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How to make the most of wedding planning over Christmas…

Written By Ellie at The Wedding Enthusiast

How to make the most of wedding planning over Christmas…

If you get a Christmas break, it’s a rare chunk of time off that you’re almost legally required to spend majoritively on the sofa in your pyjamas. This means it can seem like an amazing time to get a whole host of wedding planning done without any interruptions, pesky distractions or time constraints. However, it’s worth considering taking a break from the wedding things over the festive season, so here’s how to make the most of wedding planning over Christmas by doing the least.

Spend time with your friends and family…

First and foremost, spend the festive season focusing on friends and family. If they’re invited to the wedding, it’s probably (and should be) because you love their company, so why deprive yourself of that very thing? Whether it’s your family, work friends, or the pals you made on the first day of school, the Christmas holidays is a great time to spend actual time with them. Go to the pub, watch Christmas films on the sofa, or go for a nice country walk without the need to get back to discuss stationery urgently  – time spent doing stuff you love with the people you love will subconsciously get those juices flowing for the wedding anyway. 

But take

Congratulations, You’re Engaged! What’s Next?…

Love is in the air…

If you’ve found yourself on this post then chances are you’ve just said YES! Congratulations!

So, what now!? With all the excitement of getting engaged, usually comes a truck load of stress too. To help you out, we’ve got some top tips to make the most of your engagement, how to get ahead with your wedmin, and tackling the finer details…

Questions, questions, questions…

Before you’ve even started showing off your ring the questions will come flooding in… ‘Have you set a date?’…’Am I invited?’…’How did he propose?’…Everyone around you will be super excited so get ready for your engagement to be the topic of conversation!

If you don’t want to give too much away, or you haven’t made any decisions yet, come up with a blanket statement to use whenever someone comes pestering. Something like “We’re looking at having a Autumn wedding but haven’t worked out the finer details yet” or “We’re just so excited being engaged right now”. They should get the hint!

At this point, hold off inviting anyone or making them part of your wedding party. You can’t really un-ask someone to be your bridesmaid, so really take the time to think about it.

Guest list & budget…

Your guest list will 100% change over the course of your engagement, but putting together an initial draft …

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