You're finally ready for the big day!

Breathe easy and enjoy the time leading up to the event. Soak in every second of the day itself. 

Breathe easy and enjoy the time leading up to the event.
Soak in every second of the day itself. 


Happy happily ever after, my friends!

last minute

Within the busyness and excitement of your wedding day, it’s quite easy for even the most detail-focused bride to forget to take care of some last minute wedding details.  For this reason, I've made this list of what I think is most important of the last minute wedding details that threaten to ruin your big day. Here it goes!

Wedding day checklist

Your wedding day will be over before you know. Time will fly so quickly that you won’t know where it went. Plan to be a guest at your own wedding and treasure every second.

Do a mental walk through of the entire day

Contact and finalize vendor roles

Create contact list without your name on it

Finalize the guest list and seating chart

Make sure you have all your day of stationary

Assign people to welcome guests

Arrange for to-go box with your caterer 

Plan your luggage and getaway strategy

Get your marriage license

Plan when & where you'll sign the marriage license

Ask someone to take home decor and gifts

Confirm arrival times with vendors/ wedding party

Get a last haircut or trim before the big day

Make a list of songs you want to play

3 months before

Create wedding gift registry 

Order wedding bands

2 months before

Create and print programs.

Create wedding gift registry 

Order wedding bands

2 weeks before

Call guests who haven’t returned their RSVPs 

Pack for your honeymoon

Pick up rings

Have your final dress fitting

Write/finalise vows (practice it out loud)

Update your wedding website with day of information

Prepare your emergency kit

Organize payment for final balances

Create  tip envelopes for vendors

Bring extra cash just in case

Line up gifts for loved ones

Plan for a pet sitter

Write sweet notes for each other which you will exchange during getting ready 

1 week before

Brake in your shoes

Confirm duties with wedding party

Enjoy your last few days as a fiance!

2-3 days before

Get a nails done

Enlist someone to return hired supplies after the wedding

Make sure all vendors have an emergency phone number to call on the wedding day

Pack for big day

Prepare details box for photographer

The night before

Get a good night’s sleep!

The wedding day

Enjoy yourselves!

Eat, Drink & Be Married

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day rescue kit checklist!)

Have rehearsal

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