How To Plan A Modern Wedding In 2021?

While many hearts were told to wait further to unite in 2020, 2021 is a breath of fresh air. With the large number of people getting vaccinated and following the basic guidelines, the wedding scene is booming similarly to a dam being opened and the water flooding across.

In other words, it’s a great time to tie the knot. Are you planning to get married soon? We’ll go through the various steps that’ll help you plan your wedding. A modern one at that. So let’s get started!

Create a website

In modern times, staying digitally connected is key. Thus, a wedding website, specifically tailored to you will provide a central source of information to everyone else regarding updates about the location, dates & timings, dress code, events, etc. You can design a wedding website using Wix, for example.

It can be a beautiful space for not just the aforementioned functions, but as a digital album of your most precious memories, that is safe, secure, and can probably last your lifetime.

Plan the venue

Do your research on all the available options before you book the best place for you. This is important as this will be a once-in-a-lifetime event that will be forever etched in your hearts.

Mind the details. Ensure they have good reviews and their policies are right for you specifically about the guest count, date and time flexibility, cancellation, costs, refunds, etc.

Know your guests

The pandemic has made big fat weddings a lesser preferred choice. This is in fact, a great opportunity for us to invite just the ones who truly matter, making for a truly intimate and special occasion. Make sure you prepare a list, forgetting none.

For the others, technology does make things more convenient. Many weddings happen to be live-streamed online through video conferencing platforms like Zoom or Google Meet, as a measure of missing none in the current situation, if that’s what you’d like.

Prepare the invitations

The wedding invitation is important as it’s an article for adding in your personal touch to create an unforgettable impression with your guests. An invitation should be beautiful and memorable. Use your list to prepare the invitations for all your guests. There are a lot of great businesses that cater to just this, making this a fairly convenient process.

While it may be tempting to create a digital invitation sent through the mail that’s more convenient and doesn’t cost much at all, a physical one is advisable simply due to the perceivably higher value it shows. Of course, a digital invitation can work for the ones who are watching the occasion live, if that’s what you’ve planned.

Plan the aesthetics

A beautiful event deserves to be held in a beautiful environment. One that’s appealing, highly positive, and soothing to the eyes. While many leave this job to their wedding planners, you can try your hand at it to add in a personal signature touch. After all, this is your big day! Make it special and unique with the themes and designs you love.

Photography & Video

Your big moment has to be captured and preserved forever to look back upon and cherish the beautiful memories. And this is not be done plainly but in creative ways! So it’s advisable to hire the best professional wedding photographers in town. Not just for the photographs, but the footage of the event that is to be preserved for yourself and potentially live-streamed to those who haven’t been able to visit in person.

Food & drink

It’s important to feed your guests with the best possible culinary choices. Professional chefs who specialize in wedding ceremonies are a given. You can add your personal touch here too, with the menu.

Also, do plan the distribution of eatables properly. The hustle-bustle of buffets may not be especially welcome, given the current situation. So make sure you arrange for alternatives like separate socially distanced tables with waiting staff.

Budgeting

The most unexciting, yet also the most practically important factor has been saved for last. Do make sure you keep the expenses tracked and controlled. Your wedding should be an effortless and enjoyable event without the slightest hint of finances creating hidden headaches for you.

Do remember, the more you save on your wedding, the more you have for your honeymoon and the more you have to live life comfortably with each other in general. But you don’t have to go thrifty here, as this is an important occasion. Spending enough to enjoy, while saving enough to enjoy more is the best mantra you can consider!

Conclusion

The most important thing to remember is not to let the details of planning make you miss out on the big picture. Do enjoy your big moment to the fullest, as it marks the beginning of a new and beautiful chapter. We wish you a happy married life!

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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