Bye Bye, Bridezilla! Tips For Smooth Sailing

Although planning and pulling off a wedding may seem overwhelming at times, a positive outlook will help you cope. By educating yourself to the process and remaining focused, you will be able to control any situation that may arise. So these tips below are here to help you plan your wedding with ease.

You’re going to look at the pictures from your wedding for many years to come, so make sure that you get good quality photos taken. Hire a professional. Don’t be shy on spending money in this area as they can document this magical day to perfection.

TIP! Buying your wedding dress may be expensive. When you shop for a dress, try dresses that aren’t categorized as wedding dresses.

By going international with your food choices, you not only make the event different but also exciting and fun. Chicken and steak are over-served, so why not pick some other foods in your desired cuisine? Variety should be incorporated into your wedding dinner to make it a memorable experience.

If you cannot justify the cost of a thousand-dollar wedding cake, consider contacting a local bakery and inquiring about single-serving portions, like cupcakes or cake pops. Many bakeries can provide wedding cupcakes that come in at 100 calories or less per serving. Other healthier options include gluten-free pastries, no-calorie sweeteners, and icing alternatives, such as meringue or fruit spreads.

Tell your DJ the songs that you do not want to be played. Perhaps you want to avoid country crooners or hard rock tunes. Whatever your tastes may be, communicate them so your wedding music is as joyful as you are.

TIP! Consider an ethnic or exotic flair for your reception dinner. Use lots of different foods rather than the more traditional chicken and steak.

Interview a lot of skilled and experienced photographers before settling on the one you want. You never want to hire a photographer who doesn’t fit your style. For good local photographers, look at online reviews or ask loved ones for recommendations.

Brides who love luxury and fashion might select to sprinkle some sparkle in their bouquet through the use of diamond, crystals or rhinestones. You can achieve this look by using heat-fixed or adhesive crystals or small pieces of costume jewelry. To make sure it goes with your ensemble, remain consistent with the cut, size and colors of the sparkles.

Your guests shouldn’t have to hang around while your pictures are taken. Take your bridal party photos in advance of the wedding when you are all fresh and crisp. Also, pictures of the couple with their parents can be taken in advance; this reduces the waiting time for guests coming to the reception.

TIP! If you will have a makeup artist, make sure that you have seen their previous work and like it. Is the style of make up look attractive to you? You need to be sure you’re going to really like the style.

If you want to have multiple courses during your meal, give them some sweets and appetizers on every table to keep them busy as serving takes place. Get sugar roses that go with the color palette or your wedding. Or, opt for some thin crackers.

Think about getting silk flowers as an alternative to real ones. Since they can be chosen months in advance, you won’t have to worry about their freshness, which will be one less thing to worry about as your big day approaches.

A nice menu combining contemporary with fusion dishes may be just what you need. Add a little twist with ethnic drinks, desserts or wedding favors that are edible.

TIP! Practice your walk for when you walk down the aisle. Flats may be a better choice if you think you may hurt your feet.

If you intend to deliver a speech at your wedding, be sure to rehearse. Without taking the time to plan and prepare, you may lose the attention of your audience, say something awkward, or deliver the speech poorly, prompting confused looks, and probably some embarrassment on your part.

Now, you can ensure your wedding happens as planned, thanks to the tips that have been discussed. Remember to remain calm and continue to educate yourself for a stress free day you can now make the most of.