(Closed) Calling June 08 brides

posted 10 years ago in Beehive
Post # 3
Member
47 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2008

June 14th bride here! Here’s a quick mental list of what I’ve done and what I’ve left to do:

 DONE:

  • Ceremony/Reception venue booked
  • RD venue booked
  • Bridesmaids’ Luncheon venue booked
  • Dress/veil/shoes bought
  • Wedding bands chosen (not ordered)
  • STDs designed, ordered, and sent
  • Invitations designed
  • Band (reception) booked
  • Sting quartet (ceremony)
  • Florist booked
  • Photographer booked
  • Bridesmaids’ dresses chosen (not ordered)
  • Caterers booked
  • Reception menu chosen
  • BL menu chosen
  • Registries Complete
  • Wedding website complete
  • Baker booked
  • Started dance lessons

LEFT TO DO:

  • Book videographer
  • Chose RD menu
  • Reception food tasting
  • Cake tasting/cake design
  • Floral design w/ florist (RD, ceremony, reception)
  • Engagement pics
  • Bridal portrait
  • Order BM dresses (in next week or so)
  • Block hotel rooms for guests
  • Alterations
  • Book golf outing for FI & groomsmen
  • Buy gifts for GMs, BMs, and parents
  • Order wedding bands
  • Learn choreography & practice first dance
  • Order invitations
  • Order favors
  • Make OOT bags

Hope this helps!

Post # 5
Member
68 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2008

Things Done (and deposits paid):

Tea Ceremony booked
Wedding Ceremony booked
Reception booked
Wedding Dress bought
Wedding bands bought
STDs completed, needs to be sent out
DJ booked
String Quartet (ceremony) booked
Photographer booked
Engagement pictures taken and received
Videographer booked
Deposits made on tuxedos
Reception Menu chosen
Wedding Coordinator booked
Limo booked

Things to do:
– Decide on cake design
– Flowers Design for ceremony and reception to be decided (including tent and chairs)
– Wedding Invitations
– Honeymoon
– Dance lessons
– Favors
– Make out of town bags
– Book caterer for wedding ceremony
– Pick tuxedos (no bridesmaids)

Post # 6
Member
139 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2008

I’m a June 7th bride.

Here’s what I’ve done (I think):

– ceremony/reception venue booked

– band booked

– florist booked and discussed design

– photographer booked

– videographer booked

– cake booked and prelim design

– caterer booked and menu chosen

– everything I’m wearing chosen, bought, and altered

– tuxes picked out but not reserved

– STDs designed and sent

– website complete for now (will add more stuff later though)

– invitations designed and purchased

– registries complete for now (will add more stuff later)

– BM dresses chosen and bought

– MOB and MOG dresses bought

– prelim blocking of hotel rooms

– honeymoon purchased!

– wedding night hotel reserved

– booked wedding coordinator

– ordered and engraved wedding bands

– ordered cake topper

Left to do:

– rehearsal dinner

– choose cake flavors

– BM dress alterations and shoes

– pick ceremony music (appt in February with organist)

– get tuxes for the men

– book makeup and hair appts

– send out invitations (probably mid-March since most people will be traveling)

– buy gifts

– purchase alcohol

– book bartenders since we’re providing our own alcohol

– book transportation

– finish favors (a CD we’re recording since we’re both musicians)

– OOT bags

– reserve rentals/figure out number of tables, chairs, etc.

I would like to have most things figured out by March 20th, which is when FH and I find out where we’re moving (Match Day for his residency program). So April and May will be full of house-hunting, packing, and a big cross-country move. It’s going to be crazy but totally worth it.

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