December 2013 brides! NEXT MONTH!!

posted 3 years ago in December 2013
Post # 3
Hostess
10863 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@Penelopeee: Best of luck with the rest of your planning. Love Christmas time weddings.

Post # 4
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895 posts
Busy bee

I’m getting stressed and I have not been stressed at all until now!

 

My to do list: marriage license, place cards, programs, alterations, finalize ceremony, arrange timelines for day of stuff. It doesn’t sound like a lot but its very tedious stuff.

 

I’ve been engaged for way to long and I’m sick of focusing on the wedding and I want to start focusing on our marriage. I can’t wait! 

Being able to say “next month” sounds so weird!!!

Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@Penelopeee:  Your post just triggered a minor heart attack.…

Left to do for me is

-Marriage License

-Guest favors

-Place cards

-Final Dress Fitting (Wed!!!)

-Buy My Jewlery

-Pick Songs for Ceremony (almost done!) as well as play/do not play list

-Day of Timeline

-Finish up attendant gifts (almost done)

-Build custom card box (A tardis :)) and pretty my shoes (converse)

-Guest Book

-Finals Meeting

Oh and track down the 30 missing RSVPs.…out of the 90 people invited.

 

Why did this come up so quickly???? 😛

 

Post # 6
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461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

oh my goodness!!! I just made a list of 75 things we have left to do!!! I know half of it is stuff that doesn’t really matter and we could probably get away without it (escort cards, wedding perfume, wedding signage), but I am just not one of those brides! I’m kind of denial about only having a month left! Need to get on it!!!!

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

We’re almost their ladies! It has been a busy two weeks full of wedding stuff (getting FI’s and my dad and his step-dad’s tux; meeting the officiant; etc.). I’m so excited for this time of year and just know it will go by quickly because there is so much happening.

 

Still to do:

Wedding dress alterations (Nov. 16)

Hair/makeup trial (coming up soon!)

Get remainder of RSVPS/call those who haven’t sent them in

Figure out seating plan for ceremony/reception

Marriage license (have to wait until at least Dec. 2 for Dec. 31 wedding)

Pay deposit for flowers

Create day of timeline

Guest book

 

Does anyone have any cool ideas for how to do a guest book for a New Year’s Eve wedding? We are struggling to find an idea we like.

Congrats everyone and Happy Holidays…almost!

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Theres not long left to go now!! Eeeeek!! 

IVe still got loads to do – my wedding ring, dress alterations, suit alterations, favours, order of services, paying off harpist, deciding on the menus, plus loads of little bits and pieces!

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@Penelopeee:  That’s a great idea! Thanks!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

This came up SO fast!  Just seems like yesterday FI and I were in the “just engaged” afterglow. LOL 😉

We still have to work on ceremony and music for our little elopement… We have all the other big details figured out.  Also need to work on a timeline with our friendtographer… lol

So excited!  We’re talking less than 30 days here… AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee

OMG.

 

That is all.

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@Nic01:  Ditto!

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@Nic01:  Thirded.

 

I was fine until I realized next week is “pay all the vendors” week, and then my bank account started to cry. Poor, sad, soon-to-be-empty bank account.

Post # 16
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410 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’m printing all the Order of Services out today 🙂 Started making our favours but ran out of ribbon! 

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