(Closed) Just for fun: Pick your wedding day priorities!

posted 6 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
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1140 posts
Bumble bee

1) wedding rings

2) Bridal gown

3) Photographer

4) officient

5) intimate dinner

6) honeymoon with my love 

with more money:

7) Venu on a yacht

8) Live music

9) guest list of 200

10) cocktail hour

11) sit down dinner

12) DJ on roof deck with dance floor underneath the stars

13) special lighting

Post # 4
Member
62 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

groom

me

registrar

 

if pushed:

wedding band

 

Post # 5
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3978 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I would alter my whole wedding in accordance with my budget. I mean, I wouldn’t buy a super expensive dress and then everything else cheap, I’d buy a more reasonably priced dress and more reasonably priced decor etc. But I guess in order of priorities:

1. Photographer

2. Decor/Flowers

3. Venue

4. Dress

5. Food

6. Rings

7. Music

Post # 7
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1319 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Things I have to spend money on?

1. officiant

2. white dress

3. rings (don’t have to be nice or permanent ones)

4. disposeable camera for witness

5. nosegay for me to hold

Given a little more money

4. appetizers and beer for family and friends at a casual restaurant

5. maybe upgrade to an actual simple wedding dress

6. upgrade appetizers to dinner, and include wine

Post # 8
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377 posts
Helper bee

When a friend was planning her wedding she advised the most important things to spend your money on were the three things that would really last.

1) Rings

2) Photographs

 

3)…. I can’t remember! Does anyone have any suggestions?

Post # 9
Member
206 posts
Helper bee

I have write something like this out anyway because we’ll need to pinch pennies, emergency or not.

1) Wedding rings

2) officiant fee (if clergy friend doesn’t offer to do it for free)

3) Attire for me/bf (simple white dress& short veil for me/suit for him)

4) Meal for B/G/parents/witnesses

5) Bouquet and/or something to hold for me

6) camera

If more money:

Upgrade the wedding dress, hire a professional photographer, go to a better resturant/hire caterer, add alcohol, have a studio bridal portrait done

 

Post # 10
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2965 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Actually, this is happening to me now! I may be planning my wedding this Nov.! But here are my priorities:

1. Wedding Rings

2. Food

3. Officiant

4. Flowers

I already have my photographer and my dress and that was two of my main priorities before. 

 

Post # 11
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650 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

1. Courthouse

2. Party room reserved at a resturant for about 10 family members + us

3. Rings

4. Nice suit for him, since I actually already have a white sundress I could wear in a pinch.

Family and friends could take photos!

Post # 12
Member
478 posts
Helper bee

This is not just for fun for me, this is real life! LOL.  Resources are . . . finite. πŸ™‚

1) Rings

2) Honeymoon

3) Photographer

4) Venue

5) Dress / Suit or Tux

6) DJ

7) Flowers and decorations

8) Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses

9) Catering

10) Officiant

shoot, rehearsal dinner might not even happen.  And it’s not looking to good for favors.

 

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