When you get engaged, the prospect of planning of a wedding can be daunting! Yes, it's absolutely incredible to envision the event that will seal your bond with your fiancé and allow you to celebrate with your loved ones. But it's also a time-consuming, often-stressful, and emotional time. Throughout it all, it's important to keep perspective, and the best way to do so is hear from other brides-to-be about what kept them calm and carrying on. We asked our Facebook followers to tell us the most unexpectedly wonderful parts of wedding planning to help all brides breathe, smile, and enjoy the ride!
"That the closer it gets and the more planning we do, I somehow fall deeper in love with him." — Kim Price
"Becoming friends with our vendors! I gained a wedding family that will always hold a special place in my heart!" — Carrie Gomar
"Having my fiancé say how much he wants us to have a wonderful wedding! I always thought he really didn't want to have the whole ceremony thing and he was just doing what I wanted. When he told me he wants it just as much as I do. My heart melted!" — Amber Raines
"The amount of girl time I've gotten with my bridesmaids." — April Jenkins
"The night before wedding when you can finally relax and enjoy it all." — Emer Walsh
"Seeing how excited my fiancé gets over helping with planning and making all of the DIY stuff like the yard games has definitely been the best part." — Brittany Fiani
"How much I love planning a wedding. I'm now thinking should do it for a living." — Rachel Spina