Don’t Panic It’s Just Checklist

Hey girl, don’t panic. Everything gonna be OK. To make things in order you need a wedding checklist.

Generally speaking, a wedding checklist includes major things as below: rehearsal,ceremony, reception, flowers and stationary.List main things at first and then think about the small details.

Rehearsal is important that you can check if everything is OK on the wedding. Check the facilities and make sure they are ready to use. Wedding party gifts, gifts for each other, liquor, tables and chairs, decorations,Tablecloths & Napkins Coffee Cups,Centrepieces Teapot,Flower Arrangements Music,Coat Check Sound System,Custodian Valet Parking,Limousine Coordinator,Special Occasions Permit. These stuff are what you need to write on your rehearsal checklist.

Next let us move to ceremony part. Marriage license is most important remember. With the marriage license you will become a couple officially. It will be embarrass if you forget the license on the ceremony. Give a cope of this to the man who is in charge of the wedding. You and your husband or your wife,bridesmaid and the best man should also be clear of the checklist. Thus they will not be panic if they well of what will happen on the ceremony. You can also rehearse this according to the checklist.

Marriage License Officiant Fee
Programs Wedding Rings
Guest Book Table Outdoor Sign
Sound System Pen & Guest Book
Chairs Alter Arrangements
Pew Bows/Decor Music
Unity Candle/Holder Pillars/Pedastal
Arch Aisle Runner
Kneeling Bench Candles
Photographer Videographer
Backdrop Parking
Gratuities Picture & Stand
Marriage Certificate Photo Permit
Special Occasions Permit Flower Girl Basket
Boutonnieres Ring Pillow
Corsages Bouquets
Limousine Decorations

Once you settled down the problem of the ceremony. You need to think about the beginning of the ceremony. That is the reception. Have someone waiting at the reception to welcome the guest.

The Location The Caterer & Menu
Flatware Tables & Linens
Chairs & Covers Dinnerware
Hors d’hoeurves/snacks Napkins
Glassware Water Pitchers
Toasting Glasses Coffee, Tea
Lemon, Lime, Milk Creamers, Sugar, Sweetner Wedding Cake/Groom’s Cake
Coffee & Tea Makers & Servers Punch Bowl
Cake Topper/Decoration Cups, Saucers & Spoons
Bartender Cake Knife
Candles & Holders Liquor & Mixes & Ice
Decorations Guest Favours
Centrepieces Valet Parking
Transportation Music/Sound System
Security Serving Staff
Tent Dance Floor

On the wedding there would be lots of and kinds of flowers. Every kind of flower has its own usage. You need to be clear about them.In a general there are flowers of:

Bride’s Bouquet Boutonnieres
Pew Bows Throw Away Bouquet
Centrepieces Headpieces
Bridesmaids Bouquets Aisle Runner
Centrepieces Alter Arrangements
Archway Corsages

Last thing is the stationary:

Announce Engagement Calligraphy
Reception Cards Wedding Invitations
Reply Cards Place Cards
Lined Inner Envelopes Colour Printing
Special Printing Personalized Note Pad
Scroll Rings Bookmarks
Printed Return Sticker Programs
Matches Maps
Save the Date Card Napkins

Wish you have a great checklist

Wedding Checklist Timeline For Your Themed Wedding

Planning a wedding can be very confused and crazy as there are tons of things to do. The wedding checklists help you understand what you need to do and when. Searching for the wedding timeline checklist is the most important thing for newlyweds when the planning perfect wedding.

The wedding timeline checklist is organized from 9-12 months before the wedding until the days after the wedding. You can follow the timeline below to track what you’ve done and what you have left to do.


When You Make Your Venue Decision?

When You Find Your Wedding Dress?

When You Send Your Wedding Invitations?

When You Finish the Last Thing on Your To-Do List?

Here you can get all the answers.

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After you officially announce your engagement

·      Set a wedding date (It should be meaningful and easy to remember. And all your guests should be free or they have time to come)

·      Decide on the theme of wedding (modern, vintage, classic……)

·      Book reception site

·      Decide whether you need/want pre-marital party (bridal shower…)

·      Hire wedding planner if you want

·      Write guest list

7-10 months before the wedding

·      Announce the event date, especially for out-of-town guests (send save the date cards or magnets)

·      Select the bridesmaids (4~6 bridesmaids are the best)

·      Start shopping for wedding dress, wedding shoes, bridesmaid dresses etc.

·      Organize groom’s tux and decide what groomsmen will wear

·      Buy wedding rings

·      Choose host and discuss ceremony process

·      Book honeymoon

what groomsmen will wear

4-6 months before the wedding

·      Order and send wedding invitations (make sure the guests to response you before the date mentioned)

·      Organize decoration and bouquets, wedding favors and choose wedding cake

·      Hire wedding videographer, DJ, catering service……

·      Discuss menu ideas with catering service

·      Organize management staffs (readers, musicians, guest book attendant etc.)

·      Reserve hotel rooms (in varying price ranges) for out-of-town guests

·      Book makeup artist and hairstylist

1-3 months before the wedding

·      Rehearsal

·      Finalize menu

·      Select music for ceremony, reception etc.

·      Organize wedding transportation (for you and your guests)

·      Finalize ceremony readings, songs, etc.

·      Design wedding programs

·      Finalize details with wedding service providers

Several weeks before the wedding

·      Confirm hotel arrangements for out-of-town guests

·      Call guests who have not responded to invitation

·      Finalize wedding-day schedule and share with attendants, parents and all vendors

·      Reconfirm all wedding plans: ceremony, reception site, florist, videographer, musicians, DJ, baker

·      Give caterer/reception site final head count

·      Finalize seating arrangements

·      Prepare wedding stationery

·      Confirm arrival times for attendants

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After the wedding

·      Get wedding gown cleaned and preserved

·      Write and send thank you cards

·      Complete process of name change

·      Finalize gift registry

Don’t feel overwhelmed by all the To-Do-Things pointed out here. Just pick the ones that best suit your themed wedding.

Wedding Checklist- themed wedding

Planning a themed wedding can be tedious and distressing. Creating a checklist can make wedding planning as simple as possible. Create a checklist for everything that needs to be done from several months before the wedding until after the wedding.

Before the wedding

  • Decide your wedding theme and wedding color
  • Select your wedding location
  • Invite your bridesmaids and flower girls
  • Select the wedding dress for your wedding- The shape of your wedding dress should emphasize your strong points and draw attention away from any weaknesses.
  • Select bridesmaid dresses- The bridesmaid dresses should match the wedding theme and your bridesmaids.
  • Book wedding planner- A wedding planner can arrange everything for you, and you can have enough time to do other things.
  • Select the first dance song- It is vital and prevalent.
  • Book honeymoon

choosing wedding dresses

For the reception

  • Finalize guest list- you’d better cut the wedding guest list in the limit of 150 to slash your catering costs and accommodation cost.
  • Start looking for wedding decor – flowers, wedding cake, wedding food, centerpieces etc
  • Book first night accommodation
  • Order wedding stationery- includes save the date, bridal shower invitations(if you have a bridal shower), wedding invitations, thank you cards, place cards, menu cards, wedding book……
  • Book staffs for your wedding, such as wedding photographer, caterers, musicians, hairdresser……
  • Prepare some wedding entertainment
  • Select a wedding gift list

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After the wedding

  • Plan to send thank you cards
  • Make sure that someone picks up the attires and other important items such as your purse from the place where you are changing your clothes after the reception.
  • Clearing all fees related to wedding
  • Return Rented Equipment and Clothing(if you have)
  • have a honeymoon

wedding checklist printable dinner



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