You’re engaged!…Now what?
There’s a venue to book, a wedding party to pick, a certain dress to buy and so many other things that go into planning that one big day.
1. Make your guest list
Figuring out who will attend your wedding should be the first thing on a couple’s to-do list, according to Sarah Pease, the owner/creative director of Brilliant Event Planning and David’s Bridal’s resident wedding and proposal planning pro. Decide if you’re going to have an intimate gathering, a grandiose affair or something in between. Then…
2. Find a venue
As Pease points out, you can’t make a decision about a reception space until you have an idea of how many guests you’re planning on having. It’s also important to take stock of your geographical preferences — where you are from, where the groom is from and so on. Do you want to plan at a place that’s more centrally located, or have a destination wedding? Once that’s figured out…