Trying to draw up your wedding budget, but don’t know where to start?
Why not ask your parents if they are willing to contribute anything before you start stressing about how you are going to afford your dream wedding day?
As a rough budget, use the following figures to work out how much of your total budget should be used up by each item cost:
Attire: 10% of total budget
Congratulations on your Engagement!! The thought of getting married can be very exciting, but the planning of your big day can also be overwhelming and very stressful. If you are on a tight budget and can’t afford a wedding planner to assist with your wedding plans, then why not have a look at this write up – 5 steps to planning wedding?
Below, you will find our top 5 steps to planning your own wedding. Details on each of these steps will be published weekly, so don’t miss out on the easiest 5 steps to planning your own wedding!
Step One: Budget
Now Published at: www.weddingflair.co.za/2010/08/step-1-of-5-in-planning-your-wedding
Step Two: Guest List
A Green Wedding or an eco-friendly wedding is any wedding where the couple tries to decrease the impact of their event on the planet. Couples plan their weddings by integrating eco-friendly alternatives, such as eco-friendly invitations, flowers, dress, menus and more.
If you are an environmentally and socially conscious couple, why not try planning a Green Wedding?
It is, after all, possible to “go green” when planning a wedding and still maintain the elegance and sophistication many expect from such an important event.
Here are a few ideas to get you started:
*Use recycled gold. Diamond mining has negative environmental consequences.
Who said weddings had to be boring and straight down the line?
Who’s to say that you can’t add your special touch?
It is after all, YOUR wedding day!
Here are a few Wedding Theme options, to help make your day extra special!
For a real Winter Wonderland feel (not so South African!), why not have snowflake place cards (make your own), and snowflakes hanging from the ceiling?
You can use white and blue for your table decor and a skiing couple as your cake topper?!
Another idea for your table centrepieces, is to have a mirror in the center of the table and arrange 3 wine glasses of different heights on the mirror. Fill with water and float a white ...