Your Wedding Planning Timeline - Part V

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It’s time to put the final finishing touches to your plans.

 While some things could go wrong on your wedding day, remember your attitude matters. Laughter, not tears, will make your day that much more memorable and unique.

 Here is your final checklist that will take you to a smooth and well-planned day void of any last minute hiccups!  

Mila Collection by St. Pucchi  - style 702 and 703

Mila Collection by St. Pucchi - style 702 and 703


___Mail the invitations

 ___Create hotel information cards

 ___Plan the rehearsal

 ___Send rehearsal dinner invitations

 ___Purchase wedding favors and attendants’ gifts

 ___Purchase a gift for your fiancé

 ___Buy guest book

 ___Have legal and other requirements in place

 ___Have your hair and makeup trial

 ___Finalize details with the photographer and videographer

 ___Confirm floral order

 ___Arrange for the getaway car

 ___Finalize all deliveries

 ___ Confirm delivery and pick-up times for all attendants’ attire.

 ___Make delivery arrangements for your wedding cake.

 ___Choose/write your wedding vows

 ___Finalize the details of your ceremony with your officiant

 ___Meet with ushers and assign them duties.

 ___Secure a dressing room for your bridesmaids for your wedding day.

 ___Finalize your honeymoon plans and confirm all reservations.

 ___Arrange for transportation to and from the airport (if flying) or car to your honeymoon destination.

___Write thank-you notes: It is best to do this as you receive or open your gifts.

St. Pucchi Couture  - style 9326

St. Pucchi Couture - style 9326


 ___Have your final dress fitting.

 ___Arrange for pickup of the bridal ensemble.

 ___Update the registry.

 ___Research gown preservation companies

 ___Coordinate final fittings for the groom, groomsmen, and ushers

 ___Go in for a dry run with a professional makeup artist and schedule your day-of-the-wedding appointment.

___Schedule a manicure/pedicure for the day before your wedding.

 ___Pick up your marriage license.

 ___Finalize and memorize your wedding vows.

 ___Write toasts for the rehearsal dinner and wedding reception.

 ___Finalize arrangements with your catering manager and liquor representative, if needed.

 ___Submit a final shot list to your photographer and discuss positioning with your videographer.

 ___Send your final playlist to your DJ or band.

 ___Arrange for preparation, storage, and break areas for the musicians/DJ at the reception venue.

 ___Review RSVPs and contact guests who have yet to reply to your invitation.

 ___Finalize the list of reception guests.

 ___Confirm the final headcount with your caterer and review details, preferably in writing.

 ___Finalize the seating chart.

 ___Arrange for table cards to be set up at the reception venue.

 ___Determine the placement of programs at the ceremony venue.

 ___Give last-minute requests to the vendors.

 ___Prepare the fee or donation for the officiant and tips for the vendors in labeled envelopes

 ___Confirm your honeymoon travel arrangements.

 ___Start packing for your honeymoon.

 ___Pick up your wedding dress (if you haven’t already).

 ___Break in the wedding shoes at home

 ___Prepare announcements to be mailed immediately after the wedding.

 ___Designate someone to look after your home while you are on your honeymoon.

 ___Find out where guests will be staying

Avine Perucci  - style 506 with matching veil

Avine Perucci - style 506 with matching veil


 ___Finish packing for the wedding night and the honeymoon.

___Reconfirm transportation arrangements for the ceremony and reception.

 ___Do last-minute primping

 ___Rehearse the ceremony and attend the rehearsal dinner.

 ___Give gifts to the bridal party

Avine Perucci  - style 521

Avine Perucci - style 521


 ___Give wedding rings to the best man and maid or matron of honor to hold.

 ___See hairdresser and makeup artist: Beautify.

 ___Remember important items

 ___Load your luggage

 ___Give yourself plenty of time to get ready

 ___Bride should transfer her engagement ring to her right hand.

 Relax and enjoy yourself!

 Above are bullet points taken from the bestseller, Your Bridal Style: Everything You Need to Know to Design the Wedding of Your Dreams

Your Bridal Style  - by Rani St. Pucchi

Your Bridal Style - by Rani St. Pucchi

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Due to the many differences between weddings, you may find some of the reminders listed don’t really apply to you. Or, perhaps a few particular details that are part of your special plans are excluded from this list. Modify the checklist as you go along until you’re satisfied it’s tailored to your needs.

 © Rani St. Pucchi, 2018

Rani St. Pucchi is an award-winning Couture Bridal Fashion Designer, Style & Image Consultant, and a Relationship Expert. She is a Bestselling Author, an Inspirational Speaker, and a Success Coach and Trainer. Her TEDx talk: Is Your Body Image Holding You Back? has received worldwide acclaim. Rani’s#1 International Bestselling Books, Your Body, Your Style: Simple Tips on Dressing to Flatter Your Body Type ; The SoulMate Checklist: Keys to Finding Your Perfect Partner; Your Bridal Style: Everything You Need to Know to Design the Wedding of Your Dreams; and Gold in the Cracks: Move from Shattered to Whole and Reveal Your Light are available on Amazon and at Barnes & Nobles.

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