Hello beautiful brides-to-be! As you count down to the day you say, "I do", you may be wondering what a typical wedding timeline might look like. Remember, no two weddings are identical, just as no two couples are - and that's the beauty of it. But have no fear! Here is a countdown timeline that can help guide you through the exciting journey towards your big day. Feel free to customize to fit your special day.
12 Months Before
Start envisioning your dream wedding. Are you dreaming of a rustic charm or a chic modern affair? This is also the perfect time to start exploring venues. We have a soft spot for Rosewood Plantation with its sweeping landscapes and timeless elegance, but this is your love story - so choose the place that speaks to your heart!
9 Months Before
By now, you should have settled on a venue. It's also time to start your guest list. Guest lists can quickly become overwhelming, so always keep in mind the venue's capacity and your budget as you plan for your attendees. Start exploring catering options that align with your preferences and dietary needs of the guests. Also, consider who you want standing beside you on your big day and select your wedding party.
6 Months Before
Now comes the magical part—hunting for your wedding dress! Take your time to find a gown that makes you feel radiant. It's also time to book other essential services like the photographer, florist, and entertainment. Begin to daydream about your honeymoon—would it be a tropical escape or an adventure trip?
3 Months Before
Send out those invitations! Make sure you have your rings, bridal party outfits, and finalize any remaining vendors.
1 Month Before
At this point, it's all about the details. This period is all about perfecting the wedding. Finalize the menu, keeping in mind the dietary preferences of your guests. Prepare the seating chart, apply for your marriage license, and attend your final dress fitting to ensure the gown fits like a dream.
1 Week Before
Contact your vendors to confirm every tiny detail, from the flower arrangements to the music playlist. Treat yourself to a relaxing spa day, and start packing for your honeymoon. You definitely deserve it after all your diligent planning!
The Big Day
Wake up, have an enjoyable breakfast, and get ready to walk down the aisle and say "I do"! Enjoy every moment and don't forget to take a few deep breaths throughout the day. Remember, this is your special day, and it's all about celebrating your love for each other.
Remember, our timeline is merely a guideline, not a rigid rulebook. Your wedding should be as distinctive as your love story. Enjoy the amazing adventure of marriage, as it's a beautiful journey you embark on with your spouse! It's made up of countless precious moments that are combined to create your unique love story. Congratulations on building extraordinary lives together! 🥂