is often overlooked until the very last minute.
APPOINT A SPOKESPERSON
Your wedding day could be a whirlwind day that you will definitely get caught up in. this makes it important to appoint a person of contact who will stand in for you with your wedding vendors to make sure everything is in place. You may have to make decisions but it is important someone else answers any calls in your stead to avoid handling more responsibilities than necessary. This person ought to be a family member; it will come in handy during picture time. Your photographer does not know the important people in your family or friends. Your spokesperson could also double as an assistant to get the right persons for each photo category without losing track of time.
Usually, parents are famed for packing a crowd during their children’s wedding. Except your wedding is STRICTLY by invitation so you can give an estimate of the number of guests, it will be wise to have extras of everything from food to drinks to chairs. You can also set extra money aside as gratuity that can be presented to every service personnel that made your day a success. This token of appreciation would make them more open in case of a potential overtime at the event.
WRITE OUT A DO-NOT LIST
Your wedding host and DJ would not know what to include and what to avoid if you do not state it. To avoid embarrassing situations, you can list out the things you want your wedding host to skip. You can also write out a Do-not-play list for your DJ ahead of time to keep him in check.
Article credit : Cocci Beauty