Brides and grooms planning an outdoor wedding tend to obsess over the weather. Perfectly blue skies and a bright sun equal the only acceptable scenario for this special day, right?
Not necessarily! The key is to be creative and to remain calm. Here are some ideas!
1. Be decisive: Do not agonize over what you’re going to do about the weather, or how you’re going to cope with the rain. Decide early on what you want to do if it’s raining and stick to the plan.
You want your ceremony outside? Have it outside and tell guests to bring umbrellas. If you would prefer to move the wedding indoors, go ahead with that plan. Don’t agonize over the decision, just do what will make you happy!
2. Trust your vendors: You hired professionals who are familiar with your venue, their specialty area, and the local weather. Trust them to do what they are good at. Some will even enjoy the challenge!
3. Be prepared: If rain is in the forecast, go buy matching umbrellas for your wedding party and some cute rain boots! Take advantage of some cute rainy day photo opportunities!
4. Appreciate the rain. There really are a few positives:
The color saturation in your photos is going to be beautiful in overcast or rainy weather.
There will be an amazing sense of bonding amongst your guests when they all have to endure the rainy weather together.
The rain will only make the happy couple shine even brighter.
Nobody will forget watching two people declare their love in the rain. Your day will be amazingly unforgettable!