The Ultimate Wedding Checklist (Part 2)

 

Welcome back! We hope you found our first checklist useful, so here is part 2, where we re-group, just 6 months before the big day

 

6 months before…

  1. Get The Invites Ready You can purchase invitations ready-made. Or have some from yourlocal printer, or a service online. Or do them yourselves if you’re arty. And then post them out… 
  2. Look At Honeymoon Destinations And while you’re at it – check your passport is valid and whether you will need any injections. And when you’ve booked the honeymoon –don’t forget the insurance.
  3. Purchase Bridesmaid’s Dresses / Mens’ Suits Allow 6 months for the dresses to be ordered and made if they’re bespoke. Don’t forget the guys either!
  4. Meet With Your Wedding Officiant If you’re having a celebrant, now is the time to start shaping up the service. You’ll need to agree on what’s being said, who is taking part and how you’ll say those all-important vows.
  5. Order Props, Portaloos etc It all depends on how much you’re doing. If you have an all-inclusive venue, just skip to the next point. If you’re more involved in the logistics, think about chairs, portaloos, room props, chair covers etc…
  6. Select Your Florist If you haven’t yet done this – it’s time. Florists have the capability to visit many people in one day, so it’s not something you have to do too far in advance. This is the time to talk about possibilities. You don’t have to book just yet.

 

Five Months Before…

Book a rehearsal dinner and venue Choose and order your wedding cake Start wedding dress fitting (and get the right shoes)! Book a hairdresser and make-up artist. Select and book transport options

 

Three months before…

Finalise menu finalise flowers Finalise Readings For The Wedding Order Your Undies! Purchase Rings

 

Order The Favours

Yes – we’re expanding on this category, as it’s what we do best!  At www.simplefavours.co.uk we’re geared up to provide a huge selection of wedding favours, whatever your colour scheme or theme.

And the best bit is, we take the hard work out of it for you, as they arrive (either to you or the venue), ready-filled. You choose the boxes or containers, and the fillings, and they arrive as if by magic. And we can accommodate any request with just 14 days’ notice.

 

Two Months Before...

Finalise details with all your providers: The band or DJ; the wedding venue, the florist, the officiant, the caterers,

Submit a wedding announcement in the newspaper (if you like)

 

One Month Before

Firm up attendance figures (RSVPs) Get rehearsal dinner organised (again – who is attending) Pay off as much as you can! Go for a practice hair and make-up session Purchase gifts for pageboys/bridesmaids/mother in laws etc…

 

Week Of The Wedding

All final checks with suppliers and providers. Send timeline to bridesmaids Check in with venue(s) regarding guest lists and timings ‘Break-in’ your wedding shoes Start to plan and pack for the honeymoon

 

And that’s it! We hope it’s been a useful resource for you, courtesy of www.simplefavours.co.uk   

Have A Wonderful Wedding Day!

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