Have you ever wonder why most weddings are celebrated in June? Well, here’s the answer. June falls to the season where flower begins to bloom, and the fields wrap itself with green. Along with the season, goes a bride that blooms.
Let’s take a short glimpse as to how the wedding of June takes place. Did you know that the practice of marriage in June originated in Rome? The word June has its history, too. It said to have derived from the name “Juno” who is the goddess of love and marriage in Rome. Juno is also known as a spiritual identity that protects the well-being of women.
Most couples who get married in this season bears the hope that it would bless and strengthen their marriage. Couples desire to have a wedding founded and filled with love. Also, June is a perfect time for the honeymoon of the couple. The word honeymoon indicates to the first moon after the summer solstice. It is a term that refers to the full moon that falls by June.
A perfect wedding is surely every bride’s dream. The day you’ll finally tie the knot that will bind you and your other half as one. However, before it happens, the preparation of the wedding is still something you need to face in reality. Hence, we have prepared a list of the things that will help you get started with planning. Take a look!
12 — Coordinators
Are you the kind of couple who have busy schedules? If yes, hiring a wedding coordinator will be an excellent option for you. Wedding coordinators are the ones who will help you materialize and execute the wedding plans.
Preparing for the wedding is too stressful. But, with the help of a coordinator, at least, you have a wedding expert who will help you throughout the process. A coordinator will guide you with all the necessary things needed before, during and after the wedding.
11 — Choosing wedding dates
Selecting the target wedding dates is crucial. In this process, put in mind that that you’ll also have to consider if the venues, coordinators and the supplies needed will also be available. Hence, to make sure that your chosen wedding date will be achieved, you have to book everything needed ahead of time.
10 — Wedding Transportation
How will your guests go to the wedding place and to the reception? This is also an important question you have to consider during the planning. Will you opt for vehicle rentals to fetch those family, relatives and close friends that are all together in one place before the wedding day? How about those guests that are living far away from the wedding place or the reception?
9 — Photographer/Videographer
The wedding is one of the most precious events that will happen in your life, capturing all the moments—from the moment you come out from the wedding car up to moments you both exchange “I do’s” and rings and lifetime vows, is essential to be relived through photos and videos.
Thus, hiring the right photographer and videographer is crucial. They will record all the events that will transpire during your wedding day, which will give you a sentimental memento you could look back even years after your wedding day. When selecting a photographer or videographer, make sure to know first the wedding packages they can offer. From there, you can decide either the money you’ll spend will be worth every cent or not.
8 —Sounds and musicians
Music makes the ambiance of a wedding day more romantic and genuine. And, if you are the one who’s loving the idea of having your favorite love song played as you walk down the aisle, listing the songs you want to be played and choosing the musicians ahead of time, might as well be on your priority list.
7 — Hire a professional Hair and Make-Up Artist (HMUA) for the event
Due to the humid atmosphere brought by the season of June you can’t run the risk of makeup meltdown.To build confidence on how you’ll present yourself to your husband-to-be and your loved ones on your wedding day, consider having a reputable HMUA. They are responsible for perfecting your beauty and help you get the look you wanted to have during the wedding. They are skilled to keep you and your guests glow despite the heat.
6 — June wedding favors
A wedding souvenir is one of the things that the guest look forward to taking home with them. The tradition of giving away souvenirs to your guest is a way to say thank you. It is a symbol of appreciation as they help you make your wedding day special. Choose a wedding favor based on the season of your wedding!
5 — Wedding rings
Exchanging rings while exchanging personal vows is one of the highlight of the ceremony. The ring will hold the symbol of your covenant, love and commitment as lifetime partners. Take note of the word ‘lifetime’ which means you have to wear it for your whole lifetime. Thus, it is necessary to consider the type or the metal to be used and the style you wished to have.
4 — Hotel/room bookings for guests
Can you make out a wedding day special without a guest? I guess not. As they help you turn out your wedding special, make them feel that they are special, too. Reserve or book a hotel at least two months before the wedding. Consider its affordability and check whether the site offers reasonable services.
3 — Bridal clothing and other attires
The design and style entailed on the dress are essential to be given consideration. One factor to consider upon choosing a bridal gown is the weather. You don’t want to walk on the aisle and face the altar—sweating. You wouldn’t look good entertaining guest being uncomfortable with your dress. So pick a dress for you and your guests with breathable linens.
2 — Catering and wedding cake
We all want to indulge in the tasty dishes served. Include in the menu some seasonal sips like fruit drinks, lemonade and tea. Variation of drinks could keep your guest refreshed. Consider also to prepare chilled foods for your guest. Also, don’t forget to choose your wedding cake and have a week set for food tasting.
1 — Wedding Venue
Do you like the idea of a beach wedding? A Church wedding? Or are you an adventurer who wants to exchange “I dos” in a forest or garden? Well, whether it be on the beach, church or garden, your chosen venue will be the place where you will celebrate your special day with your other half, friends and family.
Picking the right wedding venue plays an essential factor to make your wedding day special and memorable. It will be the focal point of the event, creating a pleasant atmosphere. The ambiance of the venue itself would be the basis for your wedding themes.
June weddings has been a tradition in most societies, especially in Asian countries like the Philippines. No wonder it is the time of the year where couples tie the knot. During the planning, there is nothing wrong if you want a luxurious or simple wedding plan. But, make sure you bring this vital checklist with you as you start your journey. Plan ahead of time and wisely. Free yourselves from the stress of planning on a rush. Make your wedding day memorable and make each moment count! Way to go soon-to-be-June-brides!