Creating a wedding guest list is at the top of many wedding planning checklists. It seems logical to come up with a guest list in the early stages of planning because the number of wedding guests will generally determine a lot of other things, like venue size.
The number of guests will also have a HUGE impact on your wedding costs/budget.
The more guests in attendance, the more you’ll pay for food and beverage, tables, chairs, wedding favors, etc.
The wedding guest list is truly an important part of the planning process.
That’s why so many wedding planning experts recommend creating a guest list early on.
And I agree … sort of.
Here’s what I think: it’s more important to first come up with the headcount, not the guest list. Let me explain the difference before I go any further…