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Wedding Checklist

We have provided you with a check list for you to follow. This will make things easier with clear step by step points of what is needed to be done and at what stage on the run up to your wedding. Knowing where you are against time will allow you to plan ahead saving a mad dash panic towards the later stages.

 

 

18 MONTHS

Announce your engagement

Choose the type of ceremony you would like

Decide on what theme you would like

Set your budget 

Look at your venue options

 

12 MONTHS

Book your chosen venue

Set your wedding date

Choose bridesmaids and ask them

Write out your guest list

Arrange the wedding licence and registrar

Book the registrar and the time of the ceremony

Create a scrap book and start collecting any ideas that you love

Start looking around and trying on dresses to find the dress that you love

 

9 MONTHS

Book the caterer

Book the florist

Order the cake

Order your dress

Buy your stationary

Book your mobile bar

Book your music and entertainment

Book your photographer

 

6 MONTHS

Choose your bridesmaids' dress

Choose men's outfits

Book transport

Book your honeymoon

Have a dress fitting 

Book a hairdresser and make-up artist

Select Your readings

Reserve hotel and accommodation for yourself and guests

 

3 MONTHS

Buy the wedding rings

Order your wedding favours

Have a make-up and hair trial

Create a seating plan 

Arrange what venue decorations you will have

Send out wedding invitations

Buy your wedding lingerie

 

 

2 MONTHS

Make your gift list

Confirm the menu

Confirm the registry office booking

Confirm photographer

 

1 MONTH

Write your vows

Give the venue a copy of your supplier contacts

Have a final dress fitting

Run through ushers' and best man duties

Hold stag and hen parties

Buy thank you gifts 

 

WEEK BEFORE

Have a spray tan

Pack for your honeymoon

Confirm times and places with key wedding contacts

Reconfirm wedding numbers with your venue

Hold a wedding rehearsal at the venue where the ceremony is taking place

Arrange for the cake and flowers to be delivered

 

DAY BEFORE

Have a manicure and pedicure

Help decorate the venue

Take your luggage to the venue ready for your honeymoon

Get to bed early so your fresh for the big day tomorrow 

 

 

 

 

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