Relationships 28 Ideas for Planning the Most Amazing Wedding Ever  

Jessica Lawshe
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Congratulations! You're engaged! Now what? Besides that nagging question everyone is about to ask you ("Have you set a date yet?") there are millions of other things to plan.

Have you decided on a wedding theme? Or maybe it's easier to just pick some wedding colors. Do you try to make your own DIY wedding decorations, or choose to buy? Have you picked up enough wedding wire (don't worry, we didn't know what it was at first either)? Where do you find the perfect fun wedding topper? The question are endless.

Wedding planning can be a full time job in and of itself. From the wedding invitations to the reception seating chart, every aspect can be meticulously planned by today's motivated bride. But where do you even start? From unique theme ideas to awesome DIY wedding hacks, it's time to add these ideas to your wedding planning checklist.

This list covers it all: cool new twists on wedding day "usuals," as well as tips for the budgeting bride. Tell us which ones make you want to say "I do," and which ones you'd leave at the alter.
Plan Your Budget is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 28 Ideas for Planning the Most Amazing Wedding Ever
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Plan Your Budget


Budgeting for your wedding can be tough. Luckily, there are a million ways you plan it out, and a million websites to help you do so! Just remember to keep the focus on you and your future spouse. The rest is just glitter! 

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Lighten Things Up is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 28 Ideas for Planning the Most Amazing Wedding Ever
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Lighten Things Up


Ensure your guests smile all day by bringing some humor. Take funny photos, pick up an unconventional cake topper, or be blunt with the wedding invite: "drinking and bad dance moves, you in?" 

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Plan for the Kids to Have Fun Too


Make sure even the kids have fun at the wedding by stock-piling them with things to keep them entertained: crayons, a paper table-cover, or if you really want to splurge: a ball pit! That might be fun for the adults too!

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Make Guests Give You Messages ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 28 Ideas for Planning the Most Amazing Wedding Ever
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Make Guests Give You Messages for the Future


Rather than a traditional guest book, have guests leave a note to be opened on your future anniversaries. You never know what you might read a year later, or even 20 years later!

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