(Closed) What's left ladies?

posted 5 years ago in February 2014
Post # 3
94 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Pinkmoon:  Hey Date Twin!!




Recently I finished:

  • Ordering invitations

  • Firmed up the timelines

  • Ordering loves of rhinestome ribbon to bling things

  • picking out my shoes

I still have to:

  • Get hosiery and reception shoes

  • Pick up my dress October (I don’t know the date)

  • Order bridesmaid hangers

  • Order favors (they are picked out, don’t know what they are yet


  • Send invitations


  • Get everything I need for centerpieces (ME TOO!)


  • Make my veil and sash


  • Marriage license!


  • Order cake


  • DJ playlist


  • Decide on ceremony decor





Post # 4
177 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Hey girls!


Hmmm.. what’s left?

  • Book cake baker (next Monday)
  • Order invitations (2 weeks from now) * We already picked them out!
  • Book coktail hour musicians (September)
  • Pay off my dress!! (October) and wait for it to get here in December Surprised
  • Pick my veil and accessories

  • Engagement pics (November)
  • Order/Buy/Rent the guys’ tuxes (November)
  • Order bridesmaids dresses, they only take 5 weeks to get here (November)
  • Hair & Make-up trial (Same day as engagement pics)
  • Send invitations (December)

I think that’s it!!

Post # 5
1935 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Pinkmoon:  I can’t believe we’re under 6 months!!! It’s crazy, right?

Recently We Finished:

  • We got our save the dates in, after much drama with the Etsy seller. They turned out perfectly, though, and now they’re with our calligrapher getting addressed.
  • My dress came in!! Wooo hoo! I haven’t seen it yet, and they told me my first fitting shouldn’t be till December. I think I’m going to do it early, when my parents visit in October, since they’ve never seen it. 
  • Our photographer is submitting our engagement shoot to blogs, so we’re wrapping up our “Love Story” to go with it.
  • Finished our Registry!

We Still Have To (in the next few months)

  • Do everything.
  • Go over the floral design with our wedding planner and florist
  • Review cake quotes
  • Get the FI’s custom suit ordered. We get to pick the fabric, lining, shape, trim, etc. It’s like a build a suit bar!
  • Do my first dress fitting. 
  • Find a veil
  • Finalize timeline with our planner and DJ. 
  • Order invitations. 
  • Tastings and menu (Did I mention I LOVE to eat?)
  • Buy bridesmaid gifts. 
  • Have a fabulous shower and bachelorette
  • Start picking out music for our ceremony and reception, as well as make a “must play” and “absolutely, under no circumstances will you play these songs” list. 
  • Plan out our ceremony and decide on content (our dear friend is marrying us)
  • Do everything. E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G. 


Post # 7
535 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Ours is a mostly DIY wedding, so I have a lot of friends helping me with stuff.


bought the dress, veil & slip

lined up a friend to do hair & makeup (he offered)

lined up several friends to cook the food

hired a co worker to do cupcakes

paid rental fee for venue (just did this today)

lined up friend to sing



get marriage license

buy tablecloths (found some on craigslist for cheaper than buying disposable)

figure out dishware (plastic vs. thrift store real dishes)

figure out photographer (friend of a friend)

finalize invitations, print, assemble & mail

finish jewelry for friends’ gifts (not wedding jewelry, just a thank you for helping me)

finish must have photo list

rent sound system

buy food


I’m sure I’m forgetting a lot.

Post # 8
624 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I’m so sad that I didn’t check out the February Boards months ago!!!!! At least I found them now!

 @hermrs: I’m on the rhinestone ribbon train with you haha. Was it hard for you to find?!

Let’s see


Recently I finished:

– Making the “Meet the Bridal Party” photo collage frame (instead of programs)

– Bought our guest book/picture

– Booked our rehearsal dinner venue

– Finally registered!

– My dress came in! And picked up the Bridesmaid dresses

– Picked out tuxes

– Made/glittered table numbers

– Book photo booth

– Bought everything for escort cards

– Halfway to finishing assembling invitations!

– Bought half the crystal candle holders for tables


I still have to:

– Book a party bus for guests

– Decide on ceremony musicians (I left this to my sister uggghhhh!!!)

– Buy rings

– Actually start thinking about songs…

– Make photo album for photo booth

– Get a passport!

– Get wine box for ceremony

– Get/make card box

– Order favor boxes for cookies

– Decide on popcorn bar

– Buy 30 more candle holders

– Finish assembling the invitations


I’ve noticed that since all the big stuff is done, I keep adding things that I want to do, but don’t need… I don’t need candles on the tables… but with less to do, the thought pops into my head ugh! Anyone else have this problem?!




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