Your wedding day is a huge event that involves lots of planning, multiple vendors, and friends and family from all over the place coming to celebrate you. As much fun as it is to see everyone, your wedding day can also cause stress, especially if you’re already prone to anxious feelings.
Fortunately, your special day doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are my 6 top tips for keeping things relaxed and “stress-free” on your wedding day!
1. Invest in a Professional Wedding Planner or Coordinator
The biggest thing you can do to ease your wedding stress is to hire a professional planner or day-of coordinator. The whole job of a professional planner is to handle all the details, from ensuring your wedding party is lined up and ready to walk down the aisle to making sure your day stays on schedule and goes off without a hitch. A coordinator can even help set up and coordinate your vendors. Basically, they do anything necessary behind the scenes to make sure that your wedding day is as flawless as possible. If you can afford a planner or coordinator in your budget, it’s definitely worth the investment.
PLANNERS TO CONSIDER
2. Choose Vendors you Love and Trust
You have a vision for your wedding day, and to ensure that you make that vision a reality, it’s essential to hire vendors you can trust to meet—and even exceed—your expectations. If you meet a photographer or florist whose personality meshes with yours and who completely understands what you’re going for, book them ASAP! While you should definitely do plenty of research on all your potential vendors, don’t be afraid to trust your gut as well.
VENUES TO CONSIDER
- Appalachian View
- The White Crow
- Overlook Barn
- The Barn on New River
3. Add Buffer Time to Your Schedule
4. Consider Doing a First Look
5. Keep Everyone in the Know
You definitely don’t want your guests asking you a hundred questions on your wedding day, so be sure to do your best to keep everyone informed. This is where a wedding app or website comes in super handy! You can provide directions to your venue, information about your reception, and anything else your guests need to know. It also doesn’t hurt to have a specific person who people can go to for any additional questions, so they don’t text and call you or your fiance when you’re just trying to prepare for your big day. I can create a custom app with all of this information for you. Ask me for details.
6. Go With the Flow and Enjoy Your Day
The best thing you can do to keep your wedding day stress-free? Accept that something will go wrong. Your day likely won’t be completely perfect, but remember that you can’t control every little thing and just take the mistakes in stride. Do your best to enjoy each moment as it comes and remember what your wedding day is truly about: celebrating the love that you and your fiance share.
Appalachian View is a beautiful venue centrally located for easy driving to many area destinations including Linville Falls, Banner Elk, Grandfather Mountain, the Blue Ridge
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