We’ve just booked our venue for may 2019. But now I don’t no where to start. Any ideas ladies please. Xx
Look at photographers, confirm your guest list and send out save the dates if you are doing this.
I'd start by making some spreadsheets so you can keep on top of budget/ guests etc.
Then I'd start looking on the internet for ideas and things you want and then you can start booking- pinterest is great for ideas.
Also have a look to see if there are any wedding fairs around you to go to.
Make a list of everything you need/want ie. photographers, cake, entertainment, invites, florist etc.
For photographers our venue recommended having a look on their website or portfolio and seeing which pictures you like- more often then not the photos you like best are from one or two different photographers- meaning you like their style of pictures so quite a good person to get in contact with first.
The earlier you get things booked the more likely you are to get your first choice on everything too.
Hope this has helped, good luck and enjoy the planning
Have you provisionally booked the registrar?
Hi Check with church or registrar if they have the date available :)
Start researching photographers and videographers as the good ones go quickly, then decide about entertainment that you want eg.photobooths, discos, go to wedding fairs and shop around, ask for deals if you can on things..and both of you sit down and write a list of the things that are important to your wedding day and BUDGET them! Dress shopping is fun so enjoy that and don't stress out! It's a lovely fun time so enjoy it...also don't rush to choose bridesmaids out of excitement, things change trust me!!!!! Haha xx
Work out your budget and style before anything. Also make a list of what things are important to you.
I'm getting married 26th may 2019 and I have done the save the date in magnet form. I have booked venue and registrar have also booked photographer and cake maker have chosen colour theme and I have found my dress but definitely do a budget. I might be way ahead of myself but I've been waiting 10 years for this lol xx
i get married 25th may 19 n i booked church n venue first, then my make up artist (believe it or not booked her in aug n the lady id originally wanted was already booked!) then photographer then wedding cars n then the venue dresser, after xmas i will be booking for hairdresser n starting to look for flowers and cake, im not having photo booths or anything like that but if you want them id look at them too
Church or registrar 1st then photos,flowers,dresses.suits,rings,cake
Photographer as they can book up quick, with my partner been twice to National Wedding show which was useful for ideas
My biggest advice to you is shop around do not go with the first price. Choose your style then start collecting bits and pieces. Do your research on photographers, the most expensive are not always the best. I had two amazing photographers £500 coverage from 7am till 11pm inc all copying rights and a drone for pictures outside the tipis amazing where as all the fancy ones you meet at wedding fairs etc we’re charging £1,500 to start with. Xx good luck
Me and my partner get married 31.5.19 first thing we did was work out our budget then booked our venue and registrar, then photographer. We found those were the things to book first as dates in 2019 that we wanted were filling up
I'm getting married 5th may 2019 and have booked venue, register, florist, makeup, photographer and entertainment (still need hair, cake, dresses, suits etc) but did lots of research and quotes before booking and made a budget 👍 good luck with planning your wedding 😊
It might be worth buying a wedding planner - I got one off Amazon for £10 ... it helps to make sure you havent forgotten anything!
We get married in April 2019, we've booked the venue, registrar, photographer and photo booth. The next thing on my list is the cake! Xx
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Sort out your budget! We chose everything we wanted, added up the costs and then looked if we could save for that / afford that.
Spreadsheet galore has worked for me! I do enjoy doing that kind of thing though.
I put together a budget spreadsheet firstly with forcasted, actual and difference for each part of the wedding/suppliers/services.
I then did a guest list spreadsheet for day/evening - with save the dates, invites, rsvp, gift received, Thank you note sent.
Happy planning :)
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