Things to do

Things to do after the wedding is over

Getting married is a life changing experience that can make you feel happy and over the moon. However, it is a big event and it can be easy to forget about the important things to do after a wedding is over. In this article we will outline 8 things to do once the wedding has finished.

Get the wedding dress cleaned

clean wedding dress

Some people wish to store their wedding dress away and others will want to use it again for their daughters wedding in the future. It is important to remember to wash your dress quickly and effectively, so as to avoid any stains that may take effect on the dress.

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Organize the photos from the wedding

wedding photo album

Once the wedding is over you will then need to order the wedding photographs and have them organized into an album. This is something that the photographer can do for you and will need to be done so after the wedding has happened.

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Thank the guests

thank you note

Thanking the guests for coming is an important thing to do and it is important to remember that they will have made a special effort for your event. They may also have traveled a long distance so it is important to consider this as well when you do the thanking.

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Carry out reviews for your vendors

The vendors will have worked with you to make your wedding as good as it can be so it is a good idea to leave positive reviews on the web so that your vendors are happy.

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Exchange wedding gifts

wedding gifts

This can be done after the wedding and will often be an essential task as you may have duplicate gifts and gifts that you don’t need. Do this sooner than later, as your ability to refund may run out.

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Send out thank you notes for the gifts

thanks gifts

Make special notes for those that have chosen to give you gifts and make sure you specify the gift that was given to you. You will then be safe in the knowledge that your gift was appreciated.

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Make the honeymoon as enjoyable as possible


Weddings can be stressful so it is important to organize a honeymoon that is as enjoyable as possible. Somewhere relaxing that is away from the hustle and bustle of ordinary life will be ideal and it is therefore a good idea to choose somewhere beautiful and remote.

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Enjoy your marriage


This may seem obvious, but many people don’t realize how special a marriage is and should feel proud of themselves that they have managed to get to this point. It won’t always be easy, but it is important to enjoy it!