When planning a wedding it’s easy to let something slip through the cracks. You think of it to late or overlook it. Either way, you end up paying … with higher costs or by missing out on what you wanted. Avoid the pitfalls by using this free, printable wedding planning guide to help you stay organized. Here’s a bit about the steps on each page.
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Wedding Planning Guide Page 1: What to Do Just After Engagement
Soon after the engagement you will announce the engagement and set the date. Early activities also include setting a budget and asking the wedding party (see bridesmaids proposal ideas here). Agreeing on the number of guests and choosing a venue are also important.
Wedding Planning Guide Page 2: Choosing Vendors
You will be juggling a variety of potential professionals and service providers. Here is space for deciding which are right for you and noting deposits and due dates.
Page 3: DIY and Shopping
The projects friends, family, and you will do fall under DIY. Use this list to plan those activities.
The whole affair also involves a lot of shopping. Wedding bands; printed invitations and other wedding paper, and the wedding party ensembles begin the list.
Page 4: More Shopping and Other Tasks
“Shop ’til you drop” may become your motto as you get ceremony and reception supplies and decor. And don’t forget the wedding party gifts! Check out 25 Bridesmaids Ideas here.
There are also important, miscellaneous tasks to complete. For example, finalizing the guest list, making a seating plan, and planning the rehearsal dinner.
Page 5: Wedding Week Countdown and Day-Before Activities
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