b'Master 3-8 MONTHS 0-3 MONTHSHire a floristSet up your gift registrychecklist n Flowers, p. 126 n Gift Registry, p. 176Buy or rent mens formalwearHave a bridal showern Mens Formalwear, p. 70 n Bridal Shower, p. 172Purchase wedding bands Reserve guestA lot of planning goes into throwing awedding. Make sure you dont forget a thing accommodationsHire a transportationby consulting our Master Checklist as yourn Guest Accommodations,planning progresses! company p. 178n Transportation, p. 162Purchase postage, sendReserve decor itemsinvitations, and record RSVPs12+ MONTHS 8-12 MONTHS Purchase or rent: toasting n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84flutes, serving utensils, guest Discuss your budget and Hire a catererbook, flower basket, and ringwho is contributing to it n Catering, p. 62Purchase gifts for bridal party, n Budget, p. 8 n Bar Service, p. 66 bearer pillow.groom/bride, and out-of-town n Decor & Rentals, p. 138guestsn Ice Sculptures, p. 141 Create a Pinterest account andShop for mens formalwearn Linens, p. 146start a wedding boardn Mens Formalwear, p. 70 Apply for your marriage license n Lighting, p. 144n Marriage License, p. 182 Check the Wedding ShowEstablish fitness and skin care schedule at TodaysBride.com routinesChoose bridal & bridesmaidWrite your vows and review A wedding show offers you then Beauty & Health, p. 78 accessories ceremony details with officiant opportunity to meet with localn Vows, p. 177wedding professionals while Choose a bakery and order Hire a photographer andyour cakeadmiring all the latest bridalvideographer and have anFinalize wedding day-of trends. Wedding Shows, p. 5. engagement shootn Cakes, p. 150 timeline and details with your This is a great way to get Wedding Planner and Venues to know your potential Have a tasting with yourMake a wedding email, caterer and finalize the menubinder, and/or spreadsheet Photographer, and may bePlan ceremony and reception You need a place to compile allincluded in your package!n Catering, p. 62 seating arrangementsof your thoughts, vendor hand- n Videography, p. 110outs, contracts, and details. n Photography, p. 114 Book your honeymoon Book your rehearsal dinnerMake sure to give an itinerary tospace and send invitations your family, apply for a passport,n Rehearsal, p. 180Choose your wedding partyBook your entertainment and find someone to collect n Bridesmaid Attire, p. 32 including: DJ, band, ceremony musicians, and photo boothmail, watch pets, and water2 WEEKS - THE BIG DAY companyplants. Begin compiling a guest listn Entertainment, p. 96n Travel & Honeymoon, p. 106Pack for your honeymoon Create an A and B list.n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84 n Photo Booth, p. 102n Travel & Honeymoon, p. 106Remind mothers to ordermother-of attire Review wedding day details Choose your wedding dateOrder and send save-the-datesn Mother-of Gowns, p. 30 with a wedding plannerDont get your heart set on aand shop for your invitations date until you talk to your n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84preferred venues. Finalize playlists with DJ/Band/ Follow up with guests who Musicianshave not RSVPedFinalize guest listn Entertainment, p. 96 The final list should be aHire a wedding planner n Wedding Planners,p. 10 compromise between your Give a final guestlist, your fiancs list, and yourFind and book hair and count to caterer Start shopping for parents lists. makeup stylist(s)n Catering, p. 62 n Beauty & Health, p. 78bridal, bridesmaid, n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84and mother-of attireHave a final dress fittingn Bridal Attire, p. 18Purchase wedding dress Have final fittings for your wedding party and parents n Mother-of Gowns, p. 30and bridesmaid dressesDelegate wedding day duties nBridesmaid Attire, p. 32 It takes time to order and i.e. guest book and ushering get alterations. Order invitations n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84n Bridal Attire, p. 18Get married! Book your ceremony n Bride day of checklist, p. 187and reception venuesn Bridesmaid Attire, p. 32n Ceremony SitesShop for favors Create a wedding website& Officiants, p. 40 n Venues, p. 46Hire a travel agentOrganize all of your details in a wedding binder using ourn Travel & Honeymoon, p. 106Book the officiant n Ceremony Sitespretty printable pages, free on TodaysBride.com& Officiants, p. 406TODAYS BRIDE'