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5 Tips for Creating the Ultimate Wedding Game Plan

5 Tips for Creating the Ultimate Wedding Game Plan

So, they asked you to spend the rest of your life with them; you said yes, and now you’re both ready to take the leap and march down that aisle. Congratulations! You’re getting married!

As the butterflies settle, you may begin to notice how stressful and confusing planning a wedding can actually be. Chances are, this is your first (and last!) time planning such a perfect event like your wedding, but knowing how to properly plan your wedding can be daunting (to say the least!). Many couples who seek my advice often begin with, “We have no clue where to start!” In an effort to help ease common concerns about your wedding game plan, I’ve developed a list of 5 simple tips which will help you plan your perfect day.

A Wedding Planner's Top 10 Wedding Favors {Non-Edible Edition}

A Wedding Planner's Top 10 Wedding Favors {Non-Edible Edition}

It’s the end of the night, after a beautiful wedding, and what do you think is left on the tables? Yup, the wedding favors.

As a wedding planner I have seen my fair share of favors, the good and the not so good. Here is the list of my top 10 all time favorite. Give your guests something they would love to take home! Also, see last week’s list of my top 10 edible wedding favors.

1. Cactus, succulents, seeds – I love cacti, succulents and air plants. Mainly because they are easy to keep alive in my plant challenged house (ha!) but they are so pretty. Send your guests home with a little potted plants or seeds they can grow themselves. They will think back fondly on your wedding as they watch them flourish.

A Wedding Planner's Top 10 Wedding Favors {Edible Edition}

A Wedding Planner's Top 10 Wedding Favors {Edible Edition}

Wedding favours are a personal choice, some couples opt to do them, while others do not and there is no right or wrong answer. If you choose to have them, make guests feel like they are taking home a little piece of you and your special day. Favours are more than just a keepsake, they can often act as dessert, decor, tie in colours and as you will see below, they can even double as stationery!

Fun Fact: in my experience the wedding favours least likely to be left behind at the end of the night….are the ones you can eat!