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WEDDING DATE:

Jun 14, 2009

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  • Last updated on February 7, 2009 at 11:05 am
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AFTER ENGAGEMENT - SIX MONTHS AND BEFORE

  • Select a wedding date and time (be flexible) DONE
  • Start compiling names and addresses of guests HALF WAY THERE
  • Select a professional videographer
  • Start collecting favorite photographs from both of your childhoods through the present; you'll want to use them in your wedding video or multi-image slide program
  • Register at the bridal registry stores of your choice (more than one is fine)
  • Reserve a band, orchestra, string quartet, or DJ for your reception (if you choose)
  • Decide on honeymoon destination; if it's a popular area, make reservations now

FOUR TO FIVE MONTHS BEFORE

  • Compile the final guest list; delete or correct as needed
  • Make sure all deposits are paid for services reserved
  • Finish planning the honeymoon
  • Order the wedding cake
  • Have groom, groomsmen, and ushers fitted for formal wear
  • Purchase your wedding rings
  • Order invitations, thank-you notes, imprinted napkins, and wedding programs
  • Ask people to handle certain duties like candle lighting, guest book, cake serving
  • Select musicians for ceremony

TWO TO THREE MONTHS BEFORE

  • Plan ceremony rehearsal and rehearsal dinner
  • Address invitations (mail four to six weeks prior to wedding)
  • Organize details with service providers: reception facility, photographer, etc.
  • Check accommodations for out-of-town guests; send them information
  • Make beauty appointments: hair, nails, massage, facial, and makeup
  • Arrange for final fittings for your gown and bridesmaids dresses
  • Make your transportation arrangements for the wedding day
  • Purchase gifts for your attendants
  • Shop for your trousseau, lingerie, and going-away outfit
  • Give a bridesmaids' luncheon or bachelor party (optional)
  • Send thank-yous for gifts received early

ONE WEEK TO A MONTH BEFORE

  • Decide where you'll be living and send change-of-address cards to post office
  • Confirm accommodations arranged for out-of-town guests
  • Get your final count of guests to caterer
  • Delegate last-minute errands and details
  • Make any necessary lists for photographer, videographer, and musicians
  • Ask a responsible person to coordinate services and people on the wedding day; give them a list of who and what is supposed to be where and when
  • Get your marriage license. Note: If you were married before, you'll need to know the date and place of the divorce or annulment. You may also need to have paperwork proof of divorce or annulment
  • Pick up your wedding rings; make sure they are the correct sizes
  • Pick up wedding attire; try it all on one last time to make sure it fits
  • Make sure bridesmaids have their dresses, shoes, and accessories, and they all fit
  • Keep up on writing thank-yous; don't let them accumulate
  • Pamper yourself and make sure you eat right and get enough sleep

THE WEDDING DAY

  • Eat a good breakfast
  • Relax and enjoy getting ready for your big day
  • Go to the hairdresser or start fixing your hair a few hours prior to the wedding
  • Put all the accessories you will need for dressing in one place
  • If pictures are being taken before the ceremony, be ready at least two hours before
  • Just enjoy the day! All your months of planning will make your day perfect!

AFTER THE WEDDING
Make arrangements to change your name (if you choose) on your social security card, driver's license, passport, vehicle registration, bank accounts, all types of insurance, paychecks, and benefits at your place of employment, credit cards, mortgage companies, voter registration, business cards, frequent-flier programs, and all utility companies. If you are a student, contact your school to notify them of your new name, and ask them to change it in their records. Also contact the post office.

  • Last updated on February 2, 2009 at 2:12 pm
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Last score from Hair Comes the Bride $4.95!

Silk Money Bag photo 1

  • Last updated on February 2, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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"Tickled Pink" by Hair Comes the Bride. Another score at $9.00! I'm going to look for a NY Yankee's pin to add to it for FI :)

Garter photo 1

  • Last updated on February 2, 2009 at 2:06 pm
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Part 1 from Hair Comes The Bride sale. $4.95. Score! Cute for them to wear for rehearsal or somethin.

For the Flower Girls photo 1

For their hair:

For the Flower Girls photo 2

  • Last updated on January 15, 2009 at 4:21 am
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Introducing Wedding Day Bliss Events by Mare!

http://www.projectwedding.com/vendor/show/wedding-day-bliss-events

If you're an NYC area bride and in need of a DOC, please contact Marylynn: BlissByMare@gmail.com

 

  • Last updated on January 11, 2009 at 3:49 pm
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I was feeling antsy so I started on some signage. The first two are for ceremony chairs and then to be used again for the reception I suppose. Also made some Father of Bride & Father of Groom signs too. The last one is for our honeymoon sweet (inspired by Kohler44).

Various Signage photo 1Various Signage photo 2Various Signage photo 3Various Signage photo 4