The Most Important Thing To Remember On Your Wedding Day
Wedding season has officially come to a close for Blush + Bowties. We’ve been busy bees since spring and now it’s time to take a little breather and start prepping for next year’s celebrations. Every wedding I have been apart of is a new experience and teaches me something about event planning and myself. I love the diversity of each celebration I am able to assist with: from the families, to the traditions, to the couple’s unique and special relationship. However, there is one common denominator in all the weddings I have ever planned. A wedding day is a time where you are surrounded by all the people you love and when you make important vows to the partner you have chosen in life. I can’t quite describe what it’s like to be in a room or space where the feeling of love and support is so infections and present. It’s a spectacular thing to be apart of.
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The food, decor, flowers and tiny details are all important to think about (and yes perhaps even stress about) in the months leading up to your wedding, but when the sun rises on your wedding day, let it go. Be present in your day. Indulge. Laugh. Cry. Breathe it all in. Honestly, this is truly the most important thing you need to remember on your wedding day. Nit picking every uncontrollable element on your day, stressing about the weather, or worrying about if your guests are enjoying the food is not serving. Trust me. I promise you, what you want to remember when looking back on your wedding day is the love. Cheesy but true.
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One of the most memorable and important conversations I have ever had about weddings and what they are all about was with an older gentleman whose wife had recently passed away. He told me, that even up to her last moments on earth, that every single day they would reminisce about the joy they felt on their wedding day together. They didn't talk about how uncle joe was late for the ceremony or that the flower's weren't the right shade of pink. They remembered the laughter and love and feeling of support from those who attended their wedding. These positive memories fuelled a successful and incredibly loving relationship for decades. I saw in his eyes that he got it. And from that moment I have always tried to remind the couples I work with to be present and to let the little things go on their wedding day. To savour each moment, and to remember how lucky you are to have a day where you can celebrate finding the love of you life with those who mean the most to you.
By Certified Wedding Planner Alexandra McNamara