Well we can’t sell you any cookies, but we can most certainly help prepare you for your wedding. There are so many things could go wrong if you don’t take precautions when planning your wedding. What if you had a super handy list of things to make your life easier the day of?
Our list can help you have a smooth & seamless wedding experience, scout’s honor
This is not a complete list, just some goodies that you do not want to over look. We encourage you to read other helpful advice in our blog. Continue reading to learn about eight things you must have/do on your wedding day.
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Yes, the day of your wedding is synonymous with luxury, fashion, and looking like a million bucks. Still, before you look like that, you’ll need to spend a few hours getting ready. As much as you try to relax you might be concerned that everything is going according to your plan. The last thing you want is to be doing all of that in heels and a wedding dress.
have your bridal party hair/makeup/cloths done before you, this looks better in pictures
During those hours before your wedding, you should make sure you’re as comfortable as you can. Bring your favorite slippers and wear a soft fashionable robe. Do everything you need to do to make sure your wedding is amazing without compromising your comfort.
We recommend getting matching robes for you and your bridesmaids. This way you can all be comfortable and looking amazing. This will look awesome in photos during your getting ready session.
The decoration is one of the most important aspects of a wedding. The wedding style you choose for your decorations will set the mood of your reception party. We like to think that lighting rentals adds uniqueness to your wedding.
Lighting breaths life to your venue & lights up your dance floor. When done correctly it can completely transform spaces in your venue. Different lighting colors will create different vibes in your event space. Also don’t forget special effects! You can add drama to your wedding first dance or grand entrance with low-lying fog machine.
DIY rentals are beautiful, simple AND affordable
So you might be thinking this kind of lighting and fog equipment sounds expensive? The great news is you can find these rentals online and do them yourself without having to hire a vendor. Not only will you be getting these great additions to your wedding decoration at a lower price, but your guests will think you hired a pro company because of how amazing it looks.
Your wedding day will be long. You might not have time to grab breakfast before you leave your house or during the day. More than likely your wedding will be at night. Waiting to eat until dinner at your reception might not be the best option.
Before your big day take a trip to your local grocery store and stack up. Grab your favorite snacks and water bottles. Do this for you & also for your family and bridesmaids. This way you can snack while you’re getting ready for your special day. So you are not hungry when walking down the aisle. We have all seen that footage of brides and grooms fainting before saying I do. This is all due to the excitement and lack of energy.
Pro Tip, don’t lock your knees when standing at the alter to prevent fainting
Your wedding day is one of the most important moments of your life. There will be a lot of emotions throughout the day. It is common for you and others to tear up a bit. This can be a problem when you’ve already had your makeup done.
Have a couple of tissues nearby to save from ruining your makeup. Also make sure you have tissues ready for the toasts. Keep in mind loved ones may become emotional while giving a heartfelt speech.
You never know what can happen on your wedding day. Here is a list of 7 wedding mistakes to avoid. Things can also go wrong when it comes to your outfit. Your dress could get stuck on something, rip, a button might fall off, or a zipper can malfunction. This can feel like your world is ending, but there is a solution!
Your sewing kit should be part of a larger emergency wedding kit
To combat this possibility, you should bring along with you a sewing kit, even a small one that contains:
– white thread
– safety pins
Now in case anything goes wrong with your wardrobe, you’ll be ready to solve it. This sewing kit can be used by your bridesmaids or anyone who needs it if you don’t require it.
Also we recommend someone practices bustling your dress prior this way you don’t have to safety pin it in a rush. Sometimes the little straps can be hard to find and you want to only use your sewing kit as a last resort.
Many brides overlook the importance of a beautiful bouquet. Yes your flower centerpieces at the reception are important. However, your bouquet will be in most of the photos. A gorgeous bouquet is an amazing addition to your look.
Coordinate your bouquet with your makeup and step up your look to a whole new level. Try an unconventional bouquet designs by experimenting with bold colors and different floral arrangements. We have even seen couples create lovely DIY paper floral arrangements.
don’t be afraid to step out of your bubble
Remember your bouquet will be a central part of your wedding photos. Make sure it has the right proportions and style according to your wedding dress and your size. Always hold your bouquet lower, so you do not cover the upper part of your magnificent dress. Plus, a wedding bouquet gives you something to do with your hands, instead of them looking awkward in every photo.
Nowadays, no one can go through the day without their phone. If you normally manage to do so, your wedding day will most likely require you to have your phone nearby. It is vital to have enough battery.
You will receive messages and calls from your family, friends & even your vendors. We recommend you instruct your vendors to call your wedding coordinator. This will free you from having to answer your phone constantly.
Having a professional photographer is one of the essential services every budget wedding needs. So you won’t need your phone for photos. However, you will need to be notified of updates from your wedding planner & vendors. Have a bridesmaid or friend keep your charger / power bank safe during the event.
if you could add a 9th thing to our list that you definitely need what would it be, tell us in the comments
Take some days off before your wedding & make sure everything is set. Free up some time before your special day, and spend it at the spa, get your nails done, or at home relaxing. The best way to recharge your batteries is getting a good night sleep. You will need to be in your best conditions to enjoy your wedding to its fullest extent.