Congratulations on your engagement! It is high time you should start considering that where you can start! The article offers a checklist of things that you would require for your wedding planning process. While arranging, you will find that initiating the plan is the most important thing to culminate weddings in India. However, you need not to worry as the more work you complete at initial stages, less hassle free it would be in later stages.
Months before wedding
Punjabi wedlock Pick a Date: Discuss with everyone in your family that when you can pick the date, also do not forget to consider the season that you will prefer to get married in.
Make a Budget: You must be having a plan to execute while deciding the wedding budget. Do you have plans to use your own savings or take help from your parents? It will be a good idea to discuss the wedding budget with your fiance and both the families to avoid any confusion later on.
Finalize all the events: An Indian wedding, typically a Punjabi wedlock celebration is incomplete without a number of events and functions. Make a list of the functions you are planning to have, such as haldi, mehndi, sangeet, wedding as well as reception.
Prepare a guest list: After you finalize the budget, and have estimated how big fat wedding you have in mind, it’s the time to make a guest list to be invited for different functions.
Hire a Wedding Planner (optional): If you think that there is need to hire planners to assist you for the wedding, you can ask your friends and acquaintances to book your wedding planner in the first week itself.
Start looking for Venues: It would be tough to finalize the venue later on, so it will be a wise move to find and finalize the wedding venue for the date you picked up.
Punjabi wedlock Pick a theme for your wedding: If you want a flamboyant wedding then pick your colors/theme as soon as you decide the venue. Consider looking for ideas through magazines, blogs and forums, and even consulting friends who have recently planned their wedding.
Start Researching Caterers: A big fat Punjabi wedding certainly includes some lip smacking and scrumptious food! Make a list of the food items at your wedding and finalize a good caterer. Get a per person estimate from your caterer and also do not forget to go for food tasting. If you want to make arrangements for drinks, ask it beforehand. Also, ensure that the caterer is licensed.
Start Researching Photographers, Videographers and Djs: Good photographers and videographers are booked months in advance. Tell them about your choice of photos and videos. If you want the master copy of the video recording, tell them in advance. Discuss with the DJ you are hiring about the songs you would like to pay at the time of Sangeet or weeding.
Select the invitation cards: How can you forget to design a customized invitation card suggesting your love story. Explore the market and websites to look for the perfect invitation card.
Book your Priest: Based on the type of wedding ceremony you want, book your priest.
2 months before the wedding
Book the beauty parlor for your make up and mehendi: Make sure you have gone for make up and hair trials. Before finalizing anyone, interview them and check their portfolio and pictures of other brides they served. In addition, you can also tell them what type of look you want and how you want your mehendi, make up, hair and dupatta arranged.
1 month before wedding
Purchase all the accessories like matching purse, bangles, footwear and others. Check if your outfit is ready: You will not get time later for this, so make sure that everything is just perfect!
The wedding week!
Pack your suitcase for the honeymoon!
Get pampered at a Spa!
Enjoy your Wedding Celebrations!