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

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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…

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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% …

Advice For Newly Engaged Couples…

Love is all around…

Christmas and New Year is the time for family and loved ones, and usually brings us a fresh wave of newly engaged couples. If you’re reading this then chances are, you are one of them…if so – BIG congratulations!!

So, what now? It can be easy to lose your head in the clouds (or Pinterest!) so I’ve got some top tips for you if you’re feeling a tad overwhelmed by all the decisions that lie ahead…

Get ready for questions…

‘Have you set a date?’…’Am I invited?’…’How did he propose?’…Friends and family will be excited for you 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, something like ‘We’re looking at having a Spring wedding’ or ‘We plan to have a long engagement to allow time to work things out’ should stop too much pestering.

At this point, don’t commit to inviting someone or making them part of your wedding party if things may change – trust me, it will save you a headache in the long run!

Guest list & budget…

This is by no means your final guest list, but putting together an initial draft will give you an …

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