If you’re reading this it means that you’ve recently said “yes” to the person of your dreams. Congratulations! While you may still be floating on cloud nine, we know that you’ve got work to do and we’re here to help you make the most of your engagement. Below, you’ll find nine things to do right after saying “yes” – from spreading the news to finding your wedding vendors – that will surely set you up for wedding planning success.
Call your family and friends and let them know about the exciting news! They will be so happy you took the time to let them know before updating your Facebook status. It can be helpful to make a list together of everyone who needs to know before the Internet does to avoid any hurt feelings.
The fun part begins – it’s engagement photo time! We recommend taking your engagement photos as early as possible so you can include a photo or two on your save the date cards. Make sure you hire a professional photographer to capture this special chapter of your lives – it’s over before you know it!
Now that you know your guest count and budget, you can start the venue search! Do you want a local or destination wedding? If you’re having problems choosing a venue take our handy quiz to help you decide what kind of venue is right for you and make sure to look through our list of the best wedding venues in your all over the world to find the perfect match in your area. Lastly, don’t forget to come prepared with questions and take photos as you begin to tour venues!
It’s important to select your dream team of wedding vendors early as many of the best professionals are booked a year or two out! Ready to hire your wedding photographer, planner, florist, videographer, and more? You’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re getting married in Texas or France, we’ve got you covered with our hand-picked lists of the best wedding professionals around the world.
There are tons of ways to stay organized during the wedding planning process. In addition to our handy wedding planning checklist, we’ve got a ton of helpful tools and tips to keep you organized and sane as you plan your big day!