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First Steps to Planning a Wedding

If you just got engaged, your first instinct might be to open Google and type “how to plan a wedding.” We don’t blame you—planning your nuptials is certainly a big deal, and it’s unlike any other party you’re hosted before. When you’re not sure where to start planning a wedding, narrowing down the first steps can feel downright overwhelming… but don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.
Start Thinking Big Picture: inute you get engaged, everyone will be asking for your wedding date. In reality, though, you won’t be able to set an exact wedding date until other major decisions—like setting your budget—are made. But before you dive into the nitty-gritty details, we recommend thinking about the big picture vision you have for your wedding day. What time of year do you want to host your celebration? What wedding venue style sparks your interest? Are you drawn to intimate, outdoor boho parties, or would you rather have a glam formal affair at a chic city rooftop? How many people do you want to invite? These are key details to consider before you move forward with any decisions. “I always ask my couples to describe their perfect wedding day,” says Mary Thornton, founder of Connecticut-based stationery boutique and event planning company Party Party.

Wedding Trends in 2021

Trends are ever-changing so what we see right now might not be in 3 months but what we do know is that 2021 weddings will look different. Just like everything else weddings were postponed and put on hold. Now we’re finally seeing the wheels in motion. The year has only begun and we are already …

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