Wedding is a union of two people into marriage. There are many different customs and traditions in a wedding ceremony which are greatly influenced by it’s religions, countries, social classes, ethnic groups and cultures among others. Planning a wedding is definitely a no easy task. It takes a months to a year or more for some people to get all the reservation in place and to finalize every arrangements since it will involve a lot of people. Planning for weddings requires special attention in most minute details.
A comprehensive and Printable Wedding Checklist will greatly help in organizing your Wedding Preparations
12-Month or more before the Actual Wedding Date
□ Arrange to have both parents meet and announce your intention to marry.
□ Determine the theme, style and type of your wedding (informal, semi-formal and formal).
□ To determine your estimated budget, you need to make a list of what’s important in your wedding.
□ Discus to all the people involve (parents of both parties) as to the wedding budget and who will pay for it.
□ Have a wedding organizer to list all the necessary information you need e.g. contracts, ideas and photos.
□ Know the requirements from your clergy or church officials.
□ Come with possible wedding date choices and the venue for reception. Book the venue if it is available on your chosen date.
□ Wedding consultant
9-11 Months prior to wedding
□ Look for photographer, video man, caterer, florist and officiant.
□ Book any of the services vendor immediately if they are available at the specified date and the budget.
□ Browse on some Bridal magazines.
□ The theme, color and style of the wedding should be finalize.
□ Selection of the attendants e.g. groomsmen, bridesmaids, ushers, ring bearer and flower girl) Make sure that they know their responsibilities.
□ Wedding ring should be purchased.
□ Browse for Honeymoon deals from any travel agents.
□ Look for wedding gowns.
6-9 Months prior to Wedding
□ Start planning for reception music choices and the ceremony.
□ Take care of any prenuptial agreement if there is any
□ Attendants should be finalize
□ Sign up for gift registry and start looking for invitations.
4-5 Months prior to Weddings
□ See a florist and finalize your arrangements.
□ Publish your wedding in local newspaper
□ Order wedding stationary
□ Start shopping for dress and what to wear.
□ Consider transportation
□ Wedding decorations
□ For those out of town guest arrange for a hotel accommodations
□ Wedding cake should be finalize. Order cakes online to save yourself some time and stress.
3 Months prior to wedding
□ Discus the details of the ceremony with the officiant.
□ Guest list should be finalize.
□ Gifts for attendants, parents and helpers.
□ Confirm honeymoon details.
2-1 Months Prior to Wedding
□ Invitations should be sent-out
□ Hair and make up consultation.
□ Get a wedding license
□ Wedding dress fitting.
□ Meet vendors and finalize your arrangements
□ Finalize your ceremony details
□ Print and finish your wedding programs
□ Finalize wedding vows.
2 weeks prior to wedding
□ Finalize the wedding reception seating.
□ Final guest count
□ confirm delivery location and time with the florist.
□ Call the guest who didn’t respond your invitation.
1 Day Prior to wedding
□ Attend rehearsal
□ Get everything ready.
□ Confirm your wedding day transportation.
□ Go to bed early and get some sleep.
On your Wedding Day
□ Don’t get hungry. Eat your Breakfast.
□ Share a private moment with your fiance.
□ The Groom’s ring should be handed to the best man.
□ Dressing should begin 2-hours prior to the ceremony.
□ Mend yourself.
Download a PDF copy of the Printable Wedding Checklist.
Why Wedding Checklist are so Important?
To have a successful wedding event, planning should be done properly. The bride wants her perfect wedding so having the checklist allows everyone to have the best and romantic day.
A wedding checklist has all the activities listed, step-by-step and properly arranged to-do’s for the upcoming event. It includes everything from the engagement party to choosing the wedding dress and the guests list. It help guide you accomplish everything you need and keep track of your progress so far. Planning a wedding is not easy but their are wedding consultants and coordinators who will assists you to have your dream wedding.
A wedding checklist will put you at ease because you will be able to manage properly your schedule. Thus giving you more time to focus on something important. Plan your dream wedding today!