While envisioning your big day, you want nothing less than a fairy tale, we get it. However, the reality is often far from that since you can’t focus on every single task at once. Certainly, you could always seek extra help from your friends and relatives, but it’s you who’s getting married and is in charge of most things. You can’t successfully multitask because there’s a great chance you’ll forget something that is likely to be the most important thing, so here’s a list of small details that might help you manage your time while planning the ceremony.
Together with your future husband, decide which things you want to put emphasis on. Is it catering, the wedding cake, music or the decorations? Flick through the guest list and figure out who’ll be there for the food and who’s up for fun. All jokes aside, once you know your priorities, it will be much easier to focus on other things and cross them off the list one by one. If you both came to the conclusion that music is the most important, then it must be carefully planned since the quality of the party mostly depends on it. Finding the right DJ could be challenging, you’ll just have to find the one that fits your needs and requests.
Once the wedding is over, the last thing you want to do is sit down and cry while unwrapping the five exact same toasters and food mixers. To avoid that bitter feeling, it’s necessary to set up your wedding registry gift card in advance. All you have to do is go online and complete the registry form with all required details, and it should be set up within 48 hours, which is great if you do it months before the wedding. This way, your guests will be able to contribute money to your registry, and the fact that they got you something you actually need and like will make them even happier.
Trying on wedding dresses is both emotionally and physically draining, even before you actually have to wear the dress on the wedding day. I’m pretty sure your mom didn’t raise any quitter when it comes to staying in your heavy gown from AM to PM, but eventually you’ll have an urge to change into something more comfortable. Your exhausted body and feet will need a switch-up later, so you must have a back-up plan. Long white jumpsuits or silky short dresses are super chic and allow you to move carefree for the rest of the night. If you happen to be one of those indecisive future brides, here’s an option you might want to consider. The rising two-wedding dress trend is what you can also take into account depending on your budget.
If you want to change your everyday makeup look into something more glam, then having a wedding makeup trial will be your lifesaver. Try a few different makeup looks and snap some photos just to compare which one suits you best. If none of them work for you, then stick to the look you’re most comfortable with, even if it’s too ordinary. Less is more, plus you’ll look younger and fresher in your wedding photos. Great hair also cares, so play it safe as well.
I’m absolutely positive the guests won’t care what’s in the goodie bag, they’ll just be happy for you and your special day. Therefore, it will mean the world to them to see you actually thought about those little details. It doesn’t have to be something huge or expensive, because an intention behind it speaks for itself. An initial necklace for your female guests or fine chocolate treats wrapped in a transparent bag with a name tag would be an ideal way of expressing gratitude.
Choose the one that has the same taste and vision as you, and you won’t have to worry about your angles or whether you look fat in your wedding photo album. Discuss the most appealing and instagrammable wedding venues and let her magic hands do the rest.
Now, it’s time to tie the knot and live happily ever after. And with these tips and tricks, you’ll save your time and energy, and stress less about the upcoming event.
Mia Taylor is a lifestyle blogger from Sydney and writer for www.highstylife.com. She loves writing about her life experiences. Traveling and enjoying other cultures and their food with her husband is a big part of her life. She is always on the lookout for new trends in fashion and beauty and considers herself an expert when it comes to lifestyle tips.
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