Every perfect wedding, wedding planner and bride has a secret. That secret is usually about a minor wedding disaster that has been averted, as the odds of certain things going wrong when you add alcohol, families and strong personalities together is almost a guarantee! The best way to prepare for a disaster is to expect the unexpected, so follow this guide on how to cope with the most common wedding day calamities.
The odds of a drunken best man are enormous. In fact there’s a 10/1 chance that by the time the best man’s speech rolls round he will have had far too much to drink, and his speech won’t quite be as heart-warming as you predicted. There are of course several ways around this and blackmail is usually the most effective, but others include serving non-alcoholic champagne, rubbing spirits around the rim of a glass but not actually adding any, or getting him to speak very early on!
Finding great wedding DJs and photographers is a rewarding as winning the jackpot at www.mobilecasino.mobi but many weddings suffer the scourge of arrogant DJs and photographers who think they are entitled to a full meal, the first dance and as much of the bar as they can carry. You can avoid this by ensuring you have a strict agreement as to what is expected and if you are feeling unsure, only pay a deposit upfront-nothing speaks louder than a pay cut!
The odds of a wedding cake disaster are huge, especially at a destination or outdoor wedding where the elements come in to play. Many a cake has been rescued from certain disaster and often clever camera angles have disguised a handprint, collapsed side or drooping layer. A fake cake is a great fix and many brides settle for one real layer topped with realistic looking foam boxes to ensure everyone can have their cake and eat it.
A wedding schedule has the propensity to go awry and despite timetables, schedules and threats to the bridesmaids, the day runs late. A schedule should be created with plenty of buffer time and if disaster does strike, a suitable time-cushion can prevent cold canapés and flat champagne and keep tempers and tantrums in check.
Wedding day disasters can be averted, and if you can use these tips to prepare yourself the chances are you’ve got yourself covered.