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The Location. Flowers. Dress. Invitations. Linens. Food. China. Music. And, of course, the Cake. Once the proposal is accepted, the planning begins. To create a wedding that reflects your style and unique personality, you need a firm timeline showing exactly what needs to be done...and when. Let Joyce Scardina Becker, one of the world's leading wedding consultants, walk you through the process. That way, you're guaranteed to walk down the aisle stress-free--and in style.
Countdown to Your Perfect Wedding gives you detailed and easy-to-follow instructions for perfecting all aspects of your wonderful event. It shows how to customize each piece to create a day you will forever cherish.
Organized around a 52-week timeline, which can be adjusted according to your own needs, each chapter features an essential aspect of planning the happiest day of your life. The book includes insider tips on how to get what you want, plan an appropriate budget, understand essential planning lingo, and much more. It also reveals some of the unique ways brides have accomplished a range of wedding tasks to fit everyone's pocketbook.
From announcing your engagement to planning your honeymoon getaway and everything in between, Countdown to Your Perfect Wedding is the indispensable must-have guide for any groom and bride-to-be.
Planning a wedding can be an exciting, overwhelming, and time consuming endeavor. COUNTDOWN TO YOUR PERFECT WEDDING will give brides the exact amount of information they need to plan the wedding they want. It breaks down pre-wedding tasks into manageable bits of information and serves as a point-by-point checklist so that nothing slips through the cracks and nothing is left undone.
Unlike other books, COUNTDOWN is arranged on a 52-week timeline (one year is the average amount of time brides take to plan a wedding) that explains what needs to be done when. Each week will feature an essential aspect of a beautiful wedding and will include tips and insider information on how brides can get what they want, budgeting considerations, definition of terms, as well as feature information for "Brides On A Budget" and "When Money Is No Object.
For brides who wish they could hire a wedding planner but can't afford one, this book will hold their hand through the process so they can plan the wedding of their dreams.
Once the proposal has been made the planning begins. Brides need is a firm timeline that tells them when they should do what--along with a healthy dose of savvy how-tos. Wedding consultant Joyce Scardina Becker delivers on all counts. While other wedding guides are organized by topic, this compact and concise book takes brides through the step-by-step process of wedding planning.
"Countdown to Your Perfect Wedding features:
-a 52-week structure allows brides to use the guide at any planning point and hit the ground running
-tips and insider information from an experienced wedding planner
-guidelines for "the Budget Bride" as well as for when "Money is no Object"
-examples that detail unique ways brides have accomplished a range of wedding tasks
Perfect for the bride who wants who wants to get everything done--including getting to the church--on time.
About the Author
Joyce Scardina Becker is a Certified Wedding Consultant and veteran wedding planner with more than twenty-five years of experience. Based in San Francisco, she is president of Events of Distinction, a leading wedding and special event consulting company. A contributing editor to TheKnot.com, she is also the founding director and instructor of the Wedding Consultation Certificate Program at California State University, Hayward.