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How to Narrow Down Your Guest List



As a wedding planner, I can provide some tips on how to narrow down your guest list:

  1. Set a target number: Start by setting a target number for the total number of guests you want to invite to your wedding. This will help you focus on who you really want to invite and avoid inviting too many people.

  2. Create categories: Create categories of guests, such as immediate family, extended family, close friends, work colleagues, and acquaintances. This will help you to prioritize your guest list and ensure that you don't miss anyone important.

  3. Create a priority list: Create a priority list of guests that you definitely want to invite, such as close family and friends. This will help you to determine the must-have guests and prioritize them over others.

  4. Be selective: Be selective about who you invite. Don't feel obligated to invite everyone you know, particularly if you haven't seen them in a long time or if they are not a significant part of your life.

  5. Cut plus ones: Consider cutting plus ones for guests who are not in a committed relationship. This can significantly reduce the number of guests on your list.

  6. Consider children: Consider whether you want to invite children to your wedding or if you want to make it an adult-only event. This can help to reduce the number of guests on your list.

  7. Stick to your budget: Remember that each guest you invite will add to the cost of your wedding. Stick to your budget and don't invite more guests than you can afford.

By following these tips, you can narrow down your guest list and ensure that you invite the most important people to your wedding. Remember that it's your special day, and you should focus on the people who mean the most to you.


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