ADVICE - Stay True To Yourself: How To Plan An Authentic Wedding

29th June 2020

For many people, planning a wedding is both hugely exciting and terrifying in equal measure. Planning your wedding should be fun, with all the preparations eventually culminating in the start of the next chapter of your life. 

Your wedding is the ultimate opportunity to be centre of attention and to let your creativity run free. This is your opportunity to plan a celebration that’s exactly to your’s and your partner’s taste and encapsulates your personalities and style. 

Remember That It Is Your Day

So, you’re engaged now and just beginning to think about getting your wedding plans off the ground. This is an important time and is when you will need to decide on the kind of wedding that you would like to have. You may find that well-meaning family members or friends try to steer you in the direction of having the wedding that they want you to have. However, it is essential that you and your partner have the wedding that you wish to, and not that conforms to someone else’s idea of how a wedding should be. Take some time to think about what you want from your wedding, and don’t be pressured into having a wedding day that doesn’t match what you want.

Escape The Idea Of Traditional

Many weddings follow the same traditional theme, which there is absolutely nothing wrong with, as long as it is what you envisaged for your wedding. If you don’t want to have a traditional day, then don’t feel under pressure to have one. This is your opportunity to set your creativity and imagination free and to plan the day of your dreams. Maybe you would prefer a more laid-back celebration for your special day such as a woodland wedding, or perhaps a festival-inspired big day? Whatever theme you have in mind, there’s sure to be a way to recreate it.

Find The Right Suppliers

If you are planning a wedding that is a little different, you may need to spend a bit more time researching suppliers. For example, if you have a very clear idea in your mind of how you would like your wedding photographs to look, you will need to find a Quality Wedding Photographer who can work with you to capture your wedding exactly as you would like. The same principle applies if you want a unique wedding cake, for it to look how you envisage, it needs to be created by a supplier that can deliver the exact results that you are after. 

Although it may take a little longer to find the perfect suppliers, the extra effort will be well worth it to achieve the results that you hoped for.


Planning your perfect wedding in your own style releases you from the pressure to conform and enables you to create a day that is unique to you and your partner and precisely to your taste. Staying true to yourselves is guaranteed to ensure that you have the perfect wedding day that’s truly authentic.

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