Complete guide to your wedding planning

Did you get engaged? Congratulations! Let's take a look together at how to plan the perfect wedding so that you can be sure your day goes according to your expectations and nothing goes wrong.
Before you start
Before diving into planning anything, it's important to know what exactly you are planning, when and where it will take place, and what budget you have.
  • Define your vision for your wedding, such as its size, location, and style
  • Set your budget
  • Make an initial guest list
  • Come up with a few potential dates - How to choose a wedding date
  • Conduct online research on wedding venues
  • Consider who will be your witnesses
  • Think about who and how people could be involved in the preparations, such as witnesses or a coordinator
  • Create a wedding inspiration album on Pinterest and Instagram
12-9 months before the wedding
Share this life event with your loved ones and inform them about your plans.
  • Visit selected wedding venues
  • Choose the final date
  • Reserve the venue
  • Contact the registry office
  • Find a photographer, videographer, DJ, and band - they are among the most important vendors for a wedding, and the best ones are often booked well in advance
9-6 months before the wedding
The most important aspect at this stage is the wedding attire!
  • Begin choosing the wedding dress for the bride and the wedding suit for the groom - Wedding dress guide
  • Start selecting wedding rings - How to choose and purchase wedding rings
  • Refine your guest list and decide whether you will include children at the wedding
  • Attend wedding fairs and exhibitions
  • Consider the wedding reception and other refreshments for your guests
6-3 months before the wedding
It's time to consider who must be present at the wedding and how things will unfold.
  • Approach your witnesses and inform them of their responsibilities, such as organizing a bachelor/bachelorette party or assisting with wedding preparations
  • Prepare a schedule for the wedding day - Wedding timeline, step by step
  • Reserve accommodation and transportation for guests if needed
  • Reserve any outdoor furniture if it's not provided at the chosen venue
  • Book a band and DJ
  • Contact a florist
  • Create your wedding menu
  • Think about wedding gifts
  • Create wedding invitations and complement them with a wedding website

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3 months before the wedding
The wedding is approaching, and planning is no longer just about you. Witnesses and guests are eagerly awaiting more information and may need to request time off work or arrange childcare.
  • Send out the wedding website or announcements
  • Book a hairdresser and makeup artist
  • Have your wedding rings made
  • Start planning your honeymoon
2 months before the wedding
You have the wedding outline in place, so let's focus on the remaining details.
  • Arrange time off from work
  • Order the wedding cake, pastries, etc. - don't forget about dietary restrictions
  • Order flowers
  • Arrange for decorations, decor, and other accessories - 13 tips for wedding decorations
  • Check the validity of your documents (passports, IDs, etc.)
  • Plan the bachelor/bachelorette party - this should be organized by the witnesses
  • Come up with games and activities to entertain the guests at the wedding - How to entertain guests at your wedding
1 month before the wedding
You only have 28 nights left to sleep, which isn't much, so it's important to focus on the most important tasks for peace of mind.
  • Schedule a hair and makeup trial
  • Pick up the wedding rings
  • Visit the registry office
  • Plan the seating arrangement for the wedding guests
  • Create a wedding playlist
  • Have place cards made for the wedding reception
2-1 week before the wedding
You're almost there! It's normal to feel nervous, but now is the time for pre-wedding pampering and finalizing the details.
  • Enjoy your bachelor/bachelorette party
  • Try on your wedding dress and suit
  • Prepare for a "rainy day" scenario - consider purchasing a few transparent umbrellas that won't ruin your photos
  • Treat yourself to a manicure and pedicure
  • Contact all the vendors to confirm their arrival times, including the hairdresser, makeup artist, photographer, videographer, etc
  • Prepare a detailed schedule for the wedding day - for both the bride and groom, so that everyone knows what they need to do on the big day
The wedding day
It's here! Today, you will say your "I do!"
  • Arrange for the delivery of the wedding cake and other food to the venue
  • Prepare refreshments for the guests
  • Have your documents and rings ready for the ceremony
  • Entrust the rings to the witness
  • Let the groom greet the guests while you put yourself in the hands of the hairdresser and makeup artist
After the wedding
The wedding is behind you, and a lifetime with your partner is ahead. Embrace it, celebrate it, and embark on new adventures together.
  • Thank your guests for the wedding gifts and their presence
  • Embark on your honeymoon
  • Update your legal documents (applies to both spouses)
  • Share wedding photos with your guests

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