Stillwater Bridal Showcase January 2019 - Page 13

1-2 Weeks B efore the Wedding o Call guests who have not responded to invitation o Make final payments for all services that require payment o Have final wedding gown fitting o Finalize wedding-day schedule and share with attendants, parents and all vendors o Pick up wedding dress and make sure all accessories are together o Reconfirm all wedding plans: ceremony, reception site, florist, photo-/videographer, musicians, DJ, baker, honeymoon o Give caterer/reception site final head count o Provide wedding party and out-of-town guests with itinerary and maps o Prepare emergency kit with needle, thread, safety pins, tape, mirror, etc. o Give someone at home emergency numbers of honeymoon locations, credit card numbers etc. o Finalize seating arrangements o Prepare place cards o Prepare “wedding box” for ceremony accessories o Prepare “reception box” for reception accessories o Prepare wedding favors for transportation o Complete seating plan for reception o Confirm all rental and floral delivery dates and times o Confirm arrival times for attendants o Pack for wedding night and honeymoon o Hand out reception box to appropriate person o Hand out favor box to appropriate person o Give rings to best man o Gather wedding dress and all accessories o Get a manicure, pedicure, massage o Rehearse ceremony with officiant and wedding party o Confirm flight arrangements for honeymoon o Compile an emergency list of all wedding vendors with phone numbers The Wedding Day o Try to eat breakfast o See hairdresser o Have makeup applied o Don’t forget rings (if you haven’t given them to best man) and wedding license o Take a relaxing bath After Wedding o Get wedding gown cleaned and preserved o Preserve bouquet o Write and send thank-you notes o Complete process of name change o Finalize gift registry o Meet with photographer/videographer to finalize albums/video The Day B efore the Wedding o Prepare payment envelopes, choosing who is responsible for each one o Hand out assignment lists and checklists to ensure everyone knows their tasks o Hand out ceremony box to appropriate person Distributors of the Finest Cookware ® Made in the USA since 1939 A Commitment to helping you plan your perfect day 405- 612-8882 Stillwater Bridal Showcase 2019 - 13