Weddings are all so different, and that’s because as people we are all so different. Some couples might be happy with an intimate wedding with just a few close friends. Others might choose to elope and get married in Vegas, and others might want to throw the party of a lifetime. Whatever you decide to do is absolutely fine- there’s no set ‘rules’ that we need to follow so do what works for you and your partner. If you want to do the latter and have a bigger budget to throw an extravagant wedding, you do have the benefit of having more options. Of course, you can throw a gorgeous wedding for less, but having extra funds is likely to make everything that bit easier. Here are some of the ways to put your wedding funds to best use.
Book The Best Vendors
With a larger budget, you can afford the best vendors for your big day. From luxury wedding planners to photographers to caterers. There’s a reason why they are more expensive, and that’s because they offer an incredible service. Be sure to do your research and look through plenty of portfolios before making your choice.
Go Crazy With Flowers
Flowers are expensive, but there’s no better way that to make your wedding look absolutely stunning than by filling the room with them. Luxurious flowers like roses, peonies and lilies are a good choice if price isn’t an issue.
Buy Your Dream Dress
One of your first thoughts when you start planning a wedding is likely to be the dress. While there are some fantastic, less expensive options you can buy online these days- a larger budget allows you to find the dress of your dreams. It could be a designer that you’ve always wanted to use, or it could just mean having the luxury of choosing from a wider selection of gowns. Go to a bridal shop and have the full dress fitting experience, try on some different styles and really enjoy this part of the wedding preparation.
Hire Incredible Wedding Transport
You could go with stunning classic cars or horse-drawn carriages when you’re not counting the pennies this is an excellent addition to your big day. If you want to feel like you’re living in a fairytale for the day, then this is one way to go about it!
Treat Your Guests
Your wedding might be about you and your partner, but what makes it so special is the fact that all of your loved ones are there to share it with you. Many will have spent a considerable amount of time, money and effort making sure they can attend, and so if you have the means to itis good to treat your guests. You could offer a free bar at your wedding so that they don’t have to spend money on drinks. You could hire some incredible entertainment from a live band to a firework display. You could pay for out of town guests to stay in a hotel for the night. These are all nice touches and will be hugely appreciated by your loved ones.