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The Wedding Countdown Guide

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Plan the essential elements in the countdown days leading up to your wedding with this guide! Organize everything in advance and watch it all go smoothly.

One Year Before Your Wedding

You probably recently got engaged at this point. This is where you discuss finances and the date.

Talk with your partner about what type of wedding you are trying to have. Think about theme, food, entertainment etc.

Once you’ve decided on your budget, you can start really planning. This is the part where you talk, talk, talk. Once you start booking venues, bands and caterers, you will know exactly what to do.

Here are some things you should be talking about with your partner:

You can even look for pre-marriage courses to help you through this process. Additionally, you may want to start thinking about your honeymoon as well.

6 Months Before The Wedding

The wedding is just around the corner. Hopefully at this point you have things booked and ready to go. This is the part where you start preparing invites, favors and smaller details.

Here are some things you should begin taking care of:

3 Months Before The Wedding

It’s crunch time, the wedding will be here very soon and it’s time to really start preparations.

This is the time to ensure all documents and certificates are ready. Your colors are chosen and you’ve finalized the guest list.

Here is what you should be wrapping up or already finished:

1 Month Before The Wedding

Now is the time that you should be getting really excited. It’s so close! Try to remember not to stress to much. Even book a doctors appointment or some therapy sessions to make sure you’re taking care of yourself.

Here is everything you should be focusing on now:

Make sure you are eating properly and getting enough rest. You’ll need all the energy you can get with all the running around you’ll be doing!

2 Weeks Before The Wedding

It’s almost here! Don’t stress, just get ready for the big day and the honeymoon. At this point you’ve set everything in motion. It’s time to follow up, relax and get excited.

Here is what you need to do:

1 Week Before The Wedding

You’ve done everything you possibly can to prepare for your wedding. There is only a few more things left to do:

2 Days Before The Wedding

Just some tiny details you can even ask your maid of honor or best man to do:

1 Day Before Your Wedding

It’s here, time to pamper yourself and get ready. This is where the fun really begins!

The Big Day!

There is nothing you can do now but enjoy the fruits of your labor and have as much fun as possible! Make sure you eat a good breakfast so you have energy all day. Give yourself plenty of time to reach the venue to allow for any last minute hiccups.

Have the best day of your life!

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