Top 5 Wedding Day Regrets

Your wedding day is one of the most significant moments of your life, filled with joy, love, and unforgettable memories. However, as couples reflect on their big day, some common regrets tend to emerge. In this blog, we’ll explore the five most prevalent wedding regrets and offer insights on how to avoid them.

Skipping the Videographer:

  • In the digital age, it’s easy to prioritize photography over videography. However, as time passes, many couples regret not capturing the dynamic emotions, heartfelt vows, and lively moments that unfold during the ceremony and reception. A skilled videographer can create a cinematic masterpiece that transports you back to the magic of your wedding day. Don’t let this regret linger; invest in a videographer to preserve the moving images and sounds that a photograph alone can’t capture. Check out Amanda and Jeff’s wedding video HERE! (Created by Fonash Studios)

Overlooking the Guest Experience:

  • Some couples find themselves regretting not focusing more on the experience their guests had at the wedding. Whether it’s providing a well-thought-out menu, thoughtful seating plan, transportation for out of town guests, or entertainment that suits a diverse audience – attending to these details ensures that everyone feels valued and enjoys the celebration. Taking a moment to consider the guest experience can turn a good wedding into an unforgettable one.

Ignoring Weather Contingencies:

  • Outdoor weddings can be breathtaking, but they also come with the risk of unpredictable weather. Couples often regret not having a solid contingency plan in case of rain or other adverse conditions. Whether it’s renting a tent, having umbrellas on hand, or securing an indoor backup option, planning for the unexpected can save the day and prevent lasting regrets.

Underestimating the Importance of Personalization:

  • A wedding should reflect the unique personalities and love story of the couple. Regrets arise when couples realize they didn’t infuse enough personal touches into their celebration. From custom vows to personalized decor, incorporating elements that are meaningful to you both creates a wedding day that is authentically yours. Take the time to infuse your personalities into every aspect, ensuring that your wedding day truly reflects your love story. Don’t compare your day to what you see on social media – make it uniquely you.

Not Hiring a Wedding Planner:

  • One of the top regrets many couples express is not enlisting the help of a professional wedding planner. While it might seem like an added expense, a wedding planner can be a game-changer. From coordinating vendors to managing timelines, a skilled planner ensures that every detail aligns seamlessly, allowing couples to relax and savor their special day. Consider it an investment in stress reduction and a guarantee that your wedding unfolds just as you envisioned. Luckily, all couples who book their wedding with New Leaf Farm will be assigned a designated planner through Lovely Weddings and Events (associate company to Briggs & Co.) as well as access to a customized planning portal at the time of booking!

Remember, your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and with thoughtful planning, it can be a day free of lingering “what ifs” and filled with cherished memories. Looking to work with a venue that checks all of the boxes above? We would love to chat!