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Monday, 19 June 2017 13:00

10 Things that Can Go Wrong on Your Wedding Dayand How to Solve Them

Written by  Instyle

We’ve all been to weddings where the best man forgot the rings, a baby yowled during the ceremony, or the maid of honor’s idea of a great speech was listing all the bride’s ex-boyfriends.

Some mishaps of course, are more serious than others. I’ve witnessed a great aunt’s shawl catch on fire from a candle flame mid ceremony (she was ok, thank god) but such dramas are rare and most wedding mishaps are mere blips on the radar. I’m no wedding expert, but I’ve been to 75 weddings and I’ve seen way too many brides put pressure on themselves to create the “perfect day.” My advice? Expect something to go wrong. It’s all in how you react to that problem that makes or breaks the big day. Have a sense of humor. Remember it's not a magazine photo shoot, but your declaration of love for each other. At the time it won’t feel like it, but some mishaps can even add character and make your event more memorable.

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“Perfection is not always perfect,” asserts Barbi Walters, owner of the event planning firm The Lynden Lane Co. in Southern California along with her daughters Layne Povey and Lyndsey Schwartz.

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