Kat
Newbie August 2019 British Columbia

Couples getting married on 17/august/2019 in British Columbia

Kat, on 2/January/2019 at 12:49 Posted in British Columbia
Hey!

wete getting married August 17 2019 at Steamworks in Gastown Vancouver! Any helpful tips for someone planning a wedding on their own?

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  • Whitney
    Newbie August 2019 British Columbia
    Whitney ·

    I'm also getting married on August 17th Our wedding is in Langley and we are planning it on our own as well. I've found that focusing on 1-2 big vendors at a time has really helped me not to get too overwhelmed with booking, and it also allows me to keep more detailed notes of each quote to help us make the best decisions for us.

    I have also had lots of luck finding decor items online though Facebook Marketplace. I'm still looking for large sheets of white or ivory fabric for draping so if anyone happens to have that let me know! I'm hoping that I will find a few more things last minute as the May/June/July brides start to sell their items.

  • Kat
    Newbie August 2019 British Columbia
    Kat ·
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    Yay steamworks!
  • Melinda
    Newbie April 2019 British Columbia
    Melinda ·
    I am also having my wedding at Steamworks!! April 13!
  • Melinda
    Newbie April 2019 British Columbia
    Melinda ·
    I am also having my wedding at Steamworks! April 13
  • Brittany
    Master January 2019 British Columbia
    Brittany ·

    Congratulations! That venue is going to be awesome!

    Best advice I can give you is to keep lists, stay organized, and don't freak out! #1 thing to do first is to set your budget, and STICK TO IT. If you're not overspending, and know you're on track for timing/schedule, you'll be totally fine!

    Best of luck with planning! We'll be here for you the whole way!

  • Leah
    VIP April 2019 British Columbia
    Leah ·
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    Agreed!

    I’ve found it really helpful to take advantage of communities like Wedding Wire and Bridechilla to get perspective on what me and my FH find important. Ultimately it’s about US and OUR day and if you set the expectation that you won’t sweat the small stuff or let other people stress you out, stick to it and enjoy the ride!
  • Tori
    Featured October 2019 Manitoba
    Tori Online ·

    Congrats on the engagement!!!

    As mush as I don't have the same date - I am basically planning my wedding on my own as well (although the FH is helpful in planning the wedding social).

    One tip is - don't stress the small stuff!! As long as you have the basics already (venue(s), dress, officiant, food, booze, and DJ) then you should be fine!

    Just remember that if you do get stressed or need help, that's what this Wedding Wire community is here for!

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