It’s one of my favorite days of the week: Wedding Wednesday! So as of yesterday we’re officially 4 months out from our big day….and honestly, I cannot even believe it. Time has flown by so quickly since we got engaged back in September. Although we’ve got most of the big things solidified, all of the little details still need to be handled and for some reason, those seem more stressful than the big decisions. Isn’t that weird? If you want to see more wedding related stuff, go here. Now onto my wedding Wednesday update.
Wedding Wednesday: 4 Month Update
Meeting with our officiant // We will probably meet with him in September around the time that we meet with the wedding coordinator to finalize and map out the day of the wedding plan.
Meet with the wedding coordinator // My vendor assigns each couple a day of coordinator so that everything flows smoothly so we are just waiting for the coordinator to be assigned to us so we can set up an appointment with her about 2-3 months out.
Send out formal invites // We have already gotten them finalized with the vendor and now just waiting for them to be printed which should take about 6-8 weeks.
Schedule beauty trials // I have the hair and makeup vendors booked for the day of but I still need to schedule the trials and figure out what the heck I want to do with my hair. I was thinking a half up, half down curled look since I’m not a huge fan of having my hair in an updo but we will see.
Set up bridal portraits // This is a difficult one because I want to do them hopefully the same day that I get my beauty trials done but who knows if I’m going to love the look. Hopefully I will but I don’t really want to schedule it for that same day and end up not caring for it too much. I also don’t want to have to pay to get my hair and makeup done more than necessary so you can see I’m kind of in a dilemma here.
Finalize playlist for the wedding // We have most of the important songs finalized, but we need to go through it once or twice more and make sure we’re 100% sure on our choices. Good thing this isn’t due until 2 weeks out.
Order the wedding favors // I have a meeting set up with a vendor for August 27th so this is when I will be figuring out most of the extra decor for the wedding included upgraded table linens, a hashtag sign, and a seating chart. I’ll be getting the cake topper, a guest book, and a few other decorations from Etsy.
Choose groom and groomsmen looks // I already know what I want the guys to wear, but they just have to go try them on and all of that good stuff. I believe that’s happening next month.
Cake and food tasting // We have the cake tasting scheduled for August but we need to schedule the food tasting appointment as well.
Pick up my dress and get it altered if necessary // I got an email the other day that my dress is ready so I have an appointment to go pick it up only July 30 and I’m so excited to try it on again. I also need to get my wedding shoes.
Figure out my something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue // So I’ve already figured out my something borrowed, something blue, and something new. Does anyone have any ideas for the something old part? Because I’m totally coming up blank on that.
Those are the major things that I still need to accomplish before the big day, but there are still a few smaller things also left on my to-do list like getting gifts for my bridesmaids, getting my future hubby a day of gift, figuring out how I’m planning to do the bridesmaids hair, and things of that nature.
Have you ever participated in Wedding Wednesday before? Any advice for me as I’m approaching the big day? I’d love to hear any advice from those of you who are married. Hope y’all enjoyed this semi quick update.
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