Wedding countdown planner

3 month wedding countdown

It’s three months to go until our wedding day (just about), so I wanted to do an update on where we are at – what is sorted and what isn’t.

Here is a little guideline on when we found worked best to book everything when planning a wedding in one year :

Ten months to go

  • Find and choose your venue
  • Start your guest list
  • Outline your budget
  • Research ceremony and legal needs

Nine months to go

  • Book the site and save the date
  • Decide on and send save the dates
  • Snap up your photographer
  • Decide if you want a videographer

Seven months to go

  • Go wedding dress shopping
  • Find your forest

Six months to go

  • Book your hair, makeup and beauty treatments and trials in.
  • Book your cake maker
  • Curate a gift list
  • Find your invites

Five months to go

  • Plan your honeymoon
  • Choose your transport
  • Shop for men’s wedding fashion
  • Buy wedding rings

Four months to go

  • Choose your wedding favours
  • Send your invitations

Two months to go

  • Collate RSVPS
  • Plan and gather room decor
  • Have your hair and makeup tutorials
  • Start seating plan

One month to go

  • Dress/suit fittings
  • Print supplementary stationary

One week to go

  • Finalise seating plan
  • Confirm all final details with the venue
  • Pamper yourself
  • Prepare a weather plan B

Have an unforgettable wedding day!


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