Post # 1
This may be so obvious that it’s not worth sharing, but I thought maybe others could benefit from the organizing idea that hit me last night.
This is for the day before/day of: I’m going to put each decor item and its accouterment (center pieces, cake table decor, signage, porta-potty decor, etc.) into their own own container (be it a plastic bin, a paper bag, whatever). Each container will have a piece of paper on the outside that includes:
- A photo of the proposed finished product
- how many people it’ll take to set it up
- where on the property it’ll go
- Additional directions
When my helpers show up the day before/day of, I’ll have each container set up in the yard and I’ll let them choose which project they want. Included with these will be a check list of other to-do’s: set up chairs, pick up flowers, etc.; each with a specific deadline of when it ideally should be complete.
Obsessive? Maybe. Could it help keep me sane? I hope so. Especially this far out. Between now and then, I’ll make the decor and assemble it in each of these containers so everything will be ready to go. This visual checklist might be my greatest independent wedding planning accomplishment yet.
Post # 3
I think this is great! I was planning to do something similar 🙂