7 Things You Should Do Right After The Wedding

Congratulations! You’re now officially a Mrs! But after the celebration is over, where do you even begin? We’re pretty sure a lot of brides have this same feeling after the wedding. Everything feels exciting, new, and well, very foreign. But don’t worry, because today, we’re giving you a little guidance. Here’s an important list of things you should start off with first right after the wedding. Then after this, we’re sure you’ll get a feel of your new role you’ll know exactly what to do next! So, take the reins now, and welcome to married life!

[From: An Elegant All-White Wedding at St. Margaret’s Church / Photo: MC Photography ]

 

(1) Ensure All Final Payments Have Been Settled

[From: This Hong Kong Wedding is All About Classic Simplicity / Photo: Jeremy Wong]

Some vendors, require the final payment for their services on the wedding day or a few weeks after. Make sure you settle all pending payments as soon as your vendors have fulfilled their work for our Big Day. You can also include a personalized note expressing your gratitude to them when you give your final payment–they’ll truly appreciate this gesture.

 

(2) Send Out Your Thank You Cards

[From: The Pastel Color Theme Made This Garden Wedding Come to Life / Photo: Belle & Olive]

Don’t wait too long before writing your thank you cards and sending them out. You can target to have them all send out between two weeks and one month after the wedding.

 

(3) Preserve Your Dress

[From: Bold Burgundy Wedding at Beas River Country Club / Photo: Martin Aesthetics]

Have your dress dry cleaned right after your wedding so you can preserve it. Or if you rented out your dress, send it back to the bridal shop promptly so they can prepare it for the next bride.

 

(4) Change Your Last Name and Status

[From: An Elegant All-White Wedding at St. Margaret’s Church / Photo: MC Photography ]

Of course, part of becoming a Mrs involves changing your last name! Here’s a detailed guide on how to change your last name in Hong Kong. Include an update of your status as well while you’re at it.

 

(5) Figure Out Your Finances

[From: An All-White Wedding with Rustic Details / Photo: Mushroom Visuals ]

Now that you’re married you’ll need to figure out your finances and consolidate your accounts such as your bank accounts, utilities, and the like. Don’t forget to check all your old accounts to make sure you don’t get double charges as well.

 

(6) Select Wedding Photos for Your New Home and Album

[From: This Hong Kong Wedding is All About Classic Simplicity / Photo: Jeremy Wong]

Your new home will not be complete without photos from your wedding or engagement. Some wedding photographers also will ask for your selection for the album. So, make time to sort through your wedding photos so you can choose your favorites and have them framed for your home and include them in your printed album.

 

(7) Share Your Photos

[From: The Pastel Color Theme Made This Garden Wedding Come to Life / Photo: Belle & Olive]

Lastly, share your photos with everyone. Post them in social media or submit them here so you get a chance to be featured on the website: https://brideandbreakfast.hk/submit/

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