De-Stress Your Wedding Planning!

Planning your wedding can be as exciting as it is stressful, but fear not! These quick tips will help make wedding planning that little bit easier for you!


Weddings can be expensive and a huge financial burden on couples. Sit down and add up all you expected costs then divide them by the amount of months you expect to have your wedding in. Looking at this will give you a realistic expectation of what you can afford on your wedding day and whether as well as a date where you can be happy with.  Look at this with your joint earnings, savings and family contributions in mind.

The Wedding Dress

Sometimes, going dress shopping with a huge audience can really add pressure to your decision. How about taking one or two people, whose opinion you trust instead. Take pictures of every dress you try on so you can show them to others afterwards. Being open to suggestions may also be the key to finding your dress. You won’t know till you try it on!

Share the Tasks

Don’t be afraid to delegate tasks to your maid of honour and family. They know your opinions on most matters and can always contact you before making big decisions. Wedding planners and coordinators are great taskmasters for easing stress and may actually save you more money in the long run.

Give Yourself a Break

Wedding conversations can easily take over your day. Make sure there one evening where you don’t talk about weddings!  Why not go for a walk with your partner to de-stress instead?

Think of The Bigger Picture

Often in planning a wedding, it’s the only thing you can think about since it can easily take up all your time leading up to your wedding day. But, it’s important to keep in mind not only that day ahead but the days after! Remember, it’s only one day ( a very important one of course) and that the main reason you’re there is to celebrate your marriage together!

Aileen Swansen

Aileen Swansen is a Visual Communications graduate from Kerry who carries out her role as Social Media Executive here at WeddingDates. She loves fashion, illustration and the occasional cupcake!

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