Marriages may be made in heaven, but without proper planning a wedding cannot be truly special. Every couple wants their wedding to be an event that is memorable for not just the bride and groom, but also for the guests. If you are planning a wedding and are wondering what you can do to make your wedding special, then here are a few tips to make your wedding truly special for everyone involved and not just the bride and groom.
Just like in business, the place of your wedding makes a lot of difference. There is nothing wrong with getting married in a church or cathedral, but the truth is that people have come to expect more than just a church wedding. If you are planning a church wedding then make sure the reception is special and truly memorable. However, if you do not want to get married in a church, then the next decision is choosing a wedding destination. There is no shortage of quality locales to get married in, if you are currently in Europe, then make sure that you consider Cyprus for your wedding destination. Contrary to popular belief, a Cyprus wedding is cheaper than most European cities, and people will remember your wedding for a long time to come.
The biggest advantage of planning a wedding overseas is that it takes away a major chunk of the planning, and the newly weds as well as the guests can genuinely enjoy their vacation/wedding. After the destination is finalised, the next thing to really work on is the wedding dress. Let's face it there is very little room for creativity when it comes to the groom's tux, however the bride's wedding dress is without a doubt the centre piece of the wedding, and every single guest (including the groom) will take instant notice of the wedding dress. Remember just like the wedding budget, it's not a good idea to get carried away when you are buying a wedding dress, at the end of the day the wedding dress is probably going to be worn just once.
Equally important to the wedding's preparations is the wedding cake, the wedding cake is similar to the centrepiece of the wedding. Once the celebrations begin, the first thing everyone is looking forward to is the wedding cake. Traditionally a wedding cake is supposed to be white, this in no way means that the wedding cake has to be boring old vanilla flavour. Today there are a wide variety of flavours available when it comes to wedding cakes, and the truth is that it is eventually the couple's choice that counts.
As a couple if you don't want a white cake, don't worry it is no longer uncommon for people to have a wedding cake in chocolate and other colours. Remember at the end of the day it is a celebration of a couple's union, and it pays to think out of the box. There is not such thing as a typical wedding and it is for a couple to decide if they want to follow traditions down to the last letter or not. Wedding Planners Wedding planners are a blessing in disguise for couples where both the bride and groom are working. Sometimes it becomes nearly impossible for a couple to take time out from their hectic schedule and plan every single detail of the wedding.
For working couples, it is simpler to hire a wedding planner that can take care of all the planning. When it comes to wedding planners the biggest advantage is that all it takes is frequent supervision, and the wedding preparations are taken care of. However if a couple wants to be more involved in a wedding they can still go with a wedding planner but pay more attention to the finer details.
Eventually it all comes down to how involved a couple wants to be when their wedding is being planned.
Majid Ghazaeri is the author of this article on Wedding. Find more information about Perfect-Wedding here.