This list… this list is long!

But then again, you didn't think planning your wedding would be quick did you? It might take a lot of time and effort but with some organisation you can really enjoy the build up.

Oh, and if you think anything's missing, leave me a comment at the bottom and I'll get it added.


  • Register intent to marry
  • Meet with registrars
  • Send final paperwork to registrars

Getting ready

  • Shortlist bride’s preparation location
  • Book bride’s preparation location
  • Shortlist groom’s preparation location
  • Book groom’s preparation location


  • Shortlist ceremony venues
  • Plan ceremony venue viewings
  • Book ceremony venue
  • Shortlist ceremony readings
  • Decide on ceremony readings
  • Print ceremony readings


  • Shortlist reception venues
  • Plan reception venue viewings
  • Book reception venue
  • Plan reception decorations
  • Order reception decorations
  • Deliver reception decorations to venue


  • Shortlist bride night before accommodation
  • Book bride night before accommodation
  • Shortlist groom night before accommodation
  • Book groom night before accommodation
  • Shortlist bride & groom wedding night accommodation
  • Book bride & groom wedding night accommodation
  • Shortlist guest accommodation
  • Book guest accommodation


  • Make photographer shortlist
  • Meet photographers
  • Book photographer
  • Send photographer wedding schedule / plans
  • Plan photo viewing
  • Send album photographs / print order
  • Make photo booth shortlist
  • Meet photo booths
  • Book photo booth


  • Create florist shortlist
  • Meet florists
  • Book florist
  • Brides bouquets picked
  • Bridesmaids bouquets picked
  • Button holes picked
  • Ceremony flowers picked
  • Reception flowers picked

Make-up artist

  • Create make-up artist shortlist
  • Meet make-up artists
  • Book make-up artist
  • Pre-wedding trial

Hair stylist

  • Create hair stylist shortlist
  • Meet hair stylists
  • Book hair stylist
  • Pre-wedding trial

Wedding rings

  • Shortlist jewellers
  • Meet jewellers
  • Order rings
  • Pick up rings


  • Create baker shortlist
  • Meet bakers
  • Order cake
  • Create catering shortlist
  • Meet caterers
  • Book caterer
  • Pick wedding breakfast menu
  • Sample wedding breakfast menu
  • Order wedding breakfast
  • Pick evening buffet menu
  • Sample evening buffet menu
  • Order evening buffet
  • Buy drinks and nibbles for getting ready
  • Plan bride and bridesmaid’s lunch
  • Plan groom and groomsmen’s lunch


  • Create bridal boutique shortlist
  • Make bridal boutique appointment
  • Order wedding dress
  • Pick up wedding dress
  • Choose bride’s shoes
  • Order bride’s shoes
  • Choose bridesmaids’ dresses
  • Order bridesmaids’ dresses
  • Choose bridesmaids’ shoes
  • Order bridesmaids’ shoes
  • Choose groom’s suit
  • Order groom’s suit
  • Tailor groom’s suit
  • Choose groom’s shoes
  • Order groom’s shoes
  • Choose best man suit
  • Order best man suit
  • Choose best-man shoes
  • Order best-man shoes


  • Create designer shortlist
  • Meet designers
  • Book designer
  • Order save the date cards
  • Order invitations (ceremony & reception)
  • Order invitations (reception)
  • Order order of service
  • Order seating plan
  • Order table signs
  • Order present table sign
  • Order guest book
  • Order thank you cards
  • Post save the date cards
  • Post invitations
  • Post thank you cards


  • Shortlist bride’s transport to ceremony
  • Book bride’s transport to ceremony
  • Shortlist groom’s transport to ceremony
  • Book groom’s transport to ceremony
  • Shortlist bride & groom transport from ceremony
  • Book bride & groom transport from ceremony
  • Shortlist guest transport from ceremony
  • Book guest transport from ceremony


  • Decide on ceremony background music
  • Prepare ceremony background music / book musician
  • Decide on ceremony aisle music
  • Prepare ceremony aisle music / book musician
  • Decide on wedding breakfast music
  • Prepare wedding breakfast music / book musician
  • Create reception DJ / band shortlist
  • Meet DJ / band
  • Book reception DJ / band


  • Order confetti
  • Choose wedding favours
  • Order wedding favours
  • Deliver wedding favours to venue

Ready to book?

If you've got all the information you need or want to ask a few more questions, pop a message over to me and we can arrange a time to talk.

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