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
Wedding websites are becoming more and more popular with future bridal couples. They are a great way to share the details of your big day, and can also be used as your only source of wedding information, therefore saving you on wedding stationery and postage. Couples don’t have to be computer nerds to set up a “wedsite” (as they are more commonly known) and most of the time you can get these designed by someone else for a very reasonable fee.
A basic wedding website will normally include the following information, but not limited to, and can be customised to suit you.
* Names of the couple
* The wedding date
* Time and place
* Other helpful...
The wedding music that you choose is one of the finer details that either makes or breaks your special day!
It is best to have a mixture of music so that you cater for all of your guests – young and old. You know that the music is good when all of the guests are on the dance floor, even the grannies!
You can choose between a DJ or a live band at your reception, whatever suits your taste.
Most bridal couples choose to have a live band / string quartet playing at their ceremony and then have a DJ at their reception to get the party started. But of course – it is your special day and so the final decision is up to you!
Here are a few suggestions to help...
I don’t envy people who have to say speeches at weddings. For those who are not so outgoing, saying a speech at yours or a friend’s wedding can be very nerve-wracking! But being asked to say a speech at someone’s wedding is also very special – you know that you are truely appreciated as a friend.
Traditionally, the Father of the Bride, the Best Man and The Groom say speeches, but of course with today’s changing traditions, anything is possible and you can ask whoever you want to say a speech at your wedding. Some people ask their siblings, or the maid of honour to say a speech. It is known that even the bride herself can have her say. (Just don’t...
South Africa is a truly beautiful wedding destination. There are so many different types of venues to choose from, you are bound to find the perfect venue to suit you! From the bush to the Drakensburg, wine lands and beaches – your dream wedding destination is waiting for you!
Other than our beautiful venues, South Africa also has great weather and more than likely, getting married in South Africa will work out extremely affordable compared to getting married in your home country.
Here are a few legal issues that you need to consider should you wish to get married in South Africa and both of you are non-South African citizens:
Marriages in South Africa are...
Planning your own wedding can be very nerve wracking, as there is normally so much to do in so little time!
Most bridal couples give themselves a year from engagement to their wedding day, making it that much easier to plan your wedding day down to the finest detail, as you can book all of your services one step at a time.
With our Wedding Planner below, you can see exactly what needs to be done when.
*** The Wedding Planner ****
You are more than welcome to download our Wedding Planner and use it for your own wedding, or please feel free to share it with friends and family who you know would need this help with their wedding...