What is more beautiful than starting a Blog with a “10 things” list? Today it is about the planning and the things that are only too easily forgotten. In general we chat in our new blog out of the sewing box, we give you tips around the wedding and betray you now and then the most secret tricks of the professionals.
Yes, there will be those moments when you are wondering what is happening. “How the wedding cake cost so much?” Or “What? the registry office already fully booked on that day?” The wedding world follows their own rules – and that is exactly what we prepare you for.
1. Good locations are booked 1 to 2 years before
Everything takes its time in planning. So start early. Wonderful, if you just still in the 7th “say-yes” cloud stucking. But now it’s time to wake up: at the latest, if you’ve got your 7th “Yes since you should have come earlier”, you’re so frustrated that you like the mobile phone (and the person at the other end) to Shame. Good locations and some good service providers are easily booked for one year. As pithy as it may seem: Download a “to-do-list” and set deadlines. Behind every point. And start with the dream wedding location with a view of the lake and the gourmet catering.
2. The registration office can only be booked 6 months in advance
Tip 1 followed and called early at the office? Then you will be surprised that the office assigns appointments (usually) only 6 months in advance. Set up 6 months before your desired Wedding date at the office so that your day is still free. The best thing to do is to get up early and find out about the “ceremony conditions” in your city.
3. You can’t buy a bridal gown in the shopping mall. And 2nd hand does not always fit.
Your wedding dress takes months to finish. It is specially made for you, because you only try the sample pieces in the bridal model. After that it goes off to the sewers, and that can take a long time. Then there’s a try… maybe two, because your fitness trainer is trimming you fit for a wedding day? Please allow yourself enough time.
4. Set up your Chronicle
Do you remember the time in the fifth grade when you wrote a letter to your 18-year-old “Yourself”? And how beautiful it was when you read the letter! Memories are something very valuable, which you are guaranteed to enjoy later. It does have to be a photo book, you can also design a box or digitally something in Photoshop. Ask us, we have ideas.
Facebookstyle? Snapchats? Go for it. You can either summarize your “single” life or create your family Bible: an old school book with lots of space for all your big family events.
5. Schedule “Buffer time” for the wedding day
Even the most organized, most talented and hardest working bees will come to their limits as far as planning is concerned, and the timetable for planning and, above all, at the wedding will be a hindrance. Aunt Rosie has just left her bag somewhere? Uncle George congratulated about 10 minutes? That’s it, the sect reception is already 15 minutes late. No problem when you have “buffer” and “empty” spaces in your wedding process.
6. You can book a Wedding planner also for parts of the wedding
So apropos planning: You do not have to plan EVERYTHING alone. Do not want to taste 10 wedding cakes? Then hand over the task to the wedding planner. Small joke, the Cake picking is one of the nicest activities. We thought of the “color scheme for the invitations and thank-you cards.” And from their printing and shipping. And so on. Some wedding planners also offer packages. The best thing to do is to research online and ask directly.
7. Think about the plate money. And to the cork money
Yes, you have to think of some extras. You have to found the perfect location, but you do not have any talented wedding decorators or confectioners in the kitchen who create your dream cake? Then think of the money. If you want to serve a wedding cake ordered abroad, you have to pay a certain amount per plate. The same applies to the alcohol: anyone who wants to bering along their own alcohol pays cork money.
8. You get what you paid for. And quality has its price
When it comes to “wedding”, the prices are felt 30 percent higher. But: You get what you pay for. You want a perfect day? Your service providers want that too. This quality has its price. And if you know this in advance, you will not break out in snapping when the first offers come. The noble event has its price, and there will also be small and big things that you have not thought of.
Therefore: Set your budget. Defines in which areas you want to have professionals (catering, photographers, dresses, location) and where you have to cut back.
9. Surrender the wedding photos and the wedding video to the professionals
Wedding photos and wedding videos are the greatest source of remembrance at all and in any case worth their price. We do not say that because we are wedding photographers, but because we speak from experience. We have already met people who made their wedding photos of friends or relatives “with the look for details” and the “supposedly” good cameras. And that afterwards have regretted. The professionals just know how to get your dream wedding photo. They are creative and come spontaneously to ideas that give you a memory of the most beautiful or even the most private moments. Weddings are just a different caliber than pretty vacation photos.
10. Plan on your wedding day some time for the two of you
This tip is really lovely and romantic. Plan time for you. After the reception, after the cake or when it suits you. Every minute with the newlyweds is worth the gold, and exactly this time will never coma again. Contemplate this timeout with your wedding photographer, who can advise you in terms of light conditions and location. The professionals will accompany you, creating the most wonderful and emotional images.
Dear bridal couple, maybe a little light went on at one point or another. We wish you much pleasure in planning, and you should also be able to comment on it or write us an e-mail.