First off, I hope everyone had a great holiday and a happy New Year. Congratulations are in order for a luck group of women who are now officially engaged. I can tell you from years of experience as a wedding planner in Jacksonville, Fl, that this is going to be one of the most exciting times for you. With all this excitement also comes a lot of questions.
Now that you got a ring on it here are a few step that will put you on the right path of trying to plan your wedding.
Contact newspaper for announcement of your engagement. Have your engagement party.
Think about what type of wedding you want to have. Big or small, formal and informal
The time of year when you would like to get married (Pick a Date)
Create a budget, national average is $27,000 for about 150 guest.
Create a guest list
Hire a wedding coordinator, if desired
Reserve ceremony and reception sites
Choose bridal party
Book your photographer
Book your florist
Book your caterer, if needed
Book music for your ceremony and reception
|Order Wedding Dress and Bridesmaids|
These items are normally done with in the first three months, so that you give your self time to find the right vendors and not be over whelmed trying to payout thousands of dollars in deposits all at once. If you decide to hire a planner the benefit is that we normally save you time and money, by paring you with vendors that we know will fit in your budget and will work well with you as a couple. Plus, as a bonus most planners fit within your budget!
We wish you the best of luck in planning your upcoming wedding, if you would you like to know more about wedding planners and how we can help you, go to www.ggevents.net for contact info and schedule your free consultation.