As a soon-to-be bride myself, I understand how many brides can feel overwhelmed with wanting everything to be perfect for her, her groom, and loved ones to enjoy on such a memorable day. Pulling off the perfect wedding can seem like an impossible task, and there will be something that does not go exactly to plan, but with the information included in this post your wedding can be as spectacular as you have hoped.
Point of Inspiration
It was not until a few months ago that I realized how crucial of a role the point of inspiration plays in the wedding planning process. Your point of inspiration is the cornerstone to all other decision making including colors, formality of the event, decor, the event space, and even catering. It can be challenging to find your perfect point of inspiration, so i have outlined a few helpful tips on How to Find a Point of Inspiration to get you started.
Details and Designs
Once you have chosen a point of inspiration, you can begin assembling the part of wedding planning I most enjoy; decor. The overarching feel of your wedding will come from the elements included in decor such as color scheme, floral arrangements, and other wedding details. Once you have an idea of what color scheme you would like to go with, I would recommend checking out my article on Popular Color Palettes of 2019 to help you narrow down specific colors.
One unexpectedly hard decision for many brides to make is what flowers and greenery they would like to be included in their bouquets and centerpieces. The problem is not finding flowers they like, but finding those flowers in season and within budget. Many brides also underestimate the quantity of flowers needed to make arrangements feel full and vibrant. To give brides a better understanding of what to budget for flowers, I have included The Average Cost of Wedding Flowers in a previous post.
More brides now than ever before have become concerned with making they wedding day unique by incorporating that no one else has seen before or that shares the essence of who the bride and groom are with attending guests. Some brides also enjoy having hidden personal touches that only her and those closest to her know about. In my family, for instance, my sisters have had a brooch that was my great grandmother’s attached to her bouquet as they walk down the isle. I have included a few unique ideas such as this in my previous article on How to Personalize Flower Bouquets.
Planning for possible problems that may occur during your wedding day is a crucial and often overlooked step in the wedding planning process. Though you hope nothing unexpected will happen, it is a good idea to have a plan in place to cover the most common mishaps that can occur. My first blog post on the Top 10 Most Easily Forgotten Wedding Details is a great place to start when trying to think of possible incidence that may occur. One of the most common problem that can occur is bad weather. I have dedicated a separate post called Bad Weather Tips for Outdoor Weddings that lists many possible weather situations that may occur and how to work around them.
I would also recommend every bride have a Wedding Day Emergency Kit for health and beauty needs as well as items that can fix dress tears and stains in a pinch.