(Closed) HELP i feel like im behind on my planning

posted 5 years ago in June 2013
Post # 3
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186 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

You sound pretty on the ball to me πŸ™‚  We’re getting married on June 30th and here’s what we have done so far:

 

Venue for ceremony and reception

Music

Food

Officiant (I see that you’re in PA – are you near Philly?  If so I could send you the name of ours – she’s wonderful!)

Dress

Flowers for reception (provided by venue) I still have to get in touch about a bouquet

Make up & Hair

Photographer

 

 

Post # 6
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186 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@cre2013:  Hey!  I just sent you a PM with the info πŸ™‚

Where are you getting married?

Post # 7
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4687 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

  • I love lists! We have…
  • booked Venue
  • selected menu, bar options, cake, etc
  • ordered linens
  • Booked DJ
  • booked salon
  • booked photographer
  • booked limo
  • centerpieces & wood table numbers designed
  • booked honeymoon
  • candy buffet supplies bought (except candy)
  • playlist and song selection chosen
  • ceremony written
  • Save-The-Date Cards created by sister and sent
  • dress waiting in the salon for me
  • shoes, veil, accessories ordered
  • Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses are in
  • grooms have been told to get black suits, ties bought as gifts
  • DIYed: all Bridesmaid or Best Man gifts, card basket, signs, bathroom baskets, Here Comes the Bride sign, Mr Mrs table
  • flowers decided and deposit put down
  • Invitations designed by me and about to be ordered
  • rehearsal dinner planned
  • made registry

Need: rings, dress fittings, groom to find a suit, research late night snack option, meet with officiant to finalize ceremony, make centerpieces, re-do wedding DVD photoshow as it got erased, finalize Out of Town baskets

Last night my hard drive with most of my documents, projects, pics, etc was erased. Fiance says, “babe maybe that’s a good thing… because you were running out of things to do.”

Post # 8
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58 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Sure feel like time flew from since my engagement and i feel like i havent done much. I have the following done:

My Dress

All wedding party attire

Sent out save the dates

Venue booked

Cake booked

Caterer booked

What i need to do is:

Book the dj

Complete my DIY invitations

Find an officiant

Finalize details with my florist

Hire a MUA and hair dresser

Get a photographer

And the list continues.. Wish me louck

 

Post # 9
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341 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

We’ve done:

  • booked venue
  • booked photographer
  • booked DJ
  • booked caterer
  • booked officiant
  • booked hair and makeup
  • finalized menu
  • sent Save the Dates
  • Have invites
  • Registry
  • booked honeymoon
  • Started DIY decorations
  • Purchased some linens
  • Bought dress
  • Arranged Alterations
  • Got my ring

 

Still need:

  • Music list
  • Ceremony plans
  • Plans for rehearsal (casual)
  • lots of DIY projects (decorations, centerpieces, programs, signs)
  • Suit for groom
  • bouquets and boutonniers
  • bridesmaids dress (there’s just one)
  • Groom’s ring
  • Figure out reception timeline
  • Some honeymoon travel logistics

Doing pretty well… but the DIY stuff is kiling me!

Post # 10
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449 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

If you’re behind…I’m screwed. So far we have: 

My dress

Recpetion/Ceremony Space

Save-the-Dates

Photographer

DJ (kinda…still working on the song list) 

How bad is that? 

Gonna go stress out now…..

haha

Post # 11
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593 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@lealorali:  I am not a June bride but I was reading this out of curiousity because some of you June Bee’s are WAY ahead of me and I am getting married in 2 months!! But question, how did you do your DVD slideshow? I really want to do one but have no idea how!

Post # 12
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6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

where are you gettig married?  your reception place?  that’s the only thing I see missing…  

Post # 13
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4687 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

@Brooklyn55:  I did it REALLY easily on Windows Live Movie Maker. I made one for my friend for her wedding and she loved it. You just “Add Photos and Video”, adjust the timing and scheme… it’s so easy! You can do title slides, captions, black and white. I think iMovie works well too, my students use that for projects a lot.

And don’t go by me in terms of where you should be in the planning process. I am super, SUPER motivated, have time, love DIY and am a control freak, Thus, everything gets done about 3 months ahead of time. Sigh.

Post # 16
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6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

@cre2013:  oh you should be ok.  It seems overwhelming tho! you have a list just tackle something every week, and be DONE with it, so you can cross it off yoru list.  You’ll be fine.

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