So, you’ve decided to tie the knot – congratulations! Now comes the wedding planning. This can often be super stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! Follow these simple steps on how you can achieve the wedding of your dreams, without the stress.

Plan, Plan, Plan!

One of the best things you can do to avoid unnecessary stress is to plan as much as you can. Sit down with your fiancé and discuss the important stuff – the guest list, the budget, the theme, making sure you’re both on the same page. Consider making a scrapbook. Take a look on Pinterest for photos that inspire you, or ideas you can steal, and make a collection. Sit down with your gals and a bottle of wine or two, and plan ideas with them. But remember, this is your wedding so don’t feel pressured into agreeing with anything you’re not happy with.

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Find the Perfect Venue

The venue itself can make or break a wedding, so ensuring you have the perfect one is essential. Once you’ve both decided on a budget, have a look for something within your price range. Ensure you book the venue very far in advance to avoid disappointment. If you don’t know where to start, take a look at this gorgeous wedding venue that is sure to inspire you.


Get the Dress

You’ve probably already got a dress in mind, whether it’s a traditional white gown or more of a modern style. However, it’s a good idea to try at least a couple of different dresses on. You may be surprised by what you like and end up with a completely different dress to what you expected! Shop around for the best styles and prices. Take a look at this website for some of the most affordable places to get your perfect wedding dress. Once you have the dress, you can get the perfect accessories to match!


Hire a Photographer

Having a photographer at the wedding will ensure that the special day is captured forever. Have a look for local photographers on social media or ask around for any recommendations. You could even consider getting a videographer to video the ceremony.

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Book Your Hair and Makeup

It’s your special day; you deserve to get glammed up. Make sure you book your hair and makeup in plenty of time to avoid stress. If you’re not sure whether to go subtle or bold, talk to your makeup artist and see what they recommend. Or have a look at this bridal makeup gallery for ideas. It may be a good idea to do a trial run with your hair and makeup to ensure you will be happy with the final look.

The most important thing is to enjoy this day, as it will be one of the most special moments in your life. The wedding will go in a flash, but the memories will stay forever. And once this is over, you have a honeymoon to plan!

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