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Big Work For Your Big Day!

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One of the much awaited moments of your life is your wedding, which happens only one day but takes months of preparation to make it all possible.  Surprised? Well, if your beau just proposed, after his heart-stopping proposal and when you’re done drooling over that jaw-dropping ring on your finger, be prepared to submerge yourself with all the crazy planning.


When you were still just dreaming about your perfect wedding, everything is probably set on your mind, from the wedding dress down to the tiniest detail. You have it all figured out. But wait till you’re actually living out those plans, it might stun you when you realize how much work it actually entails.


It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the planning, especially when you’re so caught up with trying to make the “Dream Wedding” happen. To make sure that you don’t stress yourself out, how about you follow this checklist to see that you’re actually getting some job done and covering all necessary part of the wedding, instead of burning too much time on picking different gems for your gown?


Nine Months Before


Start a wedding folder or binder


Plan within your budget


Pick your entourage


Work out the guest list


Hire a planner


Reserve your date and venues


Book your officiant


Start looking for photographers, bands, florist and caterers


Eight Months Before


Hire the photographer and videographer


Book the entertainment


Go see possible caterers


Buy your wedding gown


For out of town guests,reserve a block of hotel rooms.




Seven To Six Months Before


Choose and purchase invitations


Plan your honeymoon


Shop for bridesmaid’s dresses


Meet with the officiant


Start sending the save the date cards


Book your chosen florist


Get the transportation arranged


Five To Four Months Before


Make sure that you booked the rehearsal and rehearsal –dinner venues


See your wedding invitations


Pick and order your wedding cake


Send your guest list to the host of your shower


Buy the shoes and start dress fitting


Schedule hair and make-up artists


Select the music to be played on the day


Three Months Before


Finalize the menus and flowers


Finalize the readings


Finalize the order of the ceremony and the reception


Secure the rings


Send your event schedule to the vendors


Two To One Month Before


Check in with all the vendors and see if everything is according to plan


See and discuss with the photographer


Send out invitations


Enjoy a bachelorette party


Enter RSVPs into your guest list database


Do not forget to secure your marriage license


Mail the rehearsal-dinner invitations


Go to your final dress fitting


E-mail and print directions for drivers of transport vehicles


Assign seating


Week Of The Wedding


Confirm the arrival times of the vendors


Pick up your dress


Check in one last time with the photographer


Prepare checks for the vendors


Pamper yourself before the big day with some spa treatments


Make sure the caterer and all venues hosting your wedding-related events has the final guest list


Pack for your honeymoon


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