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Planning your wedding

A successful wedding is all about the details. Here are a few tips to help you plan one of the most important days of your life.

  1. Start with the basics. Think venue, menu and guests. Once you’ve made your decisions about those three items, everything else will be easier.
  2. Do your homework. Take advantage of websites, thumb through bridal magazines and attend one of the regional bridal shows. You’ll find inspiration and uncover lots of good ideas.
  3. Borrow something. Borrowing an item to wear from your mother, grandmother, favorite aunt or friend is a great tradition. It will provide you with wonderful memories long after your special day is over.
  4. Hire an expert. Kirkland has a great selection of bridal resources from florists to photographers. Take advantage of their expertise and services.
  5. Rank your priorities. Are you looking for a glamorous wedding spot that will wow your family and guests? Or are you more of a traditionalist who wants a quiet, more intimate affair? Whatever your style, Kirkland has a variety of venues that will make your wedding dreams come true.
  6. Embrace the off-season. If you’re trying to trim costs, consider selecting a wedding date outside the peak summer months. You might be able to net a discount on hotel rooms, flowers and other wedding expenses.
  7. Stay on schedule. Making last-minute changes can cost extra. Running late on the big day itself can mean additional fees for limousines, musicians and other services.
  8. Take advantage of seasonal sales. Shop post-holiday sales for gift items you can give to your bridal party. It’s a great way to save money without sacrificing quality. 

 

 
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