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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.

 

Register

 

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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