Shannon and John said “I Do” at the classic Governor Hotel. This was a special wedding for us because of our special friendship with Shannon. Shannon and John did a lot “right” as they were planning their wedding.
Some of the best steps they took for a beautiful, stress-free day were:
They made a budget and kept to it.
We always encourage our couples to make a budget, because we know how fast things add up. Shannon and John were very diligent about staying on track and that made it easier for them to make the trade-offs necessary come in on budget. For instance, Shannon and John chose a beautiful blush color palette for their wedding, but she choose to give her florist: your perfect blossoms flexibility and discretion over which flowers were chosen, so that they could give her the overall look she wanted, while staying on budget.
They kept the guest list manageable.
A small guest list is the single best way to stay on track budget wise, but it also has othe...