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This Wedding Planner was Created For YOU!
The News (Kenly News, They offer what you need
Pine Level News, The to plan and put on a Advertisers’ Index
Selma News, Wilson’s Wedding Day
Mills News) publishes this
special Wedding Planner including choosing the Apparel.........................................................5
and Keepsake once a year. right jewelry, mailing Caterer ..........................................................6
It is available in our the announcements and Designer Specialty Items .................5, 6, 7, 8
Wedding Packet for invitations, party planning,
engaged couples to pick
Disc Jockey ..................................................4
catering, picking out your
up and use year round, no ﬂowers, shower & wedding Florist ...........................................................7
matter what month and day gifts, designing the look of Hair Salon ....................................................5
you choose for your special your wedding, ﬁnancial Home Furnishing/Decor...........................6, 7
event. planning, even choosing
Our Wedding Packet
Housing ....................................................4, 6
your ﬁrst home together.
includes this guide, an They have the Insurance ......................................................6
engagement announcement professional skills to make Invitations/Stationery ...............................6, 8
form and your wedding your day a Happy and Jeweler .....................................................4, 5
announcement form that Memorable one. Stop by
we use to publish your an-
and visit them soon.
nouncement in our news- And come by our ofﬁce Party Consultant/Wedding Planner ..............5
papers. for your Wedding Packet Photographer ............................................4, 5
This Wedding Planner which includes a Free Gift Reception Facilities..............................2, 5, 7
and Keepsake would not from Us.
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Wedding Planner Checklist wedding.
6 - 12 months before the big day. party to & from ceremony/reception. ___ Final check on bridal party clothing.
Decide on a date. ___ Go over details of reception with ___ Notify newspapers.
___ Make appt. with Clergyman /Officiant. caterer / hotel manager. ___ Arrange for name & address change.
___ Determine a budget. ___ Reserve rental equipment ___ Check with caterer/reception venue
___ Compose a guest list. 2 months before the big day. 1 week before the big day.
___ Set time, location of Ceremony, ___ Inform clergyman of ceremony details. ___ Remind rehearsal dinner guests of
Rehearsal & Reception ___ Keep a gift diary - send thank yous time/location.
___ Choose Professional Photographer ___ Fine tune guest list. ___ Start honeymoon packing.
___ Shop for wedding gown/fittings ___ Plan rehearsal dinner. ___ Wrap groom’s & attendants’ gifts
___ Obtain Floral & Music estimates; ___ Select attendants’ gifts, grooms gift. ___ Check wedding announcements, ready
___ Register with gift registry. ___ Check all services. to mail day after wedding.
___ Select brides maids. ___ Make moving arrangements. ___ Schedule rehearsal for 1-2 days prior
___ Pick a honeymoon destination: (renew ___ Final gown fitting. to wedding
passports & inoculations.) ___ Bridal portrait setting. ___ Remind wedding party of exact time
___ Begin selection of a Caterer. 1 month before the big day. and place.
___ Set a date to order dresses for ___ Choose wedding bands. ___ Go over final details of ceremony and
bridesmaids. ___ Mail invitations. reception.
5 months before the big day. ___ Make room reservations for out of town 1 day before the big day.
___ Finalize guest lists. guests. ___ RELAX!
___ Order invitations & announcements. ___ Check wedding party apparel. ___ Have manicure & pedicure done.
___ Order personal stationary & thank yous ___ Confirm music arrangements & check ___ Attend wedding rehearsal & dinner.
___ Plan reception. selections. ___ Give ushers guest list.
___ Choose florist. ___ Make reservations for bridesmaids’ Wedding Day
___ Men choose attire. luncheon. ___ Eat!
___ Make honeymoon reservations. ___ Discuss rehearsal dinner with hosts. ___ Hair & make-up.
___ Choose caterer. ___ Attend showers. ___ Check wedding dress
___ Confirm delivery of bridal gown. ___ Apply for marriage license. ___ Have family member check ceremony/
___ Make appointment for bridal portrait. 2 weeks before the big day. reception for left behind items.
___ Order wedding cake. ___ Plan your wedding day hairstyle. ___ Change of clothes for Honeymoon
___ Arrange transportation for the bridal ___ Schedule hair appointment for day of ___ Breathe! Enjoy your day!
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How to Create a Customized Wedding
(MS) — More so than ever be- number of ways to put your special ples can show their personalities that cakes can be designed in all
fore, soon-to-be-wed couples are touch on the affair.” through the stationery they choose shapes and sizes.
establishing their own traditions by 1. On Location: Change the set- — from quirky save-the-date fridge Or maybe you prefer something
looking for ways to impart a custom ting of the wedding. Think beyond magnets to thank you notes that all even more unique? Whether a
feel to their weddings — without the local reception hall. Investigate form a cohesive theme. series of individual cupcakes, gour-
breaking the bank. a park, theater, museum or even a A well-designed invitation set met brownies or your favorite pie,
Weddings have a tendency to building rooftop. You may be able not only establishes the mood of allow your preferences to set the
be contagious, and chances are to get these venues for a steal. the event, it also informs guests of scene instead of feeling the need
you’ve already been invited to a Also, destination weddings are what to do and when. Most invita- to conform.
number of them this year. growing in popularity. tions can be customized. Think unique and whimsical for
Did you know that according to 2. Break the rules: Okay, so 4. Take the cake: Instead of a your wedding and definitely stand
the latest findings, 2.4 million wed- there really aren’t hard-set rules tiered wedding cake go for a cus- out from the crowd. It’s your special
dings occur annually? That’s a lot in weddings, except for those that tom creation. If you’ve ever tuned day so make the most of it and en-
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Wedding Day Photo Checklist
Be sure to capture a picture Family tron of Honor, Bridesmaids, ___ Bride and Groom Ex-
with all the people close to (Parents and Siblings) and Junior Bridesmaids, Flower changing Vows
you and of all the important Grandparents Girls ___ Flowergirls and Ring
events of the day by using ___ Groom with Immediate ___ Groom with Best Man, Bearer Walking Down the
this checklist. Family (Parents and Sib- Groomsmen/Ushers, Junior Aisle
lings) and Grandparents Groomsmen, and Ring Bear- ___ Bride and Groom Ex-
Before the Ceremony ___ Bride with Immediate ers changing Rings
Check Check Family (Parents and Sib- ___ Bride with Junior ___ Bride and Bride’s Father
___ Bride Dressing lings) – no Grandparents Bridesmaids and Flower (and Bride’s Mother) Walk-
___ Groom Dressing ___ Groom with Immediate Girls ing Down the Aisle
___ Bride Fully Dressed and Family (Parents and Sib- ___ Groom with Junior ___ Bride and Groom’s First
Outﬁtted lings) – no Grandparents Groomsmen and Ring Bear- Kiss
___ Groom Fully Dressed ___ Bride with each Sibling ers ___ Bride’s Father (and
and Outﬁtted ___ Groom with each Sib- During the Ceremony Bride’s Mother) giving
___ Bride with Mom ling ___ Seating of Special Bride’s Hand to the the
___ Groom with Mom ___ Bride with Maid/Matron Guests (Grandparents, Groom
___ Bride with Dad of Honor Groom’s Parents, etc.) ___ Bride and Groom Walk-
___ Groom with Dad ___ Groom with Best Man ___ Bride and Groom and ing Down the Aisle
___ Bride with Parents ___ Bride with each Brides- the Altar
___ Groom with Parents maids ___ Bridesmaids and Check with your
___ Bride with Parents and ___ Groom with each Groomsmen Walking Down photographer for a
each set of Groomsmen/Ushers the Aisle list of photos to take
Grandparents ___ Bride with Maid/Matron ___ Bride and Groom Light- after the ceremony and
___ Groom with Parents and of Honor, Bridesmaids ing Unity Candle during the reception.
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___ Bride with Immediate ___ Bride with Maid/Ma- Down the Aisle
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Choosing a Caterer You’ve planned well for
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Select the Perfect Wedding Gown
Finding a wedding gown you — even if they aren’t have to forego designer be durable and ﬁt you well.
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princess does not have to be staff members work with 4. Never settle for less wedding date as possible.
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better, your dream wedding for what ﬂatters. should always pay attention until almost the last minute
gown does not even have to 2. The gown you select to the quality of the gown. — and you don’t have to
cost a fortune. Really! Find- should also reﬂect the for- You have to walk down worry about getting any-
ing the right dress is a lot mality of your reception. If an aisle, dance, and spend thing on it or having your
like ﬁnding Mr. Right. you are having an evening an entire day — one of the husband-to-be see it before
Many of the same rules reception with more than most important days of your the big day!
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