In November I posted my to-do-list. Three and a half months on, with exactly three and a half months to go, it thankfully looks a bit more manageable. Which is a good job since wedding planning is not the only thing on my mind...
*Make and send the invitations including calligraphy maps and RSVP card inserts.
*Choose readings and the people to read them
*Finalise music to be played during the signing of the register and ensure accompanist is happy.
*Finalise order of service and have printed.
*Collect my dress from the alterations lady. Make accessories & veil.
*Make bridesmaid's jewellery (components ordered & have arrived). Finish diy projects/presents/etc.
*Finish collecting crockery including tea trays and vases.
*Send colour sample to ribbon supplier and finalise order. Make labels for the napkins. Make seating chart. Assemble table decorations from peacock feathers (ordered) and wine bottles (collected). Order match boxes.
*Taste cheese for the cake. Finish cake toppers.
*Fill in details in guestbook and arrange for someone to ensure people sign it. Make photo display
*Collect material from family and friends and make into bunting to decorate marquee.
*Book transport for guests between church and reception.
*Taste and choose wine, champagne and beer. Sort out glasses.
*Ensure groom purchases clothes for him and ushers and BestMan
*Flowers and buttonholes
*Pay balance on honeymoon, book extras.
*Design poster to advertise band and DJ. Ensure logistics for PA system and equipment are in place.
*Purchase presents for wedding party.
*Choose and purchase wedding bands