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Just Engaged? Here Are the Top 5 Things You Should Do Right Away!

Couple on beach with Chicago skyline in the background popping champagne.

Congratulations, lovebirds! You're engaged and ready to embark on a beautiful journey towards your dream wedding. As wedding planners and coordinators for modern couples who adore authentic weddings, we're here to guide you through the exhilarating process.

So, let's raise a glass of bubbly and dive into the first five essential steps you should take after saying "Yes!"

Step 1: Savor the Moment

First and foremost, take a moment to revel in the magic of your engagement. This is an occasion worth celebrating! So, pop the champagne, dance under the stars, and bask in the warmth of your love. And don't forget to share your exciting news with family and friends! Whether it's a heartfelt social media post that will have hearts fluttering or an intimate engagement party surrounded by loved ones, let the world know that your love is forever.

Step 2: Discuss Priorities and Budgets

Now that the confetti has settled, it's time to dive into the nitty-gritty details. Sit down with your partner and have an open and honest conversation about your wedding priorities and budget. What aspects of the wedding are most important to you? Is it a dreamy venue, stunning floral arrangements, or a mouthwatering menu? Setting your priorities will ensure that your wedding day reflects your unique love story. And don't fret about the budget—we'll guide you in creating one that fits your vision and keeps stress at bay.

Step 3: Determine Guest List and Venue

As you embark on this enchanting journey, it's important to get a sense of the size of your celebration. Consider creating a preliminary guest list together, including those who have woven their love and support into the fabric of your lives. This will give you an idea of the scale of your wedding and further guide your planning process.

Next, let's find the perfect venue that sets the stage for your love story. Does a charming garden with blooming roses speak to your hearts, or are you captivated by the elegance of a historic ballroom? Whatever your vision, we'll help you find a venue that not only fits your style but also fits comfortably within your budget.

Step 4: Hire a Wedding Planner

Picture this: a stress-free planning experience where you can focus on what truly matters— each other. By hiring a wedding planner like us, you'll have a trusted ally by your side from start to finish. We pour our hearts into crafting unforgettable weddings that emanate love and authenticity. We'll handle the logistics, keep you organized, and ensure that every detail is meticulously planned. Let us turn your dreams into reality while you savor the journey and enjoy this special time in your lives. Schedule a consultation with us today, and let's create magic together!

Step 5: Start Researching Vendors

Now that the foundation is set, let's talk about the dream team that will bring your vision to life. From talented photographers who will capture your love in enchanting frames to skilled caterers who will create a culinary experience that leaves your guests craving more, the options are endless. It's time to start researching and reaching out to vendors who align with your style and dreams. We'll share a list of essential wedding vendors to get your search off to a fantastic start.

As you embark on this incredible journey, dear friends, remember that wedding planning is about much more than just logistics. It's about honoring your love story, infusing it into every aspect of your special day, and cherishing the small moments along the way. Embrace the romance, the laughter, and the joy that comes with planning your dream wedding.

We're here to guide you, support you, and make this experience as magical as your love for each other. Take the first step by scheduling a consultation with Brick and Roses Events. Let's embark on this adventure together, creating a love story that will be told for generations to come.


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