Planning a wedding is all fun and games until you actually have to start planning the wedding. Coordinating one of the biggest days of your life can surpass any other stress you've experienced. These are the moments when you long for your fairy godmother to get you from vision to real life with one simple swish of her wand.
But let's snap back to reality for a few minutes, and talk about an actual solution to your event planning trauma. Ladies, say hello to wedding planning with a little bit of expert advice.
The first step toward a successful and stress-free bridal experience is making the decision to seek help from professionals. Central Texas is home to some of the most respected and experienced event planning companies who can make much more than beautiful ceremonies and stylish receptions happen.
Assistance —"I have my mom and friends to help out during the events."
Every girl needs her go-to person, but don't put the pressure on your mom or best friend. Let them be there to enjoy your wedding day with you. Brides can seek assistance for their wedding day or wedding weekend with the help of a day-of bridal consultant who serves as their advisor, coordinator and mentor to walk them through their big day.
Budget —"I need to stick within my budget."
If you ever thought that hiring an event coordinator was too far out of your price range, think again. Wedding planners serve as financial advisors to ensure you stay within your budget. They can reason with your endless ideas, and offer guidance when it comes to accurate costs
of services. Truthfully, these experts should be your initial investment.
Experience —"I plan holiday parties all the time, so it's basically the same thing."
Planning and coordination is an area of expertise that requires accommodation, knowledge and problem solving. They have the ability to ease you through the right steps to make your wedding day vision become a reality. With years of experience, wedding experts have the skills and expertise you are looking for.
Time —"I have plenty of time to plan a wedding."
Trust me, you don't. If you and your beau have full-time jobs, you don't want wedding planning to take over your life. Professional planners will devote the entirety of their working hours to making your big day one the best days of your lives. Whether your engagement is two months or two years, time will sneak up on you, and your wedding day will be here before you know it.
Vendors —"I know a guy, who knows a guy that does great catering."
Wedding planners offer the best advice when you're searching for the perfect vendors. They handle communication, meetings and confirmations to make sure everything flows smoothly. Throughout their time in the event planning business, they've developed relationships with vendors, and will know the right ones for you.
For many, the countdown consists of more than floral arrangements and wedding favors. It's a good idea to consider a marriage preparation course or retreat designed to get you and your beau from the engagement to happily ever after. Expert mentors focus on helping couples develop a strong foundation for their relationship that will last longer than the honeymoon phase.
No bride wants to turn into an obsessive "Bridezilla" throughout this process. You deserve to have an enjoyable wedding planning experience. Let wedding planning experts and counseling professionals assist you during this crucial period. Take these precious moments during the engagement to strengthen your relationship with your soon-to-be hubby. Focus some of your time on taking care of yourself, and let the wedding professionals handle the logistics.