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					                           Wedding Preperation Handbook
After your Engagement …
□   Inform all your friends of your engagement

□   Determine the wedding date

□   Prepare the first guest list

□   Discuss with and determine the wedding budget with your family members

□   Inform your bridesmaids and your friends, which will be with you on the wedding day, of the wedding
date In advance so that they       can “mark the date” (the earlier you inform them about it, the better it is; so
they can help you in the planning and organization stage)

□   Consider about the health, beauty and exercise programs

□   Start to search about honey moon options
(Tip! The earlier you make a reservation and buy your flight tickets, the more economical it would be.)

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When the wedding date has been determined …
□   Think about the theme and style of your wedding event.

□   Look for dresses for the wedding and henna night.

□   When you determine the wedding theme and date, send your guests a “mark the date” card.

□   Start to look for a photographer

□   Become a member of a fitness center and start to receive skin care treatment in consultation with a
beautician.

□Make an appointment with the local municipality for your wedding date and prepare and deliver the needed
documents for your application.

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6 months prior to the Wedding Date …
□   Look for wedding ring models.

□   If you buy your bridal dress, pay a deposit or find a tailor

□   Start to take dance lessons

□   Start to look for invitation options

□   Start to choose the wedding candies and the gifts to be given to the guests.

□   Start to look for a DJ who will make music in your wedding event.

□   Start to taste cake samples

□   Start to look for a hair dresser for your hair and make-up.


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3 months prior to the Wedding Date …
□   If any, arrange your family elders, friends etc. who you wish to make a speech at wedding.

□   Make reservations for the accommodation of the guests coming from out of city.

□   Try on your wedding dress and get measured and get your bridesmaids, if any, measured for their
clothes.

□   Start to look for groom’s suite.

□   Advise close family members of the hall decoration and the color of the flowers so that they can choose
their dresses accordingly.

□   Confirm the wedding place and the last details with the Wedding Coordinator.

□   Finalize your invitation card list (in case of the last possible invitation requirements, have more than you
need invitation cards printed)

□   Make the invitation card selection and have them printed (Tip ! If you separate LCV numbers for bride’s
side and groom's side,
  the arrangement will be easier).

□   If you go abroad for your honey moon, complete all passport, visa, insurance and health examination
proceedings.
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2 months prior to the Wedding Date …
□   Confirm with your local municipality if your wedding is finalized and check your documents.


□   If you plan to change your surname after marriage, search about the required proceedings (for citizenship
ID, driver’s license, passport etc.)

□   Send your invitation cards (Tip! Send the international invitation cards at least 8 weeks prior and local and
domestic invitation cards 6 weeks prior to the wedding)

□   Add LCVs as they come and start to arrange the sitting order in the wedding hall.

□   If your guest will be transported (in-city or out of city), make the required arrangements.

□   Finalize the flower selection and order the flowers.

□   Finalize the music selection for your “first-dance” .

□   Make a reservation for photographer and film camera man.

□   Start to make hair and make-up trials with your hair dresser (Tip ! Going to your hair dresser with your
bridal veil will help you find the satisfactory hair model).

□   Attend to the fitness center at least four times a week, eat healthy and receive skin and hair care
treatment.

□   Obtain a leave of absence from your work for your honey moon and start to organize your work for the
time you are off in advance.

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3 weeks prior to the Wedding Date …
□   Confirm the persons who will help the organization on the wedding day (for example; the spokespersons,
the person who will carry your jewellery purse)

□   Pick up your wedding rings from the jeweller

□   Have your engagement rings shined

□   Try on your wedding dress for the last time.

□   Buy under garments

□   Wear the shoes which you will wear with your wedding dress at home to make them comfortable to wear
(Tip ! If you are one of   those who are not accustomed to high heels shoes, do not let your wedding night a
pain; So you can buy a chic, flat, white sport     shoes to wear after the wedding)

□   Inform the venue of the guaranteed guest list number.

□   Confirm the transportation arrangement

□   Check your flower order and delivery time of it.

□   Pick up your flight tickets for your honey moon.


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1 week prior to the Wedding Date …
□   Try your wedding dress and be sure that it fits you.

□   Receive a manicure and pedicure

□   Go to bed early for all week, you should look well and rested on your wedding day

□   Pack your suitcase for your honey moon

□   Confirm your room which you will be staying in for your wedding night with the hotel.



The Wedding Day !!
□   Attend your hair and make-up appointment on time.

□   Spare enough time to dress up with no need to hurry

□   Relax and enjoy!


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