The 12 Month Checklist

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This month we are officially at the 12 months to go stage – yippee! We’re very excited, and for anyone else that’s in the same boat – here’s a handy list of the main things to do at this stage…


Announce engagement.

Arrange for your families to meet.

Have an engagement party (optional).

Choose type and theme of wedding.

Set budget.

Make a wedding organizer – either a lever arch file or a folder on your computer.

Decide who’s gonna pay for it all!

Draft a guest list.

Select a date and time for the big day.

Book reception and ceremony locations.

Hire a wedding planner if you’re having one.

Choose and book officiant.

Pick bridesmaids, groomsmen, and ushers.

Meet with photographers, musicians and florists.

Arrange a tasting at your venue or with your caterer.

Read lots of bridal magazines and blogs to help with the planning.

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