“The happy couple that recognizes itself in love defies the universe and time; it is sufficient, it realizes the absolute” – Simone de Beauvoir.
A wedding is an ode to love and a new chapter in your life that should be unforgettable. By following the steps, you will be able to confidently prepare for this magical day and find the best wedding suppliers in Barcelona. To say yes, the Catalan capital and its surroundings have many assets. It is home to idyllic locations facing the sea or the countryside, under the Mediterranean sun. Discover the precious advice of a wedding planner, Farah Casabianca, founder of Première Plume. Your dream wedding in Barcelona will become reality.
1 – Choose a Wedding Planner
Future brides and grooms should ask themselves if they wish to call upon the services of a Wedding Planner. Thanks to his or her rigor, flexibility and expertise, a professional wedding planner searches for the best service providers, advises, negotiates, manages the budget, shares his or her address book and coordinates everything. Opting for a Wedding Planner is even more interesting abroad, because the expert masters the language and culture of the country. Thus, couples are relieved during the preparations and on the big day.
Find out about the different wedding organization plans Première Plume can offer you.
- Wedding Organization
For comprehensive wedding planning, where we organize everything from A to Z.
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- Wedding Coordination
For support on your wedding day only.
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- Elopements & Intimate Weddings
For the ones who prefers to have a more intimate ceremony and reception.
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- Engagements & Marriage Proposals
For those who want to show how much she or he means to you.
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2 – Make a list of service providers
Each love story is unique, each wedding is too. Make sure to have a good quality service at a good price, the feeling with the service provider is also very important. You need to feel listened and cared.
In need of inspiration? Here are the most requested providers for a wedding:
- Wedding Venue
- Music band
- Hair / Make-up
- Specific animation (ex : magician)
- Brunch the next day
For each service, you can specify your wishes. For example, the possibilities are numerous in the field of decoration: from the tables and chairs to the arch, including the table plan or the guest book area. To go further, the bride and groom can call upon the services of a wedding designer.
3 – Define your budget
Knowing your budget will help you narrow down your selection. By knowing which providers are the most important to you, you can estimate the maximum cost.
4 – Search for providers
Thanks to their website or their social networks like Instagram, you will be able to discover the universe of the providers. You will know if you can imagine them transcribing the style and atmosphere you want on your big day.
5 – Contact the providers
It is recommended to explain in detail your needs and provide information such as the budget, the date of the wedding, the number of guests. Do not hesitate to write a personalized message, while asking for a complete estimate. A provider will be present for one of the most beautiful days of your life, you must have a relationship of trust.
6 – Book in advance
This step is crucial to have the choice. For example, for the wedding venue, it is necessary to take it one year in advance. Some places must even be booked two years in advance. This can be the case in Barcelona and Catalonia. If you use a wedding planner, one year before the wedding date is also recommended. For the rest of the service providers, less than twelve months is sufficient. Make sure that all the conditions are met when booking: contract, deposit, insurance, etc.
7 – Brief the providers
A few weeks before the wedding, explain to the suppliers your wishes and the specificities of the wedding, such as the time and place.
8 – Make reminders for the big day
This last task should not be neglected. It is advisable to send a detailed program of the organization to each provider, in order to avoid unpleasant surprises. A wedding planner manages this step, to relieve the bride and groom. You have all the cards in hand to start the adventure. Let the magic happen and enjoy your wedding in Barcelona.