You should break your engagement news to your family first preferably in person before sharing the news on social media.
From mistreating your designer to overdoing your bridal makeup, below are the most common wedding planning errors brides-to-be make.
Allowing too many people to have an opinion
You don’t need 10 people to vote on your wedding gown. Make the wedding reflect your style and taste. Your mother and sister can help you make the major decisions on the clothes, accessories, shoes, food, venue and other things on the wedding list. Then ask your friends to help you in other ways like stuffing invitations.
Try too hard to be different
As the saying goes, “there is nothing new under the sun”. Whatever you are planning to do someone have already done it. You need to focus on how to make your wedding special and memorable for yourself, families and friends. You have to pay attention to the little details and choose the things that represents you.
Not sticking to a realistic guest list
Your friends and family will likely travel to attend your wedding, so make sure they are comfortable. Don’t invite 100 guest and budget for 40 people in terms of food, accommodation, transportation. If the wedding is a weekend-long affair, It is a tradition that your provide them with everything they need.
Dress for yourself
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Sharing your engagement too soon
You can break your engagement news to your family first preferably in person before sharing the news on social media. Make sure you are halfway through with the preparation before updating your social media status.
Adopt a healthy diet plan months before wedding
After sharing the engagement news with family member, adopt a diet plan immediately and slowly arrive at your ideal weight days before your wedding. Don’t wait until a month to your wedding and hit the gym to drastically lose some fat.
Skimping on wedding party gifts
Regardless of how much you spend on clothing, food, decoration and other items on your wedding list; you must buy some gifts for your wedding guest.
It is important to thank for guest with a gift as sign of appreciation for gracing your wedding.
Forgetting to feed your employees
The last thing you want on your wedding day is a hungry DJ or photographer. Make the needs of the hired hands helping to make your big day memorable are your priority, fed them before and after the reception.