PLANNING YOUR WEDDING DAY​, cont.

When your engagement happens there are so many emotions and so many things to start planning and thinking about that having the right tools and help is very important.  Check lists are vital to making your special day most memorable.  Here are some of the important things you will need to make sure that day goes as planned and to start your future off bright.


ATTIRE

Wedding Dress

Bridal Veil & Tiara

Bride's Shoes

Hair & Make-up

Groom's Tux

Groom's Shoes

Groomsmen's Attire

Maid of Honor/Bridesmaid Attire

Flower Girl Dresses

Ring Bearer Attire

Jewelry & Accessories (Hair)


PERSONAL WEDDING ACCESSORIES

Wedding Theme

Wedding Accessories Collection

Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue

Sixpence for Bride's Shoe

Garter(s) - 1 to keep, 1 to toss

Emergency Kit


FOR THE CEREMONY

Wedding Vows

Wedding Rings

Unity Candle/Sand Mix

Flower Girl Basket

Ring Bearer Pillow/Sign

Guest Book/Pen

Table & Chair Covers

Centerpieces

Gifts for Family & Attendants

Wedding Favors

Ribbons & Balloons

Decorations

Aisle Runner

Pew Ribbons/Flowers

Religious Items


PERSONAL ASSISTANTS & CONTACT INFO

Officiant

Wedding Planner

Best Man & Maid of Honor

Flower Girl(s) & Ring Bearer

Wedding Attendants

Dress Maker

Florist/Decorater

Caterer

Photographer/Videographer

Baker

Venue Contact(s)

Rental Contact(s)

Travel Agent

Bar Tender

Musicians

Calligrapher/Printer


REMEMBER TO

Obtain a marriage license

Arrange for blood tests (if necessary)

Obtain a passport

Get visas

Change of address

I.R.S.

Social Security

Credit card name change

Driver's license

Post Office - hold mail while on honey moon

Car registration

Insurance - beneficiary




PLANNING YOUR WEDDING DAY

STATIONERY
Save the Date Cards
Invitations
Reply Cards
Location Maps
Programs
Place Cards
Menu
Thank You Cards
Envelope Seals
Printed Napkins
Stamps

RECEPTION
Guest Book & Pen
Goblets/Flutes/Toasting Glasses
Cake Top
Cake Server/Knife Set
Garters
Bridal Purses

GIFTS
Engraveable Gifts
Personalized Gifts
Bride's/Groom's Gift to Each Other
Parent's/Grandparent's Gift
Kid's/Siblings Gifts
Gifts for Best Man/Maid of Honor
Gifts for Wedding Attendants
Gift for Officiant(s)
Tip(s) for Service Providers
Honorarium for Officiant


FLORALS

Bride's Bouquet

Maid of Honor bouquet

Flower Girl basket(s)

Corsages

Boutonnieres

Floral Arrangements/Centerpieces

Cake Table Decorations

Memorial Table Flower/Decorations


PHOTO & MEDIA

Newspaper Announcements

Wedding website

Videographer

Photographer

Personal Guest Cameras

Film & Developing

Photo Framing

Photo Album


FOOD & BEVERAGE - PARTIES

Engagement Party

Rehearsal Dinner

Pre-Reception Snacks

Bar/Non-Bar Beverages

Wedding Cake

Groom's Cake

Reception Hall

Guests Accommodations


MUSIC

Musicians/Pianist/Harpist

DJ/Band

Prelude/Ceremony

Reception

Cake Cutting

First Dance

Mother/Son Dance

Father/Daughter Dance