4 Wedding Planning Tasks To Do In Quarantine And Some That Need To Wait
The Covid 19 world pandemic has touched everyone’s lives this spring. For engaged couples, the uncertainty has definitely affected wedding planning. Canceled or postponed weddings are common this spring as people avoid crowds and stores are closed. Many brides could put their vision boards away for the duration but resourceful brides will take advantage of the downtime to focus on the details they can control during this time!
Plan from home
Businesses are slowly reopening in many states but many remain shuttered. Wedding planning does not depend on the doors to be open to check things off your list. Put aside things like alterations, comfy shoe shopping, in-person tours of venues, and things that need to be done in person. Brides can knock out those activities when it is safer.
As Americans are tuning in to Netflix and staying on the couch, a resourceful bride-to-be will use the internet for a better purpose. Create that show-stopping wedding website! There are many templates available that make it easy and fun. Take the time to really work on those details, like making a wedding monogram and uploading pictures of the couple over time. People will have time to appreciate the work you put into it.
Keep the excitement and momentum alive
Canceling or postponing a wedding can really be disappointing to everyone. Keep the excitement and momentum alive with new “Save-the-Date” announcements. Your wedding isn’t canceled, it’s just being bumped a bit until it’s safer to get out there and get hitched. Get creative with your new announcement–you can send a traditional card, make a specialized email, or a video clip. Whatever you feel captures your energy and gets the message to your friends and family.
Plan your reception playlist
The most fun thing you could be doing to plan for your wedding during lockdowns is planning your reception playlist. This is the perfect time to look at all your favorites and test them out by dancing in the kitchen or living room. Music makes the reception and many couples leave the playlist to the band or DJ. If you are hiring a band this is a great way to check out the danceability of their tunes, they can send you samples electronically. Don’t forget songs that have special meaning and songs for special dances, like father-daughter.
Something fun that does not have to be done in person is picking out a venue. Most sites have virtual tours and don’t mind giving tours and information remotely. It is best to know how many people you want to accommodate before setting up virtual tours. Choosing a venue is very important during wedding planning but it does not require brides to put themselves in harm’s way to do it. Here in Asheville, Hidden River Events now has virtual tours available 7 days a week. Contact them today to take a virtual stroll around the 20-acre farm as well as other on-site locations. They are available to answer all of your questions and may have the information you haven’t even thought of yet!
We Specialize in All-Inclusive
At first, we thought all-inclusive meant just having all the infrastructure ready to go for the couple, so what looks like such a simply beautiful, largely outdoor wedding could be as clean and simple as the lines of the tent. There should be no hassles about getting in all the infrastructure and having it ready for your wedding. We did not want to witness a rental truck showing up at the last minute and a mom or bridesmaid, or the couple themselves, setting up chairs and tables–even mowing the yard–on the morning of the wedding. These were all things Jeanne witnessed repeatedly over the years. No wonder people were exhausted before their wedding even began…