(Closed) Do 2012 dates shock anyone?

posted 7 years ago in January 2012
Post # 3
Hostess
11068 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@bananejaune: Me too. ‘Anyone else feel like a super-slacker? (Even though I spend 2+ hours reading bee posts every day…) lol agree with that one too ๐Ÿ˜‰

Post # 4
Member
533 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

lol, i agree! i’ve see brides with their their table numbers done & their entire look down packed… i’m like wow! i feel like i’m only half way, i dont even have a florist yet!!! do you!?? we are both november brides!! 

Post # 6
Member
533 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@bananejaune: yay! i’ve always wanted a planning buddy! :p

i know! i ask myself that too! i feel like i’m getting way too comfortable since i have “the big things” out of the way.. 

i have a meeting with one on monday but i have the feeling they will be way out of my price range :/ 

here is what i have:

ceremony venue

reception venue 

photo&video

cake

bm dresses/gift/look

1/2 way through milk glass collecting

dress/veil

shoes/bracelet/necklace 

makeup artist

Save The Dates

limo reservation

chiavari chairs vendor

color scheme chosen/flowers & theme…

 

i’m still missing lots of things!!!

florist

children’s look (in the bridal party)

all my DIY stuff!!!!!! (which is a lot!)

wedding invitations

& many more things i cannot think about right now!

 

what about you?!

:] 

Post # 7
Member
4582 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

We’re less than five months away and we still need to:

Pick out tuxes

Pick out and purchase wedding bands

Meet with our officiant (FI’s dad) and work on ceremony/vows

Finalize our ceremony time with the venue

Order invitations

Meet with florist

Schedule an E-pics session (may never happen, at this rate)

Most of my DIYs

Yep. Definitely slacking.

Post # 8
Member
533 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@iheartnerds: oh yeah, i’m missing more than half of those things too!

E-session

tuxes

florist 

invites

vows

wedd. band/ ceremony music

& much more!

oh man… :/

 

Post # 9
Member
359 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

ooo, we are date twins- I feel the same!!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ planned all the “big stuff”…I think, but now I am in a rut- and 6 months, o, goodness, fear stikes into my heart how it was only 12 months the other day,!!!

Post # 10
Member
533 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@WillowH:i know!! time flew us by!!! 

wait are you 11/11/11 or 11/05/11?? anywhoo!! yay us november brides!!

Post # 11
Member
575 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Haha, with two months left, I’m definitely feeling the heat and seeing those 2012 dates is quite a shock!!  I’ve had so long to plan mine, but of course, I’m a super procrastinator, and lately I’m so addicted to the WB…when i really should be finishing plans for my wedding! lol

Post # 12
Member
686 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I feel so bad for the fiances and families of brides who plan their weddings for over a year or longer!   I’ve been planning mine for nine months and I KNOW my fiance and my mother are soooo sick of hearing about it.   : )

I too am soo sick of the planning and wanting it to be over….I can not imagine planning for over a year or longer, that’s insane!

Post # 13
Member
3011 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

There are a lot of us. I’m not planning anything though. I have my venue and that’s that. Most places are booking up fast for 2012 ๐Ÿ™‚ I never talk wedding with anyone. It’ll happen when I have a year or so out in October. I just get ideas from here, jot em down, and bullshit away.

You guys are definitely not slackers though. I think the reason most are doing a lot now while they can because of the economy. Definitely not getting better.

Post # 14
Member
5183 posts
Bee Keeper

I’m a 2012 bride and have:

Reception venue booked

Ceremony venue booked

My dress

My shoes

Fi has his outfit ( uniform)

His guys have theirs too.

My BMs have started getting their dresses

Some decor elements but a definite ‘look’

Invitations are started( diy)

Grandma stiching on lace to my veil

Flowergirl dresses picked

Table names done lol

Photographer booked

Save-The-Date Cards ready to be sent

Did an e shoot already

…lol

Post # 15
Member
686 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@MrsNeutrino:  Oh wow, you are practically done!  What are you goin to do for the next 13 months??   lol  

 I always wonder with brides who have everything planned so early, what if you change your mind about something???   I have changed my mind sooo many times…including changing my dress 30 days from my wedding date!  hahaha    I have made more returns to stores in the last 9 months than I have in all my years put together!!

Have you always known what you wanted for your wedding?  Colors, theme, etc??

Post # 16
Member
3281 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

We will have been engaged for about 2 years when the wedding finally comes around and I changed my mind a lot at first about the things I wanted. Now, I am pretty set on colors and scheme and such and have been pretty happy with it for a while now lol.

I am just so happy to say that we are less than a year away now! Plus we are having a destination wedding so its just a matter of picking stuff out like food and flowers… which we haven’t done yet. Probably with get around to that in November when we get a better idea of who’s gonna make it ๐Ÿ˜€

Dont worry though, yall still have some time! Just dont wait till the last minute and stress yourself out

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