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Planning your wedding – where to start?

May 13, 2016 | Wedding Planning, Trends, Advice & Tips, Weddings

Let’s dive into the myriad details, shall we?

Firstly, you probably want to buy the engagement ring, unless he surprised you with one. Then, announce your engagement – maybe have a party. We’re here if you need help with the planning and organising of your engagement party.

Next up, what kind of wedding?

What type of wedding do you have in mind?. Talk to your fiancé about whether you want a traditional wedding, a destination wedding or something unusual. Where do you plan to get married and how many guests would you like to invite? Consider what matters to you – the venue? The food and décor? The dress? Photography and video?  Will your parents be actively involved in the planning of the wedding? If yes, consult them as they’re bound to have a say in the guest list.

Now to pin down the perfect date

The next step is to zero in on some dates for the wedding and choose what works best for you and those guests you want at your wedding. Date options are important when booking a venue and photographer and also for your guests to make arrangements to be there on your special day.

Guest list

Now, make a guest list, as this will determine your budget and the size of the venue you book.

The budget

Time to talk about the budget. This is no guesswork, and at Event Affairs, we’re happy to help you with the finer details of the financial aspects of getting married. This is also the point when you can decide to hire a wedding planner or handle the planning and coordination on your own. Either way, we’re here to help with what you need – taking away the stress and planning your wedding exactly as you visualise it. We offer full-time and part-time wedding coordination services to fit your needs.

Next, you’ll want to start thinking about your wedding dress. Do you want to buy a ready-made dress or do you want to have a dress custom designed? Also choose your bridal party, and their attire.

If you decide to make use of our full-time wedding coordination service, we will help you with the following:

  • Choosing, shortlisting, negotiating and confirming the venue
  • Selecting wedding stationery designs, save the date cards, RSVPs, wedding favours and gifts
  • Wedding decorations, flowers and music
  • Guest seating plans
  • Booking photographers and videographers
  • Planning a menu and hiring the caterers
  • Drawing up a list of vendors and budgeting
  • Hiring any equipment that’s required
  • Transportation
  • Documentation and other legal requirements

Now, with your wedding planning well underway, focus on getting your wedding bands and think about your honeymoon destination and what to pack.

We’ll be with you every step of the way and also present you with a checklist to make sure nothing is overlooked.

So much to do! Come, let’s meet up and plan your wedding.Get in touch with me today to see how we can help by sending us an email to .