You have decided you want to spend the rest of your life with this person. It is you and them against the world. You have just got engaged!! So what next? We have three simple steps to really help you get your wedding planning started in the right direction.
What type of Wedding
It would be a good idea to first discuss with your partner exactly what type of wedding you would both like to have. Have you spent your whole life dreaming about a quiet secluded beach with just the two of you declaring your love whilst the sun sets? Or did you envision the best party of your life complete with all your friends and family? Chances are you may know what type of wedding you would like already, but what did your partner imagine?
What is most important?
Between the two of you decide on what is the most important factors about your wedding? How do you want to remember the day when you think back in twenty years time? What would you like guests to be talking about for weeks to come? This will give you a good guideline of the type of wedding that will suit the two of you. Summarise everything you would like for your wedding in three must have points.
By now you have discussed your wedding, have an idea of the type of wedding you would both like and what are the three most important things to you about your wedding. It’s time to look at the not so fun part – a rough budget. Decide on how much you would like to spend on your special day and importantly how much you can afford to spend. This doesn’t mean you need to do a detailed plan about the nitty-gritty parts of your budget – you will have plenty of time to stress over that coming up. Just roughly decide on how much you would like to spend overall. Realistically consider how much you can spend and in what time frame.