A Guide to Wedding Planning

You’re engaged, you have that incredible bit of bling, you’ve celebrated with your family and friends and then the realisation sets in…it’s time to start planning your Big Day!

But what do you do next…? And where on earth do you start…?

Well fear not, help is at hand!

That’s because I’ve teamed up with Coco Wedding Venues to create a series of wedding planning guides which feature monthly on the Coco Blog.

Throughout this series I’ve given my run down of the where to starts, what to dos and what to considers when it comes to planning your Big Day.

My aim…to make the planning process as easy as possible for you.

There are also some pretty pinnable Cheat Sheets for you to use and refer back to over your wedding planning journey.

So far in the series I have covered the following planning essentials…

A Guide to… Wedding Planning

A Guide to Wedding Planning Katrina Otter Wedding Planner

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If you want to know where to start when it comes to your wedding planning journey then the first post in this planning series is a MUST…

A Guide to… Wedding Planning

A Guide to… Planning Your Wedding Budget

A Guide to Wedding Budgets Katrina Otter Wedding Planner

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In the grand scheme of your wedding preparations this might not seem like the most exciting of topics but it is an absolutely essential element. Without a proper budget you could end up running out of funds before you’ve booked all of the suppliers that you need.

All too often couples shy away from sitting down and budgeting because they find it stressful or, they’re not sure where to start, but once you know how to do it, it can be easy and then, even exciting to decide where your money goes.

So, to help you out, head on over to the Coco blog for my step-by-step guide on budgeting for your Big Day…

A Guide to… Planning Your Wedding Budget

A Guide to… Cutting & Staying on Budget

A Guide to Cutting and Staying on Budget Katrina Otter Wedding Planner

Image by Xavier Navarro via Coco Wedding Venues

My top tips on how to cut your budget (without sacrificing style or fun) and some advice on how to stay within budget…after all, if you’ve spent the time carefully considering how to cut your budget the last thing you want to do is lose track of your funds!

A Guide to… Cutting & Staying on Budget

A Guide to… Wedding Day Timings

A Guide to Wedding Day Timings Katrina Otter Wedding Planner

Image by Barnaby Aldrick, Middleton Lodge via Coco Wedding Venues

If you’re struggling to put together your schedule and don’t know how long to factor in for each element of your Big Day then this step-by-step guide is an essential read…

A Guide to… Wedding Day Timings

A Guide to… Wedding Day Schedules

A Guide to The Wedding Day Schedule Katrina Otter Wedding Planner

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Top Tips on how to put together a Wedding Day Schedule (OR, as other people may refer to them – running orders, on-the-day schedules or crib sheets).

They’re an essential part of the planning process as they provide you with an opportunity to notice if anything is still pending and above all they enable your wedding party and suppliers to know the who’s, what’s and where’s to your Big Day.

Want to find out more then head on over to Coco Wedding Venues to read the full Guide…

A Guide to… Wedding Day Schedules

And just to make things even more helpful for you, here are the pretty pinnable cheat sheets…

A Guide to Wedding Planning by katrina Otter Weddings

Next year I’ll be back with several more instalments starting off with “A Guide to… Choosing Your Wedding Suppliers”.

In the meantime, if there’s a particular topic you would like me to cover as part of this series then please do get in touch.

Planning your wedding should be a fun and enjoyable experience so I really do hope that these guides and Top Tips are helpful.

BUT, if you find yourself stressed or in need of a little guidance about any aspect of your Big Day then please do have a look at my wedding planning services – I’d be more than happy to help!

Until next time,

Kat x

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