How to plan a wedding


Where to begin with wedding planning? It’s enough to send even the sanest person into a spin!

From the ideal date, to nailing your location, selecting a gown and setting a budget – there is so much to consider.

Don’t stress, I’ve got your back. I’ve popped together a little guide to wedding planning that we hope will make your life as a future bride or groom that little bit easier. So sit back, relax and let me do the talking.


Plan for hidden wedding expenses like a pro.

Ring-a-ding-ding, you’ve got the ring! Now, do you have the bank balance to sustain your impeccable style?

When prepping for your perfect wedding, all the big and little items certainly can add up and it’s enough to give even the savviest of brides and grooms a money migraine!

This here is not about the big ticket wedding budget items – for help on that, see here, but rather, a handy little guide to the not so obvious penny pinchers that can arise when you’re planning a wedding.

Some of these you may have a handle on, others might take you by surprise – either way – get your Bride Business book out and nail your planning – like a party pro.



Twenty tips to stop a budget blowout

Photo – Katie Harmsworth


Budget – there is no other word in weddings that strikes more fear in a soon to be married couple!

Once the post engagement high wears off, the reality of dollars kicks in. All those magazines you’ve dog eared, the Instagram images you’ve saved, the blogs you’ve trawled can often be pie in the sky ideas, and unless you’ve suddenly won lotto, it’s more than likely you don’t have unlimited funds to spend on your wedding day.

With reports suggesting that couples are spending upwards of $50k on their day, it’s enough to make your eyes water and who wants to be a broke-ass bride or groom?

So, here’s some help! We’ve popped together twenty wedding budget tips to keep more dollars in your back pocket.