Wedding fever seems to be present all around, no matter what season or time of year it may be. After that engagement gets final, soon to be brides and grooms begin to feel the pressure of planning their wedding- A day they’ve imagined and dreamt of since childhood.
It’s no surprise why the wedding planning process is truly a headache. After all, there’s so much to be taken care of with so little time. What many soon to be married couples forget is that this time period is temporary and a duration that they’ll look back upon and smile. And if you can’t enjoy the planning process, then you must pull out all stops to make sure your wedding day runs as smoothly as possible.
This 2019, we’re revealing all the tried and tested tips of the professionals in the wedding industry regarding how to nail that wedding day to sheer perfection. Trust us when we say that you’re in the best of hands. Let’s take a look!
Start the day refreshed
No matter how many last minute things you may have pending the night before, getting a good night sleep is crucial for beauty, health and mental wellness. You need to be refreshed with a positive attitude on the biggest day of your life.
The right breakfast is sure to do the trick
A good breakfast is the perfect start to a long and exhausting day. Enjoy a meal that’s high on protein and those complex carbs to keep you going and energized throughout the day.
Time is of the essence- You need plenty of time and room to get ready
The time has arrived to be a little selfish and focus on you. Don’t rush your hair, makeup and styling. Leave yourself plenty of room to nail that bridal attire to sheer perfection.
When getting yourself styled, don’t forget to wear a dress shirt
This is especially true when you’re getting your hairstyle done. Dress shirts are buttoned so once you’re done with your hairdo; you can simply unbutton and hop into your gown with sheer convenience.
If you’re the groom, pen down everything in advance that you need to do on the day of the wedding
Let’s face it, grooms tend to be more casual and laid back when compared to their counterparts. It’s easy to forget the day of tasks so ensure you’ve penned down your duties on paper in advance.
Be sure to break into your new shoes ahead of the big day
Uncomfortable footwear is dreaded by all, especially if you plan on staying in them throughout the entire evening. Break into your shoes ahead of time so you know exactly what you’re dealing with.
Keep a light hand on that perfume and cologne
As much as we all love people who smell good, too much fragrance can ruin your mood by making you and those around you feel nauseous. A small amount will surely do the trick so less is always more.
For those with no wedding coordinator, rely on your bridesmaids for handling the logistics on the big day
Life’s truly fabulous when you have a wedding coordinator but for those that don’t, bridesmaids are sure to do you justice with day of logistics.
A wedding day survival kit is an absolute must
From sewing essentials to painkillers and beauty hacks, all your wedding necessities should be put into your wedding day survival kit and brought to your venue.
Keep that phone away- this day is about you
Enjoy your big day in all its glory. Hand over your phone to a close companion and remind yourself that this day is all about you.
Get loose before walking down that aisle
Bust those stressful vibes by getting loose and groovy before you head down that aisle. There’s no better way to do it than this!
Take a moment to let it all in
Take a deep breath and take it all in. Your big day has finally arrived and you’ve done a fabulous job.
A 5 minute dinner date is essential
It’s hard to enjoy your meal in its entirety when you’re the hosts, but a 5 minute dinner date with your companion is essential.
Be magnanimous every step of the way
Whether it’s a friend or a loved one who you haven’t spoken to in ages, be the bigger person and exchange a smile or few words to let them know how much you adore their presence on your big day.
Keep that alcohol in check
This is a day you’ll want to remember for the rest of your life. Don’t ruin it by overdrinking.
Spend a moment with each other’s parents
You’ll undoubtedly be swamped with guests but it’s crucial to take a moment out and spend time with each other’s parents. This gesture may seem simple but goes a long way.
Be relaxed about the wedding night ahead
The wedding night can bring upon anxiety but try not to worry about it. Over thinking will just ruin the present moment that you both are in together as a couple. Leave that for later.