Simple Wedding Planning Guide


10-12 Months
Decide on your budget
Select your date
Choose your attendants
Book your ceremony and reception sites
6-9 Months
Send“Save the Date”cards or magnets
Select your wedding dress and veil
Select a caterer and discuss menu ideas
Decide on flowers and décor
Select bridesmaids’ dresses and your gown accessories
Reserve hotel rooms for out-of-town guests
Start your wedding gift registry
4-5 Months
Order yourwedding invitations
Choose your baker and nalize your wedding cake
Reserve rehearsal dinner location
Give your shower hostess a guest list
Shop for wedding rings
Plan your honeymoon
2-3 Months
Finalize the wedding guest list and reception menu
Book hair and makeup appointments
Order rehearsal dinner invitations – (if need be)
Mail invitations eight weeks before your wedding day
Conrm tuxes have been ordered for groom and
groomsmen
Select music for the ceremony and reception
1-2 Months
Have your nal wedding dress tting
Confirm all of your beauty appointments
Confirm date, times, locations and guest count
with all vendors
Prepare guest favors andplace cards
3-4 Weeks
Finalize your weddingaccessories
Design and order your wedding program
Mail rehearsal dinner invitations
Get your marriage license
1-2 Weeks
Have your nal wedding dress fitting
Confirm all of your beauty appointments
Confirm date, times, locations and guest count with all vendors
Prepare guest favors andplace cards
The Day Before
Hand out assignment lists
Have a manicure, pedicure and massage
Rehearse the ceremony with the officiate and wedding party
Your Wedding Day!
Make sure to wear a button-down shirt to
your hair and makeup appointments
so you can easily change into your
gown without disturbing your wedding hairstyle
Relax and enjoy the rest of your day!
After the Wedding
Write and mail your thank-you notes
Finalize yourphoto albumandscrapbook
Get your wedding gown cleaned and preserved