Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Wedding Wednesday:SIX WEEKS to Wrap It Up!


Holy moly... we're at six weeks!!! I am so excited to be flying back for my shower this weekend and to have like a million appointments: marriage license, priest, wedding coordinator, dress fittings... it will be jam-packed!

Here is an updated list of everything for our wedding:  Purple is "completed;" Teal and bold is "working on it;" and Orange is "haven't done it yet" ...yeah, I need to get rid of those oranges

The Big Stuff:
- Ceremony Venue
- Reception Venue
- Guest List
- "Save The Date" magnets
- Invitations
- Calligraphy for Invitations
- Wedding Website
- Hotel Block
- Wedding Colors
- Wedding Dress
- Bridal Veil/Headpiece 
- Bridal Jewelry
- Bridal Shoes
- Groom's Tux
- Wedding Bands
- Marriage license - during our trip back this weekend!

The People:
- Ask Bridal Party
- Bridesmaid Dresses
- Groomsmen Tuxes 
- Flower Girl Dress
- Ring Bearer Tux
- Ring Pillow - yeah, just remembered this one...
- Mother of the Bride Dress
- Dads' Tuxes
- Bouquets/Boutonnieres for bridal party and family
- Gifts for each member of wedding party and readers - girls are all done!

Pre-Wedding/The Rehearsal Day:
- Fitness routine
- Healthy and beauty routine
- Manicures with the bridal party
- Rehearsal outfits for bride and groom - I have my dress, just need to choose for him
- Rehearsal dinner
- Organize tip envelopes for vendors

The Big Day:
- Limos
- Hair and Makeup
- Photographer
- Videographer
- Gift Registry
- Find something: oldnew, borrowed, blue

The Church:
- Officiant
- Ceremony Programs - getting made with Minted as I type
- Hymns for mass
- Readings for mass
- Readers, family to bring up gifts, and Eucharistic Ministers
- Pre-marriage counseling
- Flowers for pews and alter
- Bubbles for church exit

The Reception:
- Seating Chart
- Place Cards
- Calligraphy for Place Cards - doing it as the responses come in
- Guest Book
- Chalkboard signs - painted and need to be chalked (and brought back from SC to CT)
- Framed photos of family weddings
- Photo DVD to play on big screen tv in bar area
- Card box
- Select Cocktail Hour Hors D'oeuvres Menu
- Cocktail napkins
- Cocktail straws
- Create signature cocktail - Palmetto Punch!
- Centerpieces
- Select Dinner Menu
- Print Dinner Menus
- The Cake
DJ & Playlist
- Personal basket items for bathrooms
- Monogrammed bathroom hand towels and baskets
- Candy dishes for various locations around venue
- Favors - just need to assemble!
- Kids' Activities/Favors
- Tags for Favors

The Honeymoon
- Mini honeymoon to NYC after the wedding
- Full honeymoon to ??? in ??? - well, we live in paradise now, so maybe in a year!

Here's what we did: Meg and Mike's Wedding:
The Proposal
Will You Be Our Flower Girl?
Will You Be My Bridesmaid?
October Wedding List Update
Will You Be His Groomsman?
Will You Be Our Ring Bearer?
"Save the Date" Magnets
Engagement Photo Shoot
February Wedding List Update
ABCs of Our Wedding
Wedding Workouts
Pre-Wedding Marriage Counseling
Wedding Giveaway from Passion & Love
How To: Calligraphy
June Wedding List Update
Bridal Party Weekend Away
Wedding Invitations

Linking up for a couple of Wedding Wednesdays with Mary and Meredith&Jordon!

9 comments:

Jen said...

You are doing amazing with your list!! :)

SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said...

Six weeks!

You don't have much left to do, that's a great place to be. Cruise control!

Carly Blogs Here said...

Your organization amazes me! So exciting to be so close to the big day :)

Julie said...

Let me suggest Hard Rock PV whenever you're ready ;) OR heck any all-inclusive place!

Rebecca said...

Enjoy your wedding, it's almost here!!!

Cassie Lee @ Sage the Blog said...

Good luck!!!!

Mary said...

YAY 6 weeks!!! So wonderful! It will fly! Have a blast this weekend!

Amanda said...

Your list is very well organized! Good for you :) Hope your weekend is awesome!

Megan @ Chicago Girl said...

So exciting! I can't wait to see more posts. You are so organized and have so much done:)

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