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6 Things San Antonio Brides Regret

6 Things San Antonio Brides Regret


Your wedding day is meant to be the happiest day of your life. In reality, most start dreaming of or planning their wedding day at a very young age. With developing and evolving technology, you probably have a Pinterest board filled with hundreds of ideas and details that would make your dream a reality. Even though looking at different color pallets, floral arrangements, table décor, what to do, or what not to do, there is something most brides do not look for – things San Antonio Brides Regret will regret. 

6 Things San Antonio Brides Regret

Not Having a Timeline 

As a wedding coordinator, I can personally say it is essential to have a detailed timeline. This will help eliminate any unnecessary chaos throughout the day. A new trend in the event industry is having a timeline on display for your guests to see. This will allow guests to enjoy their time without feeling like they are wondering when the next event will happen. Whether you have a coordinator, or you are planning your wedding on your own, you can find wedding timeline templates online. 

Over-Spending on Cake 

The cake. The one expenditure that is destroyed in a matter of seconds. Making compromises to your cake can help you save hundreds of dollars. One “hack” that I will forever stand by is having a Styrofoam cake. You have your baker create the top tier out of cake-like normal and create the remaining tiers out of Styrofoam, layered in fondant or however you would like your cake to be decorated. The Bride and Groom will cut into their portion of the “real” cake-like normal. Meanwhile, you have a pre-cut sheet cake hidden from guests, ready to be served. While the styrofoam cake is being transported to be “cut,” the precut sheet cake is brought back out. This will save so much time and money. 

Not Having a Videographer in San Antonio, TX

If you can fit a professional wedding videographer into your budget, this is a must-have! Although you will have hundreds, if not thousands, of photos of your wedding day, your videographer will capture intimate details that can not be portrayed in the photos.  Having a video or your big day encapsulates the emotion, feelings, expressions, vows, I Do’s, and much more. 

Open Bar 

This is one topic that most couples typically argue about because this could break your budget. If you want to cut back on expenses, one way to compromise on this issue is to have a “His” and “Hers” cocktail that is complimentary for guests. If they choose a separate beverage, they are to pay for it on their own. 

Pre-Ceremony Pictures 

Although it is traditional to take all photos after the ceremony is over, pre-ceremony pictures have quite a few benefits. This will save a lot of time, reduce stress, and allow you to get all of the photos you want. This will also allow you to spend more time with your guests after the ceremony is over. 

Playlist for the DJ in San Antonio

Supplying a playlist for the DJ is essential for ensuring you and your guests have a great time. You know your guests better than the DJ does and you want to make sure that you enjoy what you’re listening to. If you are not sure what to put on the playlist, another alternative is to make a list of what not to play.

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Author: Koehne Barlow

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