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
Your wedding colour scheme is defined by you as an individual and would normally have something to do with a special meaning to you or might be based around your favourite colour.
Your colour scheme plays an important role in your big day, as it means that everything from the dresses, the flowers, the table decor and cake is coordinated and well matched (if that is the type of wedding that you are looking for).
Colours can be symbolic of seasons and emotions. The combination of your selected colours will create a certain mood or ambience to your wedding day.
The following colours can be related to seasons:
Cool colours such as lime green, baby pink, rich cream,...
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.
Planning a wedding in South Africa and wondering which flowers are in season on your preferred wedding date?
Below is a list of flowers and their seasons (kindly given to us by Kloof Florist)
Available all year round
November to February (Summer)
March to April (Autumn)
May to August (Winter)
September & October (Spring)
We hope this information helps!
Please feel free to send us more information on flowers, centrepieces...
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 ...