The average couple spends approximately 13 to 18 months planning their wedding. However, while everyone’s planning period is different, there’s no doubt that it takes a significant amount of time — especially when it comes to planning an unforgettable Whistler elopement. From getting inspired to figuring out the details, here are three tips that can help you to plan the event of a lifetime.
Drawing Inspo From Notable Winter Weddings
Planning the perfect, unforgettable Whistler elopement may seem like a daunting endeavor, but drawing some inspiration from others can definitely help when it comes to figuring out exactly what you want.
For example, if you can’t decide on a month to get married yet, or you’re thinking of getting married in the winter months, drawing inspiration from major notable celebrity weddings is a great place to start.
For example, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas tied the knot on December 1st of 2018, while Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth got married just before Christmas the same year. Both couples had amazing winter weddings that prove the month to have a definite wedding vibe — not to mention the fact that a winter Whistler elopement will make for the perfect snowy aesthetic.
Making It Unique
Aside from choosing the date, deciding on things such as the colors, flowers, and other details can be a stressful task itself. However, drawing inspiration and incorporating aspects from your proposal will bring a fresh and unique perspective when it comes to planning your wedding.
For instance, one couple by the names of Kimberly and Steve, who got engaged during the coronavirus pandemic had to maintain social distancing guidelines and take-out only policies when they got engaged. While this thwarted the original proposal plan that involved travel, it was still a romantic, special, and unique occasion.
If you also had a pandemic proposal, incorporating similar details into planning your Whistler elopement — such as requiring the use of (fashionable or color-coordinating) masks, or keeping the ceremony at a smaller number of guests (as per social distancing guidelines) will make it just that much more unforgettable and provide a romantic nod back to your engagement.
Similarly, if there was an important aspect involved in your proposal — like a certain type of flowers, champagne, or even location, planning to bring that detail into your wedding can make it that much more special.
Whistler Elopement: Planning For An Adventure
Choosing to incorporate special activities will also play into making your Whistler elopement unforgettable, and there are many to choose from.
From going snowboarding or skiing with your guests, to going on a helicopter adventure, or even purchasing a spa package for the bride and bridesmaids, there is a lot you can do to bring an adventurous and unforgettable experience to your Whistler elopement.
This is especially true if you plan on staying at a lodge or similar venue for a few days or longer. No matter what you choose, researching the venue and activities before you can book will ensure that you have the wedding of your dreams.
Planning a wedding can be a stressful endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. By drawing inspiration from famously well-known winter weddings (and even your own proposal) to planning special activities to do while you’re in Whistler, there are a number of ways that you can create both an unforgettable and special occasion.
Contributed by: Cassie Enfield
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