Just when you think that planning for your own wedding is easy, you often find yourself regretting your decision about not hiring a pro. You only have a few months left before the big day and there are still a lot of things that you have to do, chair covers to buy, foods to order and facilities to be rented. Instead of feeling extremely stressed out and thinking about giving up, you have to consider these things as challenges that you are set to conquer to have a beautiful and memorable event.
To make the planning process more fun, you can follow these tips that will help you make the event look expensive without spending too much. This may mean more work on your part, but you will feel less stressed knowing that you will not go overboard when it comes to your expenses.
1. If you have a computer and a printer and you know the basics about photo editing, why dont you create your own wedding invitations? You can look for samples online or download templates to make it easier for you to accomplish this task. This will save you a lot and you can add personal touches to your invites to make these unique.
You can ask a friend to help you with the task if you are really not adept in designing and printing. If you cant find someone who will help you with it, look for an online printer that will create quality materials at the most affordable rate.
2. Shop in bulk at thrift stores or from sellers who offer second hand items. These may be where you can find your chair covers to buy, food utensils, giveaways and decors. Before you start shopping, make sure that you have already decided on your wedding theme. This way, you will have an idea about the look and color of the items that will match the theme of your big day.
3. Borrow certain items that you will use on your wedding. You are not required to buy brand new items on your wedding day, including the outfits. If you can borrow or rent, do so since this can help you save money.
4. Get creative and learn the tricks in creating DIY decors. You can learn a lot from watching tutorial videos online. You will be amazed at the many creative things that you can create out of those that you already consider as waste. You can opt to create your own than allot money for the chair covers to buy.
If you are already running out of time, ask for your family and friends help. You can all make this a fun activity that will make them remember the wedding with fondness.