What To Expect When Wedding Planning

 As a bride there are a lot of expectations that may not always go the way one imagines it. Diving into wedding planning is a whole new experience that can hit you all at once. So what can a bride experience when wedding planning? We are here to shed a little light on this topic so you don't go into planning blind folded. We hope these things will help guide you and make you feel more comfortable. Let's get started. 

Your Venue Plays A Big Role

When people say choosing your venue is so important they aren't messing around. When it comes down to it your venue will dictate the style your wedding will have. Not to mention it will also influence what wedding dress you choose. Sometimes a big statement wedding dress doesn't fit with a backyard wedding. So just keep in mind that your wedding venue has a lot of power for the overall look of your wedding and bridal look.

Prepare For Unsolicited Advice

Get ready to hear input from your family and friends about your wedding even when you don't really want to. Not everyone is going to see things from your perspective so they will try to give you their opinion. Know that they probably don't mean it with ill intent. Let them know you appreciate their take but at the end of the day it's your wedding. Be open about how you feel when you get unwanted advice.

The Guest List Can Get Rocky

When it comes to your guest list a lot of people don't understand the etiquette behind it. Some people feel like they are entitled to a plus one. This is especially true with older guests. You might even have to prepare for them to really hold their ground on adding someone to the list. Just remember to stay calm and express to them it's only the names on the invitation allowed. 

You Might Never Want To Stop Wedding Dress Shopping

Wedding dress shopping is one of the more fun events of wedding planning. It's easy to get caught up in all of the pretty gowns and  before you know it you've tried on 40 dresses without making saying yes to the dress. Although you don't want the experience to end it should. You don't want to go over board with wedding dress shopping because you might never stop looking for "the one". 

Don't Let It Take Over Your Relationship

Yes wedding planning can be fun but it can also be stressful. This is especially true if you have a short time to get everything together. It's important to not let it take over your relationship. It can seem like the only thing you both think and talk about is wedding planning. Set a day of the week aside to have a date night and keep wedding planning talk off limits. This is the time to check in with each other emotionally and talk about other things going on. 

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