(Closed) What is the most important to you?

posted 8 years ago in Beehive
  • poll: What was the most important item to book/plan?
    Ceremony site : (12 votes)
    13 %
    Reception venue : (38 votes)
    40 %
    Photographer/Videographer : (27 votes)
    28 %
    Florist : (0 votes)
    Dress purchased : (7 votes)
    7 %
    Cake : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Minister : (4 votes)
    4 %
    Cake : (0 votes)
    Nothing, we're very laid back about everything! : (6 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    1940 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    The very first thing we dealt with was finding the right minister.  I refused to plan anything else until that was done because it was really important to me.  It took about 6 months (long story behind that), but because we had an 18 month engagement, it all worked out.

    Post # 4
    1253 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I guess you could say I’m having a destination wedding, it’s in the mountains 5 hrs from my home and the ceremony and reception will be in the same place and we are using a JoP. I can’t stop thinking about trying on dresses tho! It’s stressing me out, I have less than a year till our wedding (October9) and I’m technically not engaged (come christmas morning I better be 😉 so i chose Dress!

    Post # 5
    5657 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Photography. Long after the day is over, pictures are the best way to remember your day!

    Post # 6
    3613 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    The Dress. I thought it would be the easiest thing to find, turned out to be the most agonizing decision. Also you kind of need to start shopping early since most stores will tell you dresses take 6-12 months to arrive (even when it’s not true) and you may be charged a rush fee or have to settle for a sample gown if you wait till the last minute.

    Post # 7
    1335 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I chose the ceremony site, because I feel the ceremony is the most important part of a wedding. But the reception venue was a close second. After those two were secured, I could breathe a sigh of relief because at least with those two booked, I knew we could physically have our wedding somewhere.

    Post # 8
    16196 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Venues and photography!

    Post # 9
    1222 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    For us it was the photographer and the DJ

    Post # 11
    566 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    The venue I think was tops for me. I have a very specific layout I want to achieve and that was the only place I could really do that. Plus it was big enough to do the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. And it’s really close to home.

    Post # 13
    6394 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    The venue was really important to me, but I placed the most emphasis on finding the dress. I’m really, really top heavy, and I was worried about being able to find a wedding dress that I wouldn’t spill out of. Prom dress shopping was a nightmare, and I’ve gained about three cup sizes since then :P. Luckily, it was a ton easier than I thought it would be :).

    Post # 14
    170 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    The wedding location (and I say this because we had our ceremony and reception at the same location) was most important to us. It really set the tone for the entire event and we wanted a picture-perfect place that was very special and unlike anything we had encountered before. It was the first thing we booked – a year and 4 months before our wedding.

    Post # 15
    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 1999

    I wish we could’ve ranked them in order of importance.  Although I selected ceremony site as #1, I also spent a ton of time searching for the right officiant and reception as well. 

    Post # 16
    1664 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Our ceremony and reception are at the same venue.  This was the most important decision for us.  We wanted something that we felt was “us” and was within budget. 

    Originally, we were adamant that #1 priority was having the wedding on Saturday night.  Well, Saturday nights at this venue were booked over a year in advance.  We liked the venue so much that we decided to go for Sunday.

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