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How to start planning your wedding

Congratulations on your engagement! Planning a wedding can be an exciting but daunting task. Here are some steps to help you start planning your wedding:

  1. Determine your budget: Before you start planning, you need to have an idea of how much you can afford to spend. Decide on a budget that works for you and your partner.
  2. Determine the guest list: Make a list of people you want to invite. This will help you determine the size of the wedding, which will impact the venue, catering, and other costs.
  3. Choose a date: Decide on a date that works for you, your partner, and your guests. Keep in mind that some venues may have limited availability on popular dates, so it’s a good idea to book early.
  4. Choose a venue: Look for a venue that fits your style and budget. Consider the location, capacity, and amenities available.
  5. Choose a theme or style: Determine the style or theme of your wedding. This will help you make decisions on everything from the invitations to the decor.
  6. Choose vendors: Select vendors for catering, photography, music, and other services. Read reviews, compare prices, and ask for recommendations from friends and family.
  7. Plan the details: Make a checklist of all the details you need to plan, including the dress, tuxedo, flowers, invitations, and more.
  8. Create a timeline: Create a timeline for the planning process and stick to it. Make sure to include deadlines for booking vendors, sending invitations, and other important tasks.

Remember to enjoy the planning process and take it one step at a time. Congratulations again on your engagement, and best of luck with your wedding planning!

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