Your guest list strategy is almost as important as determining your spending plan (budget), and closely tied into your spending plan. In fact, if your guest list is out of control, so will be your spending plan. The secret is to manage it from the start.
Your guest list will be made up of the number of family and friends that corresponds with the intimacy of the wedding, and is consistent with your wedding spending plan. It is most traditionally comprised of half guests from the bride’s side and half from the groom’s; however, this can vary for many reasons. (more…)