Your wedding day is one of the most important and also one of the busiest days in your life. But how can you make the most of the experience when there is so much to do and experience?

Here are our top tips on making the most of your wedding day for memories that will last a lifetime.

  1. Make your own wedding day plan: There is no doubt you will want to have a plan to help manage the running order of the big day itself, but one of the most useful things to do to make the most of your wedding day is to create a schedule for your time during the run-up to tying the knot.

    This will help you to plan out each part of your day and help to ensure that everything runs smoothly, and most importantly, enjoyably. Make sure to include plenty of time for getting ready, taking photos, and enjoying the reception. You may also want to plan in a little extra time for any unexpected items that might come up, just in case.

    However, it is important to remember that there are bound to be scheduled tasks that slip past their scheduled time by a minute (or ten!), the only things that truly matter are enjoying your special day and arriving at the ceremony on time.

  2. Get plenty of rest: This is one of the most obvious, but also one of the hardest when the excitement of your imminent wedding is at its peak. The night before your big day, make sure to get plenty of rest. After months of planning and preparation, the last thing you want is to be overly tired on your wedding day.

  3. Eat some breakfast: Many of us are guilty of skipping breakfast on busy days but eating breakfast on your wedding day is very important so that you have the energy you need to make it through the day. Even if you don’t feel like eating, make sure to have something light, like a piece of fruit and some toast.

  4. Delegate: On your wedding day, you don’t want to be running around trying to take care of every single detail. Your bridal party, family and friends are there to share in the celebration and will most likely be eager to help with some of the many little things needing attention on your special day.

  5. Take time for yourself: One of the best pieces of advice for brides is to take some time for yourself on the day of your wedding. Whether it’s a few minutes of meditation or a few extra minutes in the bridal suite, taking time to be alone and collect your thoughts will help you to enjoy the day.

  6. Take (and collect) photos: Make sure to take plenty of photos on your wedding day. In addition to hiring an official Photographer, you may want to encourage guests to send you their photos via Email, WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger, this can be done by adding the account details to table decorations, for example. Then you will have no shortage of pictures to remind you of your special day for the years to come, including pictures of some of the many happy interactions you might otherwise have missed with your guests on the day itself.

  7. Enjoy the moment: On your wedding day, it’s important to take a step back to try a little wedding day mindfulness and enjoy the moment. You’ll never experience this day again, so take the time to appreciate the atmosphere, the people around you and the love that is in the air. This leads to our next tip;

  8. Take it slow: Don’t rush through the day, allow each moment to soak in whenever you can and enjoy all of the little details that make your day unique.

  9. Have fun: This is your day to enjoy, so take the time to dance, laugh, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

  10. Relax: Finally, the most important tip for brides is to relax. You’ve done all the hard work, now it’s time to enjoy your day.

By following these tips, you’ll be sure to make the most of your wedding day. Enjoy every moment of your special day and create memories that you and your intended will cherish forever.