Bloomers Boutique & Floral Designs : Harlingen, TX Florist : Same Day Flower Delivery

Wedding Countdown Calendar

Eighteen to Nine Months
◊ Start a wedding folder
◊ Create a budget
◊ Select your wedding party
◊ Decide on the number of guests
◊ Hire a planner (Service available at Bloomers)
◊ Book the date and venues
◊ Book the officiant
◊ Research florist (Bloomers) bands, photographers and caterers
◊ Start a master contact list
◊ Throw an engagement party
◊ Look into wedding website

Eight Months
◊ Hire a photographer
◊ Hire the entertainment
◊ Hire the videographer
◊ Register for gifts
◊ Purchase the perfect dress.
◊ Start meeting caterers
◊ Reserve a block of hotel rooms for your guests
◊ Launch your wedding web site
◊ Order your save-the-date cards (Available at Bloomers)

Seven to Six Months
◊ Select your wedding invitations (available at Bloomers)
◊ Hire a calligrapher, if needed
◊ Plan your honeymoon
◊ Shop for bridesmaid’s dresses
◊ Meet with officiant
◊ Send save-the-date cards
◊ Reserve any lights, tents and structural, electrical needs
◊ Book your Florist (Available at Bloomers)
◊ Book transportation
◊ Start creating a wedding day timeline

Three Months
◊ Finalize the menu and flowers
◊ Order favors, if desired (Available at Bloomers)
◊ Create a toast maker’ list
◊ Finalize readings
◊ Purchase the rings
◊ Finalize order for the ceremony and reception
◊ Talk to your designer about printing table numbers, place cards and menus
◊ Purchase undergarments and visit dressmaker for 2nd fitting

Two Months
◊ Discuss locations and shots with the photographer
◊ Review play list with the band or the DJ
◊ Send invitations
◊ Talk to your designer about creating ceremony programs
◊ Have your designer creat the rehearsal dinner invites
◊ Touch base with vendors
◊  Submit wedding announcement to newspaper
◊ Enjoy Bachelorette party

One Month
◊ Phone invitees who haven’t sent in an RSVP
◊ Get marriage license
◊ mail rehearsal dinner invites
◊ have a final dress fitting
◊ Stock the bar
◊ Send out as many final payments as you can
◊ Confirm times for hair, makeup and vendors
◊ Create a seating chart
◊ Purchase bridal party gifts (Available at Bloomers)
◊ Write vows
◊ Get hair cut and dyed, if needed
◊ Break in shoes

Week of Wedding
◊ Reconfirm vendor arrival times
◊ Delegate small wedding day tasks to friends and family
◊ Send final time line to bridal party
◊ Make arrangements to pick up dress
◊ Supply photographer with a photo request list
◊ Have payments ready for vendors
◊ Book spa treatment
◊ Send guest count to caterer
◊ Assemble welcome baskets
◊ Pack for honeymoon