Mistakes are inevitable when planning a wedding. After all, there are so many different things to think about, and you can never plan for the unexpected. However, there are certain mistakes that you won’t be able to get out of your mind after the big occasion.So it’s important to try and avoid these! It’s easy to get caught up in linen choices and centerpieces, but when all is said and done, is it really worth it? Lucky for you, we’ve got the scoop on what newlyweds regret the most.
Online wedding registration company, Zola, surveyed and found out what the couples would change about their big day if they could go back and do it all over again. Thanks to this survey, we put together our four top tips on how to make sure you don’t end up regretting your wedding spend.
DON’T FORGET YOU’RE THROWING A PARTY
Have you ever been to one of those weddings where you’re just sitting at your table just waiting for everyone to finally get up and dance and it never happens? Nobody wants that. Hire a DJ or Band that is sure to get everyone out of their seats and on the dance floor.
YOUR NEW FAVORITE SHOW TO BINGE: YOUR WEDDING
Unless you are planning on breaking out the projector once a year to go through your wedding photos while family are in town, you better invest in a videographer to capture your day. What better way to capture the love in the room than a video where you can truly see how electric the day really was.
DITCH THE DECOR
Have you ever remembered all the little details of a friends wedding? Can you tell us what color napkins they had or what the chalkboard sign said on your way in or how their guest book looked? Probably not. You know what you do remember? The food, the booze, and the band. Ambiance is definitely important and a great way to set the mood for your event. When looking for a venue, look for a place that already has its own built-in ambiance!
AFTER THE PARTY IS THE…AFTER PARTY?
Make sure to have a plan for where guests should head to keep your night buzzing. Surprisingly, the after party was deemed the 7th most important part of the day! Don’t worry, you don’t have to spend a penny. Plan for a local bar people can head to or even let the hotel bar know you’ll be coming by with a big crowd. People love to celebrate your love, so let them! Want to be their favorite wedding of the year? Have pizzas delivered to make sure everyone has the sustenance to keep the night going!