The Initial Checklist for a Budget Wedding Party

The Initial Checklist for a Budget Wedding Party

The wedding party is as vital as the wedding ceremony itself and there is no reason as to why you would tend to get lazy on this one. Since the time you were a little girl you have been dreaming about your marriage and time it is now to make your dream come true. But the bitter truth slaps hard when you are little stringent on budget and your hope suddenly seem to bite dust. However, with a little know-how and wee bit of effort from your side, you can still make your dreams come true.

Planning a wedding party isn’t an easy task, especially when you are completely on your own. One of the best ideas would be to take the services of a wedding planner. These people know just the right thing to do to fit the entire party within your budget. Other options would be seeking the help of close friends, or rent a hotel with staff just to make sure every thing goes the way you have in mind. Start planning the wedding party a month ahead and save yourself from the fuss of last-minute planning.

Budget Wedding Party

Here is an initial party checklist that you can follow if you wish to do the party planning totally on your own.

  • Fix the date for the party
  • Set a budget
  • Brush up on wedding etiquette
  • Decide the theme and colors you would want to follow
  • Choose the location and book it in advance
  • Select the bridesmaids and groomsmen
  • Make a list of the people you would want to invite
  • Decide your bridal party attire and start shopping
  • Decide what your maid of honor, bridesmaids, and groomsmen with wear
  • Decide on the food and kind of food service you would prefer
  • Plan the wedding décor for the wedding ceremony and wedding party venue
  • Look for gifts that you would be giving out- look them up online or in your local departmental store
  • Interview, select, and appoint wedding vendors. Here is a list-
  • Wedding officiate
  • Florist
  • Wedding cake baker
  • Wedding photographer and or videographer
  • Caterers
  • Printers for invitations
  • DJs and musicians
  • The rehearsal dinner should be discussed with the groom’s parents
  • Decide on your hairstylist and makeup man- it is very important
  • Plan your honeymoon with your husband-to-be, and make prior reservations for the same
  • Decide and buy the gift for the bride from the groom and vice versa
  • Also decide and arrange gifts for all the guests to be at your wedding
  • Arrange for wedding favors for your guests
  • Make the travel arrangements for your family members as well as the guests
  • Arrange the seating plan if a sit down meal is on your mind
  • Decide who will make toasts at the wedding and prepare the speech
  • Arrange for accommodations for out-of-town guests
  • Get your wedding rings
  • Get the marriage license

This list should provide you with all that you need to make a head start as you and your partner embark on a new journey through life together.

Happy Wedding!

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