b'3-8 MONTHS 0-3 MONTHSMaster ChecklistHire a floristSet up your gift registry n Flowers, p. 128 n Gift Registry, p. 176All your to dos before the I Dos. A lot of planningBuy or rent mens formalwearHave a bridal showergoes into throwing a wedding. Make sure you dontn Mens Formalwear, p. 70 n Bridal Shower, p. 172forget a thing by consulting our Master Checklist Purchase wedding bands Reserve guestas your planning progresses! Reference the coloredaccommodationsmonthly sections throughout this magazine ton Guest Accommodations,Hire a transportationdetermine what you should be doing when. 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. 140guestsn Ice Sculptures, p. 143 Create a Pinterest account andShop for mens formalwearn Lighting, p. 146start a wedding boardn Mens Formalwear, p. 70 Apply for your marriage license n Linens, p. 148 n Marriage License, p. 180Wedding ShowEstablish fitness and skin care Check the schedule at TodaysBride.com routinesChoose bridal & bridesmaidWrite your vows and reviewA 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 trends. videographer and have anFinalize wedding day-of Wedding Shows, p. 5, 160 engagement shootn Cakes, p. 152 timeline and details with your This is a great way to get Wedding Planner and VenuesMake a wedding email, to know your potential Have a tasting with your 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. 179Choose your wedding party Book your entertainment and find someone to collect including: DJ, band, ceremonymusicians, and photo boothmail, watch pets, and water2 WEEKS - THE BIG DAYBegin compiling a guest listplants. Create an A and B list. company. n Entertainment, p. 96n Travel & Honeymoon, p. 106Pack for your honeymoon n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84n Photo Booth, p. 102n Travel & Honeymoon, p. 106Remind mothers to orderChoose your wedding datemother-of attireReview wedding day details Dont get your heart set on aOrder and send save-the-datesn Mother-of Gowns, p. 30 with a wedding plannerdate until you talk to your and shop for your invitations preferred venues. n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84Finalize playlists with DJ/Band/ Follow up with guests who Musicianshave not RSVPdHire a wedding plannerFinalize the guest listn Entertainment, p. 96n Wedding Planners,p. 10 The final list should be acompromise between your Give a final guest list, your fiancs list, and yourFind and book hair and count to caterer Start shopping for makeup stylist(s)n Catering, p. 62bridal, bridesmaid, parents lists. n Beauty & Health, p. 78and mother-of attiren Invitations & Stationery, p. 84n Bridal Attire, p. 18Have a final dress fittingn Mother-of Gowns, p. 30Purchase wedding dress Have final fittings for your wedding party and parents n Bridesmaid Attire, p. 32 and bridesmaid dressesDelegate wedding day duties It takes time to order and i.e. guest book and usheringget alterations. Order invitations Book your ceremony n Invitations & Stationery, p. 84 and reception venuesn Bridal Attire, p. 18Get married! n Ceremony Sitesn Bridesmaid Attire, p. 32 n Brides day of checklist, p. 185& Officiants, p. 40 Shop for favors n Venues, p. 46n Favors, p. 124 Create a wedding website Hire a travel agentOrganize all of your details in a wedding binder using our Book the officiantn Ceremony Sitesn Travel & Honeymoon, p. 106& Officiants, p. 40 printable resource pages, free on TodaysBride.com!6TODAYS BRIDE'