Each week, our DMs and our inbox is littered with wedding planning questions. Everything from practical logistics, like "Do I need a wedding planner?" to harder-to-solve dilemmas, like "My mum is driving me nuts, please help!" So to help you find the answers to all your most frequently asked questions, we've put them all in one handy list! Simply find your dilemma, and click through to find relevant, practical tips and advice!
Covid-19 and Weddings
What are the current coronavirus restrictions on weddings in Ireland?
Should I postpone my wedding?
Do I need to plan for wedding to be postponed or downsized?
How do I make a wedding contingency plan?
How do you downsize your guest list for a socially distanced wedding?
Can we still get married this year and have a big wedding next year?
What is a sequel wedding or a two-part wedding?
How does a two-part wedding work?
Do we need to reapply for our marriage license?
What can I be doing now during lockdown to plan my wedding?
How do you make a small wedding special?
How do I store my wedding dress until next year?
How should we tell our guests about our new wedding date?
How do you include friends and family in your wedding from a distance?
How do you plan a virtual hen or stag party?
How can I support my friend who's postponed their wedding?
What should we do on our original wedding date?
How to I uninvite people to my wedding if we have to downsize?
Where can I find stylish face masks and face coverings?
How do I decline a wedding invitation due to Covid-19?
Costs & Budgets
How much does a wedding cost in Ireland?
How much does a wedding cost in the UK?
Why are weddings so expensive?
How do I work out my wedding budget?
What's my wedding 'per head price'?
How much contigency do I need in my wedding budget?
How much does a wedding dress cost?
How do I save money on my wedding?
How much does a marquee wedding cost?
How much does wedding stationery cost?
How much do wedding flowers cost?
How much does wedding hair and makeup cost?
Wedding Planning & Logistics
What should my wedding planning timeline be?
what style of wedding should I have?
How do I plan a wedding in three months?
When should I book my wedding suppliers?
How do you find the best suppliers?
How do you get great service from your wedding suppliers?
How do you make your wedding relaxed and fun?
How do you choose a photographer?
How do I decide what kind of wedding I want?
How do I decide on a wedding venue?
Do we need a wedding planner?
What's the difference between a wedding planner and a venue coordinator?
What questions should I ask potential wedding venues?
What should I do immediately after I book my wedding venue?
What questions should I ask a wedding caterer?
How much wine do we need for our wedding?
What do I need to be doing on the week of my wedding?
What do I need to know if I'm having a winter wedding?
How do I create a website for my wedding?
What should I put on my wedding website FAQs page?
How should I propose?
How can I stay calm on my wedding morning?
How should you deal with wedding stress?
Should we just elope?
What questions do I need to ask my wedding band?
What stationery do I need for my wedding?
What should you do if you become pregnant while planning your wedding?
What should you do for Day Two?
How can we make our wedding more sustainable?
How do you plan a destination wedding?
What does exclusive hire wedding venue mean?
Wedding Ceremonies & Legalities
How do I legally get married in Ireland?
How do you write your own wedding ceremony?
What do I need to do for my wedding ceremony?
How do you plan a Catholic wedding?
How do you plan a humanist wedding?
How do you change your name after you get married?
Where can I find unique ceremony readings?
How do we have an unplugged ceremony?
Where can we get married quickly?
Wedding Dresses, Suits, & Style
When do I need to start wedding dress shopping?
Who should I bring wedding dress shopping?
What should I pack in my wedding overnight bag?
When should I start suit shopping?
What's the difference between a bespoke suit and off-the-rack?
Do same sex couples need to match their wedding day looks?
Where can I find a plus size wedding dress?
Where can I find plus size bridesmaid dresses?
Where can I find alternative bridesmaids dresses?
Where can I find bridal style ideas for mature brides?
How do you style mix and match bridesmaid dresses?
How do you style a mixed gender wedding party?
Where can I find page boy outfits?
Where can I find mother of the bride outfits?
What should a junior bridesmaid wear?
How do you pee in your wedding dress?
How do you clean an engagement ring?
How do you sell your wedding dress?
Where's the best place to buy wedding shoes?
What is a sample sale at a bridal boutique?
What is a trunk show at a bridal boutique?
What should I do with my wedding ring on the day of my wedding?
What questions should I ask in my wedding hair and makeup trial?
When should I get my pre-wedding facial, hair cut, tan, manicure etc?
Where can I find makeup ideas for black brides?
Where can I find hair ideas for black brides?
When should I trim my beard/get a hot towel shave before my wedding?
When should I get a haircut for my wedding?
Flowers & Wedding Decor
How do I set up a wedding Pinterest board?
How do I set up and take down my wedding decorations?
What flowers are in season in spring?
What flowers are in season in summer?
What flowers are in season in autumn?
What flowers are in season in winter?
What should we name our tables?
What should I put in the bathroom baskets?
The Wedding Party
What should a groom do?
What does a best man do?
Do I need to have my brother as my best man?
Who pays for the bridesmaid dresses?
What does a bridesmaid do?
What does a maid of honour do?
What does a groomsman do?
What jobs can I delegate to family and friends?
How can I include my pet in my wedding?
Should your parents have a say in your wedding?
At what point in the wedding should we have our speeches?
What are some ways to make the wedding speeches seem less stuffy and formal?
How do you make a great wedding speech?
Who do I need to thank in my wedding speech?
What are some great jokes that I can easily add to my speech?
What are some traditional Irish wedding toasts I can include in my speech?
How do you cancel a wedding?
Will you get your deposit back if you cancel a wedding supplier?
How do I politely ask for cash as a wedding gift?
Should you have a free bar at a destination wedding?
How much should you spend on an engagement ring?
Do you need to tip your wedding suppliers?
How long do I have to send wedding thank you cards?
Is it OK to wear white to a wedding?
Is it OK to wear black to a wedding?
Should you give a gift if you don't go to the wedding?
How do you decline a wedding invitation?
How should I word my wedding invitations?
Is it OK to send an e-invite for a wedding?
Who do I have to invite to my wedding?
How do I make a guest list?
How do you cut a wedding guest list?
Who gets a plus one for a wedding?
Do I have to invite all my cousins to my wedding?
How can I make my wedding less expensive for my guests?
How do you make a wedding table plan?
How to you entertain children at a wedding?
Do I have to invite my friends' babies?
What do I do if I've invited too many guests to my wedding?
Where should we go on honeymoon, and when is the best time to visit?
What do I need to pack for my honeymoon?
What is a buddymoon and should we consider going on one?
Where can we elope to for a quickie wedding?
Hen Parties and Stag Nights
Can we have a mixed gender hen and stag?
How do you plan a hen party?
What kind of hen party should I plan if the bride is pregnant?
What are some unique hen party ideas?
How do you plan a hen party abroad?
How much does a hen party cost in Ireland?
What do you do if your friend doesn't want a hen party?
Should you invite your Mam/other female relatives to your hen party?
How do you minimise drama when planning a hen party?
What are some games you can play at a hen party?
How do you play the Mr & Mrs Game?
How do you play the game How Well Do You Know the Bride?
What are some popular stag party ideas?
After the Big Day
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