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
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...
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.
So you are engaged and are planning your wedding?
Very exciting times but this time can also be very daunting and stressful. How do you know what costs to look out for?
Before you decide on your venue and suppliers, there are a few hidden costs that you should be aware of.
If you are not using a wedding coordinator, you will be shopping around yourselves for the best deal that will give you the best value for your money. Some supplier and venue packages will initially look so much cheaper than others and you think – wow, you have found the one! But be careful, here are a few costs to watch out for………..
When choosing a venue
* Check if there is an...
By now you would have booked your venue, chosen your theme, paid the photographer, designed the dress and sent out your invites, but how do you go about deciding on your wedding favours?
Guest favours don’t have to cost an arm and a leg, and there are so many ideas out there, that your favours don’t have to be the same as your friend’s wedding favours!
You can buy favours or make your own (prices range from R15 to R80 each)
See below for some favour ideas:
Small Pot Plant
Some favours can be used...