This week, we're sharing our timeline for one month and two weeks before the wedding. Check out Part 4 here, and happy planning!
1 Month Before:
□ Pick up your wedding rings, resize if necessary.
□ Compile information packages for out-of-town guests, including hotel information and things to do. If you have a wedding website, post this information online.
□ Order out-of-town welcome baskets or start creating them yourself.
□ Have your final wedding gown fitting. Get the gown pressed and bring home.
□ Verify that the bridesmaids dress and shoes are ready.
□ Have your florist provide you with a sample of the centerpiece, make any adjustments now.
□ Finalize your photography preferences, make a list of “must have” shots. Get this information to the photographer.
□ Finalize music, create a “must play” song list and a “must not play” song list. Get this information to the DJ.
□ Make sure wedding accessories and small décor items have been purchased.
□ Obtain a marriage license.
□ Pick up name-change forms.
2 Weeks Before:
□ Contact your officiant to take care of any details.
□ Determine the best place for a receiving line.
□ Submit an announcement to the newspaper, if you would like.
□ Call guests who did not RSVP to finalize number of guests.
□ Finalize reception seating chart and place cards.
□ Shop for your honeymoon.
□ Get a pre-wedding haircut and colour touchup.
□ Wear your wedding day shoes around the house to break them in.