Today on The Bride Link, we're talking all about getting ready on your wedding day! Watch our quick video for handy bridal suite tips to help with wedding day prep. How you get ready on your wedding day can have a considerable effect on keeping to your timeline! But first, grab your FREE copy of our Linen and Layout Guide! It can be difficult to know what size tables you need, how many guests fit at each, and what size linens to order. Fortunately, our cheat sheet gives you all the information you will need!
1. Make sure you have an early night.
With all of the nerves and excitement running through your body, it may take you a little longer to drift off to sleep. Make sure you call it in early the night before. Play calming music and take your mind off of everything that'll help you slip into sleep.
2. Have all the essential items ready to go.
The night before your wedding you should gather all the necessary things and put them in a place that is easy to find. Items such as shoes, jewelry, garter, and dress should be placed in the bridal suite so that they are easy to secure in the morning. Doing this will save you time and, in the end, give the photographer more time to capture those precious moments.
3. Make sure you have plenty of snacks for your crew.
There is nothing worse than having "hangry" bridesmaids on the day of your wedding. Make sure to have nutritious food for your gals, such as sandwiches, fruit, wraps, etc. Ensuring you and your crew are fed and ready for the long day ahead.
4. All Bridesmaids and the Mother of the Bride will need to be dressed before the bride.
This way, your group will be able to help you get ready. They may need to assist you when putting on your dress, veil, and shoes. No one should be rushing to get ready themselves while helping you.
Please keep the area clean. Clean after yourself! By picking up as you go will save you some time when the photographers show up. You don't want trash to end up in your photos. Also, this will make packing up after your wedding a breeze since your items should be picked up and put into a secure place.
5. Make sure to follow your timeline. Your timeline is your holy grail on the day of your wedding.
Sticking to it will take the stress of feeling rushed to disappear, allowing you to enjoy every aspect of this experience. If you stick to your timeline the morning of, you should have zero stress/anxiety. Also, make sure to include some extra time for things that may pop up that morning.
If possible, find a place with natural lighting. Make sure you have a spot where natural light can come in. That will ensure your makeup is the most flawless and natural it can be on your wedding day. Also, the photographer can snap some great pictures of you getting ready.
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