With each passing decade, the Indian weddings are getting bigger and more expensive.We are all familiar with the fact that Indian weddings are billion dollar industry.Weddings are probably the only time when people from different kinds of genre come together to make this union a complete package.Over the years, expensive weddings have become a trend rather than a compulsion.There is a sense of competition to throw the most magnificent party there ever was.
Earlier it was just for the ones at the top of the money chain, but now things have evolved and better ideas have taken over. Now anyone can have his dream wedding, with a proper planning and management. Weddings in Bangalore can be an Expensive Affair.
Here are Top Five Ideas to how you can plan a marvelous wedding by cutting the flab while maintaining the standards.
1. Wedding Season
It’s always wise to avoid the high wedding season and choose a month where not much weddings are going to take place.A survey reveals that most of the weddings in Bangalore take place in the month of May-June.It’s better to choose an offseason and a grand wedding.The prices are slashed down to a great extent and you won’t have to worry about having a same kind of wedding your neighbor had the other day.They say,” Early birds can clinch good deals”. It’s always better to negotiate and have the best deals in advance.
2. Seasonal Flowers
Flowers are one of the most important ingredients of wedding decorations. A wedding is doomed to be dull in its absence. In this case, one should opt for the seasonal flowers and the ones that are available at an arm’s distance. Imported and off season flowers cost much more than the cost of other decorations combined. Use the minimalistic theme to further cut down the costs and to design them in an elegant and efficient fashion.
3. Wedding Planner
Every wedding needs a guide, and who is a better guide than a wedding planner.People generally think it’s going to increase their costs but Believe me, It’s always wise to spend a little in order to save a lot more. Wedding Planners play a major role in cutting the costs down and making it easier for you to handle the finances. They have top notch contacts, insider rates and can crack the best deals out of nowhere. May it be the mandap decoration or the overall marriage decoration, a Wedding Planner has always proven to be a savior.
Once you finalize a Wedding Planner, Tell him/her your budget and how much you wish to spend. There is a thin line between How much you wish to spend and how much it will actually cost you. That thin line is the ‘Budget’.
Prioritize everything and accordingly set the budget for each and every item on your checklist. The best option would be to sit with Wedding Planner and discuss your priorities and he will cut down your costs according to your budget.
5. Guest List
Always make an effort to cut down the guest list to the minimum number possible.Lesser the guest count, lesser will the cost spent on the venue and the reception.It’s once a lifetime wedding and everyone should be there to be a part of it, but special occasions like these are experienced better with the ones who know how much it means to you.Weddings are supposed to be an intimate affair, don’t make yourself feel bad for not inviting someone who is your distant relative or the one with whom you have not been in contact since years.