September ladies! Where are you at in your planning?!

posted 3 years ago in September 2014
Post # 3
238 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014



  • Venue booked 
  • Videographer booked
  • DJ booked
  • flowers/favors/vases/table decor all bought 
  • Caterer book…currently selecting menu 
  • Ribbon wands made
  • Hairpiece made
  • STD went out monday
  • Wedding bands bought
  • MOG dress bought


Need to: 

  • Have hair make up trail then book for day of
  • Send invitations  
  • Book our hotel/transportation for the night of 
  • cake tasting/ordering
  • Make the centerpieces (closer to the wedding so they don’t get smooshed)
  • Lose weight!!!
  • Find dress/ pick suit for groom
  • finish decorations like card box/arch/wishing tree
  • Pick MOH dress
  • Reserve officiant
  • rent chairs for outdoor ceremony (closer to date just incase weather doesn’t cooperate).


 I think that is it. Missing anything?


Post # 4
10837 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@leannteresa1: Love September weddings. You’ve got a lot done. Videographer wise, it’s a good one to consider, I kinda wish I had one from the church to treasure. Best of luck with the rest of your planning.

Post # 5
1893 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Dallas, TX


  • Venue booked
  • Photographer booked
  • Videographer booked
  • Florist booked
  • DJ booked
  • Ordered my dress
  • FI’s wedding band
  • Started registering

Need to:

  • Take our engagement pictures – the date keeps getting pushed further and further back. Won’t be able to get STDs out until April now 🙁
  • Send out STDs
  • Pick/order invitations
  • Finalize reception decor
  • Book hotel block
  • Wedding website
  • Cake
  • Bridesmaid dresses
  • Transportation
  • Groom/groomsmen outfits
  • Hair/makeup
  • My wedding band

I have most of the big things but still have sooo many little things that should have been done already.

Post # 6
2059 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

It’s coming SO FAST!!!!!

So far, we have: 

-taken e-pics and sent out STDs
-booked videographer/photographer
-booked florist
-booked DJ
-booked venue for ceremony and reception
-ordered my dress and bridesmaids’ dresses
-got bridesmaids gifts
-ordered a bunch of signs from Etsy
-got my shoes/earrings/veil clip
-picked out invites
-booked officiant 
-booked make-up artist 

We need to:

-pick out groom/groomsmen tuxedos
-order wedding bands
-book our honeymoon
-figure out our wedding night arrangements (I think this will fall into place once HM is booked)
-book limos
– go on wedding diets!!
-register for my shower
-help pick out mother of the bride/groom dresses 
-order veil
– hair trial 

Post # 7
1441 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

People need to stop saying it’s coming fast because I’ve done nothing except buy a dress 🙂

Post # 12
238 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@leannteresa1:  Thank you. Just a side note: Videographer is very important I think. 

My mother passed away on Christmas of 2011…the hardest thing was that I couldn’t hear her voice/laugh anymore. It is all I have thought of since her passing. I recently (probably while booking videographer) remembered I have video of her at my daughters 1st brithday. I am so grateful that I can hear it again once I dig it out of hiding!!

Best of luck with the rest of your planning.

Post # 13
135 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014


-Venue booked
-We have our officiant (my best friend/BM’s fiance, he just got ordained)
-Hotel block setup
-Caterer booked
-DJ/photographer/florist all booked
-Hair & makeup booked
-Dress bought,  BMs dresses bought
-Sent STDs, invitations just came in, can’t wait to send them out
-Booked my cupcake baker

Need to do
-Book transporation
-Pick out/buy BMs gifts
-Groomsmen have done absolutely nothing about getting their outfits
-Dress alterations, shoes, accessories
-Wedding diet (eek)
-Buy wedding bands
-Go over flowers with the florist
-Plan rehearsal dinner 

Post # 14
276 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Well, I just got engaged last Tuesday, but i knew I wanted it in September of this year, so;

  • Venue is booked
  • Catering/ DJ/ linens/ Bar staff/ servers, etc. = Set, but will be booked after the tasting on Thursday.

Still need



I have gotten a good start on my favours, and I’ve ordered a lot of stuff online, so I think I’m on track.

Post # 15
2657 posts
Sugar bee

Here’s what I have done:

  • Venue secured (it’s our backyard, so that was the easy part, LOL)
  • Photographer booked
  • Officiant booked
  • Dress purchased
  • STD’s mailed out
  • Flowers and bouquets finished (paper flowers, so I made them in advance)
  • Most of decor finished
  • Bought my accessories
  • Bought BM and flower girl gifts

Still need to:

  • Book caterer
  • Rent the tent/tables/chairs
  • Order BM dresses (already picked, just need to order)
  • Order favors (also picked out already)
  • Suit for FI
  • Book hair/makeup
  • Figure out if I want a DJ or not
  • Secure a hotel block

Post # 16
852 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@HannahGrace:  Ha, ha. I was just looking at the responses and thinking how organised everyone is. This time last year when we were planning our September 14th wedding we had done nothing at all…..all worked out well in the end though… have plenty of time 🙂

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