July 2011 Brides - What have you done so far?


  1. Save the dates sent

  2. Location secured

  3. Catering service secured

  4. Rental company selected (still need to make deposit to hold date and items)

  5. Photographer secured

  6. Dress selected (making first deposit and placing order 1/29/11)

  7. Newsletters/reminders sent

  8. Invitation material's gathered (we're DIY'ing it)

  9. Honeymoon deposit made


Important Left To Do's by end of January:



  1. DJ - we need music

  2. Officiant - Should have that secured tomorrow

  3. Flowers - I still have NO IDEA what I want to do :(

Posted on January 10, 2011 at 4:57 am
tomeekha
1
07/08/2011
tomeekha

tomeekha

  • 1
  • 12
  • 178
140
Followers
144
Following

(13) Comments

ms.cindy
3
07/23/2011
ms.cindy

ms.cindy

  • 3
  • 9
  • 639
38
Followers
42
Following

ms.cindy

I have accomplished venue, dj, dress, some of the catering, part of the table decorations.  I am going to finish my card box.  


 


I need to finish bridesmaids dress, guest list, invitations and the rest of catering.  I'm sure there is more but its time to make a list.

Posted on January 10, 2011 at 5:36 am
fromcoldtofire
10
07/08/2011
fromcoldtofire

fromcoldtofire

  • 10
  • 20
  • 10.3k
463
Followers
463
Following

fromcoldtofire


  1. sent STDs

  2. venue (both ceremony/reception)

  3. photog

  4. ceremony harpist

  5. DJ

  6. officiant

  7. videographer

  8. limo

  9. purchased dress

  10. ordered BM gowns

  11. registry

  12. website

  13. cake tasted


TO DO - JANUARY



  1. choose florist

  2. choose baker

  3. design invites

  4. book HM

  5. finish purchasing accessories (shoes, earrings)

  6. edit registry

  7. start DIY (cardbox, signs, and guestbook this month)

  8. make FI choose a BM already!!

Posted on January 10, 2011 at 7:48 am
Gatewood2be
3
07/15/2011
Gatewood2be

Gatewood2be

  • 3
  • 13
  • 1.36k
196
Followers
199
Following

Gatewood2be

Let's see


I have secured the venue, dj, officiant, bakery (cake tasting done), sent STD, purchased the dress, shoes, veil, and jewelry, DIY'd the ring pillow, aisle runner, centerpiece idea (have purchased all supplies)


This month:


find photographer/videographer


Meet with florist done


order BM dresses done


order flowergirl dress done


find shoes/accessories for bm's and flowergirls


finish cardbox, invite mock up, guestbook (decided against cardbox, now doing a bird cage.


well, some of these things may be pushed back further. What am I forgeting?


 

Posted on January 14, 2011 at 8:16 am
pennypretty
1
07/03/2011
pennypretty

pennypretty

  • 1
  • 3
  • 166
16
Followers
20
Following

pennypretty

Updated last 5/17


Done:



  1. Reception venue

  2. Church (took FOREVER)

  3. Priest

  4. Budget (also slightly nerve racking)

  5. Guest list

  6. DJ

  7. Photographer

  8. Videographer

  9. Blocked hotel rooms

  10. Booked our rooms

  11. Booked B&B for honeymoon

  12. Booked flights for honeymoon

  13. Cake

  14. Dress (!) & shoes & pendant

  15. Bridesmaids dress selection

  16. DIY paper flowers for centerpieces & pew decorations

  17. Mani/pedi appointment

  18. Make-up artist (coming to us in the suite)

  19. Guest book designed (using e-session photos and Blurb)

  20. DIY STDs designed, mailed & received!

  21. Pre-cana

  22. DIY invitations (pocketfolds are made, but inserts/belly bands aren't)

  23. Transportation (started getting quotes)

  24. Tuxes

  25. Finalize hair stylist

  26. Hair trial

  27. Talk to florist about draping and lighting

  28. Guest book ordered

  29. Accessories: Purchase veil & chain for pendant. Find earrings?

  30. Card box

  31. DIY favors, Not exactly DIY, went for screen printed tote bags

  32. Ceremony music

  33. Chose second reading and reader for ceremony

  34. DIY veil fascinator - bought one instead


Still to be Done:



  1. DIY chair ties

  2. DIY bouquets

  3. Order cake

  4. Assembling DIY pew decorations

  5. DIY pinwheel escort cards

  6. DIY table numbers

  7. DIY programs - designed, still selecting music

  8. Rehearsal dinner location - still finalizing

  9. Make-up trial

  10. OOTs: buy items & assemble

  11. Photo slide show for reception?

  12. B-photos? Make FI a little black book? - scheduled for 5/27

  13. Rehearse song w/a friend to sing to FI at reception

  14. Collect photo booth props

  15. Candy bar: jars purchased & candy selected, just have to order it


Wow, listed out like that it looks really super scary. Good thing I have lots of friends and family helping me with all of these things!

Posted on January 20, 2011 at 12:24 am
altonece
3
07/30/2011
altonece

altonece

  • 3
  • 13
  • 776
131
Followers
132
Following

altonece

This is a GREAT post. Okay, let's see:


DONE!


Venue: deposit down


Catering: included w/ venue


Florist: deposit down (Final payment July)


Photographer: payment 3 of 4 in Feb


Videographer: payment 3 of 4 in Feb


Invitation Suite: completed (std, invite, rsvp, thank you) FREE!


Ceremony Music: booked, deposit down (final payment July)


Hotel block: done


Website: done (need 3 photos and one write up from FI) PIF


Registry: created (Macy's, BBB, C&B) need to tweak - add/delete


My dress: PIF and delivered


Girls dresses: deposit down, waiting on delivery


Planner/WC: booked, payment 3 of 3 in July


Appraisal: done (PIF)


Favors: 1 of 4 complete (PIF)


Address Stamps: ordered (PIF)


TO DO JANUARY/FEBRUARY


Cake


Order coordinating envelopes for STDs and invite suite (envelope.com)


Address Envelopes for STDs


Insure ring (Jewelers Mutual)


Find a DJ


Decide on make up look


Find MUA


Try out differnt hair options

Posted on January 20, 2011 at 5:17 pm
verdette
2
07/16/2011
verdette

verdette

  • 2
  • 10
  • 420
91
Followers
94
Following

verdette

Oh my!!  I've got lots to do!  I'm a July 16th bride and I've just started planning!  Let's see...


Done:


Have a venue


Booked the caterer


Booked the DJ


Booked the photographer/hair dresser team


Booked a coordinator


Reserved event rentals


Booked an officiant


     -Still need to meet with all but the caterer in person!  Yikes!


Have a look and theme but in the works of getting all supplies


     -Have table card holders


     -Will have chargers next week


     -Have some pillar candle holders


Have fabric for my dress and having it made (haven't had a fitting yet, hopefully end of February)


Have fabric for DIY table runners for 8' banquet tables


Have cake design


Shopping for bridemaids dresses and getting measurements 2/5


In the process of designing all stationery, but have monogram done


 


Not done:


Everything else not in list above.. LOL!  I'm running a little behind but I work best under pressure.  I have all my ideas for everything, it's just getting it all together and actually buying everything.  It's been fun so far.


 

Posted on January 22, 2011 at 2:38 pm
tomeekha
1
07/08/2011
tomeekha

tomeekha

  • 1
  • 12
  • 178
140
Followers
144
Following

tomeekha

UPDATE!!!!


Done:



  1. Save the dates sent

  2. Location secured - Point Dume Beach in Malibu, CA

  3. Catering service secured - Another Side of Soul

  4. Rental company selected (still need to make deposit to hold date and items)

  5. Photographer secured - T. Photography

  6. Dress selected (making first deposit and placing order 1/29/11) - Eden Ever Bridal House

  7. Newsletters/reminders sent

  8. Invitation material's gathered (we're DIY'ing it)

  9. Honeymoon deposit made

  10. Officiant

  11. Booked bridal suite - Malibu Beach Inn

  12. Blocked hotel room for out of town guest - The Malibu Motel


To Do's by end of January:



  1. DJ - we need music

  2. Flowers - I still have NO IDEA what I want to do :(

  3. Cake - will we DIY it or just hire someone

  4. Bridesmaid dresses - they still have to do their fittings and selections from David's Bridal

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 8:24 am
akbridehi
4
07/05/2011
akbridehi

akbridehi

  • 4
  • 11
  • 3.95k
451
Followers
452
Following

akbridehi

We have everything done, just need to send out invitations, get the tux information lined up, and wait for 5 months! 

Posted on January 25, 2011 at 10:26 am
altonece
3
07/30/2011
altonece

altonece

  • 3
  • 13
  • 776
131
Followers
132
Following

altonece

Really akbridehi?! I am jealous...and curious! Off to your bio I go.


That is great...we will all be there soon enough. :)

Posted on January 29, 2011 at 1:28 am
JandDW2011
3
07/30/2011
JandDW2011

JandDW2011

  • 3
  • 11
  • 742
117
Followers
121
Following

JandDW2011

I am getting married July 30


 


Done:


Venue


Dress


Officiant


invitations


STDs


Card box


guestbook


cake topper


Food tasting


Tears of Joy


Reserved seats


DJ


Photographer


Bridesmaids gifts


Set up rehearsal dinner


Bridesmaids dresses/shoes


All groomsmen but 1 have been fitted


Cake flavors decided on


Registry


 


Still to do:


DIY centerpieces


DIY table numbers


Hair/makeup trial


DIY wedding favors


Payoff our honeymoon


Plan out ceremony


Dress fittings


DIY Programs


DIY dinner menus


 

Posted on February 19, 2011 at 2:05 am
Nadine2135
4
07/23/2011
Nadine2135

Nadine2135

  • 4
  • 11
  • 4k
147
Followers
151
Following

Nadine2135

Our date is July 23rd.


Done:




  • Photographer booked

  • Church & reception venue booked

  • Dress bought & have in my posession

  • MOH & BM's have their dresses

  • Cake booked

  • DJ booked

  • STD's sent

  • Blocked hotel rooms for OOT guests

  • Guest list pretty much finalized




To Do:



  • Book florist

  • Book limo

  • Invitations

  • Decor




 

Posted on February 19, 2011 at 9:32 am
tomeekha
1
07/08/2011
tomeekha

tomeekha

  • 1
  • 12
  • 178
140
Followers
144
Following

tomeekha

Our wedding date is Friday, July 8th ~ UPDATE as of 2/18/11 ~


DONE


Venue


Officiant


Wedding Coordinator


Hair Stylist selected


Make up artist selected


DJ


STDs


Newsletter/reminder


Wedding website


Hotel block


Bridal Suite


Caterer


Photographer


Videographer


Dresses (I have two, one that I've decided not to sell, which I will use for our Egypt ceremony and the other for our CA ceremony)


Center Pieces


Cake tasting


Rings


Rehearsal dinner


Ceremony and reception agenda




OUTSTANDING


DIY Invitations


Rental Company


Order cake


Ladies of honor dresses


Groom attire


Men of honor attire


Bridal party gifts


Flower child and Prince of rings attire


Write vows


Payoff honeymoon


Day of wedding itinerary


DIY programs


DIY guest packets


DIY Party favors


Marriage License


 


*** I'm sure there is something I'm missing...


 


 


 


 


 

Posted on February 19, 2011 at 3:33 pm
1967and1972
3
05/26/2011
1967and1972

1967and1972

  • 3
  • 13
  • 1.95k
57
Followers
61
Following

1967and1972


  1. Save the dates sent

  2. Location secured (Getting married in the park)

  3. Photographer secured

  4. Dress selected (waiting for it to come in, hope I like it)

  5. Invitations are done

  6. Officiant - Have to get to work on the pre-marital course work

  7. Flowers - costco (if I go with a bouquet)

  8. Food- we are thinking picnic theme

  9. Cake - not sure if we are having a cake yet

Posted on March 9, 2011 at 11:30 am

Have a question? Contact Support
Top Contributors this Week
Linnn
18 posts
Canooknic
17 posts
NicholeB
17 posts
krosa
9 posts
lorna247
9 posts
ychris822
9 posts