Jul 14, 2012


Yikes! The "to do" list...

We're eight seven six five four three TWO ONE (omg!) month out, and all mostly all the major stuff (i.e. DJ, Photographer, catering, venues) is booked...but LOTS of DIY projects and smaller, easily forgotten stuff left. So here it is, in no particular order:

Talk to Pastor about officiating ceremony

Pre-marital counseling

  • Session one
  • Session two
  • Session three
  • Session four

Finalize ceremony

Purchase battery powered speaker for playing ceremony music

Find an iphone operator for the ceremony

Obtain layout of tables and sizes from venue

Book rental of ceremony chairs and reception linens

Talk to/book caterer

Help girls find their bridesmaid’s dresses/shoes

Make sure FI and the fellas go shopping for their attire

Decide on bridesmaid’s/flowergirl gifts, purchase or make

Order groom’s ring

Finish treat stands 

Find a cake server

Finish cake table backdrop

Finish treat take home favor bags

Get log slices from Dad

Make (5) 8' book page table runners

Make "Here comes the bride" sign

Finish wrapping vases with lace and twine

Finish ring bearer pillow

Purchase tea cups at antique store

Make table signs

Make tissue paper pompoms

Make lace lanterns

Paint “L-O-V-E” letters

Make “reserved” signs for ceremony rows and reception tables

Purchase string lights for reception

Purchase supplies for mason jar candles and put together

  • Mason jars
  • Course sand
  • Candles

Make paper roses

Create preliminary "day of" timeline

Purchase large glass jar for guestbook

Finish ripping out chapter headings for guestbook

Make sign for guestbook/drink ticket table

Make curtain and banner for behind sweetheart table

Get fabric for curtain behind the cake/to cover fire extinguisher

Purchase supplies for and make card box

Make pinwheel wall

Make boutonnieres for fellas

Make chalkboard sign for ceremony

Make "WELCOME" sign (kraft letters) for pinwheel wall

Make wood pointy signs for ceremony

Hair and makeup trial

Make drink tickets

Get addresses from Mama and FMIL

Obtain supplies for save-the-dates

Nail down design of save-the-dates, print, assemble, and mail/deliver.

Have e-pics taken

Order flowers online

Shop for/buy flower girl dresses

Shop for/buy ring bearer attire

Order supplies for invitations

Design invitations, print, assemble, and mail/deliver

First dress fitting

Final dress fitting

Communicate music, "do not play" list, etc. to DJ 3 weeks before wedding date

Communicate final numbers to caterer, deposit due 10 days before wedding.

Cake tasting and design

Order cake toppers

Make golf flags for denoting different treat types

The week of the wedding:

  • Bake treats for treat table with Mama and Nanny
  • Pick up linens and chairs on Friday
  • Decorate the reception venue
  • Assemble bouquets and centerpiece flowers with the ladies.
(3) Comments

The never-ending to-do list.

i'm too afraid to do a to-do list... i'm just winging it.  hahaah it looks good though!

I found with my list that everytime I completed one thing I added two! DW though eventually it gets smaller!