Wedding Preparation Idea

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					A wedding needs be well prepared and planned. A timetable for the wedding
preparation is therefore essential. Here you will find a checklist for your wedding

10 to 12 months before:
Set wedding date (holidays observed, etc.)
Discuss the process and decide if you want to have a wedding theme
Start writing your proposed guest list
Set up a general outline of cost

8 to 10 months before:
Identify witnesses for wedding ceremony
Select the wedding party (Who will be best man, etc) Find out what legal documents
are required

6 to 7 months before:
Possibly join a dance class for the wedding waltz training (not to be underestimated)
Search for hotels, where your guests can stay overnight Decide and purchase wedding
Book Photographer
Look for locations, indoor and outdoor Organize music - live band or disc jockey
(Sound system) Decide the wedding wardrobe
Plan the list of events (When will the stag party be, for example)

5 months before:
Complete your marriage registration
Select your wedding car
Inform family members about the type of dress they will need for the wedding.
Look for friends to help with preparation. This could mean using a friends design skill
for the layout of invitation cards.
Find out about flower costs and arrangements.
Plan your Honeymoon destination.
Check your passports if you need them.

4 months before:
Send invitations.
Apply for work leave for wedding
Book your Honeymoon
Permits to recall witnesses
Create a list what you would like for wedding gifts

3 months before:
Book a hotel room for wedding night
Provide hotel suggestions for your guests
Search for wedding rings
Think about dress for flower girls
Arrange a photographer for the wedding day (this may need to be done sooner)
Make a booking at the hairdressers
Arrange wedding date at the registry office and pastor
Discuss the process with Pastor or Priest.

2 months before:
Set up your sequence of events for your wedding day. Organize a champagne
reception for close family members.
Order the wedding cake.

1 month before:
Order the menu, drinks and discuss the table decoration
Organize transportation for your guests, if necessary
Order flowers for the wedding reception and flower arrangements for the car and the

2 weeks before:
Check the guest list for responses (who want to attend, who can't).
Buy small gifts for the flower girls

1 week before:
Discuss the details with the master of the ceremony Run a trial Make-up appointment
to be aware how long it takes get ready
Pick up the wedding rings
Have a haircut or hair style

1 day before:
Make sure the best man has the wedding rings
Pack the suitcases for your honeymoon
The bride should pack her handbag for the wedding Permits completed at the registry
The hotel rooms are booked?
The travel documents are complete for the honeymoon?

This list covers the main preparation task for a wedding. This list serves as a guideline
for the main tasks you need to complete. You may have other ideas or items you want
to add.

It is important to manage the tasks within the suggested time frame, to have a stress
free planning time. Hopefully this list will help you to manage the tasks stress free
before the most exiting day of your live.