A wedding photographer based in Melbourne, Victoria. I love to have a good time and capture candid, natural moments shared between loved-up couples and their favourite people. 

Hey lovers, I’m Kelly

Ten On-the-Day Wedding Tips for Couples

Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding can be a whirlwind of excitement, but when the big day finally arrives, it’s essential to have a solid plan in place to ensure everything goes smoothly. Here are ten invaluable tips to help you navigate your wedding day with ease:

1. Rise and Shine: Start the Day Early
Begin your wedding day on the right foot by waking up early to give yourself plenty of time to prepare. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with your partner or wedding crew and take a moment to savour the anticipation of the day ahead.

2. Delegate Responsibilities
Don’t try to do everything yourself on your wedding day. Delegate tasks to trusted friends and family members to alleviate stress and ensure that everything runs according to plan. Assign someone to handle last-minute details, such as vendor coordination and guest assistance.

3. Stay Hydrated and Nourished
With all the excitement and activity of the day, it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself. Make sure to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and eating nutritious snacks throughout the day to keep your energy levels up.

4. Have a Timeline in Place
Create a detailed timeline for your wedding day outlining key events, such as the ceremony, reception, and any photo sessions. Share this timeline with your wedding party and vendors to ensure everyone is on the same page and things stay on track. PS. I help all my couples with their timeline – yay!

5. Embrace Flexibility
While it’s essential to have a timeline, it’s also important to be flexible and go with the flow. Unexpected hiccups are bound to happen, but maintaining a positive attitude and adapting to changes gracefully will help keep stress levels low.

6. Take Moments to Pause and Reflect
Amidst the whirlwind of activity, take moments throughout the day to pause, take a deep breath, and soak in the significance of the moment. These brief pauses will allow you to fully appreciate the love and joy surrounding you on your wedding day.

7. Communicate with Your Partner
Communication is key on your wedding day. Check in with your partner regularly to make sure they’re feeling supported and to share in the excitement of the day together. Take time to steal quiet moments alone to reaffirm your love and commitment to each other.

8. Trust Your Vendors
You’ve chosen your vendors for a reason, so trust in their expertise and let them do what they do best. Communicate your vision and expectations clearly beforehand, then trust them to execute flawlessly on the day of the wedding.

9. Be Present in the Moment
It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of activity on your wedding day, but make a conscious effort to be present in each moment. Take in the sights, sounds, and emotions surrounding you, and create lasting memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

10. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
Finally, remember that perfection is overrated. Minor mishaps are inevitable, but they often make for the best stories later on. Instead of stressing over every little detail, focus on enjoying the company of your loved ones and celebrating the start of your new life together.

By following these ten on-the-day wedding tips, you can ensure that your wedding day is as memorable and magical as you’ve always dreamed. So take a deep breath, relax, and get ready to say “I do” surrounded by love, laughter, and joy.

A wedding photographer based in Melbourne, Victoria. I love to have a good time and capture candid, natural moments shared between loved-up couples and their favourite people. 

Hey lovers, I’m Kelly

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