GUESTS COMES FIRST

Get a grip on the approximate number of guests you'll invite before settling on a venue. This will ensure there's ample space for your crew. As a rule of thumb, allow for 25 to 30 square feet per guest. That may seem like a lot, but it's really not if you count the...

PLAN,PLAN,PLAN

When you’re trying to have a wedding on a budget, it’s important to plan ahead. List everything you can think of and walk through these items step by step. The earlier you get started – and the more things you think about early on – the less “last-minute stress”...

CHECK YOUR CREDIT

Take advantage of the high cost of weddings and sign up for a credit card with a rewards program. Whether it gives you airline miles or great shopping deals, consolidating all wedding-related purchases to this card will help you accumulate thousands of rewards points...

VENUE FIRST.

PUT TOGETHER A PLANNING SCHEDULE TO DO THINGS ONE BY ONE,IN LOGICAL ORDER. DO NOT HIRE VENDORS BEFORE YOU'VE SECURED YOUR VENUE. YOU WILL NEED TO SECURE YOUR DATE FIRST!! DON'T DESIGN YOUR CAKE UNLESS YOU HAVE ENVISIONED YOUR FLOWERS...