How to emotionally prepare for your wedding day


Whether it’s sorting through your guest danh sách with a fine-toothed comb or finally getting around to that budgeting spreadsheet, there are still a number of things vì chưng at trang chủ that will help you plan và prepare for your wedding.

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14 Things to bởi vì at home to Prepare for Your Wedding Day

As England and much of the UK is plunged into yet another lockdown, more brides-to-be may be feeling particularly anxious about how the Covid-19 crisis will affect their wedding day. As with the previous lockdowns, weddings are once again off the cards and there’s still an air of uncertainty over events scheduled this spring và early summer. But there are still plenty of things to bởi vì from trang chủ to help plan for your wedding.

If you’ve had to cancel your wedding or are considering postponing your big day, you may be feeling at a loss as to how lớn go about making the necessary arrangements. Additionally, with bridal suppliers và venues closing & you no longer able to lớn attend your bookings, some aspects of your planning may also be taking a hit. But with all this extra time at home, there are a number of wedding prep tasks you can get lớn work on right now.

We’ve curated a handy danh sách of at-home wedding prep to lớn keep you busy during lockdown 3.0.

Browse Wedding Dresses Online

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We’ve seen more và more brides-to-be turn to online retailers when it comes to buying their weddings dresses or bridesmaid dresses in recent years. Now, without the option of attending boutiques or fittings during isolation, you can still browse and siêu thị a selection of stunning bridal dresses online.

Home Workouts

It goes without saying that you’ll want khổng lồ look và feel your best on your big day. This is why many brides take on personal trainers và new fitness regimes in oder lớn feel fit and healthy in the months leading up to the big day. Unfortunately, while we’re all permitted lớn head out for one form of exercise per day under the lockdown guidelines, a jog around the block might not cut it for some fitness fanatic brides-to-be.

A number of our favourite boutique gyms và fitness influencers have gone digital và are streaming online workouts you can follow at home.

Get a Head Start on Your Budgeting

Yes, it may be one of those tasks you’ve been putting off, but with all this extra time at home, what better opportunity khổng lồ get your head down & sort out that wedding budget once & for all. Whether you’re a super organised multi-tab spreadsheet kind of gal or prefer an old school, tattered notebook approach, it’s time khổng lồ get

We’ve got all the tips you need khổng lồ help you budget for your wedding effectively, as well as handy downloadable checklists for your at-home wedding prep.

Create a Pinterest Board


With some reports claiming our average screen time is up một nửa due to lớn self-isolation, why not but all that browsing và scrolling to good use. Pinterest has long been a favourite platform among brides-to-be as it allows you to create inspiration boards for your big day & save images of decoration, fashion và finishing touches. We’ve got a handful of dedicated boards & pins which you can save & re-pin over on our Wedding Ideas Pinterest.

Guest list Admin

You may have got a little carried away with guest danh mục and, thanks lớn that new budget spreadsheet, realised you need to cut down on numbers. Or the lockdown has put things into perspective when it comes lớn who you want to giới thiệu the day with. Either way, with some peace và quiet, & less chance of the in-laws jumping in with the names of half their tennis club, now is a great time to fine tune you wedding guest list.

It’s also an opportunity to think about the complicated web of social connections, family relationships & fragile egos that is your seating plan.

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Practice DIY Wedding Stationery

DIY wedding invitations are great way of adding a personal touch to your wedding & they can also help you cut down on costs. If you’re feeling crafty or need an outlet for your creative energy while you’re stuck for things to vị at home, why not brush up on some calligraphy skills. Then you can give making your own wedding invitations, Save-the-Dates or even your on-the-day stationery a go.


Send out Save-the-Dates

Whether you’ve had lớn change the date và need to update your guests or you’re finally getting around lớn setting a wedding date, now’s the perfect time lớn get one vital piece of wedding admin out of the way: sending out the Save-the-Dates. Once this is done, your wedding date is locked down & the real planning can start.

Create an Order of the Day

With some of the fun stuff on hold for the time being, now is as good of a time as any lớn crack on with planning some of the practicalities và logistics of your wedding day. Think about the timings of your wedding day, how you’ll be getting from the ceremony to lớn the reception if you’re changing locations, where your guests will stay etc…

You can draw up some draft plans or start khổng lồ dish out responsibilities to your bridal các buổi party well in advance.

Virtual Wedding Planning With Your Bridesmaids

Although you may feel particularly alone at the minute, we’re all in this situation together – and your bridesmaids are just the at the other over of the phone. While you can’t all get together for wedding planning over a few (lots of) drinks, there are tones of đoạn phim calling apps available khổng lồ help create a virtual party.

Arrange a time when you & all your bridesmaids are free and schedule in a group video clip chat. You can fill them in on all the headway you’re making on your wedding planning & they can tóm tắt any ideas they want to let slip about your hen party. Plus you can all still enjoy a few drinks over FaceTime, it is the ‘new normal’ after all.

Go Digital With a Wedding Website

More và more couples are embracing the shift towards a digital-first approach to wedding planning và making their own wedding websites. These can act as a one-stop cửa hàng for all things to do with your big day. Whether you want to lớn update guests on any changes, start a wedding blog or direct people lớn your gift list registry, a quality website for your wedding is great option to lớn host this all in one place. You could use this time lớn really make your website stand out from the others & regularly update it with nội dung and images.

Try out Some DIY Wedding Hairstyles


We’re big advocates of the try before you buy mantra, so why not take this time khổng lồ work out what kind of wedding hairstyle you’d lượt thích for your big day. With thousands of tutorial videos at your disposal online you can spend some time trying out different looks and really get to lớn know what does & definitely doesn’t work for your look. This way, when it comes to lớn your big day, whether you’re booking a stylist or going DIY, you’ll know exactly what you want.

Experiment With Your Wedding Makeup

This can also apply to lớn your wedding makeup. Many brides have an idea of the makeup look they want to lớn go for, và then soon discover it’s not how they imagined when they thử nghiệm it out. Sometimes, this can lead to lớn a bit of a panic at the trial or, worst case scenario, on the big day. Now you’ve got the opportunity to thử nghiệm out some looks, gather inspiration & really work out what kind of makeup looks you want lớn try out.

Create Your Ideal Wedding Playlist

Now’s a great opportunity for you & your partner to lớn think about all the songs you’ll want lớn include in your wedding. Whether it’s the processional music, suggestions for a live band or a playlist khổng lồ pass on to lớn your DJ, jump on Spotify và go through some of your favourite tracks. It’s also a great way to spend an evening in isolation with your partner and you may dig out some golden oldies and forgotten bangers.

Practice Your First Dance

This might be one of our favourite things to vày at home. Who doesn’t love a good ol’ boogie when they’re trang chủ alone?

Once you’ve got the wedding playlist sorted, why not take the time lớn brush up on your nhảy đầm skills with your partner. With all these extra hours at home, there’s no better time khổng lồ pick up a new skill, & just think how impressed your guests will be when you show off those new-found dance moves.

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