Today, there are a lot of couples that prefer to have a DIY wedding. Not only that it will be cheaper but it is also much more personal for the couples. There are instances in life when it is much better for you to handle it yourself. You do not need to follow the schedule of the organizer, if you organize your own wedding. There are things to consider if you want your wedding to be stress free as possible.
Below are some tips on how you can have a successful DIY wedding:
A. Setting the date
First thing that you both should do is to set the date. When you settled the date of your wedding, then you can start settling other stuff such as booking the venue, sending invitations and many more.
B. Choosing and booking the venue
Next is the venue.
If you plan to do the decorations then you should choose a simpler venue. You should choose a venue that can accommodate all of your guest. There are venues that offer catering. However, if you do not want to have a caterer then you can always ask your close friends and relatives to help you prepare the food.
C. The invitations
Making your own wedding invitations is easy. There are free online websites where you easily and quickly make your invitations. After customizing the invitation you can have it printed then mailed to your guest or you can just send it to the email address of your guests. Because of the convenience of the internet you have the option not to use your postal service. You can easily customize your wedding invitation and match it with the theme of your wedding.
Usually, florists will set the flowers for your wedding. You can purchase the bouquets and buttonholes in your local flower shop. You can also purchase these bouquets online. When you order online they will deliver your flowers to your venue which means that they know how to properly and safely deliver your flowers. Your flowers are much fresher.
E. The Cake
If you know how to bake then you should bake your own cake, but if not then you can always ask your mom or your grandma to bake it for you. You can easily bake a cake but it is not that easy to decorate. You can easily decorate you wedding cake since there are different kinds of wedding cake decorations. There are different kinds of toppers, sugar flowers and many more.
It will take a lot of planning if you want to have a DIY wedding. You should have organization skills.