A checklist is essential when you are planning your wedding.
There are just so many different things that need to be done and there
is a certain order that should be followed to make sure everything gets
done at the right time. If you are planning your wedding with a
wedding planner they will be able to help you stay organized and make
sure everything gets done at the appropriate time. But not
everyone will be able to hire a planner, therefore we have
created a checklist to help you make sure all your wishes come true!
Before you will know it you will be checking off things on your list a
week before the wedding!
You have nine months to a year
wedding, what should you do first? Below you will find the things
that should be done and booked as soon as possible.
engagement - you can put an announcement in the
Select your wedding date
Hire a wedding planner (if you decide to have them help
Determine your budget
Figure out how many guest will be coming - create a guest list
with 3 parts, those that have to be invited, those who should be
invited and those who you would like to invite. That way when
it comes to choosing your venue, if you need to cut the guest list
down, you will start with those you would like to invite and go from
Select and book your ceremony venue
Select and book your reception venue
Select and book your officiate
Select and book your
Choose your bridal party
Decide where you will be going for your honeymoon and make sure
all documentation are in order. (e.g.. passport, visa, birth
Choose your attire - wedding gowns and bridesmaid
dresses can take time to be ordered and altered, make sure you leave
yourself enough time so you won't be rushing the week before the
Continue on to checklist 6 to 9 months away