He popped the question. You said yes. Now what? These 11 things will help you figure out what to do first—and how to enjoy every second of the wedding planning process.

9. Find a wedding venue
Your venue will influence every decision you make, from your color scheme to the style of your dress, so lock it down early. The key is finding one that meshes with your vision (black-tie ballroom, modern minimalist, etc.). And don't be afraid to think beyond the banquet hall. Photo: Amy Majors Photography

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