How to shorten yourinvite list? – remains one of the biggest puzzles for newlyweds. Obviously, you want to keep the cost of the banquet to a minimum, but you also don’t want to get into a fight with your mother-in-law after you’ve crossed her close friend off your final guest list. So, how exactly to reduce the number of guests to a reasonable and affordable number? The good news is there are several ways Chanfashion and we advise you to use it to do everything quickly, without drama. Read and apply!
Traditionally, awas an opportunity for two families to come together to celebrate the union of a young couple. The celebration took place most often near the registry office, and the guest list was compiled by the bride’s parents (since they paid for everything). Guests at thecould be not only distant relatives, but also neighbors of the parents at the previous address, the boss from work and that kind aunt from ZhEK.
Now times have changed. For many couples, theexpenses are covered by the parents of both parties, with major decisions being made personally by the bride and groom.
When it comes to compiling aguest list, there are two main constraints that rarely allow everyone to be invited: it is, of course, the capacity of the place where the banquet is planned, and thebudget. The third no less significant factor influencing the guest list is your personal preferences with the groom in terms of style and atmosphere, and it can even dominate the previous two!
Of course, I want to make a list so that everything is fair. The extended family “side” may well invite only siblings and their couples, while the other side may well go to godparents, uncles, and cousins for a 50/50 split. Of course, if one bases the distribution on “proximity”, “fairness” will be called into question. Keep in mind that parents may cling to the tradition that the guest list is more about their friends than you and your loved one.
1 Distant relatives
If you haven’t spoken to some of your relatives in years, feel free to not invite them to your wedding. Remember, youris a celebration for you and for your loved one, and for your family and close friends; but it’s not a family reunion day. Don’t think you have to invite the whole family tree.
2 Friends you haven’t heard from in years
If any of you hope to rekindle friendships with people you grew up with or no longer associate with, but really want to, it will be tempting to invite them to yourin order to restore friendly relations under a weighty pretext. So, don’t be so stupid! At the wedding, you will be busy with the program, with each other and with your closest associates. Believe me, you simply will not have the desire or time to establish contact with a distant person.
3 Friends from work
Just because you share a workspace with a person or you go on lunch break together doesn’t mean you have to put that person’s name on yourguest list. It would be ideal to completely separate work and family. Both you and your loved one can bring a bottle of wine and treats to work after the wedding, show photos from theand give colleagues the opportunity to congratulate themselves on their new marital status.
If there is someone on your guest list who you only invite because they invited you to their ownyears ago, do yourself a favor and cross them off. Of course, if these are not very close friends of yours. You do not have to invite people to yourout of a sense of duty or for the sake of show, only sincere and sincere.
Yes, they live next to you, but is there that degree of closeness between you that can be a reason to invite them to yourparty? Ais an intimate, family ritual. If you’re worried about not inviting them would be embarrassing, then you’re just making a big deal out of molehills! At the next meeting, by the way, tell them that you will have awith your family.
6 Friends with a track record
If you have a friend in the company who is notorious for being an unruly guest at the holidays, he is constantly kicked out of bars and clubs — cross him off your guest list with a firm hand.
A quick way to minimize your guest list is to have an adults-only wedding. Yes, this news will need to be conveyed to all moms and dads carefully so as not to offend anyone. But remind them right away about how cool they will have fun on the dance floor until the morning!
8 Family and Friends Partners You’ve Never Met
Are some of your friends and family in relationships and would like to bring their flames to yourparty? You are not at all obliged to plan their presence at your banquet, especially if you have never met before.
9 Parents’ friends
Theof children for parents is a special event that you want not only to tell all your friends and employees about later, but even show them! Therefore, be prepared for the fact that your mother will remind you of that aunt in a white curly head who knows you from the nursery. Gently cut down all hints.