Hope someone can help me... There was a post on here a few weeks ago which had a long list of all things we need to do in the last few weeks leading up to wedding including bits needed for the day itself eg: deodrant, wipes etc. I cant seem to find it anywhere? Can someone please guide me as to where it is gone as I think Im going cracked!!!!!
try doing a forum search and you should be able to find it
Unfortunately I have tried that but its bringing up everything but what Im looking for!!!
Not sure if this is the right one or if this link will work!
Think this is what your looking for, hope it helps!
Six to Twelve Months Before
# Buy engagement ring.
# Meet each others parents, if you haven't already.
# Announce engagement in newspaper.
# Phone clergy to set date. If having a registry office ceremony, phone the local Registrar's office and have an application form posted to you.
# Establish budget: decide who will pay for what expenses.
# Book reception venue. If having reception at home, choose a caterer.
# Choose attendants.
# Compile a guest list: ask both sets of parents to do the same.
# Update passport.
# Book photographer and videographer.
# Book florist.
# Buy wedding dress, veil, shoes, and lingerie.
# Book musical group for ceremony and reception.
Four to Six Months Before
# Get everyone's guest lists together and compile final list.
# Order invitations and other wedding stationery.
# Book wedding day transportation.
# Reserve wedding night accommodation.
# Book honeymoon.
# Order wedding cake.
# Register for gifts at department store.
# Buy wedding bands.
# Hire or buy attire for attendants.
# Update travel documents and get inoculations for honeymoon, if needed.
Two to Four Months Before
# Complete and mail written Notification of intent to marry.
# Meet with celebrant to finalise details.
# Make final music selections for ceremony.
# Choose readings.
# Make appointment with hairdresser to try out different styles.
# Book hotel rooms or B&B's for out-of-town guests. Ask for a group discount.
# Agree food and wine plan for reception with caterer or banqueting manager.
# Post invitations.
One Month Before
# Buy gifts for each other and your attendants
# Notify family and wedding party about wedding rehearsal.
# Schedule final dress fitting.
# If changing name, complete all necessary paperwork.
# Pick up honeymoon tickets.
# Schedule an appointment with make-up artist.
Two Weeks Before
# Pick up wedding dress: try on entire wedding ensemble.
# Have facial.
# Notify reception venue or caterer of final head count.
# Decide on seating arrangements, if having a sit-down dinner.
# Write and practice wedding speeches.
# Hen and stag party.
One Week Before
# Put celebrant's fee and offerings to sacristan, altar boys and organist in sealed envelopes: give to best man.
# Confirm honeymoon arrangements.
# Purchase traveller's cheques for honeymoon.
# Check credit cards are valid for duration of honeymoon. Pay bills.
# Pack for honeymoon.
# Pick up ceremony booklets and give to best man for handing out on the day.
The Day Before
# Pick up groom's attire.
# Finalise seating plans for reception. Write place cards.
# Attend rehearsal.
Your Wedding Day
# Have hair done in the morning.
# Eat something.
# Have tickets, passports, visas, travellers cheques, suitcases and other honeymoon necessities delivered to hotel and put in a secure place.
# Wedding cake delivered to reception venue.
# Bouquets delivered to bride's home; all other flowers delivered to church.
# Get to church on time.
# Present gifts to attendants and each other.
# Relax and have fun.
Church & Ceremony
Book church – date, time, priest
Book Pre-Marriage course
Attend pre-marriage course - Date: 8/8/2009
Book ceremony musicians & singers
Complete forms and send to Registrar at least 3 months prior to wedding date
Request Baptismal & Confirmation certificates from Parish Office
Meet with priest to discuss readings, music & ceremony details & complete marriage papers
Create Mass booklet
Choose readings and prayers and select people to read at ceremony
Decide on music to be performed during ceremony & update Mass booklet
Provide draft mass booklet to priest to review prior to printing
Organise to have mass booklets printed
Provide copy of music and mass booklet to musicians few weeks in advance
Provide printout of readings/prayers to readers at least 1 day in advance
Organise Altar Servers
Organise Eucharistic Ministers if necessary
Arrange church donation
Arrange altar servers donation
Book reception venue
Meet with hotel wedding manager to discuss details – Choices for meal, Wine, pre and evening reception etc
Organize seating arrangements for guests - Prepare Table Plan
Confirm names for each of the pre-booked hotel rooms
Decide on flowers for tables
Discuss option of pre-reception musician
Discuss time to sit for dinner and contingency for delays
Arrange date / time to deliver wedding cake & organize display, knife etc
Confirm Bar Extension and Resident's Bar facility
Decide on dinner menu, vegetarian options, type of wine etc
Confirm final guest numbers for reception & submit table seating plan to wedding manager - 2-3 days in advance
Review recommendations for bands
View band playing at wedding
Select band & pay deposit to secure booking
Contact band 2 weeks beforehand to re-confirm Date / Time to play at wedding
Determine when balance due to be paid
Decide on style and size of wedding cake
Decide on icing colour - Ivory fondant icing
Decide on decoration for top of cake
Purchase 3M x 15mm ivory ribbon to trim
Purchase cake boxes for guests not attending wedding & post cake
Organize delivery of wedding cake to hotel day beforehand
Meet with florist to discuss ideas, provide sample of bridesmaid colours, and brides dress style
Decide on colour & style of bride's bouquet
Decide on colour & style of bridesmaid's bouquets
Decide on flowergirl style - basket or pommadour
Decide on style of church arrangements - 3 arangements on altar, candle arangement, pew ends, bay trees etc
Decide on Corsage & Boutonnieres
Bouquets for mother, mother-in-law & Nana
Meet florist in church few weeks beforehand to discuss floral arrangement & positioning
Invitations & Stationery
Select style and colour of stationery
Decide on Wording for Invitations, Thank You & Reply Cards & order stationery
Prepare Accommodation list to include with invitations
Prepare directions to church and hotel to include with invitations
Buy Stamps & Silver gel ink pens
Collect addressesin advance for all guests
Write Day invitations and post 6-8 weeks in advance
Write Evening Invitations and post 3-4 weeks in advance
Receive Reply cards and confirm final guest numbers
Decide on Bridal Gown and pay deposit
Accessories - Handbag
Bridal tiara / hairpiece
Bridal gown alterations
Bridal gown - final fitting and collection
Bridesmaid & Flowergirl Apparel
Accessories - Jewelry
Bridesmaid dress alterations
Collect Bridesmaids dresses and pay for alterations
Groom & Groomsmen Apparel
Groom's ensemble - decide on colour and style
Groomsmen suit hire - decide on colour and style
Lads to go for fitting
Collect Lads suits & ensure everyone tries on full outfit on 2 nights before wedding
Bride's wedding ring
Groom's wedding ring
Coins for ceremony
Bride's hair cut & colour
Bride's Make-up - Pre-consultation
Bride's Hair - Pre-consultation
Bride's Manicure & Eyebrow shaping
Bride's Body Exfoliation & Body Wrap
Bride's Fake Tan
Bride's Hair - Wedding day
Bride's Make-up - Wedding day
Bride's Nail Polish - Wedding Day
Bridesmaid's Nail Polish - Wedding Day
Bridesmaid's Make-up: Wedding day
Bridesmaid's Hair style: Wedding day
Organise Cars for Bride & Bridesmaids
Ribbons to decorate cars – 35mm width, 6 metres per car – Bridal White
Gifts for all attendants
Have engagement ring cleaned week of wedding
Organise lifts for non-driving guests
Attend Hen party
Attend Stag party
Dentist check-ups and cleaning
Organize / Pack clothes for Fri/Sat night in hotel
Organize / Pack for honeymoon
Book Car Hire
Organise Travel Insurance
Check passport & driving license validity
Organize folder for honeymoon of Itinerary, flight tickets, hotel conf #s, maps, guide books, driving instructions, drivers licence etc
Wedding Day & Post-Wedding Day tasks
Pay Altar Servers, church caretaker & Church Donation
Ensure all guests have transportation from church to hotel
Deliver Bride & Groom luggage to bridal suite
Review table seating arrangements outside function room and ensure they are correct
Ensure table flower arrangements are correct
Return suits to suit hire shop
Purchase & Write Thank-You cards and post
This is fantastic - better than what I was looking for!! Your an absolute star!!!!!
No prob's girl, glad to help!