Getting married is a once in a lifetime experience for many people; that is why it is essential that they plan this event carefully. Preparing for the perfect wedding takes months of preparation from planning the bride’s wedding gown to visiting a bespoke tailor for the grooms custom made suit to ensure that they both look good on their wedding day. However, one of the most common challenges that most couples face when planning a wedding is how to make it more budget friendly without sacrificing the quality of the event. Planning a frugal wedding can be tough, but you can make it happen by following these practical wedding tips.
Plan your guests accordingly
As much as you would like to invite all your friends and relatives to your special day, this is not a great idea if you are working on a tight budget. Also, having too many people on your guest list can ruin the intimate moment that you and your partner should experience on your wedding day. Make a list of the guests that you plan to invite from both sides and stick to it.
Ask for help from friends
Instead of hiring a wedding planner who is an added expense, why not ask some people close to you to help you plan the wedding They can help give out invitations, talk to the caterer and plan the after-wedding programme. If you know someone who loves taking photos, then they could be the official photographer during the entire event. Many things need to be done when planning a wedding, and it would be appreciated to have more people willing to help in any way they can. Instead of asking for wedding gifts or a bridal registry, they could just volunteer their time and effort to make your wedding a memorable event without exceeding the allowed budget.
Choose a practical venue
Renting a venue just for a one-day celebration can cost you a lot of money. As an alternative, you can hold the wedding and reception either at your home or in the backyard. You can rent several large tents to keep your guests comfortable regardless of if you encounter any weather issues. There are also several indoor venues where you can have a party such as the local gym or activity centre. All you need to do is become more creative when it comes to decorating the entire place.
Do not spend much on flowers
Flowers are one of the highlights of a beautiful wedding ceremony, but you have to be practical because they do not last long. As an alternative, you can choose to have a garden wedding and enjoy the free flowers in your surroundings. If you have the time, you can also pick several bouquets of fresh flowers and make your own wedding flowers.
Weddings can be made special without spending much money as long as you make practical choices.
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