Wedding planning checklist – what to do

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Wedding planning list – brief breakdown of what you need to do when you start planning your wedding. If you think I’ve missed anything out, please add to the list via comments.

  1. Set the wedding date
  2. Book the church or civil ceremony
  3. Apply for the licence
  4. Set the budget
  5. Determine guest list for ceremony and receptionCake castle
  6. Work out budget for:
  • Wedding invitations
  • RSVP Cards
  • Save The Date Magnet, card
  • Wedding Programs
  • Postage of all the above
  • Menu
  • Table cards
  • SeatingChart
  • Marriage licence
  • Ceremony fee
  • Reception venue hire fee
  • Caterers, catering services – food, meals, drinks, champagne,
  • Flowers
  • Decorations for ceremony and reception
  • Bridal Dress, underwear, reception outfit, shoes, jewelry, accessories
  • Groom suit, cuff links, accessories, shoes
  • Bridesmaid dresses, shoes
  • Paige boy suits
  • Best man outfit
  • Hair dressing, makeup fees
  • Car Hire for bride, groom, family
  • Wedding cake
  • Bobonierre
  • Wedding favors
  • Gifts for brides mum, bridesmaids, best man etc.
  • Hotel room hire
  • Honeymoon

If I have left anything else please note it in the comments.

Wedding flowers

Once you have determined your budget for all the various and numerous wedding expenses, you should

7. Decide wedding theme

8. Put together a mood board

9. Source the design elements

10. Book and plan the various elements noted above re budget.

Here are some more pages on weddingdesignchic you may find helpful when planning your wedding.