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What to do if it rains on your wedding day

What to do if it rains on your wedding day

We can't all be lucky enough to get a crisp and dry winters day for our wedding, so if you want to be prepared for what you could be facing then here are a few tips to keep the rain from spoiling your day!

Embrace it
No matter how hard we try, we cannot control the weather, so if it's going to rain it's going to rain. The best thing you can do is get some fantastic candid photos of you and your hubby splashing in the puddles and enjoying yourself on your special day. Photographs are guaranteed to look gorgeous in overcast weather because the light saturation will look amazing in comparison to that of a blindingly sunny day and you can have a bit of fun picking out matching umbrellas in the days coming up to your wedding.    

Be prepared 
The easiest way to let the weather put a downer on your day is being unprepared. Even if you're in denial that it could rain, you'll regret not going welly shopping when the day finally arrives. There are tons of ways to incorporate rain into your day and no; it is not a sign from the gods that something will go wrong. Bring a pair of stylish wellies for pictures, so you don't wreck your brand new Valentinos and bring an umbrella, everything else will work out.    

Pictures 
Pictures can be tricky on a wet day but talk to your photographer and I'm sure they will have many ideas that will make your wedding album one of a kind.  If you're feeling super adventurous and you have a few umbrellas then take outdoor pictures, they will be completely unique and you'll look back on them so fondly in years to come.  Just have fun in the rain.. it’s possible you know!  

Indoor activities 
This is an obvious one but it's so important, some of your guests might not be as keen to stay out in the rain as you are so be mindful of them. Provide umbrellas at the ceremony or remind everybody to bring their own and don't have your wedding anywhere too open to the elements. Ask your venue when they will be ready to receive your guests and organise transport to the venue from the church at that time. 

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