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A Guide To Having The Perfect Summer Outdoor Wedding
Expect to get one or more wedding invitation this summer. After all, many couples choose to get married and hence, a lot of weddings do take place during the summer season.
And if a wedding is in the offing for you and your partner as well this summer, if you don’t have the final plans yet, you may want to consider having the matrimonial ceremony and even the reception outdoors. Having an outdoor wedding is something that you and your partner should really think about since summer is the perfect season to have one. You and your guests would have a more memorable and even enjoyable time having an outdoor wedding in the summer than in any other seasons.
If you and your would-be spouse are thinking of having a summer outdoor wedding, below are some tips you can keep in mind to make sure that this special occasion turns out perfect and unforgettable:
Carefully think about and select the theme for your wedding. If you and your partner are thinking about having a beach wedding, make sure that the bridal gown and groom’s attire is suitable for the theme and the venue. The same goes for the entourage’s attire as well. Before you plan anything, you really have to set the theme first since everything can follow and fall into place when you and your partner have decided on this.
Be whimsical. Since you’ve already decided not to go through the traditional wedding ceremony, come up with relevant but unique ideas that you can incorporate in your wedding. You can have the wedding invitation printed on cardboard fans which your guests can then use during the wedding ceremony under the sun. You can also consider giving out a pair of shades, parasols or umbrellas as your souvenirs, which the guests can still use during and after the ceremony and reception.
Plan your wedding completely and thoroughly. If you think you will not be able to handle planning your upcoming wedding on your own, you can always hire the services of professional wedding planners. Or you can get help from your friends and other loved ones. You need to make sure that everything is all booked and set for your wedding: the wedding attires, venue for ceremony, venue for the reception, the caterers, flowers, etc.
You also have to hire your official wedding photographers. Professional wedding photographers, Newcastle photography experts say, should be the ones you hire. They will be able to shoot and give you wonderful pictures that you will certainly love keeping as keepsakes of your wonderful wedding day. And they can also provide you artistic and beautiful pre-wedding shots or photos that non-experts in wedding photography won’t be able to give you.