From the essentials to minor details, there is so much to think about when planning a wedding. Our checklist guides you through from 12 months+ right up to the big day – helping you through the process and manage your time best giving you more time to enjoy these exciting stages and of course, each other!
12 Months +
Choose a date (up to 3 if possible to give you better flexibility)
Define your style & create mood boards – Pinterest is great for this!
Decide on your wedding party; Maid Of Honour & Bridesmaids, Best Man, Groomsmen, Flower Girls, Page Boys & Ring Bearer
Compile your guest list
Make a list of your wedding non-negotiables! (location, venue, guest list e.t.c….)
Explore venues that fulfil your requirements and secure if possible! If you have chosen a civil ceremony, be sure to book your registrar ASAP
Find your essential wedding pro’s… photographer, videographer, musicians, florist & caterer if applicable
Find your dream wedding dress & think about your bridal party attire
Browse wedding stationery designs to complement your style
Research hotels for your guests. Reserve rooms & secure rates if possible
Hire your photographer, videographer, musicians, florist & caterer
Plan your honeymoon
Hire any equipment you require – chairs, stage, lighting, decor e.t.c.
Meet with your planner to confirm the main details
Order your wedding stationery
Book any additional entertainment such as magicians & face painters
Decide on hair & make-up. Book your trials & stylists!
Schedule your seamstress appointments, right up to the final fitting
Order your wedding cake
Choose your flowers
Purchase your suit & organise the Groomsmen attire
Book your honeymoon & wedding night room
Choose readers for your ceremony
Finalise honeymoon plans
Finalise menus & reception drinks
Book your wedding day transportation
Define your seating plan
Purchase ‘On The Day’ stationery
Purchase your wedding rings
Write thank you cards as you receive gifts
Final dress fitting (with shoes and undergarments)
Confirm final numbers with venue & caterers
Delegate wedding day duties – parking, seating guests, gifts
Send playlists to your musicians
Pamper! Book in for a massage and nail treatment
Wishing you all the best from PaperLove inc.