And they lived Happily Ever After
There’s something to say about keeping your wedding small and intimate. A courthouse wedding doesn’t have to be boring. Keeping things simple can be just as beautiful and memorable as any other wedding. Here are a few things to keep in mind while planning your big day.
- Don’t skip the invitations. You’ll need witnesses anyway so why not send out a few pretty invites to keep that special part of wedding planning? Make them a few of the most special people in the lives of the bride and groom. Think siblings or parents and immediate family only so that the guest list doesn’t grow due to you feeling obligated to invite your great-great Aunt Sally. You can even choose to do E-invites instead of paper but do something.
- Wear an amazing dress. It can even be your “something blue” like the one pictured. You could also go for a short dress or even a jumpsuit to change things up. Wear something that makes you feel beautiful. A woman only gets to be a bride once.
- Don’t go without all the flowers. Your must haves are a bridal bouquet and a boutonniere for him, if you choose to do so. You can create your own bouquet or hire a florist, but regardless, don’t ignore them altogether.
- Hire a professional for hair and makeup. A professional will know what photographs best and can help you keep things waterproof for those happy tears. You have a great dress, don’t skimp on the rest of your look.
- Hire a photographer. This is a day you’ll want to look back on for years to come. Hire a fabulous photographer to capture the whole process, from getting ready to after-wedding shots of you and your man.
Meagan Crews and Whitney Bright
Hair & Makeup:
Crystal Pierce with Contoured by Crystal
Dress, Jewelry and Jumpsuit:
Flowers: Whole Foods