It is every bride’s dream to have a spectacular wedding at a spectacular venue. If the venue is striking, the pictures will also be adorable, and of course good pictures is what everyone wants as a reminder of that special day. Therefore, choosing the perfect venue for a garden wedding is an important decision that couples must make before their wedding day.
Garden weddings are with no doubt the perfect venue for lovers of nature and outdoor experience. However, planning the perfect wedding requires a lot of creativity and enthusiasm. Here are a few tips that will help you plan a successful garden wedding.
• Choose a setting that suits your style and desires
You probably have the perfect picture of how your wedding will be like. Have this in mind when looking for the perfect wedding grounds. Remember that this will be your day, so do not hesitate to make yourself happy.
• Choose the perfect outdoor décor and accessories
Outdoor weddings are very tricky so you have to think through your choice of décor and accessories. Having the right décor at the venue will add some flavor. Garden lights, Flowers, candles and tents are the most common, but choose wisely depending on your theme and time of event.
• Choose a Venue that is easily accessible
Unless you are catering for transport for all you guests, choose a venue that is easily accessible. Make it easy for your guests to come and join you in celebrating your union.
• Be ready for any weather changes
Most couples are worried that the rains might ruin their wedding, but truly there is more to worry about. Prepare a backup plan where your guests can seek shelter in case of extreme weather. Do not expose your guests to the harmful heat from the sun, wind, dust or mosquitoes which are common in night ceremonies.
• Visit the venue before your wedding
It will be wise to visit the venue before the actual day. This way you can plan and pre-arrange reception location table setting and sitting format. If you plan on taking your photos on the grounds, you can scout for the perfect locations.
• Keep confirming the venue
You are probably not the only couple planning to get married on that day. Some venue managers might be unprofessional or forgetful enough to book two different weddings on the same grounds. To avoid last minute frustrations, keep confirming your venue.
Read through wedding magazines and look into different images for garden weddings within your region. This might give you the closest idea to what you have in mind. Then use the above tips as your check list before you make the final choice. You can also go through our selection of garden wedding venues in Kenya.