Weddings, weddings, and more weddings; the wedding season is upon us, and you might be seeing couples in a frenzy, planning and getting ready for their big day. They’ve got a fancy venue, a caterer, and a DJ to make their night as memorable as it can be, but you might be shocked to know that while most of the wedding planning is done lavishly, some people prefer to have a low-key wedding. Thanks to a casual wedding, they not only save money but also save their time and mental peace as they have fewer things to worry about.
A regular wedding can easily come down to a big financial strain that many couples take loans for off, but when you opt for a low-cost casual wedding, you’re saving yourself from financial worries, and you can have the time of your life with the people you love without worrying about everything being perfect.
So, if you are someone who would like a low-key wedding, then keep on reading because we’ve gathered some information for you.
1. Shorten The Guest List
If you are reading this article, you most likely have a short guest list, but there’s no harm in rechecking it. The best thing about low-key weddings is that you get to invite people who you truly love and care for! They’ll make your wedding memorable as well as a lot more fun. Do you know what the best part about inviting fewer people is? Less drama!
2. A Simple Venue
Ditch the churches, the barns, and the lavish halls and simply opt for a low-capacity venue that would be more than enough for your intimate event. You can even rent out a plot or someone’s backyard. This will help you save a huge chunk of rent money and other miscellaneous costs. However, irrespective of how run down the place may be, you can level it up with a little décor and flowers.
3. Say Goodbye To The Dress Code
The main reason behind having an intimate event is to enjoy a casual and low-key wedding, right? So, what is the point of a dress code? Let your bridesmaid and your groomsmen wear whatever they want! It will allow your guests to dress according to their liking and wear what they are comfortable in. So, nothing can stop them from dancing all night long while celebrating your wedding.
4. Wear Your Mom/Dad’s Wedding Outfit
You’ll be shocked to know how much money people spend on their outfits. You can simply avoid this hassle if you decide to wear your parent’s outfit. Not only will you be honoring them, but you will also be getting a free wedding dress.
5. No Fancy Catering
Whether at bars or dinner, you don’t have to hire waiters to serve the food on the tables. Let your guests take charge and enjoy their night while they drink and eat whatever they want, whenever they want.
Casual weddings are often underestimated, but they are extremely fun.