(Closed) September 2011 Brides – Can you believe it’s February already???

posted 9 years ago in September 2011
Post # 17
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304 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

January –

-Booked our venue for ceremony and reception (they are in the same palce)

-Bought DIY invitations

-Bought my dress

-Got wedding shoes

-Started to Register (it’s still a little early, if desgins are discontinued or if new designs come out!)

February –

-Finalize guest list

-Start looking for Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses

-Do a mock up of my centerpiece (I’m DIYing my flowers)

-Book Photographer

-Book Entertainment (Band vs DJ)

We got engaged in Decemeber-so I feel a little bit behind. 

Post # 18
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893 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Venue, photographer, DJ, planner, cakes, florist, bought dress, flower girl dresses bought, first Bridesmaid or Best Man gifts purchased (robes), registries started, wedding websites, and Save-The-Date Cards are all done

Engagement party is this month, and we’ll drop the Save-The-Date Cards in the mail March 1st (but they are already stamped, addressed, and ready to go.

We still need to finish the registries, sign the contract and do the tasting with the caterer this month. I’m also going Bridesmaid or Best Man dress shopping the Sunday after our engagement party because that will be the last time all of the girls are together before the wedding day. Also, I’m probably going to go ahead and get the robes I bought for my BMs embroidered with their name – to get that out of the way.

 

Post # 19
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Wow you just got me all NERVOUS!!

January: 

-Started the actual planning!

– Booked the venue for ceremony and reception (same spot)

-Finalized our guestlit

– Made a mock- up seating chart

– Bought all materiald (except the actual flowers for DIY centerpieces.

-Contacted rental company for tables, chairs and dinnerware.

-Bought reception/ party dress. (Gotta wear something I can boogie in!)

February:

-Booked the DJ

-Booked the photographer.

-Booked the photobooth.

-Bought the dress!

-Bought the shoes (but I have a feeling that’s not the last pair I’m going to buy)!

– Bought the rehearsal or bridal shower dress.

– Bought the Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses.

 

I still need to: 

– Do an e-session

-Mail out Save-The-Date Cards (especially cuz my wedding is on a Friday)

– Pick invitations

-Book caterers

-Book officiant

-Pick out wedding cake/ cupcake designs

-Find lounge furniture rentals

-Buy tablecloths (so much cheaper than renting them!)

-Find my make up and hair artist

-Find MOB dress

The weeks are zooming by and there’s so much left to do!! SO NERVOUS!!!

 

Post # 20
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620 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Oh wow – i cant believe it! It is less than 7 months for us! And Feb is a short month!!

In January we:

– Confirmed Bridesmaids dresses, just need to measure girls and order

– Started looking at Invites

– Decided on colour palate

– decided on shoes – need to buy and then dye

– finalised guest list

– I started RCIA

In Feb we need to;
– decide on registry

– decide on Invites

– book florist

– book cars

– order rings (custom made for me)

– meet with priest to discuss ceremony and my confirmation and communion (in March)

– Hotel block

– cake

So so so so so much to do!!! arghhh!!

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