The big day has been announced, and plans are underway. The groom, family members and friends may be wondering what’s on the bride’s mind.
Here’s some insight into the 10 most important things on a bride’s mind before her wedding. If you want to help her out, or make the wedding planning less stressful, keep in mind that these are the 10 most important wedding elements to the bride (after the groom, of course).
This list is compiled in order, of the most important to the least, although each of these wedding pieces needs to be perfect andcomplete the wedding day puzzle.
Top 10 Things on the Bride’s Mind
1. Her Wedding Dress
A bridal gown is the most important element of planning the big day. The bride, and her dress (oh, and the groom) are at the center of the attention on the big day. Her wedding dress needs to be perfect. Absolutely perfect.
This does not mean her dress needs to be perfect in the eyes of her mother, or her mother-in-law-to-be. No, it need only be perfect the bride.
The color must be right, the style must suit her, the gown needs to emphasize all of her best features, and hide any perceived flaws, and most of all, it needs to fit like a dream.
2. Her Wedding Cake
The next most important element on the bride’s mind is the cake. The cake is an important traditional element in a wedding. Help her out by agreeing to whatever flavor and style of cake she desires.
3. Wedding Invitations
Do not be surprised that the invitations come next on a bride’s list of important planning items. The invitations need to go out on time, to the right people, and present the couple and the wedding style in the best light possible.
4. Wedding Venues
The bride has her dress, she knows what kind of cake she will be cutting with her groom, and the invitations have been selected, now the bride is ready to find a location for the big day. Start early and know your budget. This one will take some time.
5. Wedding Favors
The next planning item on the bride’s mind is party favors. She is already thinking about how to be a good hostess and give guests a lovely token of the big day. Moms, sisters, aunts,Friends, lend a hand and your creative ideas. This is one area of planning where the bride will be most open to your suggestions.
6. Wedding Ring
Contrary to what you were thinking, grooms, the ring is more than half way down the list of what’s on bride’s mind. The ring is the part of the program where the groom needs to get involved (don’t worry, she’s thinking about you, too, see number 9).
7. Wedding Flower
What ceremony or reception would be complete without the aromatic scent of fresh flowers? There are many floral arrangement options that won’t break your budget. Go with colors and flowers you like in your price range, even if they are not the most popular selections for weddings.
8. Wedding Chapel
Also on the bride’s mind is where to have the ceremony. This is a pretty important part of the big day, although she may be more concernedabout where to party after the ceremony (see number 4).
9. Man’s Ring
Okay, grooms, she did not forget you. The bride-to-be is also thinking about what type of ring would suit you. Help her out on this one.
10. Wedding Song
This is number 10 on the bride’s mind, but it could also be the biggest point of contention between the bride and the groom. Do you have a song? Lucky couple, use that one and move one.
These are the 10 most important wedding planning items on a bride’s mind, in case you were wondering.