When it comes to weddings, the DIY route may save you money and is ideal for personalizing your event – but there are occasionally hiccups along the way. Here are four possible conundrums you might come up against, with smart solutions.
1. You can BYOB … But Who Pours it?
Your caterer will likely be willing to pour your self-procured alcohol for an additional fee. Otherwise, you should look into hiring servers from a beverage company, says Kelly McLeskey-Dolata, founder of A Savvy Event in Sonoma, Calif. “The liability is huge if you use a friend or someone who isn’t licensed to pour alcohol.”
Another option is enlisting servers from a local...