Ever wondered who you should invite to your wedding? Check out this great post from Brides.com.
Clove & Kin The guest list is one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding. But a bride and groom shouldn't feel the need to invite everyone they've ever met. Looking for some guidance? We asked four wedding planners to share questions they suggest you ask yourself to help decide who should (and shouldn't) be on the list. 1. Have I met this person before? This may seem basic, but brides and grooms are frequently introduced to people for the first time at their wedding! It can especially be the case with distant relatives and business associates of parents. Stephanie Sica, founder of Orchard Broome Events, knows that curbing family guest lists can be tricky. "Sure, Mom may want her coworker who hears so many stories about you to see you tie the knot, but if you don't know that woman, is it realistic?"
2. When was the last time I saw this person? Lindsey Nickel, owner and event planner at Lovely Day Events, says that if you haven't laid eyes on a person in 12-18 months — or at least had a nice, long phone conversation if they live far away then you probably shouldn't invite them. 3. Am I aware of the day-to-day aspects of this person's life? You should only be surrounded by people who have a vested interest in your life and your relationship, and vice versa, according to Andrea Eppolito of Andrea Eppolito Weddings & Events. This goes for who you are today and who you will be 10 years from now, not who you were 10 years ago. 4. Did I attend their wedding? If you were at their wedding years ago but have since lost contact, you may not need to invit