Wedding Planning Guidelines – DIY In 10 Big Actions
Plan Your Very Own Wedding… In 10 Steps that is big!!

Congratulations!! You’re involved and also you understand the next move is to start out planning the wedding. You’re probably on the net, seeking a real way to begin with! If you are a couple on a budget, I would like that will help you with planning your wedding that is own!!

I’ve produced a step-by-step that is detailed, to cause you to your dream wedding and guide you through your planning procedure. Now… I possibly could have effortlessly entitled this informative article as “10 Easy steps”, but I didn’t because, let’s not fool anybody; No matter how Big or Small you opted for your wedding become, it is a huge STEP nevertheless! Think about your wedding as… a 1000 piece puzzle. Do you know what it’s supposed to appear to be once all of the pieces are put together, you simply need to ensure you first have all of the pieces and they are well laid out and arranged to be sure they fit into destination. With my 10 action approach and just a little extra dedication I won’t need to ask for twice), you could have your very own, DIY Dream Wedding planned from you(which I’m sure! Therefore right here goes…

Step 1:- PRIORITIZE Everything

That is something you will need to remember through the preparation process. You shall constantly be challenged with alternatives and compromises that you’ll have to simply take. Whenever in dilemma, prioritize the job! Offer your awareness of the greater important task / problem / challenge till is sorted or finished. Therefore, as a step one, take note of the most effective 5 priorities you along with your fiancé want for the wedding.


It’s better to work on the nitty-gritty information on any task, after you understand what the big picture is supposed to look like. Therefore, decide now on what you both want your dream wedding to be. Rest onto it. Consider it. Speak to each other about any of it. Research it. Draw it. Write it. Whatever needs doing making it appear and feel doable and real for you both.

Move 3:- ORGANIZE the task

Now that you know what you need the end-picture to appear like, start working on producing the puzzle pieces.

– first thing you need to do before stepping into action would be to choose your budget, and that is paying for what

– Second, i recommend looking at the big categories of requirements that need attention to plan any wedding that is successful. Create a flow chart (of types) of these categories. These big groups can be:






o [MENU]




o [MoH + Best Man]


o… and there might be other people, considering your wedding plan

– Third, generate sub-requirements for every single category that is main it self. Therefore making certain you do not forget any such thing crucial. As an example, under ‘Bride’ you’d have; Dress, Make-up, Manicure, Pedicure, footwear, Clutch, Bouquet, Headgear, Garter etc…

– Finally, choose a few times for the wedding and do research about them. Make certain they don’t really coincide with any governmental or social functions. This might also help realize in advance which are the area that is best’s and what the feasible climate conditions could possibly be round the week of one’s wedding


Create a time that is proper for every single and each task which you have detailed above and under each sub-category. In this way you’ll have control of what’s supposed to be happening by whenever! Put them on your calendar, create a chart or create a presentation, whatever makes it possible to get the head covered around all the aspects for the wedding.

This might be additionally in regards to the time you begin to develop a rough draft of your general guest list and commence working right back words, cutting out individuals who would either not be in a position to allow it to be or either you or your fiancé don’t believe is absolutely essential to being there. In short, bring your guest list down to your final draft and quantity and start delivering out the invites or the Save-the-Date cards.


Accept the known fact; you will need help! Both of you are just 2 people, who possess full-time jobs and other facets of life you can’t ignore while preparing the wedding, so get in touch with the cavalry and start delegating the working jobs that require to have done. Make sure they are important people you are able to trust wholeheartedly and ideally who have a job to play in the wedding! Individuals like, your Parents, the MoH, Best guy, Sister, Brother etc. do not ask the neighbors daughter or high school buddy, just because they truly are invited and / or lives nearby! Provide your ‘wedding warriors’ tasks and ‘pieces’ regarding the categories and schedule you created. Thus giving them roles that are important a guideline by when the tasks need to be done.

Most of all, whoever you thought we would get involved with the planning and executing means of your wedding, do not forget to follow-up on it to be sure they follow-up on their list!


Here’s where the stuff that is heavy in. You have your happy wedding helpers getting things moving for you, but that also means, that you will be pulled in all directions every which method. Remain collected and calm, share the responsibilities between you and your fiancé and get to the industry. You need to go for sampling, testing, reviewing and fitting sessions for your self and for others within the wedding entourage. You will need to fulfill, greet and verify all of the different vendors that should come by. You will have to review and determine which one you intend to proceed with and present your final word.

Additionally, if you’ve already delivered Save-the-Date cards, now would be the right time you will have to start sending out invites to all or any your friends and relatives. You shall need certainly to chase for RSVP’s and keep upgrading your wedding guest list. Always remember your priorities when creating these big decisions. Your priorities are around spending plan, theme, style, tradition or other activities. Therefore do not let your self get overwhelmed and simply take pleasure in the attention!


Return to the board that is drawing (or whatever system you thought we would organize your tasks) and update your groups and tasks. Check against things done, highlight things pending and have a look at what is outstanding and what’s overdue! See if there are more things you desire to increase and take down. Once more, follow-up on dozens of who have obligations delegated to them while having maybe not completed. Remember to remain calm, nobody likes a Bridezilla and you also will not be encouraging them to go faster that is ANY getting the work done! Keep in mind, you will need them on your side!!

Step 8:- DOUBLE UP – Followup

Wedding vendors are generally excessively busy and so, since scary they tend to miss out things as it sounds. So, you have to do a double undertake all of your vendors and suppliers. Keep in mind, you aren’t alone in this. Return to your wedding warriors and have them to reconfirm most of the contracts signed with exactly what had been under their directory of obligations.

Chances are, its also wise to have a final guest-list and RSVP list of those coming, to help you start finalizing your dining table name cards!


Make everything that is sure the marriage is placed in motion. If you need to, have a last conference with|meeting that is final} most of the vendors to reassure your self that everything is ready. Keep an urgent situation kit with someone reliable and who’ll be around for you through the time, such as your MoH. Recheck on the Suits and Dresses, the transport and all sorts of the needs that are immediate will arise for the marriage time.

Very importantly, do weather check for the of the wedding day! If anything not sure pop’s up, attempt to make necessary plans. For example, that they can make emergency arrangements; or, if it’s bound to be too hot, get the best man and grooms men to go get crates of juice and refreshments that can be kept cold and handy to give the guests on arrival to stay cool if it says it may have light rain and you have an outdoor wedding; make sure everyone in the wedding party bring in an umbrella and give the venue a call to give them a heads up in case things get nasty!


Forget the rest, leave the stress. Just Wake up, liven up, Show up… And revel in your Wonderful big day unfold!!

For further tips about preparing your wedding visit my site or read my blog posts.

Till then, enjoy preparation and now have a wedding that is fabulous!

Gwen M

Certified Wedding & Event Planner

Lush Deluxe Events & Wedding Planners