The year may be coming to an end, but for many brides, the wedding planning is just beginning! We talked to astrologer Danielle Mercurio to get the scoop on what the stars have in store for you and your big day in the New Year.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
The fog has finally lifted and so has a weight off your shoulders. You're feeling a renewed sense of confidence. Now that Uranus, the planet that governs change and anxiety, has moved out of retrograde in your sign, you're free to move forward with innovative new ideas for your wedding and start plotting out your future as a family.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
You've worked so hard this past year so cut yourself some slack, and use this last week of 2015 to relax and spend quality time with family, friends and loved ones. Schedule an appointment for a pampering spa visit, or book a blowout from the hairstylist you're considering for your wedding day. By treating your body to something that feels good, you'll radiate from within as well.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
With many vendors out of the office for the holidays anyway, you don't have to feel so guilty about putting your wedding responsibilities on the backburner for now and making fun plans with your partner and friends. This time of year is all about doing what feels good and not playing by anyone else's rules for once. You may enjoy hosting a gathering or finding an epic adventure for you and your crew to ring in the New Year!
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Reflecting on 2015, you may be amazed at just how much has transitioned and changed since the start of the year, most of it for the better, luckily. Spend time in gratitude of everything that has happened and find subtle ways to let your partner and bridal party know you appreciate them. The New Year is beaming with potential and creative endeavors for you to delight in.
__Leo (July 23 - August 22) __
After a few days off work and all the festivities, you may feel like you're playing catch up on your wedding plans at the beginning of the week. It's important to carve out some alone time by December 30th to double check any deadlines before checking out completely for New Year's celebrations. Everything will work out, as it always does for you, however it's best to play it safe and stay on top of your priorities.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
As you look forward to 2016, bust out those new journals and planners and set a date with your fiancé to plot out your upcoming year together. Share your goals for the wedding, as well as the dreams that extend beyond your special day. The more organized you feel with your desires, the more they become a reality!
Libra (September 23 - October 22)
The holidays haven't slowed you down a bit, as you've been moving full steam ahead with your ceremony plans. From the bridesmaid responsibilities to the officiant and even securing a getting ready suite, you're on it! As the last quarter Moon enters your sign on January 2nd, finalize any pending details, and then give yourself a little break. Perhaps a night out with you and your sweetie is just what you need.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
If the holidays have been more hectic than usual, you may wish to ring in the New Year quietly at home with your fiancé and a few close friends. There's no need to overextend yourself, as there will be plenty of time for that in 2016. The year ahead is about making and adapting to big changes so it's okay to take it slow and just chill out for now.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
You've been having a blast celebrating the holidays and sharing excitement for your forthcoming marriage. Enjoy the parties while they last, however be mindful that after the New Year it's time to get serious and take on more responsibility with wedding planning. If it feels like too much, it may be time to look into a planner or someone else that can give you guidance and help ensure everything's in order for the big day.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
New Year, new you! In 2016, it's advised to focus more on self-care and setting boundaries rather than people pleasing, particularly when it comes to the wedding. Instead of saying yes out of guilt, stop to consider what it is that you want and be honest but considerate about it. Make yourself a priority, and in turn, you'll find more happiness and ease, as everything comes together seamlessly.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
While you've been diligently chipping away at your wedding to-do list, a few pending items remain that have been causing quite a bit of tension or stress between you and your loved ones. Trust that everything will work out for the best and that you'll have a better idea of where to go from here come the New Year. In the meantime, kick back and go with the flow.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
Watch out for any type of lack mentality as you enter into 2016. While your wedding may have a budget that you cannot exceed, use this as an opportunity to test your creativity. Hire a friend from film school to be your videographer or find an online site that makes designing your own save the date graphics a total breeze!