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What should I have in my wedding checklist?


Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Planning a wedding involves many details, and having a checklist can help you stay organized and ensure nothing is overlooked. Here's a comprehensive wedding checklist to get you started:

12-18 Months Before the Wedding:

1. Set the wedding date and create a budget.

2. Choose your wedding party and ask them to be part of your special day.

3. Begin researching and visiting potential wedding venues.

4. Start compiling guest lists.

5. Book your ceremony and reception venues.

6. Hire a wedding planner, if desired.

7. Start searching for your dream wedding dress and attire for the wedding party.

9-12 Months Before the Wedding:

1. Book your wedding officiant.

2. Research and book photographers, videographers, and other vendors.

3. Select and order wedding invitations.

4. Plan your honeymoon and book travel arrangements.

5. Begin planning wedding decor and theme.

6. Start looking into wedding registries.

7. Arrange accommodation for out-of-town guests.

6-9 Months Before the Wedding:

1. Finalize your guest list and send out save-the-date cards.

2. Book your caterer and decide on the menu.

3. Order your wedding cake.

4. Choose and book entertainment, such as a DJ or band.

5. Select and order bridesmaids' dresses and groomsmen's attire.

6. Arrange transportation for the wedding day.

4-6 Months Before the Wedding:

1. Finalize wedding decor and rental details.

2. Attend cake tastings and finalize the design.

3. Plan and book hair and makeup artists for the wedding day.

4. Start planning your rehearsal dinner.

2-4 Months Before the Wedding:

1. Send out wedding invitations.

2. Plan and book any pre-wedding events.

3. Purchase wedding rings.

4. Attend dress fittings and make sure attire is ready.

5. Finalize the wedding ceremony details.

1 Month Before the Wedding:

1. Confirm all details with vendors and finalize timelines.

2. Apply for your marriage license.

3. Finalize the seating chart and create place cards.

4. Confirm RSVPs and finalize the guest count.

5. Prepare welcome bags for out-of-town guests.

6. Have a final wedding dress fitting.

1 Week Before the Wedding:

1. Pack for the honeymoon and prepare a day-of emergency kit.

2. Confirm final details with all vendors.

3. Have a rehearsal and dinner.

The Wedding Day:

1. Relax, enjoy, and celebrate with your loved ones!

Remember, this checklist is a general guide, and you

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