Now that you’ve recovered from the delightful shock of your engagement, take a deep breathe.
This wedding of yours must be your first time (of course this is your first time! What am I saying?) and it is fine to get confused and overwhelmed by what to do.
As you are recovering from your initial excitement, you could be considering how to go about planning your wedding and how to go about making things simple. You have heard about unbelievable stories of weddings having at least 600 guests or even expensive weddings which the couple spent their entire savings.
You may not care about what people say or how other people look at it. You just want a simple wedding.
You may be looking at just a simple wedding reception with a small group of family members, relatives and friends to be present. Of course, despite of a simple wedding, every detail of any bride’s wedding is important. And there are some short cuts that you can take when you are planning your simple wedding.
There 6 steps that you can go over in advance to make the months ahead as simple as possible. You can use these steps to help outline the planning of your wedding.
1) Budget – One of the biggest mistakes that brides’ make is not setting a budget. And it is one of the major causes how most couples end up in debts after their weddings.
If not controlled, costs can easily spiral out of control, and if you don’t document them, you may end up paying far more for your wedding than you planned. You should work out with your fiance the maximum amount that both of you are able to spend.
Without an amount set, you realise it is so easy to spend way beyond your budget. You do not want to spend your honeymoon worrying about how to go about paying your debts. So set the intial stage right to budget plan wedding.
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