Finally, you are pronounced as man and wife and it is time for you to ride high on the feelings of love and romance but, before you do that, finish all the post-wedding tasks which could create a mess for you if left undone. Here is our list of task to do after the wedding before embarking the journey of the wedding in a true sense.
1. Preserve Your Wedding Dress
Wedding dresses are the most beautiful thing of any wedding and they help you to cherish your wedding memories for a long time. So, you should get your dress professionally cleaned before keeping it safely in your closet.
2. Acknowledge Your Guests with Thank You Cards
No wedding can be awesome without the presence of loved ones and the presence of your near and dear ones definitely needs to be acknowledged. So, the first after wedding task is indeed sending out thank you cards and notes to all those who became a part of your special day.
3. Get the Album Ready
The whole world is indeed going digital but, it is still not capable to steal the charm of a wedding album. Wedding albums are always fun to look at and preserving all the memories in something tangible is awesome. Once your wedding is over, select the best pictures with your spouse and get your album ready.
4. Vendor Reviews
Everyone around you including the vendors try to do everything possible to make your wedding magical and it is time for you to return the favor. Post honest review on the wedding boards, Google and Yelp for all your vendors like wedding invitations provider, wedding photographer, videographer, decorator or other vendors. If they have done a great job for you praise them for their efforts and if they have not done a great job, write the bitter truth and help the couples about to get married.
5. Remove Your Wedding Website
As already stated, the whole world is going digital and we are quite sure that you must have designed a wedding website for yourself. Once your wedding is over, your post-wedding tasks should include the removal of this website.
6. Return All the Excess Items
No matter how efficiently you have planned your wedding, you always encounter some or other loopholes and you often end up buying excess items for your wedding. After your wedding is over, check out all the unused goods lying in your home that could be returned and send it back to the dealer. If you have pieces of stuff that could not be returned, you should donate them or pass them to someone else about to get married.
7. Change Your Name
If you have decided to change your name legally, it’s time to do that. Changing names of Facebook and other social media handles is comparatively easier than changing the name legally on documents. Collect all your documents and do it as soon as possible. If you would wait for doing this post-wedding task, it would further become difficult for you.
8. Get Creative with Your Leftover Wedding Decor
It takes a whole lot of planning for any wedding to become whimsical and this planning includes a lot of things for wedding décor. Once you tie the knot, what are you supposed to do with it, is not a mystery. Either you could get creative with this or you can put all these up for sale.
9. Get Rid of Unwanted Gifts
Not everyone knows your taste properly and hence, you often get gifts that do not suit your taste. So, one of the task to do after marriage is returning gifts that are duplicate, not good or not classy. There are vendors who take back such gifts and you can find something that suits you. Once you finish all these post-wedding tasks, enjoy a happy and blissful married life!