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Wedding Checklist – What to do in the first 3 months after your engagement

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Congratulations on your engagement!! You’re just at the right place! Here’s a checklist of what you need to do in the first 3 months after your engagement! 

Using this wedding checklist reduces greatly your chances of leaving out any important things.

  1. Pick your date

You need to this early on and in time to allow you to plan properly and give your guests some time to plan to attend as well. You would need to discuss this with your spouse and families, to find a date that works for everyone.

  1. Set your wedding budget

Next, you need to set your wedding budget. This is a very key aspect of wedding planning, (which many people tend to neglect), as it will define a lot of other choices that you make throughout the planning period.

So, how much do you have or are you willing to spend on your wedding? Setting a budget would allow you eliminate some options and help your decision making easier.

Related post > How to plan a wedding on a budget and still ‘wow’ your guests

  1. Determine the number of your guests

The number of guest would help you stay in budget and determine the size and cost of your venue. 

  1. Determine your wedding theme

Do you want to go the royal route, fairytale or modern? Once you choose the theme, you can move forward with the rest of your wedding plans.

5. Start booking vendors: Venue

Hunt down your favorite vendors within your budget. It is important to do this early on, so your preferred vendors don’t get booked. The first vendor to lock down at this point is your venue.

  1. Draw up the bridal crew

Next, make a list of your bridal party. Your budget for the wedding would determine the number on your train and who they are. Give them enough time to plan and save for the occasion.