The Devil Is In The Detail: Crucial Things To Get Right On Your Big Day

If you’re planning your wedding day (or know someone who is), you’ll know how much there is to think about. There’s a million and one decisions that have to be made, so it’s no wonder so many brides-to-be are left feeling stressed or overwhelmed. Let’s face it, your wedding day is a really big deal- so you’ll want to get it right. So whether you’re planning your wedding or helping a friend, here are some of the details to get right for a flawless day.

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Stationery

Your wedding stationery is your main point of communication with your guests. Your invitations, for example, will be the first thing people see of your wedding and will give a clue about the kind of colors, themes, and styles to expect on the day itself. Then you have other crucial stationery such as save the date cards, placeholders and table numbers. Plus you have the option of creating a wedding program which lets people know the order of service and how things will run on the day. Since many weddings can have hundreds of guests, it’s not practical to speak to each of them individually regarding your wedding information. So this is a vital means of communication. You could look into Paper themes save the date cards, invites and lots of other kinds of stationery to find a style that suits you.

Photography

You can have the most beautiful wedding in the world, but without the right photographer, the pictures won’t do it justice. This is such an important detail to get right as it’s the main way you’ll be able to look back in years to come, and remember and relive your special day. Do your research and choose your wedding photographer carefully. Look through their portfolio and their find out their style to make sure it lines up with what you want. Other ways you can capture your big day is to leave disposable cameras on the tables of your reception, and ask guests to take snaps of each other. While these won’t be as beautiful and glamorous as your main photos, they will show a different side to the day and something you’ll be glad to have to look back on. You could even create an Instagram hashtag and ask guests to share any pictures from their phones to it, so you can see everything from the day in one place. You could print off your favourites to add to your wedding scrapbook or for other little frames and crafts after the wedding.

Transport

You don’t have to provide transport for your guests, but if your wedding ceremony and reception are in different places it can be worth offering this. If you have guests from out of the area and don’t know their way around, it can prevent them from getting lost. If some of your guests have arrived on public transport, it doesn’t leave them stranded. Providing transport means everyone gets to the reception on time with no hassle to them. Whether you pay for taxis, hire a wedding bus, or even a couple of limos is up to you. But your guests will have already made a considerable amount of effort and spent a lot of money attending your wedding. So these kinds of added extras just make it a little easier for them.

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