Chances are that in the last few days you've been inundated with status updates and texts bearing the happy news that someone close to you has just gotten engaged — followed swiftly by the grim knowledge that you'll be shelling out a fortune to attend all these weddings.
These newly engaged folks, still in their little bubble of shocked bliss, probably haven't had much time to consider the practicalities of the wedding yet. Luckily, this handy infographic is chocked full of tips that will help make the big day a little bit easier.
Created by engagement ring specialists Loyes Diamonds, the image below gives suggestions on various important aspects of a wedding and categorised them by season, including what flowers are in bloom, colour themes, decorations, and cocktails.
An infographic by the team at Loyes Diamonds
If you're planning to tie the knot and want to at least look like you know what you're talking about, keep this info in your back pocket.