May 26, 2012


❤ To Do List ❤

❤ To Do List ❤ photo 1

So Little Time

I know a year seems like a long time to put together a wedding but it seriously sneaks up on you! Make sure if you're DIY wedding you stay organized with lists and an agenda. It will help you stay on top of things. Don't forget the minor details, they add up quickly if left for the last minute.

Get insurance for engagement ring

Book photographer - Love Bunny Photography

Book engagement shoot

Print Photos, buy copyright, give as gifts

Pick wedding colours - Candy Apple Red, Cinnamon Stick Brown, Golden Honey Yellow

Send out Save the Dates - Mason Jars, Engagement photo, instructions

Design, Print & Mail out Invitations

Book Venue - Bobby's Uncle Mike's Property in Maxville, ON

Buy Decor - Lights, Paper Lanterns, Gather Branches, bunting banners, aisle markers, arch

Tablescape - Centrepieces, table runners, chair ribbons, table numbers

Centrepieces - Cut wood slabs, buy candles, arrange and glue candles, burn monogram, decorate

Rentals - Tables, Chairs, Dancefloor, Plates/Glasses/Utensils, DJ requirements

Buffet Wagon - Clean, refinish, decorate

Candy Buffet - Jars, candies, scoops, decorate

Bride - Buy wedding dress, shoes, jewellery, book hair trial/appointment, break in shoes, dress fittings

Groom - Buy suit/get it tailored, tie, pocket square, shoes, book hair cut

Bridesmaids - Give dress code, buy gifts

Groomsmen - Give dress code, buy gifts

Parents - Give dress code, buy gifts

Photobooth - Frames, sign, camera, camera stand, props, display of pictures

Make Signs - Directions, Parking, Venue

Wedding Favour - Make candy apples, wrap, Design/print Thank You card

Ceremony - Hire officiant, Choose songs, write vows/perfect/memorize, Get marriage license

Reception - Make plan, hire DJ, pick MC, Choose songs, Choose toast givers

Bar - Set up, hire bartender(s), decorate, buy alcohol, set up other drinks

Shuttle Sevices - Plan timeline, hire company, transportation for bride and groom seperate

Hotel - Book block of hotel rooms for guests, book hotel room for bride and groom (if we go to sleep!)

Flowers - Make kusudama origami flowers, make into bouquets/boutonnieres, fill spaces, decorate

Thank you - Gift basket for bridal shower hostess, gift for bachelorette/bachelor party host(esses)

Clean Up - Before the wedding venue and supplies, After the wedding clean up crew

Cake - Hire cake maker, buy topper, make cake stand, get stool table, get photos of parents' wedding, decor

Honeymoon - Book flights/hotels, Budget food/spending, Passports ready, travellor's cheques/insurance

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