Monday, March 1, 2010

Wedding Planning Checklist yang tak seberapa...hehe

9-12 months before the wedding:

  • Announce your engagement to friends and family. - done
  • Arrange for parents to get together and meet each other if they haven't already.- done
  • Pick a special date to begin your lives together.- done
  • Discuss what your budget will be and who'll be contributing what to the event.- done
  • Interview wedding planners if you're using one.- done
  • Pick the ceremony site and meet with the officiant.- done
  • Work on the guest list to get a rough head count.- still doing it..hehe..
  • Visit reception sites and reserve one.- done
  • Begin shopping for your wedding gown.- rent it.. :s
  • If you want to drop a few pounds for the wedding start now.- i think i gain more pounds ade la kot...

6-9 months before the wedding:

  • Choose the members of your wedding party.- done
  • Select a caterer.- done
  • Order your wedding gown.- rent it
  • Shop for bridesmaids dresses.- errmmm...drg bli sendrik kot..hehe.. :p
  • Pick a photographer and videographer.- done
  • Hire a florist.- ni time nikah nye belum lagi...hehe
  • Start thinking about where you'd like to go for your honeymoon.- done...done...done

4-6 months before the wedding:

  • Order wedding stationary (place cards, thank you cards, etc.).- belom lagi..!!! :O
  • Shop for the perfect wedding cake.- belom lagi..!!! :O
  • Hire your wedding-day transportation (carriage, limousine, etc.)- pakai kembara je kot..huhu...
  • Book your favorite hair stylist and makeup artist.- nikah punye belom lagi..!!! :O
  • Check on hotels for any out-of-town guests.- belom lagi..!!! :O
  • Finalize the guest list.- belom lagi..!!! :O byk keje lain kene buat...eheheh
  • Get definite plans for your honeymoon, make airline and hotel arrangements.- done..!!! :D

2-4 months before the wedding:

  • Purchase the marriage license from your cities county clerk.- april
  • Order tuxedos for the groom and groomsmen.- sewaan ja pakk..
  • Meet with the caterer to go over menus, wine selections, etc. - jumpe dah..stiap kali jumpe stiap kali tu la depa tukaq menu tuh...tak phm btoi..hehe..
  • Order the wedding cake.- it's included...
  • Select wedding ceremony and reception music.- belom lagi..!!! tgh mencari2 lagi music yg romantik gedik-gedik...haha..
  • If you plan on writing your own vows start writing them now.- biarlah rahsia...antara kau dan aku...wuishhh...naik bulu roma..haha

ok setakat ni je...nnt update lagi yg bawah ni...hehehe..

4-8 weeks before the wedding:

  • Mail wedding invitations 6 to 8 weeks ahead of your wedding date.
  • Do a hair and make up run through with your wedding veil on.

2-4 weeks before the wedding:

  • Work on the seating arrangements for the reception.
  • Confirm details with the photographer, florist, and other vendors.
  • Have your final wedding dress fitting.
  • Write your rehearsal-dinner toast.
  • Purchase gifts for the wedding attendants.
  • Compile a list of all of the wedding vendors and wedding party. Carry this list with you everywhere you go just in case.

1 week before the wedding:

  • Place any amounts due on the wedding day in envelopes for easy distribution.
  • Give the caterer a final head count.
  • Find a trustworthy person to take the cake knife, toasting glasses, etc. to the reception.
  • Get final beauty treatments (manicure, facial, massage, waxing, brow shaping, etc.).
  • Pack for the honeymoon.

The day before the wedding:

  • Get something old - symbolizes continuity with the bride's family and the past.
  • Get something new - means optimism and hope for the bride's new life ahead
  • Get something borrowed - an item from a happily married friend or family member, whose good fortune in marriage is supposed to carry over to the new bride.
  • Get something blue - to symbolize love, modesty, and fidelity.
  • And a silver sixpence in her shoe - represents wealth and financial security. For optimum fortune, the sixpence should be in the left shoe. These days, a dime or a copper penny can be substituted.

The day of the wedding:

  • Relax and remain calm.
  • Remember to eat something. You may be so busy with things that you forget.
  • Allow yourself at least two hours to get dressed.
  • Enjoy yourself at this once in a life time event!

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