6 Months To Your Wedding? Need To Prepare Wedding Planning Checklist!

One of the wonderful occasions in life is to have your wedding. Pairs are made in heaven but weddings take place on earth. Wedding is big fat day for the bride and groom where the planning starts from ordering, arranging, wedding cards selection etc to shopping, dinner etc. But to relish this event with frolic and felicity, there needs a proper planning. Are you going to have wedding after five or six months? If yes then here is wedding planning checklist for you to schedule your wedding as per your preferences and beliefs.
Go through this article, and make use of it while preparing for your wedding. All the important aspects and tips are framed in this piece of article. This content will hopefully prove life saver for you making your occasion incredible.

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Before 5-6 months

First and foremost, announce your engagement to your near and dear ones. Now, plan your budget and divide the cost. Select the wedding venue and reserve it for the big day. You must select the wedding theme and order the florists, vendors and caterers. You must also order for DJ and select the songs for the day. This is the right month to plan for healthy diet and efficient exercise.

Before 3-4 months

This is the correct month to book the makeup artists. You must order the cake and wedding cards also. You should make all the arrangements for honeymoon. All the things like wedding day transportation, rooms for guests etc must be ordered and book now itself. You must also go to pre- marriage counselor.

Before 1-2 months

You must give short list to your video graphers and photographers. You should acquire wedding license and confirm the date, time and place with your vendors. You must purchase wedding gowns and groom attires. You must confirm that you have made all the orders and nothing is left now.

Before 2-4 weeks

You must ask for the scheduled leaves from your boss. You must start taking spa and massages from any makeup clinic. These are the days where you must be extra conscious about yourself. You must start taking healthy juices daily. You should also take facial treatment to glow more on the wedding eve. You must finish all the tasks related with shopping. See the checklist and finalize everything for the wedding day.

Before 1 week

This is the time when you must confirm all your reservations for honeymoon. You must do wax. You must do confirm everything related with order with your vendors, caterers and other party planners. You should wear the wedding day gown and see the fitting. You must also send the wedding cards. You must plan your seating chart and wedding day time list.

Before 1 day

You must systematize your accessorize and wedding gown. Take a long breathe and stay cool. You can have a Manicure and pedicure. You must have a last moment facial treatment too. You must do rehearsal for dinner.

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Wedding Traditions You Should Consider Breaking

Weddings are a cluster of a lot of traditions accumulated in just one day. People wait for this day as this day is celebrated by the whole family, along with the bride and groom. As both, the families invite a new member in an anticipation that they will bring a lot of love and joyous moments in their lives. But as it is already discussed that there are a lot of traditions, and a lot of traditions have gone obsolete. So here are some of the traditions that can be taken out of the picture.

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  1. The Gown

It has gone so stereotypical of people if you are not in a white wedding gown you don’t look like a bride. Well, let’s change the mentality. A bride is a bride, be it in a gown or in wrestling dress (Metaphor). You are the wizard of your wedding. You have arranged the night for the people who have gathered. On this nightwear what you feel like. No gown can tell you if you are a bride or not. You can take the gown, cut it short or throw it out of the window and get something much cozier.

  1. The Venue

Gone are those days when you had to postpone your weddings if the Churches aren’t available for your wedding. Couples nowadays are going towards open banquets with a wedding which is not religious at all. So people now make their wish, find the best spot to get engaged. Find and buy wedding cards online, and just get married. No traditional churches to have all the ceremonies into.

  1. The white ring

What is more beautiful than a white solitaire diamond? For ages now people have been proposing to their future wives with a big white diamond ring. Though it will never go out of fashion as they say “A diamond is for a lifetime”, but what if it does not suit your personality. People today follow a lifestyle which is more inspired by rock instead classics. Which means people love to wear black. So how about next time when you propose a girl, get something which suits her personality.

  1. The reception

The venue for a reception after the wedding ceremony has been an issue for a long time. Some churches do not have sufficient space to maintain a buffet. So if the wedding can be at a different location than why can’t be the reception. Take your time plan an amazing reception and make people fall in love with the newlyweds.

So here are some of the traditions which can be altered and still be with the society.

How Can A Girl Manage Her Career After Wedding?

A wedding is the most important occasion in anyone’s life. There are lots of preparation which needed in an Indian wedding like wedding cards, wedding venue, food, theme etc. After the wedding, if you are a working woman, it can be challenging to maintain your job as well as take care of your family’s needs. Choosing a career that will help you balance out both the things is tough. In today’s corporate era, pursuing an ambitious job for married is full of hurdles. It is, therefore, necessary for such ladies to have a solid game plan, one that will ensure smooth sailing.

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Some advice that working women can follow are:

Make a to-do list on a daily basis:

It may look like a trivial task to do after the wedding day. But when you write down your everyday chores and make up a schedule, the tasks become easy to accomplish. When you get up in the morning, prepare checklists for the whole day, including all the tasks- little everyday tasks as well as work-related tasks. It will aid you in working efficiently and will set up a goal for you to acquire.

Make it a habit to get up early:

Becoming an early riser will smooth out things for you a little bit. You can finish up your household chores early in the morning and then you will only be left with your job. You can also practice some yoga, meditation or simple exercises. Getting up early has an advantage as it enables to structure out your entire day prior.

Share your work-related troubles:

As a working married woman If you have certain issues or worries related to your job, share it with your husband or your family members. Do not conceal it from them, it will only stress you out more. When you start sharing things, it will give your loved ones a hint at your problems and they will help you deal with the troubles. Also, it will strengthen the bond.

Take out some time for yourself:

Between the humdrum of your job and your home, you should try to find out some alone time for yourself. Watch a favorite movie, read a book, get a spa or take a long warm bath. Anything at all to help you relax and lift up your spirit. You can also spend some luxury time with your family and have a nice meal with them or take out some alone with your partner.

Look for work from home jobs:

If you can find a job that can be done from home. You can for freelancing jobs as an alternative to 9-5 jobs. It will lower your burden to some extent and also will allow you to take care of your home. You don’t necessarily have to stick to one particular job, especially if it strains you a lot, you can switch to a more comfortable job.

You must not feel pressurized while pursuing a career. If things get difficult, seek out for help and keep a strong will. No one can stop you from continuing a successful career and marriage.

Types Of Wedding Cake

In Ancient Rome, there was a tradition to bake a cake from barley or wheat and then break it over the bride’s head as a symbolic gesture of good fortune. The tradition of the wedding cake can be traced that far in time. There was a tradition in medieval England as well, where a tower of spiced buns was placed between the couple and the bride and groom had to kiss each other properly overcoming the tower of bread, it was said that if they do this, they would experience a prosperous marriage.

Since than cakes have been a symbol of prosperity in a wedding just like wedding cards. Cakes of exotic flavors and amazing garnishing are cut in the middle of the ceremony. There are a lot of flavors of cakes available.  So make sure to pick one good flavor for your wedding.

There are a lot of permutation and combinations if you want to talk about the type of wedding cake. Let’s tell you how it works.

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  • Shapes of cake

The shape of the cake is an interesting choice to make. Well, there are a lot of shapes of cakes but let me provide you the best of them.

Round cakes: These cakes are just simple and elegant way to put in front of your guests.

Square Cakes: From the beginning, the wedding cakes used to be round, these cakes gives a modern touch with a subtle of style

Scalloped: The traditional style of baking a big cake.

Topsy-Turvy: The funkiest cake shape you can dream of.

  • Fillings

Chiffon: A Very light and fluffy cake, which is made up of oil.

Sponge: It is tougher and is better to stack layers of cakes.

Fruitcake: A cake made of dried and candied fruit possessing sponge cake’s toughness.

Chocolate: Another sponge cake with real melted Belgian Chocolate and vanilla.

Cheese Cake: If you don’t want a traditional cake, try a cheesecake with a base of Biscuit and a lot of baked vanilla cheese as toppings.

  • Decoration

The cake is decorated in different styles:

Some icing with sugar paste and some edible pearls make the garnishing tasty.

Adding fruits or edible gems also provide a beautiful texture.

Natural fruits and flowers are also included.

  • Toppers

On the top of a three-story cake stands a small couple in a perfect wedding dress holding hand is a cute way to accomplish a good topper, even better with a picture of the couple on the top.

So here are the different types of things which you can use to create your perfect wedding cake.

Traditional Symbols For Indian Wedding Cards

Bing-bada-boom! It’s wedding season here and everybody is excited. But the wedding preparations are not at all a piece of cake. One of the most important tasks is to design an attractive wedding invitation card. It’s not easy to design an invitation card, especially the wide range of Indian wedding cards available in the market may be confusing. You can also buy these wedding cards online to make it easy. But one thing is for sure, every wedding invitation card has some specific religious symbols included in them. They not only make the card beautiful but also give certain traditional vibe. Here are different traditional symbols used by different religions:

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Hindu wedding cards:

You might have often seen certain symbols like a lady joining her hands, which is to welcome the guests or a pot filled with rice. People use symbols of God, Lord Ganesha’s symbols or Lord Shiva’s Trishul or DurgaMaa’s eyes. There may also be symbols like bride and groom greeting each other or the Agni symbol (sacred fire) or people carrying the bride in the Doli. There may also be symbols of musical instruments like tabla or shehnai. The online wedding cards beautify these symbols even more with the help of graphics.

Muslim wedding cards:

In Islam, there is avast number of religious symbols. They are not only just symbols rather prayers are written in Arabic language or few specific words are written in Urdu. The most common symbol used is the word Bismillah written in beautiful calligraphy styles. Another common word is Allah – the one and only God. Also, a crescent moon with a star is also a sacred symbol among Muslims.

Christian wedding cards:

Although many people think that Cross is the only sacred symbol for Christians, in reality, there are some more that may appear on wedding cards. Yes, the symbol of the cross can definitely be seen but along with it, there may be symbols of bride and groom dancing or of them exchanging vows. Two hearts intertwined together or roses may also be seen. These symbols may sound very simple but when you look for online wedding cards you will find these symbols in stunning designs.

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Sikh wedding cards:

Sikh community follows there religion and traditions very strictly. And when it comes down to the wedding cards, the same can be seen. The most important symbol is Khanda- consisting sword, cauldron and double-sided blade. One more significant symbol is of Ik Onkar which represents One Supreme Reality. The Guru Gobind Sahab picture is another religious symbol very commonly usedon the wedding cards.

These religious symbols represent the meaning attached to the wedding ceremonies and are of great importance.