If you’re anything like every other bride ever who’s planning an outdoor ceremony, you’ve been stressing over the weather forecast.  So, what happens when you find out it’s going to rain on your wedding day?

First off, if you’ve hired a wedding planner, you’ll be taken care of. They’ll help make sure you’re prepared for the best day of your life, no matter what the forecast. Additionally, check out this waterfall of tips to turn on the sunshine at your wedding, not despite the rain, but because of it! 

1. BE DECISIVE, MAKE A PLAN AND STICK TO IT.

If you want an outdoor ceremony no matter what, tell your guests to bring umbrellas. Your guests will roll with this because it’s your wedding day! Everyone will want to celebrate with you and colorful umbrellas will simply add brightness to the day! 
 
If you’re ok with the inclement weather plan for your venue, then move inside or add a tent. Discuss this change with your fiancé and venue, make the decision, and go full steam ahead.  

2. TRUST YOUR VENDERS. YOU HIRED PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH YOUR VENUE, THEIR CRAFT, AND THE LOCAL WEATHER.

Remember, this is your day. Not only will your guests do what you want, but so will your vendors. Relax and trust them to do what they do best, rain or shine.  

3. BE PREPARED. BUY MATCHING UMBRELLAS FOR YOUR WEDDING PARTY AND SOME DARLING RAIN BOOTS.

So there’s a chance of rain – get ready!  Nothing is more romantic than a bride and groom holding matching parasols and if you want cute wellies to match your wedding colors, start shopping right away! And if, somehow, it doesn’t rain, you can always return the unused items or give them as gifts.TooltipText

4. EMBRACE IT AND CAPTURE IT. YOU’RE GOING TO GET WET, SO HAVE FUN!

Seriously! Get some incredible photos; some shots you can only get if it rains! Or, you can even get the pictures you wanted in the sunshine, but with raindrops and adorable accessories! Plus, the color saturation in your photos will be more beautiful in overcast, rainy weather than in the brilliant sunlight. 

5. APPRECIATE IT. SOME SERIOUSLY FORTUNATE, BEAUTIFUL THINGS HAPPEN WHEN IT RAINS.

They say that rain on your wedding day brings good luck. You might as well look on the bright side and be grateful for the good fortune.  

And don’t forget – the whole day is about you marrying your best friend. Turn the rain into sunshine as you maximize the opportunities for sparkling photos, rainbows, and the unforgettable moment of declaring your love in the rain surrounded by the warmth of friends and family. 

Rain on your wedding day? No problem! Take our advice and it might just be the best thing that ever happened to your wedding!  

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