How to Plan for a Wedding

tina5giga By tina5giga, 13th Nov 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
Posted in Wikinut>Family>Weddings

Weddings are special occasions that two people who are in love normally arrange to celebrate their union being as one. Weddings are mostly adored by women than their counterparts, men, who are not so much into this game. Therefore, planning for weddings is very important.

Planning for Weddings

Weddings are very important mainly due to the fact that it is a celebration of an initiation of a person or couple from being single a to marriage life. Therefore, preparing for the big day cannot be overlooked with the most important element being budget planning. Establishing of a budget beforehand is totally essential. This will ensure that as the wedding planner is preparing for the big day, they will be working on a budget that must be strictly followed. This ensures that there is no impulse expenditure on anything to be used on the wedding.

During budgeting, all items needed for the wedding must be listed down such as wedding cakes, wedding gown, attire for the groom, food for the guests, cocktails, design of invitation cards, how the food will be prepared and by who, determination whether it will be a church wedding or gardening wedding, identification of the wedding or reception venue, the priest or bishop to see the wedding through, the bridesmaids, the kind of seats needed for the reception, the kind of decor and theme for the weeding among many other important aspects.

Choosing the wedding color theme and most suitable accessories is very essential. Whichever color theme is chosen, all wedding accessories must either match or contrast the existing beautiful decor. A white wedding gown or dress can basically match any other color that exists from orange to yellow and even to pink since it is a neutral color. Actually, the chosen color should not just be decorative but also one that is preferred by the couple who are wedding.

The first thing that is important to any wedding is the cake. These can take any shape, pattern, color and even decorations on the icing. Depending on the interest of the couple, the cake can take the shape of a soccer ball, trophy, T-shirt for a given soccer club for the couple who are fans of a certain team. It can take the shape of a designer handbag for the lady who adores these bags so much or any other desirable shape or pattern. The colors used on the cake should match the general color theme of the wedding.

Another important aspect of weddings is the invited guest. This is important because it determines a lot of things such as a budget. Depending on the number of people invited, you can determine the right number of seats for the reception, amount of food that will be enough and even cocktail. Though, there should always be an allowance for everything just in case extra guests are received. In case one is on a tight budget, they would have someone at the entrance to the reception check the invitation cards and only allow those who are invited to get in.

When planning for weddings, time is always important apart from all the decorations that have to be made. Hence, all everything must be done and verified before the final day. Verification if everything is in place should be done a week before the big day so that in case there are any changes to be made or even things not yet done, there will be enough time to ensure that they are accomplished. Though guests can be given a specific dressing code, it is not always a must. All in all, there should be so much fun during the preparations and the climax of it all during the big day.


Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Day, Wedding Dress, Wedding Planning, Wedding Tips, Wedding Venue, Weddings

Meet the author

author avatar tina5giga
I am a freelance writer who is very passionate about writing. I have also published the book 'FITNESS AND COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY: THE KEY TO LOVING YOUR BODY' on Amazon's Kindle platform.

Share this page

moderator johnnydod moderated this page.
If you have any complaints about this content, please let us know


Add a comment
Can't login?