Stress & Regrets

Large events, especially weddings are very emotionally charged events. They are wonderful happy times that you’ll never forget! Not every day leading up to those events are easy or a party, there are moments things are sometimes overlooked and somethings can be stressful. Its important to remember to take deep breaths, stay hydrated and definitely get some sleep! Here is a list we have compiled of the top items from brides after their big day of the things they found the most stressful and what they wished they had done differently:

 

Stresses:

  • Lodging for guests
  • Seating Cards and Stationary
  • Fighting with Vendors
  • Vendors not responding in a timely fashion
  • The wedding budget
  • Narrowing the guest list
  • Finding the “Right” bridesmaids dresses
  • Picking gifts for the Wedding Party
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    Regrets:

    • Not making a budget before starting to book vendors
    • Not making a list of priorities before starting
    • Maxing out credit cards to pay for the wedding
    • Rushed planning
    • Saved a little more on the wedding to put towards the honeymoon or a house
    • Not being organized, because there is so much to do
    • Not buying/bringing a comfy pair of shoes to wear the day of the wedding
    • Not having the photographer do table shots
    • Relenting to the pressure of family and friends
    • Conflicts regarding whether to have a more traditional or modern wedding
    • Not having the pre-wedding events and wedding in the desired style(s)
    • Having a large time lapse between the ceremony and the reception
    • Members from the wedding party missing the cocktail hour for photos
    • Picking, quite possibly, the heaviest bouquet
    • Ordering the dress size that you plan to be on your wedding day instead of your size and having it fitted as needed
    • Not knowing to do a movement test in your wedding gown before buying it.