“First things First”…
The date, the date, the date!!!Choose the wedding date according to Mahurat, convenience etc.
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Set the budget and decide how you are going finance it. Have a look at our blogs for some tips on managing your budget. http://blog.shaadiinvite.com/
Choose the type of wedding you want depending on your taste, budget etc.(for e.g. big/small , simple/glamorous)
Choose the time of the wedding, reception and other pre wedding events.
Choose the location for the wedding ceremony and the pre wedding ceremonies.
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Book the wedding venue.
Hire the priest/ individual who will perform the wedding.
Hire the caterer, florist and the photographer. You can do this easily with the help of Shaadi Invite. All you need to do is search for the type of service depending on your location and choose among the array of vendors we provide on our site to suit your needs. http://www.shaadiinvite.com/
Any other services you require like calling a popular artist, it’s better to book him months in advance in order to ensure availability.
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Hire the makeup and hair stylist. Decide the kind of look you want to have for each ceremony. http://www.shaadiinvite.com/
Shopping!!! Shop for your wedding dress after deciding your look. PSss… you can do it vice-versa and your dress can decide your look too. http://www.shaadiinvite.com/
Shouting from roof-tops…
Begin looking at the invitations.
Set the budget for the honeymoon. Many people set the honeymoon budget more than the wedding budget depending on their choice.
Announcement time…” we are getting married!!!” and see the biggest smile on people’s faces (and yours too).
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More of it and you are good to go…
Choose the kind of music you wish to have and hire services accordingly.
Choose the look for each ceremony and hire the decorators. Sometimes the Wedding Venue vendors also provide these services so decide accordingly.
Choose/hire the attendants and decide their tasks or positions.
Make a list of all the invites and mark the out of town ones.
Make the invitations accordingly and book the nearby hotel or guest house.
Choose the wedding favors.
Book the transportations required of any kind.
Decide the honeymoon destination and book it. Book all lodgings, transport and event tickets accordingly. Check for your passport and visas if going out of country. A tip though-its best left to the groom! You might want him to sweep you off your feet and fill your honeymoon with romantic surprises…
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Check with the florist and decorators and choose the flower and decorations according to your budget, taste and ceremony.
One of the most important parts is to have the food right. Choose carefully the cuisines, dishes you wish to have trying to accommodate everybody’s taste. So go meet the caterer.
Book the DJ or artist and make sound and venue arrangements accordingly.
Finalize the invite list and order the invitations.
Marriage registration and name changing…
Set the date with your fiancée for this task.
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Good to go…
Book rooms for the out of town attendants for the hotel.
Make a list of all events or appoint people/friends to decide the order of events for all the pre wedding ceremonies. http://www.shaadiinvite.com/
Make a list of duties of the people involved in the wedding and timeline it.
Call up all the vendors to see if they are managing well.
Check for any last minute adjustments in the dress.
Send out invites (Atleast a month before the wedding). http://www.shaadiinvite.com/
Obtain marriage certificates.
Checking (two weeks before the wedding)…
Have a last minute meeting with- the photographer, caterer, decorator, makeup artist, venue manager, DJ or band.
Confirm hotel reservations for the guests and attendants.
Pick up (atleast two days before the wedding)…
Your dress and jewelry
Rise and shine…it’s your wedding day!!!
Savor best day of your life forever.
Check for the makeup appointment.
Voila! You are finally good to go!
The key to planning a great wedding is to balance the tussle between choice and budget. Ofcourse the internet is the other one! You will get numerous ideas here which will help you plan your way through a resplendent wedding! If you need us to answer any other queries you can also join our forum http://www.shaadiinvite.com/