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Wedding Checklist

Wedding Invitations and Matching Reply Cards

• Printed Envelopes and Envelope Seals
• Order of Service Church Programs
• Table Number Cards and Place Cards
• Wedding Reception Menus
• Wedding Favor Tags and Cake Box Labels
• Thank You Cards and Other Wedding Accesories

Only 12 Months To Your Special Day:
•    Determine potential dates and times for your wedding.
•    Decide on the size, formality and setting of your wedding.
•    Create a wedding and engagement budget.
•    Reserve the locations for your wedding and reception
•    Meet with and book your wedding officiant or clergy.
•    Choose your wedding party and confirm the participants.
•    Choose your wedding rings.
•    Draw up an initial guest list.
•    Organize your engagement party

Only 9 Months To Go:
•    Order your wedding dress and bridesmaids’s dresses
•    Book your photographer and videographer
•    Reserve a caterer.
•    Select the decor for the reception.
•    Book your entertainment or DJ
•    Reserve your florist
•    Order your wedding cake
•    Reserve any rental items from the rental companies.
•    Register your gifts.
•    Research accommodation for out-of-town guests.
•    Plan your honeymoon.

Getting Closer – Only 6 Months To Go:
•    Decide on your menu.
•    Reserve the musicians for your ceremony.
•    Reserve your limo service.
•    Order your invitations and any other stationery.
•    Order wedding favorites for your guests.
•    Choose outfits for mother of the bride and mother of the groom.
•    Check marriage licence requirement

Almost There – 2 Months To Go:
•    Finalize your guest list.
•    Choose the reader for your ceremony.
•    Finalize your order with the florist.
•    Reserve the men’s wedding attire.
•    Make an appointment with your hairdresser.
•    Mail the wedding invitations
•    Decide on your wedding vows or compose your own.
•    Finalize the reception menus.
•    Confirm the wedding details with the musicians and clergy or officiant.
•    Have the programs printed.
•    Purchase gifts for parents and attendants.
•    Make appointments for nails and make-up.
•    Schedule final dress-fitting.

1 Month Before:
•    Apply for a marriage licence.
•    Plan the rehearsal dinner.
•    Meet with photographer and videographer.

2 Weeks Before:
•    Have a party for the attendants.
•    Draft the speeches.
•    Finalize reception details.
•    Call any guests who have not replied.
•    Meet with your hairdresser and make-up artist for consultation.
•    Deliver song lists to musicians or playlists to disc jockey.
•    Confirm honeymoon reservations.

1 Week Before:
•    Finalize seating plan.
•    Determine the order for the procession.
•    Have your rehearsal.
•    Confirm accommodation reservations.
•    Pick up the attrie for the groomsmen.
•    Confirm the final numbers with the caterer.
•    Confirm details with the limo company.
•    Deliver your marriage licence to the officiant.
•    Draw up a seating arrangement for the reception and write out the place cards.
•    Choose someone to hand out the wedding favorites
•    Choose someone to return any rented items after the wedding.
•    Write any cheques required for the wedding day.
•    Pack for your honeymoon

On the Wedding Day – Congratulations
•    Give the wedding bands to the best man.
•    Give the best man any cheques that need to be given out that day.
•    Present the attendants and parents with their gifts
•    Relax and Enjoy The Party!
•    After the Wedding
•    Make a gift list and send out your thank you notes.
•    Send thank-you letters to suppliers and attendants.

Contact Details

Address: 5-7 Mountview Close Broadlands Mount Edgecombe, Durban, 4051

Tel: (031) 502 1971

083 783 9046

072 649 8444


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