(Closed) 8 Months to The BIG Day 8.25.12 Ladies!!! How are things coming Along!!!

posted 6 years ago in August 2012
Post # 3
38 posts
  • Wedding: August 2012

I too am getting married 8/25/12! 🙂

My dress is here! as well as my shoes (3 pairs) and a back-up short dress for the reception.

We have our photog and venue booked.

DJ, cake, caterer and rental companies are picked out but finalized yet.

Bridesmaid dress options are picked out and we’re shopping for them after the luncheon in February.

My fiance and I have several DIY aspects ready to go or in-progress, but still lots to do.

I’m so excited, the planning and preparations are so much fun! I’m just a little worried August is going to creep up faster than we know it.

Post # 4
4676 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I have date twins.. awesome! 

I got a call from the bridal shop just before Christmas and my dress has arrived!  I will pick it up friday or saturday..  Exciting! 

As for my other ‘dones’- Venue booked, caterer booked (and she makes cakes), photog booked, my BM’s have picked out and bought their dresses and shoes, I have shoes, DJ booked, Save the dates done (some have already been sent out, the rest will be sent sometime in January), I have a florist and a good idea of centerpices and other venue decor.  

Still to do- I still haven’t booked an officiant (I am talking with a girl my aunt knows but we are having troubles setting up a time to meet), a million and one DIY projects!, book honeymoon, register.  

Post # 6
4804 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’m on the 24th but hopefully that’s close enough!

I have:

  • bought my dress and am waiting for it to come in
  • booked a venue


  • bought my shoes, earrings and hair clip


  • sent out STD’s (did that in September)


  • chosen the food for the dinner


  • booked an officiate and DJ


  • made my table numbers


  • picked FI’s wedding band but still have to order it


  • applied for my marriage license

I need to:

  • pick bm and flower girl dresses


  • pick music


  • make and send out invitations


  • book the trip to Hawaii


  • make my bm bouquets, placecards and centerpieces


Post # 7
43 posts
  • Wedding: July 2012

August 4, 2012 and still so much to do!

Items Accomplished:

  • said YES to the DRESS, alterations this spring
  • Booked both ceremony and reception venues
  • Picked out the bridesmaid dresses (color still undecided)
  • Booked Reception Music
  • Booked photographer
  • Purchased Fiance ring

I still need to:

  • Book florist 
  • Hire day of coordinator
  • Decide on day of transportation
  • Book honeymoon
  • Select reception food and cupcakes
  • Finalize Fiance and groomsmen attire
  • Select my accessories for the day
  • Finalize guest list – once and for all!
  • Select invitation wording and look
  • Finalize centerpieces & finish DIY rustic-themed items for ceremony

Post # 8
591 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Getting married 8 months from Christmas 🙂


I have:

Said Yes to the Dress; ordered on Black Friday for a 15% discount
Booked and paid deposits for: ceremony site, ceremony chairs, reception venue, ceremony musicians, dj, caterer, cake, transportation, and photographer.
Sent out our Save the Date/Christmas cards and finished our wedding website.

I’ve been stocking up on blue ball jars for centerpieces and getting photos together to display at the reception.

I have ideas for what I want for the bridesmaids, flower girls, and the guys, but plan on shopping with the girls late January/early February.

I have lots of ideas for DIY projects but haven’t started any yet. And I’m slowly working on invitation concepts/designs. Need to get all of my accessories and shoes yet. Need to register. I’m sure there is more!!

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