Top 3 Tips for Engaged Couples

3 Easy Tips for making your wedding planning easy peasy!

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Let me start by CONGRATULATING you on finding your person. I'm SO happy for y'all!

Now. It's about to get serious up in here, and you better buckle up for a busy year. This is the time you will chose vendors and day-of details that will represent you as a couple. Whether you're planning an elopement or an extravaganza, you have some big decisions to make. 

Here is where we think you should spend your precious energy: 

#1 - BOOK YOUR CHOICE VENDORS: Of all things, this is carries the highest weight. Keep in mind that Knoxville's best and most-sought-after wedding vendors will book up to 18 months in advance. Call them. Book them. Like yesterday. If you have less than 18 months to plan, and your favorite wedding vendors have already been spoken for, consider another day for your wedding. Fridays, Sundays and even Thursday are becoming increasingly popular for modern couples, and as a budget bonus, are typically less expensive than the traditional Saturday dates.

#2 - LEAVE YOUR TIMELINE TO THE PROS:  Most professionals that you will hire do this regularly; and this is their full-time job. Day-of-flow is *everything* when it comes to the feel of a wedding day, altering the way your guests transition from one thing to the next can have an impact on just about everything. Experienced vendors will know how to improvise on the spot and can tell you just about how long things will take. 

#3 - DON'T LET WEDDING PLANNING TAKE OVER YOUR RELATIONSHIP: (source: HuffPost) Make time to date each other and keep the romance alive. Set aside date nights where you focus only on each other and not the wedding. Wedding planning can be very stressful. Take a deep breath and remember that the commitment is much more important than the wedding. This is a time to build your relationship up — not let the stress tear it down. 

Most of all, don’t forget to have fun! It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of wedding planning. But keep in mind that this is a magical — and finite — time in your relationship. So take the time to pause and enjoy it, and don’t sweat the small stuff.

Let's chat about your wedding day! 

 

xo

Laurie