Congratulations! You’re engaged. Now it’s time to start planning your wedding. Most women aren’t even sure where to start and it can be a little overwhelming at first. By sticking to these simple steps, you can get the big stuff out of the way before worrying about the smaller details.
Picking the Date
The first step is to choose the best date. Talk it over with your fiancé and choose a date that is special to both of you.
Create a List of Needs
While talking with your fiancé, create a list of the things you MUST have in order to get married. This will include things like the dress, the tuxedo, the officiant, a venue, etc. Remember that this list is only for the things that are absolutely necessary for getting married.
Make a Budget
You probably already have a good idea of what you can afford to spend on your wedding. By creating a budget, you can plan your wedding without having to go into debt.
Plan Your Theme
Now that you’ve got your budget together, decide on a theme. Do you even want a particular theme? Many brides choose themes like these:
Create a Timeline
Creating a timeline will help you stay on target so you can have everything completed by the big day. On your timeline, you’ll want to list everything – from all of the dress fittings and makeup trials to the bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, vendor meetings, etc.
By following these 5 steps, you can stay organized and ensure that everything’s covered without getting too overwhelmed to enjoy the process.