Wedding Planning Tips: 12 Month Wedding Checklist

Wedding Planning Tips: 12 Month Wedding Checklist

One year from now you’ll be strolling down the aisle and beginning of what will be a beautiful relationship with your significant other. It might seem like a million miles away now but think about how quickly 2013 has just flown by! Here is our 12 month wedding checklist to get you started on wedding planning.

12 Months Before

  • Engagement party time! Celebrate with your nearest and dearest and enjoy the beginning of your roller coaster ride.
  • Discuss your wedding with you partner – what you both want and don’t want
  • Decide on a wedding theme
  • Set up a Pinterest
  • Make a wedding folder to track your emails
  • Decide on your guest list. Make it a rough list you can add to later
  • Research your venues and figure out an estimate of it’s cost
  • Begin your budget
  • Decide who will pay for what and how you will save
  • Decide on the size of your bridal party and invite people to be a part of it
  • Take out insurance on your engagement ring
  • Pick a preferred wedding season
  • Book your ceremony venue
  • Book a reception venue
  • Decide on the entertainment you want
  • Research photographers, videographers, bands, wedding planners, florists, bakers
  • Begin the search for your perfect wedding dress
  • Book appointments at bridal boutiques
  • Send some save the dates (if you wish)
  • Make a list of DIY projects you will be doing

Image via  Keith Bloomfield

Aileen Swansen

Aileen Swansen is a Visual Communications graduate from Kerry who carries out her role as Social Media Executive here at WeddingDates. She loves fashion, illustration and the occasional cupcake!

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