The Motley Wedding Planning Checklist

The Motley Wedding Planning Checklist

SOMEONE POPPED A QUESTION & SOMEONE SAID 'YES'

 

Congratulations, you've decided to get married. This is not an engagement planner, nor is it a honeymoon planner. In saying that, both are big events that surround your wedding so they do deserve a mention but it's up to you to plan and organise both yourself. Now lets get started...

 

  • Start thinking about your vision and map out a wedding budget
  • Draft your guest list
  • Start researching possible ceremony locations, celebrants and reception venues
  • Start researching Photographers & Videographers (looking at photos and videos may help with deciding on the theme of your wedding)
  • Look into possible gift registries

 

ONCE THE WEDDING DATE IS SET

 

  • Pick your Maid of Honour, Best Man, Bridesmaids and Groomsmen
  • Finalise your guest list, once you know the numbers you can
  • Book your celebrant, ceremony location and reception venue
  • Organise your wedding license
  • Decide on your wedding theme
  • Start searching for your dream wedding dress and grooms suit
  • Design your wedding rings
  • Decide on your stationery and send out a save the date
  • Book your Photographer & Videographer
  • Research your suppliers – Stylist, Florist, Cake, Hair & Makeup Artist, Wedding cars, Entertainment etc.

 

6-3 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING

 

  • Organise wedding ceremony schedule with your celebrant
  • Order wedding bands
  • Confirm wedding dress, bridesmaids dress, grooms and groomsmen suits
  • Confirm your suppliers
  • Formalise gift registry
  • Send out your official wedding invitations
  • Book wedding night suite

 

2-1 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING

 

  • Formalise all necessary documentation for marriage license
  • Pick up wedding rings and ensure sizing is correct
  • Choose your first dance song + other music required
  • Organise a trial for both hair and make-up
  • Organise a pre-wedding photo-shoot

 

6-3 WEEKS BEFORE THE WEDDING

 

  • Confirm final numbers with the wedding reception
  • Monitor RSVP’s and follow up with friends and family who haven’t RSVP’d yet
  • Have a final fitting for the entire bridal party
  • Prepare run-sheet and all necessary details required by Photographers, Videographers, MC and any involved suppliers (eg. DJ, Band, Pyrotechnics etc)
  • Groom - Start writing your speech

 

3-1 WEEKS BEFORE THE WEDDING

 

  • Reconfirm timings for all booked suppliers
  • Confirm any last minute details with your stylist and venue
  • Pick up wedding dress, bridesmaids dresses and groomsmen suits
  • Clean engagement ring

 

And finally, take some time to relax and enjoy the countdown

Marriage Proposal clipart
Wedding Photographer Clipart
Wedding Dress Clipart
Wedding Rings Clipart
Wedding DJ Clipart
Couple Relax before their wedding day clipart