Before you even think about venues or guestlists you need to know what’s most important to you both. Draft out separate lists then sit down, discuss and negotiate which elements you want to jointly focus on.
What’s an absolute priority? Is it a Church wedding, getting married outside, or having a small and intimate guestlist? How do you want it to feel, what would be great to hear your guests saying about it?
What kind of wedding planning experience do you want? 100% joint decisions on everything or to divide tasks up to play to each other’s strengths?
By taking the time at the outset to define what matters to you most, what you stand for and want to experience (your core values) then making the right decisions later down the line will feel easy and natural, and you will always have these values as your guide.