Wedding Planning Checklist Part 4


Welcome to our wedding planning checklist part 4. This list will help you with the parts of the planning process that you should aim to complete 1-3 months before your wedding day.

This blog follows part 3 of this series which covers key things that you should aim to complete 4-6 months before your big day.

Clearly this is not an exhaustive list, as there is so much to do. Take a look at my wedding planning service if you require some help in pulling together a more detailed checklist.

 1-3 months before

  • Send out the wedding invitations
  • If applicable, write your vows
  • Purchase a wedding gift for your partner
  • Book any beauty treatments
  • Finalise honeymoon plans
  • Update your wedding guest list as RSVPs are returned
  • Purchase the guest book
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  • Arrange the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner
  • Finalise food and drink with the caterers or venue
  • Groom, best man and father of the bride to start writing their speeches
  • Chase up any outstanding RSVPs
  • Groom to check suits and accessories
  • Bride and bridesmaids to have a final dress rehearsal with all accessories
  • Confirm final numbers with the caterers or venue
  • Have order of service sheets, menus and place cards printed
  • Confirm all arrangements with suppliers
  • Discuss a shot list with the photographer
  • Put together your seating plan
  • Create a wedding day schedule and nominate somebody to oversee it
  • Check that any outstanding supplier payments have been made

For assistance on key tasks that you should aim to complete 1-3 weeks and the day before your wedding, take a look at my wedding planning checklist part 5.