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Wedding Planning 101: Your Complete Checklist From "Yes" to "I Do"

~ Part Seven ~

Congratulations on your engagement! You've said "Yes" to a lifetime of happiness with your person, and now have the exciting journey of planning your dream wedding ahead of you. Whether you've always envisioned an intimate lake front ceremony or an enchanting forest setting, the journey to your "I Do" is one filled with joy, anticipation, and a touch of organized chaos.

As you embark on this remarkable journey, it's crucial to understand that successful wedding planning is all about pacing, precision, and plenty of preparation. That's where this blog series comes to the rescue! We're here to guide you through every step of the wedding planning process, from the very moment you say "Yes" to the magical moment you say "I Do."

In the seventh installment of our wedding preparation blog series, we're diving into the crucial tasks that should be tackled 1 to 2 months before the big day. This is an exciting phase in your wedding planning journey, as you're getting closer to the finish line. During this timeframe, it's essential to finalize many details to ensure a smooth and memorable wedding day.

So, grab a notebook, a cup of coffee, and let's dive into the tasks that will ensure your wedding day is everything you've ever dreamed of! With our comprehensive checklist and expert advice, you'll breeze through these few months with confidence and grace, setting the stage for a celebration that reflects your love story perfectly.

Ready to get started on or continue your wedding planning journey? Let's make your dream wedding a reality! 



1 - 2 months before your big day marks the next phase in your wedding planning journey. Consider checking these essential tasks off your to-do list around 1 to 2 months before your special day.. 

Confirm all details, vendors, etc. 

As the wedding day draws near, the excitement and anticipation grow, and it's time to ensure that every detail is perfectly in place. Finalizing all wedding details becomes a top priority, with meticulous attention given to confirming all vendors and arrangements. This includes double-checking the catering menu, finalizing the floral arrangements, confirming the photographer's schedule, and ensuring that the venue is fully prepared for the big day. By systematically going through each element and verifying that everything is on track, couples can feel confident that their wedding day will be a seamless and unforgettable celebration of their love.

Send rehearsal dinner invitations. 

Sending out the invitations for the rehearsal dinner is a special moment as it signifies the beginning of the pre-wedding festivities. These invitations typically carry an air of excitement and anticipation, as close friends and family are formally invited to join in the pre-wedding celebration. They serve as a prelude to the main event, offering a more intimate and relaxed setting for loved ones to come together, share stories, and toast to the couple's upcoming union. It's a thoughtful gesture that brings everyone closer, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in the lead-up to the big day.


Final wedding attire fittings. 

The final fittings for wedding attire, encompassing the bride's dress, groom's suit, and the wedding party's attire, are pivotal moments leading up to the big day. These fittings are where dreams come to life as each person ensures that their outfits fit flawlessly, from the bride's gown to the groomsmen's suits. Last-minute adjustments and meticulous tailoring ensure that every detail is perfect, making everyone look their absolute best on the special day. Don't forget to pair these fittings with breaking in wedding shoes to guarantee comfort and ease as you glide down the aisle and dance the night away, ensuring that sore feet don't steal the spotlight on your joyous occasion.


In the grand tapestry of life, a wedding is one of those cherished chapters that sparkle with love, dreams, and unforgettable moments. From saying "Yes" to "I Do," the journey of wedding planning is a testament to your commitment and the beautiful story you're writing together. As we conclude this wedding planning checklist, remember that while logistics and details are crucial, the most essential element is the love that unites you. Embrace each task, from setting a budget to selecting the perfect cake, with enthusiasm and a shared vision. This checklist serves as a guide, but the magic of your wedding day lies in the genuine emotions, the laughter, and the love that will surround you. So, take a deep breath, savor the journey, and get ready for a day filled with joy, surrounded by the people who love and support you. Your "I Do" moment is approaching, and it's going to be nothing short of magical. Stay tuned for the next phase in your wedding planning adventure, and check back for more tips and insights to make your big day truly unforgettable. Here's to a lifetime of love and happiness!



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