Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The wedding countdown basics…

12 months before:

-Decide on a budget and who will be paying for what.

-Think about what style you want, the size, date and other look at gowns styles to get the feel of what you are looking for.

-Hire a wedding planner (if intended).

-Mail your save-the-dates!171546_498127654577_102455409577_5814132_8356279_o

10 Months before:

-Select and book your Officiant.

-choose your attendants and decide upon the guest list.

-Order your gown!

-Look into a caterer, DJ, florist and photographer.

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-Create a wedding website where family and friends can see any wedding updates or important information.

-Start looking at Bridesmaids gowns.

-Begin the search for that perfect wedding invitation suite.

6 Months before:

-Order those perfect invitations you already scouted out and selected.imagesCATTBOIO

-Get all bridesmaids orders in so they are here in time for the girls to have alterations if need be.

-Register for gifts and think about booking that honeymoon to that far away place you have been dreaming of.chris-plus-lynn-junebug-weddings-256

4 Months before:

-Start deciding on menswear

-Schedule the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.

-Mail out the invitations (they should be in be this time).

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-Do a hair and make up trial to see if that look you wanted to achieve will work.

-Check into the marriage license and all that pertains to it.

-Order or make your favors.

6 Weeks before:

-Print your programs or make sure that you have  them from the printer.

-Buy wedding party gifts for the attendants men and women alike.

-Write your vows if you are doing that or at least decide what vows you are using.

-Send out your wedding announcement to the papers so anyone and everyone can see.

2 Weeks before:

-Have a sit down with your photographer about what you want specifically done and what you don’t imagesCA3SCE5Twant done.

-Go for a final gown fitting to ensure all is perfect!

-Break in your shoes!!!  You want to make sure that you are super comfy that day you will be on your feet a lot!

1 Week before:

-Confirm with all of your vendors to ensure that all is set and ready to go.

-Give out final chores that may need done.

The day before:

-Go for a mani/pedi with the girls and enjoy it!

-Go to the rehearsals and relax knowing all is set and ready.

The day of:

ENJOY!!

 

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