Every day in the month of January we’re going to post a wedding tip which should hopefully be valuable to you so here it goes!
Wedding Tip #1
Location Location Location:
If your wedding and reception venues are in a different locations, try to bear in mind the distance between them as this can take a lot of time out of your day.
Wedding Tip #2
It’s all about the Dress:
Other than the vows, the dress is arguably the most important part of a brides day.
Check out the top voted wedding dresses of last year for some inspiration:
Wedding Tip #3
Choosing the right car:
Will you go for a traditional style or more modern alternative? Here’s 10 different options for you…
Wedding Tip #4
Choose your best men and groomsmen carefully:
Can you trust them not to reveal your deepest, darkest, possibly dirtiest secrets to everyone including Auntie Ethel. Tread carefully.
(Disclaimer: The men in the picture below were a fantastic choice in my opinion. A perfect balance of content, timing, humour and embarrassment).
Wedding Tip #5
Keeping your Bridesmaid’s Happy:
Being a Bridesmaid can be almost as stressful as being the Bride.
Here are some great tips from Glamour Weddings on how a bride should treat her chosen ladies:
Wedding Tip #6
Your presence is presents enough…..or so the saying goes. Do you really want 12 kettles and 15 toasters cluttering the spare room?
How about creating an online wedding gift list athttp://www.marriagegiftlist.com/ where people can anonymously tick off the gift they have brought you!
Wedding Tip #7
Getting friends and family to help out with the planning process and also on your wedding day will save you a lot of time and money
Wedding Tip #8
Groomsmen gift ideas:
Here’s 7 great ideas of what to buy your groomsmen from ‘Wedding The Knot’:
Wedding Tip #9
If your reception venue is different from where your ceremony is held you may just need some transport for your guests.
The London Bus Company comes highly and personally recommended http://www.thelondonbuscompany.co.uk/
Wedding Tip #10
Something borrowed, something blue, something old and new:
This tradition dates back to the 1900’s. Something old represents continuity, Something new offers optimism for the future Something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness Something blue stands for purity, love, and fidelity. Here’s some great ideas from Vogue to get you started:
Wedding Tip #11
Choosing a florist for your day is extremely tough.
Why not try 2 florists to the superstars, both of whom I’ve worked with and highly recommend:
Wedding Tip #12
Weddings are always ran on a very tight schedule.
A toastmaster can not only add a touch of class but ensure the day runs really smoothly.