(Closed) November 2011 brides.. what do you have left to do??

posted 7 years ago in November 2011
Post # 3
1545 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Hello Date Twin!!

I need to get:

 stuff for the centerpieces -green pebbles and floating candles(centerpieces are included in our packages)

Finish getting the Bridesmaid or Best Man and Groomsmen gifts-got half so far

Guest book-I just need to order it online

All the supplies for my bouquet, bouts and corsages

Picture frames for memorable table and memory candle

Everything is booked now we just have to pay for it.

Cake tasting and food tasting (6 weeks before wedding)

I am so happy my list is getting shorter and shorter!

Post # 4
767 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011


Ceremony music

Bride’s veil, shoes, undergarments, jacket, and petticoat

Tuxes for the men

Choosing menu

Ordering invitations

Wedding party gifts

Reservation for rehearsal dinner

Design for cake


Post # 5
455 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Invites are picked. just have to order them. 

Cake and food tasting is coming up.

finish centerpieces, 

Bridesmaid or Best Man, Groomsmen gifts

Have favors, just need to add tags

welcome bags

ummm, i dunno what else,,, little things keep coming up that i want to do


Post # 6
4109 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Left to do:

Order invites (already chosen) & menu selection cards

Pick cake flavor/filling

Hire officiant

Buy groom’s outfit/shoes/bridal accessories

Purchase decor/do centerpiece mockup

Purchase guestbook signature platter & ring pillow/signs

Make wine & favors/gifts

Rehearsal dinner reservations

Buy bathing suit & honeymoon clothes

Go shopping with mom for MOB dress


Post # 7
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I have so much to do!

Tonight we are picking our menu. We still need to get our florist, cake, invitations, favors, centerpeices.. .ahh!! so much to do!

Post # 8
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Here’s my list of things left to do.  It’s pretty comprehensive.

In Progress
– register for gifts
– order wedding cake
– book day of transporation for bridal party
– purchase Groomsmen gifts
– purchase Bridesmaid or Best Man gifts
– purchase parent gifts
– write invitation inserts
– make custom aisle runner
– make card box
– make sure my dad booked a rental company for ceremony chairs
– make invitations
– personalize candle favors

To do
– have shoes embroidered
– book musicians for ceremony
– make favour boxes
– schedule time for ceremony rehearsal
– plan rehearsal dinner
– purchase jewellery (maybe)
– address invitations
– purchase underthings
– purchase wedding rings
– purchase gift for Fiance
– obtain marriage license
– create ceremony programs
– create menu
– create table numbers
– plan bridesmaid luncheon
– put together welcome baskets for out of town guests staying at the hotel
– give list of songs & do not plays to DJ
– have final dress fitting
– arrange seating plan
– pick up wedding rings
– compose toasts
– make ceremony music selections
– select songs for major highlights of reception
– book honeymoon
– select readings/songs for ceremony
– let club know menu choices

– take engagement photos

Mid August:
– send groomsmen for tux fitting
– 2nd meeting with DJ to finalize songs & flow of evening

September 3rd:
– mail invitations

1 month before:
– 2nd meeting with florist to finalize everything
– 2nd meeting with officiant to finalize ceremony
– create escort cards
– write place cards

2 weeks before:
– give club final head count & food choices
– do trial with hair & makeup people

Week before:
– pick up dress
– pick up tuxes
– confirm reservations for wedding night
– organize final payments & tips for vendors
– make a list of things to bring to the wedding & gather together
– host Bridesmaid or Best Man luncheon
– confirm details with all vendors

Sept 4th:
– drop off welcome baskets to hotel
– have rehearsal
– hand out Bridesmaid or Best Man & Groomsmen gifts
– attend rehearsal dinner

Sept 5th:
– give Fiance his gift

Post # 9
2320 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@dixie1337: I totally just stole your list, because what i have left to do is pretty much the same, except your way more organized than i am!  so thank you!!!!

Post # 10
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

np 🙂  I made this list by compiling as many checklists as I could find.  Here is the completed list in case it’s helpful:

– Set a date
– choose and ask BMs & Groomsmen
– put together guest list
– book site for ceremony
– book site for reception
– book officiant
– book DJ
– order dress
– book photographer
– book videographer
– book florist
– order Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses
– book decorator for chair covers & head table linens
– plan menu
– investigate honeymoon choices
– order favours
– book ceremony site for rehearsal friday night
– reserve rental tuxes
– write main invitation
– investigate marriage license requirements
– book hair & makeup appointments
– order cake topper
– order paper
– buy camera & film for guest book
– order guest book
– book block of hotel rooms
– book room for wedding night
– order garter
– order shoes
– create monogram

Post # 11
2320 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@dixie1337:  thank you!  we really are like twins, i have almost all of that stuff done too!  waiting on a few misc. vendors to get back to me still, but pretty close!

Post # 12
2195 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Whoa..reading this made me feel really behind…EEK!

Post # 13
653 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

This may sound crazy.. because it sounds crazy to me lol.. all I have left is buy more flowers, runner, marbles for centerpieces and thats about it!

Post # 15
9 posts
  • Wedding: November 2011

Thanks Dixie

Things to do still:
– finalize guest list
– book officiant
– order dress
– finish Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses
– plan menu
– plan honeymoon clothes
– make favours
– reserve rental tuxes
– write main invitation
– investigate marriage license requirements
– book makeup appointments
– order garter
– order shoes
– create monogram

Honeymoon is booked, so excited!

Post # 16
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Gahhh I feel so behind! You go girls!!

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