Month to Month Checklist

12 Months +

  • Research venues

  • Research ALL vendors and review contracts (Hair, MUA, Photos, floral designer, Hotel)

  • Pick-out wedding theme and colors

  • Start on guest list

10 - 8 Months

  • Schedule appointments, tour and book venues (if not completed)

  • Engagement session Wedding dress shopping

  • Secure ALL vendors and sign contracts (Hair, MUA, Photos,floral designer, Hotel)

  • Begin working on Invitation suite and design

  • SEND OUT SAVE THE DATES VIA MAIL, TEXT MESSAGES, EMAIL

  • Payments schedule for vendors

  • Start prewedding counseling (unless specified otherwise)

8 - 6 Months

  • Build wedding website and design

  • Work on mood boards and inspirations

  • Create bride's vision and decor ideas

  • Finalize dress and begin alteration process if necessary

  • Complete formal invitation and finalize guest list.

6 -3 Months

  • SEND OUT INVITATIONS TO GUEST VIA MAIL, TEXT MESSAGES, EMAIL

  • Pick out shoes and Jewelry for bride

  • Shop for Wedding rings

  • CONFIRM GUEST RSVPS WITH GUESTS whom HAVENOT CONFIRMED YET

  • Book honeymoon Grooms tux fitting

1 Months

  • Forward all communication to planner

  • Schedule Marriage License date

  • Finalize ceremony details & logistics(schedule follow-up with officiant to talk about timing(30min-1 hr. total ceremony)-

  • Finalize guest count with venue

  • Send out rehearsal dinner invitations (If applicable)

  • Finalize day of timeline and schedule for vendors and all party’s involved

  • Purchase favors for guests

Month of Wedding 

  • LIMIT COMMUNICATION WITH VENDORS

  • NO PLANNING/ASSIGN ALL TASKS TO PLANNER/COORDINATOR

  • ACCOUNT FOR PERSONAL ITEMS WITH PLANNER /COORDINATOR 

  • PACK YOUR NIGHT OFF BAG

  • ENJOY YOUR SLEEP