During the process of getting to and through any dream event, especially a wedding or themed wedding event, you will encounter a mix-bad of planning and activity frenzy, emotions, frustrations, challenges and ‘un-fore-seen’ happening in, between and around you.
The latter and obstacles often doubling with a themed wedding, just due to all the complexity and multifaceted nature you are adding to it. You need to plan for contingencies (for when things go horribly wrong). Some would argue that themed wedding are risky.
There are however arsenals of resources available that can help protect your special wedding day and dream-themed wedding. You can make your dreams a reality and your event wonderful, by following a few rules of thumb, etiquette and practical know-how to pull off a successful themed wedding.
Here is a list of what you need to do in order to plan a successful themed wedding, avoid pitfalls and mistakes and come out on top:
For themed wedding invitations – use your discretion, choice, eye for detail, frugality, practical talents, creativity and ENSURE that all information is there and right…
-Always ask for references prior to selecting and sourcing out the work/supplier
-Always get a sample of your wedding invitations
-Choose the stationer or printer carefully
-Do not pay for it if you are not 100% satisfied and/or there are mistakes they made on it, the quality is not good, ink poor, image blurred, not neat and tidy, wrong envelopes etc.
-Get a signed proof PRIOR to printing them
-Take extra time and care proofreading, even giving it to someone else, for that extra set of eyes and diligence, before giving the go-ahead to have them printed up
For themed wedding you can also make/do them yourself Handwritten, personalized stationery is making another come-back as well ensure there are no printing errors logistics accuracy, the date, time and venues are correctly indicated Include a map or hints guide to get to the location (even treasure map for pirate, ocean, sea, beach type maps/themes)