(Closed) July Brides. What HAVE You Done So Far?

posted 8 years ago in July 2011
Post # 3
553 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

YAY! I feel like this will make me feel accomplished!


– Booked venue

– booked our honeymoon

– booked flowers & decided on types & style

– gone to our tasting and picked out food

– booked DJ

– booked officiant and had meetings

– started brewing homemade beer for Out of Town bags

– Photobooth booked

– favors ordered

– Save-The-Date Cards made & sent

– invites designed but not printed

– BRidesmaids dresses picked out and MOSTLY ordered

– Groomsmen tuxes picked out

– wedding dress ordered


– made a budget & STUCK TO IT!

Post # 4
353 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Oh, I like to give myself a pat on the back, makes me feel better about procrastinating a bit more. So far we’ve done:




Reception band

Ceremony string quartet



Save the Dates


Hair & makeup artist

Post # 5
8 posts
  • Wedding: July 2011

My wedding date is July 30th 2011 and so far I have…


Booked Venue





dress bought

bridesmaid dresses being ordered Monday 

Flowers done

Cake done

Chairs Booked

Decorator Booked


AH thats all I can remember right now lol

Post # 6
2142 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011


– Venue

– Caterer (and menu)

– Band

– Officiant

– DJ

– Bride & Groom Cakes (no Kransekake yet)

– One of Three Hotels for Honeymoon (amazing cottage on Maui)

– Flights for Honeymoon


Purchased/Have on Hand:

– Topper Supplies (mostly finished!)

– Wedding Dress(es)

– Bridal Shoes (FH’s on the fence if he wants to break in new shoes- even though he has 4 pairs already that are identical)

– Support Garment-thing

– Sapphires for earrings (matched pair to ones in ring)

– Card Box (mostly finished)

– Table Décor minus 3 picture frames and the bios to go inside

– Clear Bags, Silver ties, and large cupcake papers for favors



– Chosen a Whoopie Recipe for Filling and Cookies

– Cleaned Selje from Grandmother

– Picked out Invites

– Chosen Flower Wholesaler

– Set up MW Tux Profile/Account

– Sent out Save-The-Date Cards

– Registry Complete

– Picked hair style

– Chosen second hotel (in San Diego)

Post # 7
73 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

We have:

Save-The-Date Cards sent in January

Venue for both ceremony and reception

Food picked out

Cake ordered

My dress ordered and has arrived

Bridesmaids dresses

Tuxes picked out




Invitations designed, getting printed soon

centerpieces picked out

block of rooms booked


ceremony musicians

I think that’s it! ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 8
195 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Panic is starting to set in…good to “celebrate” what’s done!

Ceremony/Reception venues booked

Florist booked

Cake bakery booked

Dress chosen and arrived, Alterations appointment made, Shoes bought

Save-The-Date Cards sent

Invites designed, just need to be printed

Hotel rooms blocked

Music booked

Photographer booked

Officiant booked




Post # 9
2154 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Venue booked

Officiant booked

Menu selected

Guest list finalized

Save-The-Date Cards ordered and sent

Invitations picked, not sent

Bought a dress

Bought a suit for SO

4/5 BMs have their dresses

groomsmen are pretty sure what they’re wearing

Registry good to go


Whew! That was cathartic! Thanks, Ms Hedgehog!

Post # 10
96 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

We’re going on vacation next week so i have tried to finish up a couple things this week. So far I have done:



-Dress (needs alterations when get in)

-Bridesmaid Dresses bought (Anthropologie so we don’t have to wait for them to get in!)


-Mason jars for centerpieces bought


-Flowers (almost done just need to put deposit)


-Invites & Save the Dates

-Alcohol (will buy after rsvps but know where we are buying)


– registry

-guest list

-rehearsal dinner

– card box diy started

– honeymoon booked

-hotel for wedding night book

Reading the what do you have left thread this week really got me motivated ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 11
367 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Oooh. I like this poll. Maybe it will ease my crazy stress levels to see what I have finished. . . . so let’s see . . .

  • Venues booked – they take care of food and bar. Selected dinner menu. Just need to select appetizers.
  • Photographer (and I LOVE him)
  • Florist – need to have final consult
  • Cake
  • Save the dates sent
  • Wedding website up
  • Registered
  • Invites almost done – envelopes addressed and stamped – just need to assemble. Hoping to get out by the end of the month.
  • Dress ordered.
  • Accessories done – veil, jewelry, shoes.
  • Officiant booked
  • DJ
  • String quartet for ceremony
  • Hotel block
  • Purchased all my mercury glass candle holders and tea lights.
  • Aisle runner
  • Almost have a makeup artist
  • Favor boxes and ribbons – doing food, so will order the actual favor just prior
  • Ordered some fancy trim to make napkin rings
  • Bought airline tickets – getting married in NY, live in CA.
  • Rehersal dinner taken care of.
  • Bought alot of pieces of the DIYs I have planned.

I feel better, but I’m still stressed ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚  I need to work on getting all the rentals lined up now so we actually have chairs to sit on ๐Ÿ™‚


Post # 12
553 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Yay July brides

@leesahake:and date twins – I am July 30 too


Good luck ladies!

Post # 13
2829 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

we have:

  • booked venue
  • booked officiant
  • written vows and ceremony
  • made hand fasting cord
  • bought suit
  • bought dress
  • designed stationary
  • created menu
  • made diy [some]decorations
  • diy’d some clothespns for a photo string
  • bought camera and film for faux-to-booth
  • roughed out guest list/collected 90% of addresses
  • created reception playlist & after party music
  • hair/makeup
  • card box -mostly done.
  • some signage designed but not printed

I have to get moving on the other stuff!


Post # 14
315 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I just saw this and I wanna play too!

We have:

-booked venue for reception and venue

-cake tasting and cake ordering

-catering tasting and ordering

-made 3 1/2/5 bridesmaid bouquets

-made my bouquet (although I might still tweak it a bit)

-written ceremony

-gotten my dress and shoes

-gotten Flower Girl dress

-made DIY aisle runner

-gotten center piece supplies shipped (mostly)

-gotten FI’s suit/shoes/etc

-made and sent out Save-The-Date Cards

-made and sent out invites


-gotten wedding website done

-bought airfare to and from SD

-figured out our photography plans!

-DIY’d some decor

-gotten plans/budget in place for the rest of it!


WHEW!!! I’m sure there was more, but that’s all I can think of for now.  Wedding=work!

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