Unsurpassed Wedding Tips To Make Your Day Special
Giving gifts to your bridesmaids and groomsmen is a nice way of saying thank you for being there for you on your special day. You may be wondering what a good gift would be. This article will give you some tips for picking out the perfect thank you gifts for your bridal party.
A good piece of advice to keep in mind for weddings is to make sure that the bride is dressed well for the wedding preparation, even before getting in their dress. This is important because these photos will be important memories and you want to make sure that you look your best.
Watch out for rain. If you want to have an outdoor wedding, make sure you have a backup plan in the event that it rains. Even if you think that the likelihood of bad weather is very small, you never know what can happen; be prepared and have an alternate site ready to go for you and your guests.
When figuring out your seating plan, make sure that tables only include people who know each other and who most definitely LIKE each other! Don’t seat your cousin with your boss if he once fired her for being late or your Mom and your Dad who happen to be divorced.
Check with the post office for their size and weight limitations for letter mail before placing your wedding invitation order. If you can scale back the size and weight of your invitations so that they are considered a standard size, you can save hundreds of dollars in excess postage needed to send something big and bulky.
Figure out your guest list before you do anything else. It is important to know how many guests you will have before you choose a venue. If you select the venue first, you may not have enough room for everyone to celebrate your special day. You want to have approximately 30 square feet for each guest that will be in attendance.
If you are having a church wedding, consider holding your reception in the church basement immediately following the service. If your church doesn’t have a basement, they most likely have a hall perfect for the affair. Many churches have volunteer staff as well that will help decorate and provide food for the cost of the ingredients and materials alone.
When you have six months before your wedding, consider planning your honeymoon, have your invitations and thank you cards decided upon and ordered, and have your bridesmaids order their dresses. These details make the busy months to come much more stress free and will eliminate any hurdles to come in the meantime.
If you are planning on bringing a new couple a very large gift to their wedding you should rethink that decision. They will have a hard enough time trying to keep everything organized without having that to worry about. To make things easier on them you should send the gift by mail.
As stated at the beginning of the article, giving gifts to your bridal party is a nice gesture of thanks and appreciation. With everyone’s tastes being so different, it can be hard to choose those “perfect” gifts. Hopefully this article has given you some great gift ideas for saying “thank you” to your bridal party.