Here Comes The Guide 

Wedding Checklist

10-12 months to go 

  • Visit and start planning your wedding

  • Work out your budget and establish your top priorities 

  • Get your creative juices flowing to identify your wedding style and color palette

  • Compile your preliminary guest list

  • Choose your wedding party

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  • Find a venue and reserve your date

  • Check with your venue liability insurance 

  • Tell everyone about it! Consider sending out save-the-date cards, emails and/or create your own wedding website.

  • Say yes to your wedding dress (or tux) and begin assembling the perfect accessories

  • Feeling overwhelmed? Consider hiring a wedding planner!

  • Find a vendor (Caterer, Photographer/Videographer, Officiant,) When hiring a vendor, get all the details in writing!

6-9 months to go

  • Continue Researching, interviewing and booking vendors

  • Decide on arrangements with your floral designer 

  • Do a tasting and choose your wedding cake with your cake designer

  • Hire the Dj/Entertainment for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception

  • Discuss the style and wording of your wedding invitations with a stationer

  • Create your gift registry (don't forget to update your wedding website)

  • Arrange hotel room blocks for out-of-town guests and book your own suite for the weeding night

  • Shop for bridesmaid/flower girl dresses and give your attendants clear instructions on how to place their orders

  • Arrange and book any necessary transportation

  • Go over bridal shower/bachelorette details and the guest list with the person(s) hosting your party

3-5 months to go

  • Book the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner location(s)

  • Put together your rehearsal dinner guest list

  • Make childcare arrangements for your guest kids

  • Reserve all necessary party rentals and linens

  • Order wedding favors for your guest

  • Shop for and reserve men's formalwear

  • Concentrate on finalizing the guest list

  • Concentrate on finalizing the invitation wording

  • Concentrate on finalizing the ceremony readings and vows

  • Concentrate on finalizing the Menu, beverage, and catering details 

  • Concentrate on finalizing the timeline of the reception formalities

  • Do a makeup & hair trail and book your stylists

  • Come up with your own beauty and fitness regimen to be camera-ready for the big day

  • Shop for and purchase your wedding rings

  • Finalize honeymoon plans and obtain all necessary documents (are you sure your passports are up to date?

The Day Before

  • Make sure all wedding day items are packed/laid out and ready to go! (don't forget the rings and marriage license!

  • Figure out tips and final payments for vendors. Put them in clearly marked envelopes and give them to the best man or another person you trust to hand out at the reception

  • Assign someone to pack up your gifts/belongings after the reception (don't forget the top tier of your cake!)

  • Thank your BFF for agreeing to return your groom's tux and other rental items the day after the wedding

  • Enjoy a mani-pedi

  • Attend the rehearsal and dinner. Now the time to give out wedding party gifts.

  • Try to go to bed need your beauty sleep tonight

Your Wedding Day

  • Allow plenty of time to get ready

  • Do the rounds at your wedding----greet everyone and thank them for coming

  • Take a deep breath. Stop to appreciate your new spouse and the day that you spent so much time planning!

After the Honeymoon/Back to Reality

  • Write and send thank-you cards. (Don't procrastinate!)

  • Complete your registry and exchange any unwanted or duplicate gifts 

  • Have your wedding dress cleaned and preserved by a reputable company

  • Keep in touch with your photographer/videographer to work on albums, DVD's, etc.

  • Enjoy wedded bliss...

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