Planning A Backyard Wedding That Rocks
By Laura, Sep 13 2016 01:28AM
Have you considered having your wedding functions in the backyard of your home? Yes, really. Home-based events provide a certain level of intimacy that other venues cannot provide. Furthermore, you can save a lot of money. You don't have to have a skimpy wedding just because it's in your back yard, however. You can have a smashing or classy event. Just ask mom and dad to pay for at all! Alternatively, you can have a conservative wedding if that's your style. The beauty of saying your vows at home is that you can do it any which way you please.
Backyard Wedding Benefits
You're There Already
There is no traveling involved in a home wedding. You're already there.
Wed Any Time
You can pick any date that you so desire. You don't need to worry about possibly being declined for reservations by a popular revenue.
A Cozy Aura
The atmosphere will be very cozy between you and your guests. Formal events tend to be very stressed.
Extra Guest Time
You will be able to spend as much time with your guests as you want. You can end the party whenever you get ready to.
Do you have a cousin or aunt that you would love to see? You will at your backyard wedding!
The saving are the part of backyard wedding processes that you will love the most. You don't have to spend thousands of dollars on another venue. You can use the money you have to hire the musicians and wedding caterers for the finger food. Those are the only two big expenses you will have. You can order mobile catering, party food or other catering options for weddings.
Planning Your Home Wedding
When you are planning the event, you will have to ask your self a few questions such as:
-How big is your kitchen, and can it accommodate the catering?
-Is your home big enough for an entire wedding?
-Does someone else have a home that may work better?
-Will you need to manage the temporature?
-Where will your guests be?
-Can you fit a marquee? Do you want a marquee?
-What will your guests do if it rains?
-Can you come up with a backdrop?
-Will your guests be able to dance?
-Do you have adequate lavatories or portable toilets?
-Can your guests park on the street?
-Does your place have noise rules? Whether you're in Melbourne or Ballarat there will be plenty of rules in place for noice levels.
If you are going to plant something, make sure that you start your project six weeks before the wedding. Another thing you will want to do is avoid wetting the lawn. Stop doing so at least 48 hours before the wedding.
Develop a lighting plan for the outside. People are most likely to stay late.
You need to have all your items like your chairs, pot plans, tables and other things at your home the day before the event.
Hire a maid service if you can. Have her clean the property the day before the event.
Pass Off Duties
Pass any stressful duties that you have on to someone else who is willing to take them and make sure you have a 'kick ass' celebrant! If you're a food however, you'll probably be concentrating on
Tell the neighbors when your wedding will be, and let them know that you need a certain amount of quietness before the event. Invite them!
Outsource and get other people to share some of the responsibilities.