Getting engaged to the love of your life is truly a fun and exciting stage in your relationship; from showing off the ring on social media to announcing the wonderful news to friends and family and looking, it’s a whirlwind of excitement. After letting your new reality settle in, you’ll soon come to realize that planning a wedding isn’t the same as hosting a small shindig in your apartment. The stress and concentration needed for executing a mesmerizing wedding are enough to make even the most organized bride-to-be feel insane levels of stress. (It’s no wonder why some brides eventually transform into a bridezilla).
So whether you’re looking to hire a professional wedding planner or planning your wedding by yourself (which we do not recommend), you’ll need a starting point to make the magic happen. Don’t worry, here’s how you can start and what to include in your wedding planning checklist.