(Closed) How many months are you planning your wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: How many months are you planning your wedding?
    0-4 : (9 votes)
    5 %
    5-8 : (25 votes)
    15 %
    9-12 : (40 votes)
    24 %
    12+ : (92 votes)
    55 %
  • Post # 17
    Member
    26 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    I got engaged on 10/05/13 and got married on 12/14/13. So it was just a little over two months to plan our wedding. 

    Post # 18
    Member
    313 posts
    Helper bee

    We’re having pretty much exactly 5 to plan.

    Post # 19
    Member
    11268 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i planned our wedding in 5 months from out of the country.  thank goodness for email and internet.

    Post # 20
    Member
    2239 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    Our engagement will be 19 months, but we didn’t actually start really planning things until a few weeks ago. So planning-wise, only 16 months or so. I wish it was sooner, but it is what it is.

    Post # 21
    Member
    5659 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @Seattlegrl:  I’m also from Seattle and my anniversary date is 8/4!

    You have plenty of time to plan from now till August as long as you have been able to find the vendors you want and book them.

    Post # 22
    Member
    3263 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I had 15 months. It really made me procrastinate on a LOT of stuff. It made me thankful that my Fiance chose a winter wedding date since it’s “off-season” and therefore made it easier for us to find vendors.

    Post # 23
    Member
    1230 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I voted 12+ because we got engaged in 2011 knowing that we would not be married for at least two years. We wanted to save up as much as possible and we did not want to be rushed.

    We started saving up immediately. Although we gave ourselves lots of time, we didn’t actually start seriously planning unil September 2013! (We went back and forth on a lot of things, changed our date and our venue a few times lol)

    Thank goodness we actually made a decision & stuck with it!

    Post # 24
    Member
    211 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    We got engaged on Febraury 13, 2013 and our wedding is October 3, 2014 so about 20 months, which I think is way too long. Dragging out the planning has made things stressful and we are just ready to be married!! We set our date out way in advance to ensure FI’s sister could be there, she is deployed to South Korea. 

    Post # 25
    Member
    919 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I had 8 months, which I think is perfect, because I went strong in the beginning, then took a break for a couple months, and now the final strectch with all the details. I think a long engagement would drive me crazy

    Post # 26
    Member
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    @Seattlegrl:  7 months in the perfect amount of time in my opinion!  We did it in 9 and in the middle there was about a 2 month lull that there wasn’t much we could do.  7 months will be great!  Have fun!

    Post # 27
    Member
    3725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @Seattlegrl:  18 months here. I kept trying to move it up but he wanted a September wedding whereas I’d have been happy with April or May. So September it is!! The time has flown right by.

    Post # 28
    Member
    733 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: City, State

    @Seattlegrl: 

     

                 We were engaged 24/12/2011 but I didn’t start officially planning until September 2013 when we have all our ducks in a row with money. Sure I looked at venues, flowers, dresses etc to get an idea of what I wanted that way when I could pay for everything, it was just a quick process. Realistically I didn’t stat planning til 1 year before our wedding. We wanted to make sure we got our venue because some venues around here book up 1-3 years in advance. 

    ETA: I was also in school from September 2011 to April 2013 so we held off until I was done (hence the long engagement) 

     

    Post # 29
    Member
    1077 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Greenbrier Country Club

    We got engaged on Dec 24th 2012 and are getting married on October 5th 2014.
    that puts me at, lots of time 😀

    Post # 30
    Hostess
    9694 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - Chicago, IL

    @Seattlegrl:  Engaged 7/6/13 and getting married 3/2/14… and I just booked my venue yesterday. 

    Post # 31
    Member
    9221 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @Seattlegrl:  we planned our wedding in 7 1/2 months.  it was the perfect amount of time, though i would have liked a little less time.  the key is staying organized.

    the first 2 months and the last 2 months were the busiest, not too much went on in between.

     

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