(Closed) September 2010 brides! What’s on the to-do list for March?

posted 10 years ago in September 2010
Post # 3
1523 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010


I guess I will just list what is going on for us this month

-Complete shower host gifts. Need to wrap this up, my first shower is March 13th!

-We have meetings set-up with our jeweler, ceremony musician and caterer for food tasting this month.

-Need to get Fiance to fill in the rest of his addresses in the guestlist.

-Count how many invites we need.

-Send shower invite list to FI’s mom for May shower.

-Continue my work with our graphic designer on our paper products.

-Maybe work on some other DIY projects?

I think that’s it for now!

Post # 4
944 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

  • Mailing off save-the-dates today!
  • Order paper samples for invites
  • Continue working on invites and decide if I want online RSVP or a postcard
  • Finalize wedding bands—mine will be a rolling trinity ring πŸ™‚
  • Meet with florists about my bouquet
  • Figure out if I want to order flowers for centerpieces and do myself or just pot pretty flowers instead
  • Look for pretty red shoes to wear with my dress—but the heels need to be small, which is proving very hard to find.

That’s all I can think of right now.  Not much really!  Yeah!  I have everything else squared away, catering, venue (duh), dress (waiting for it to arrive next month) and photographer.

Post # 5
639 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

  • construct invites
  • finalize bm dress color and get them ordered
  • revisit menswear
  • put together bridal shower guest list
  • chair rentals?  
  • get veil altered and start thinking about hairstyles
  • buy my FI’s wedding band
  • pick ceremony readings and music
  • figure out what is still needed for centerpieces and decide what to get
  • talk to both DOC and reception venue contact about decor

wow.  thats more than i thought there would be

Post # 6
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

-start/finish paper products (invites, shower invites, programs, table cards, etc.)

-book honeymoon

-start 8 week tone/workout until our e-photo session!

-cake tasting!

-book limo

-buy chair covers

-finish bridesmaids giftbags

-gather addresses

-start/finish DIY projects


and some other odds and ends

Post # 7
1684 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

It’s insane – theknot keeps reminding me I’m less than 200 days away! LOL

For March:

  • Still need Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses
  • finalize details for the invite
  • still missing some peeps addresses (seriously – if I can’t get them to send me their address, can you imagine the hunt for an RSVP?! Ugh)
  • find his ring
  • I have shoes but now I’m 2nd guessing them
  • look into champagne bottles as favors (more mom’s thing, but if she wants it done, we should def. look into it now)
  • make another payment to the venue.
  • Bridal Party gifts!!! This is driving me batty!
  • St. Patrick’s Day – Wooooo! πŸ™‚

Post # 8
3563 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Mail out Save-The-Date Cards

Pick and order Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses

Make appointments to meet with bakers/pastry shops–aka, figure out whether we’re doing cake/cupcakes!

Attempt to make a hair flower

Continue trying to convince Fiance to wear a bow tie πŸ™‚

Post # 9
110 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Pick and order Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses

Book a band — I’m with you bakerella on this making me crazy! Must get it checked off the list asap

Mail out Save-The-Date Cards

Find my wedding band (FIs is already on the way…lucky)

Figure out if my mom’s veil can be remade (it has a ca 1980 headpiece that I am so not feeling…but the veil itself is great if we can get it on a more modern, simple comb)

Finalize men’s attire (First item that will be checked off…have an appointment to try on the 2 styles we’re deciding between this Saturday!)

Pick invites

Plan Memorial Day bachelorette weekend for my MOH!

Start planning table layout and menu with reception site event manager

Post # 10
1732 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

We just finished registering, so that was a big check!  I am going to start working on programs and brush up on my calligraphy too!

Post # 11
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

  • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dresses
  • Pick out Veil and shoes
  • Register
  • pick out wedding bands (the ring type)
  • Find a resonably price umbrella favor that is $3 or less

Post # 12
436 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

-start looking at invites

-convince my mom to start looking for a dress

-fix my registry

-start Bridesmaid or Best Man jewelry

-pick hair accessory


Post # 13
802 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2020

Book our honeymoon

Pick our wedding bands

… I’m not really sure what else. All of our big things are picked and booked. Now it’s just going to be last minute stuff for our Destination Wedding.

Post # 14
639 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

@madras-  your mom’s veil should totally be able to be re-fitted to a comb.  I am also using my moms veil from the 80s – I ultimately decided to keep the cap that its attached to, but when i was first considering it, the bridal store seamstress i was working with assured me that it could be removed from the cap quite easily.

Post # 15
179 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

All the vendors are booked! What we have left is, booking the honeymoon, (Bora Bora, yay!) groomsmen attire, and my veil and shoes! Who knew shoes would be the hardest part!

Post # 16
226 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

@curlysue – Have you tried Nina shoes yet? You can play around with heel height there, it’s great. I would have used them if they shipped to Canada (*shakes fist*)

I really don’t have much to do, save for…

– book honeymoon

– bathing suit shop for said honeymoon

– invitation assembly (print of maps to ceremony, reception, etc. Get hotel cards to put into said invitations)

– register at the Bay, Home Outfitters


I’m kind of super ahead. What can I say. I have the patience of a 6 yr old on ten packs of pixie sticks.

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