15 Expert Tips To Make Wedding Planning Feel Easy

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Enjoy these awesome wedding tips from the pros about the things no one mentions when your knee-deep in planning your wedding! We’ve listed the best advice from our very own wedding planning experts to help prepare you for this fun, exciting, and ever-so-eventful chapter of your life.

You should spend about 15% of your budget on photography. Meet the photographers in person before booking them. You will spend lots of time with them on your big day, they literally follow you around. You want someone who will understand your vision of your wedding. Give them a shot list of photo opps you want to capture. Discuss in advance.  – Christina, Client Services Agent

Your color theme can change a million times! But once you find the one you like, stick with it! –Bri, Wedding Expert Team

Things can get overwhelming, really fast! – Kim, Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings

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Start your seating chart even before you start getting RSVP’s. This is the thing people put off the longest, but it’s what takes the most time. And don’t try and please everyone, they should be spending more time dancing than sitting! – Denise, Fallbrook Estate by Wedgewood Weddings

A good tip is to make an emergency kit for day-of with bobby pins, safety pins, bad aids, breath mints, lip gloss, ibuprofen, etc.– Christina, Client Services Agent

Ideas will come to you at the most random times of day! Keep a planner around at all times to write them down! Fear of forgetting the idea/plan adds unnecessary stress! – Alex, Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings

If you have a high guest count, it really helps to make two separate guest lists. An ‘A’ list and a ‘B’ list will help keep the guest count down. – Denise, Client Services Agent

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Pick your venue first, then pick your date. You want to make sure you are in LOVE with your venue and that the price is right! Setting your date before everything else will limit your options. – Charisse, Client Success Leader

Your email inbox will be inundated with all things wedding really fast! Set up a separate wedding email right away! – Alex, Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings

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Pick a theme and go for it! Incorporate your theme in as many ways as possible. Adding the personal touches to your centerpieces, invitations, and décor can change the whole wedding. The more the merrier!” – Meg, Client Services Agent

Your parents will want to invite their work friends. Let them. They bring good gifts! – Carrie, Wedgewood Weddings' Happiness Expert

Wedding traditions don’t have to be done the way you’ve always seen them. Make your big day your own! – Emily, Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings

Allow your bridal party to help you, that’s what they’re there for! – Bri, Client Services Agent

Give your guests something fun and interactive to do at your reception like a photo booth, s’mores table, cigar rolling station or lawn games! – Christina, Client Services Agent

Make time for you. Getting engaged is fun so make the most of it. While wedding planning can feel all-encompassing it doesn't need to be. Lean on your team and your friends. And give yourself a date-night once a week so you always have each other's happiness in your hearts - Sarah, Joy Coordinator

Remember; your team of friendly Wedgewood Weddings planners can help you with any question you may have so please don’t hesitate to ask. Congratulations and enjoy this fantastic experience!

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