(Closed) Are you, August brides, on schedule?

posted 5 years ago in August 2013
  • poll: Are you on schedule with your wedding planning?
    Right on schedule... : (21 votes)
    40 %
    Ahead of the game... : (17 votes)
    33 %
    Behind... : (11 votes)
    21 %
    Super duper behind... : (3 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Umm I’m feeling a little stressed because i need to find Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses, tuxes, officiant, get a passport, register lol and now not sure about my colors lol only bride problems! Luckily my venue does the catering, flowers and cake so I just need to make and appt and choose what I like lol

    Post # 4
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    260 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 1999

    I’m not sure coz I didnt have a schedule… lol so I dunno. But I feel like..I’m ok

    Post # 5
    Member
    466 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m feeling ahead of schedule!

     

    This month so far we have secured:

    – save the dates sent out

    – photographer

    – officiant secured

    – cake

    – DJ

    – catering

    – decor rentals reserved

    – make-up artist

    – flowers 

    – Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses picked out (to be ordered next week)

    – my bridal accessories almost complete (just have to exchange my veil) 

    – some DIY projects done

    – invites finalized and ordered

     

    In February we’ll have to take care of the guy’s tuxes!

    Post # 6
    Member
    6210 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I feel super duper behind. Luckily, I live near NYC so there are tons of vendors

    Post # 7
    Member
    6210 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    @ashleycan86:  oh heyyyy date twin!

    Post # 8
    Member
    106 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m feeling on schedule, maybe even slightly ahead…

    Booked: Ceremony/Reception Venue, Photographer, Videographer, DJ

    Completed:  STDates DIY-ed and sent this week

                       Centerpiece trial completed 

                       Decided where to get the cake and got a quote, too early to order

                       set up registries at two stores

                       wedding website is up and running

                        I have my dress, ordered my shoes today (yaaay!)

                        We will book our honeymoon (the cruise portion) this week

    Post # 9
    Hostess
    3369 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I’m actually way ahead! I’m so happy that I started planning two years in advance *dance*

    Post # 10
    Member
    425 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @PacificMrs:  I agree with you!

     

    We have been planning since August 2011 so everything is pretty much done! Just working on some little projects and smaller details. I am worried about my hair/make up (I have someone I am using but they live far and our friends of a friends so I am just a little nervous). Miight try to find a back up plan. I am getting nervous I will forget something or not finish something.

    Post # 11
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    3771 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

    I think I’m good but to be honest I don’t really have a “schedule”!!  We’ve got all the big vendors booked and our venue’s event coordinator just contacted us to set up a tasting so in terms of big stuff we are pretty much right on track… in terms of little things, there’s a lot we’ve finished and a lot that needs to be done, but may or may not be able to before spring.

    Post # 12
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    1425 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rosehill Community Center

    I’m feeling a lot better now that we have most of the major vendors booked, but we NEED to get save the dates out!!!  I was working on them yesterday, but my Fiance was killing me.  They weren’t amazing, sure, but his comments of “I don’t know what’s wrong, but something looks weird” or “it should have more colors” or “it looks wavy/pixelated” really weren’t helping.  Once those are out, though, I will be right on track, I think!  And I’m so excited to get to the more fun craft/DIY/project/details part of planning!!!!

    Post # 13
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    835 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    The only thing I feel like I’m behind on right now is compiling all our guest addresses (or at least the ones we’re sending invites to), and sending the invitations. Everything else is booked!

    Going to start working on candy bar and other DIY decorations/gifts. But with the exception of ordering candy, I have all my vendors!

    Post # 14
    Member
    4659 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I got so much done in the last month! Things that are done overall:

    -Booking venue & caterer

    -Booking photographer

    -Purchasing decor items (no flowers)

    -Making and buying invitations

    -Purchasing bridal attire & accessories

    -Wedding party choosing/dressing/etc.

    We’re not having Save-The-Date Cards, a florist, or a DJ. (ipodding it) so that’s good too. I feel like a lot of the most important stuff is done and I just have to worry about paying for it. Some of The Big Stuff that still has to happen:

    -Groom’s attire & accessories

    -Fold 1000 paper cranes (done about 200 so far)

    -Write ceremony (no officiant)

    -Book plane tickets (it’s a destination wedding but only for us T_T)

    -Book hotel for us at destination and pet hotel for the doggie here in Korea

    -Make playlists

    -Get rings

    -Programs MAYBE

     

    Post # 15
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    464 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    We have all vendors booked, including the cake, dress and all accessories except something to borrow, honeymoon booked.  Even bought the groom’s shoes last weekend (his idea!).

    We need to make the invitations, book airfare (no benefit in doing that early), buy bouquet-making supplies and the groom’s outfit.  That’s really it.  I feel most behind with the wedding expenses savings account but I’ve pretty much felt this way since the beginning.  Haven’t figured out makeup, but a coworker has offered.

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