Last Things to Do Before Your Wedding Day
In the final days before your wedding, you’re likely to feel a variety of strong emotions. Joy and excitement will feature strongly, of course. However, you may also feel a hint of nervousness or anxiety as the day you’ve planned so long for draws closer. By this stage, you’ll have invested a great deal of time, effort, and resources in preparing for your wedding. Naturally, having looked forward to the big day for such a long time, you’ll very much wish for it to go well. This desire for everything to go well may lead to some stress, as your imagination conjures up scenarios in which unforseen circumstances upset your carefully-laid plans. Is there anything you can do about this?
The final preparations for your wedding should focus on consolidating your plans, rather than making arrangements that have been left until the last minute. By now, everything should be in place, and your only remaining task should be to confirm that everything is in order. Doing this should give you the peace of mind you need in order to relax and rest up before your big day. But what exactly should be on your final checklist? In this week’s blog post, we’d like to offer some tips on what’s most important to remember at this time.
By now, you’ll have booked a lot of services for your wedding — everything from catering to entertainment. Now is the time to contact all of these vendors and make sure that they’re all ready to go for the big day. Ideally, you should be speaking to them in person or over the phone, as this will give you the opportunity to iron out any details on the spot. You should be making sure that any payments due before the day have already been made, as well as making sure that all of your vendors are clear on the schedule and plan for the day. Lastly, you should check with your suppliers if there’s anything they need from you or your venue in order to be able to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.
Finalise Arrangements With Your Venue
Now is the time to contact your your venue with a final headcount of your guests, as well as your seating plan. As with your vendors, you should make sure that any payment due before the day is been fully paid. You should also check that your venue is equipped with everything that will be needed on the day. For example, if you’ve hired a wedding band, they may require the venue to provide some of the sound equipment — make sure that anything like this has been discussed. If you’re providing personalised table decor, make sure this has been supplied to the venue in plenty of time, so that they can set it up.
Make Sure Your Bridal Party Are Prepared
By now, you should have already had your wedding rehearsal, and all members of your bridal party should be ready for the big day. However, it doesn’t hurt to have one final conversation with the members of your bridal party, just to make sure that everything is as it should be. You could consider providing everyone with a checklist, so that nobody forgets anything important on the day. You should also get everyone to confirm the date and time of any appointments with hairdressers, make-up artists, or stylists.
Relax, and Be Happy
All of the above should be handled in the final week before the wedding. By the time you reach the last couple of days, everything should be checked and double-checked, and you shouldn’t have anything more to worry about. This should allow you some rest time in the final days before your wedding, so that you can look and feel your best on the day. Now would be a good time for some leisure activity; a relaxing trip to a beauty spa or similar is highly recommended. Then get ready to enjoy your big day!
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