There are so many different things to keep in mind while planning a wedding as I’m sure you all know. The list is endless. Planning a wedding – big or small – can be extremely overwhelming especially if you have a full time job. In fact, planning a wedding is like having another full time job so it’s not that difficult to believe that a detail may get left out here and there. But there are a few crucial details that should not be missed and to make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of 7 things that couples often miss while planning their big day.
Adding Hall Number or Name to the invitation– For example- Reception at larger venues and convention centres that have multiple rooms must indicate the room number that has been booked for your specific wedding…It will avoid confusion once guests arrive and they will know exactly what to look for.
Collecting Guest Mailing Addresses via Save the dates– Get mailing addresses of your guests when sending out digital Save the date cards. Green Envelope is a great resource to create the save the dates. Refer to Sameera and Amit’s wedding
Vendor Table and Vendor Meals– A lot of times couples forget to add a vendor table to their floor plan or include vendors in their numbers. It is important to take care of people that work hard all day to ensure your wedding day is what you dreamt off.
Assign Moneybox Manager and ensure your lobby/entrance table looks very presentable – Always have a family member assigned to empty your money box at regular intervals. Talk about how we remind couples to have a family member empty a money box at two intervals. Test the pens on your guest book before buying them as a lot of times they dont work properly on the paper or leave marks.
Ensure the venue provides and places a cake cutter and cake knife along with 2 forks – So many times we arrive at the venue and have to remind the staff for putting out a quarter plate, 2 knifes, cake cutter and cake knife on the cake table.
6. Podium to be draped or look presentable – Never ignore the podium as it shows in your pictures as an overall look to the room. A color coordinated podium is as important as cake table decor.
7. Provide a shot list to your photographer – Create a list of detail shots that you definately want captured by your photographer i.e. nose ring, special shoes, invitation, veil etc. In addition, have important family members and friends identified to your photographer ahead of time so its easier on the day off. Remember it will all be over before you know it. The only thing you can look back on are your photos and videos.
Lastly, don’t forget to have fun and enjoy your special day- Eat well and stay hydrated. Your wedding day is a very busy, overwhelming day.
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