(Closed) Making my own wedding planner-need help please!

posted 5 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
851 posts
Busy bee

Master Budget Spreadsheet

Master Contact List for Vendors


Post # 4
13 posts
  • Wedding: August 2013

I had the same as well as honeymoon, photography, Entertainment/DJ, Hotel/travel Accomodations, Transportation, pre-wedding events (shower, bachelorette party), DIY projects, favors, hair/make-up, stationary, jewelry section to hold ring insurance info/receipt.

I also made pockets within each section to hold all receipta, swatches, etc.

Post # 7
12247 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@realtreegal:  I logged on to The Knot and Wedding Wire, stole their sections and their checklists, printed them all out, and stuck them in a binder!

Post # 8
4439 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@realtreegal:  Even if you buy one you end up tearing the hell out of it and basically making your own anyway so smart choice!


Mine went in order of activities so:

Timeline/To-Do List (for myself and other people, like mistress of ceremonies)
Vendor Contact Information
Dress and Accessories
Hair and MUA
Hotel Accomodations and Transportation (and morning after brunch)
Venue (we just had one and it also included food)
Gifts (for parents, attendants, etc.)
To-Do List for when we returned for our honeymoon


I’m probably missing something because I’ve long since dismantled my binder but within each section I had the contact and payment information and any notes on what I needed to tell said contact person.  Then I printed off pinterest inspriation and put it in, for example, venue for decor for the reception.  I tried to make mine idiot-proof because I handed it over to my Mistress of Ceremonies when I showed up to the venue the day of the wedding and from then on she was running the show!


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