Wedding Planning 3-Day Quick-Start Guide
Everything you need to decide on the three most important details of wedding planning
Make These 3 Critical Wedding Planning Decisions in Just 3 Days and Have a Solid Plan to Get Started Wedding Planning FAST
The next three days help you determine how the rest of your wedding planning goes. Will they be amazing? It's up to you.
The Three Most Important Wedding Planning Decisions
Determine Your Wedding Budget
How much does a wedding normally cost in your area?
A wedding in your area probably costs three times the number that is in your head right now. Weddings are even more expensive than you might realize. If you've never planned one, how do you know what to expect things to cost?
Knowledge is power and knowing how much a wedding normally costs will help you determine a realistic budget, stick to it and spend less money.
Determine Your Wedding Priorities
What do you want to have at your wedding?
If you just drew a blank, that's normal. If you have never before had a wedding, you may not even know what all should go into such an important day!
Having an idea of what makes up a wedding is the best way to figure out what you want YOUR wedding to be!
Determine Your Wedding Theme
How do you want your wedding to FEEL?
This single decision will affect everything else you do during the wedding planning process - you should have this locked down before doing anything else! Your wedding theme affects your decor, your stationery, your dress, your venue, your date - everything.
Figuring out your wedding theme is the last, but not least, of the three critical wedding planning decisions - don't do anything before you determine your wedding theme!
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- Newly engaged with no idea where to start planning your wedding?
- Overwhelmed by the hundreds of steps on a wedding planning checklist?
- Tired of ads begging you to spend thousands of dollars before you’ve even figured out what you want?
- Worried about spending too much money on your wedding?
- Not sure of how much you can spend on your wedding?
- Feeling like you should just elope?
We can fix that.
The Wedding Planning 3-Day Quick-Start Guide is designed to help you easily and efficiently make three critical decisions that will jump-start your wedding planning.
No fluff, no BS and no extra worries.
Th Wedding Planning 3-Day Quick-Start Guide will guide you through making three decisions that will determine exactly how much your wedding costs, what it will include and what the Big Day will be like. You can’t make any other decisions without locking down these critical elements – and if you jump ahead, you’ll end up spending way more money than you need to. You can’t afford to make that mistake!
Right here, right now, at the very beginning of your wedding planning process, you might feel:
- stressed out about getting started planning your wedding
- nervous that your guests won't have a good time
- too broke to have a nice wedding, much less the wedding of your dreams
- unsure of your ideas and how you're going to pull them off
- worried that your wedding is going to suck or be tacky
Imagine yourself waking up in just three days feeling confident, inspired and ready to take on planning an amazing wedding!
Good news: you're already 30% of the way through wedding planning!
You have figured out your top three wedding spending priorities - you now know what matters MOST to you. You've determined how much you're able to spend overall on your wedding as well as how much you can spend on those three priorities. You know what you want your wedding to feel like and look like - and you're ready to create the most amazing experience of your life.
Doesn't that feel So. Freaking. Good?
It does. Now that you know that the end is already in sight, let's get started.
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Hi! I'm Maigen Thomas, and I've been writing about wedding planning since 2006. I've published several books that have sold over 50,000 copies (see below).
I. Know. Weddings.
I am the Editor-in-Chief as well as a features writer for Wedding for $1000 - a website dedicated to helping brides and grooms on a budget plan the wedding of their dreams. I have been featured on various radio shows as well as on websites like USAToday, ValuePenguin, ThePennyCounter, and US News & World Report.
Since I first started writing about wedding planning on a budget, I've planned (or helped my friends plan) a dozen weddings, and have spent countless hours researching how to pull off an amazing wedding on an affordable budget.
My goal with this course is to help everyone afford to plan a budget wedding - even without a wedding planner! I'm going to be your wedding planning BFF for the next few months while we work together planning your amazing wedding.
My publications include:
and my very first attempt at publishing: