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You’re Engaged, Now What?


Congratulations! You’re engaged, and the journey towards your dream wedding begins now. This magical time is filled with excitement, love, and anticipation, but it can also be overwhelming with so many decisions to make and tasks to complete. Don’t fret; we’re here to guide you through the initial steps of your wedding planning adventure. From setting a budget to finding the perfect venue and everything in between, let’s embark on this joyous ride together!

Announce Your Engagement

Celebrate the joyous milestone of your engagement by sharing the happy news with your nearest and dearest! Let your personalities shine through as you announce the exciting moment in a way that feels uniquely you – whether it’s through a heartfelt phone call, a beautifully crafted social media post, or even a charming engagement party. Some couples may even opt for a special photo session to capture the sheer happiness of the occasion. However, you choose to spread the love, embrace the celebrations and let the world join in your happiness as you embark on the thrilling adventure of planning your future together. With love in the air, your engagement announcement is just the beginning of a captivating love story worth sharing with the world.

Set a Budget

Your dream wedding awaits, but before you dive into the magical world of planning, it’s essential to set a budget that aligns with your vision. Setting a budget is like creating a financial blueprint for your forever love story. Start by having an open and honest conversation with your partner about your expectations and priorities. Determine how much you’re willing to spend on each aspect of the wedding, from the venue and catering to the attire and decorations. Be realistic and considerate of your financial situation to avoid unnecessary stress down the road. Remember, a well-planned budget not only ensures you stay on track but also allows you to allocate funds wisely to create the wedding of your dreams without breaking the bank. With a solid budget in hand, you can confidently embark on this memorable journey towards a celebration that reflects your love and commitment to each other.

Start With The Big Stuff

The foundation of a successful wedding planning journey starts with your guest list. Knowing the number of guests you’ll be inviting is crucial as it impacts various aspects of your big day, including the catering cost and venue selection. Once you have your guest list sorted, you can dive into the exciting parts of planning. Begin with the heart of your celebration – the wedding venue. Explore a wide range of options, from enchanting gardens to elegant ballrooms, until you discover the one that perfectly complements your style and accommodates your guest list. Other key elements such as the DJ, photographer, videographer, and catering should also be given careful consideration early on. These vendors tend to get booked well in advance, sometimes up to two or three years ahead, so securing them early ensures you get your top choices. At Complete Weddings + Events Omaha, we’ve got you covered! Our team will sit down with you to find the perfect DJ, photographer, videographer, and more, making your wedding planning journey seamless and enjoyable. Let’s create the dream wedding you’ve always envisioned!

Choose Your Wedding Party

Next comes selecting your wedding party and finding the picture-perfect attire. Your wedding party will be your support system, so choose your dream team wisely. Think about those special individuals who have been by your side through thick and thin, and who will stand with you on your big day. Whether it’s family or cherished friends, having a close-knit and supportive group will make your celebration even more memorable. Once you’ve assembled your squad, it’s time to envision your wedding attire. From elegant white gowns and dapper suits to trendy jumpsuits or even vibrant colors, let your personalities shine through as you choose the attire that reflects your style and love story. This is a time for joy and celebration, so enjoy every moment of finding the perfect team and attire that will create wedding magic together.

Move To The Smaller Stuff

Congratulations on getting the major aspects of your wedding sorted out! With the big decisions behind you, now is the perfect time to savor the joy of being engaged! You can shift your focus to the delightful details that will make your wedding truly extraordinary. Indulge in the excitement of planning your dream cake, envisioning stunning decorations that reflect your style, and securing any additional vendors you may need to bring your vision to life. This is a wonderful opportunity to infuse your personality into every aspect of the celebration. Moreover, starting your wedding registry now allows you to carefully curate items that will enhance your life together as a couple. Add meaningful gifts that will create cherished memories for years to come.

Stay Organized

Staying organized is the key to a stress-free and enjoyable wedding planning process. With so many details to manage, it’s essential to keep track of important dates, vendor contacts, and to-do lists. Consider using a wedding planner or a digital app specifically designed to help you stay on top of everything. Having all your essential information in one place allows for easy access and efficient management of tasks. As you navigate through the planning process, staying organized will ensure that no detail is overlooked, and you can confidently focus on creating the wedding of your dreams. So, start your planning journey with a well-organized approach, and watch as your vision comes to life with ease and grace.

Complete Weddings + Events – Omaha, NE

Complete Weddings + Events is here to help you plan your wedding all the way! We offer DJ, Photography, Videography, Photo Booth, Uplighting, and more! Reach out to us to explore all that we have to offer and learn how we can help smooth out your wedding planning process!


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