The Perfect One Year Wedding Timeline

wedding timeline

You’ve just said yes to the love of your life and you’re now on the first stage of wedding preparations. Your wedding timeline includes the order of things you want to achieve for your wedding. This will make your wedding preparation easy and exciting.

Since some brides can get overwhelmed with the joy of getting married by visualizing the ‘big day’ it can be hard to pick which task to start with.  If you think you’re this type of bride, no worries. We will help you arrange a wedding timeline to get you ready for your big day!

The wedding timeline will determine how soon you want to get married after you’ve said ‘yes’ to your marriage proposal. This wedding timeline is perfect for brides tying the knot after a  year or more.

Wedding Timeline

1. Plan your engagement party.

Fix your engagement part no later than 2 months after you’ve agreed with your partner to get married. Keep your engagement party simple but classy, and let the guests include your immediate family members. A few friends from your inner circle can be invited too. Prepare for light foods and drinks like a cocktail party. You can use your phone to snap your photos or ask a family member to come with a camera. However, make sure that you dress well with the aim to stand out among your guest. Book the perfect venue for small or large parties here.

2. Decide on the kind of wedding you want and plan your budget

Now you’ve got 10 months left till the wedding day.

Sit with your partner and agree on the type of wedding you want to have. Then plan your budget. You can use an online budget planner or hire a wedding budget planner to help you out. We recommend taking some time to do this.

3. 9 months countdown to your wedding

Make your guest list and book your venue. Decide on the number of people want to invite on your big day. Make your guest list and have all adjustment properly done. Then book a venue that suits the type of wedding you are planning and that have the capacity to make your guests comfortable.

4. 8 months countdown.

Book a caterer, the officiant, the photographer and a wedding planner (if you need one)

You wouldn’t want any flop from anyone rendering service to you. So make your bookings in-time.

5. 7 months countdown.

Open a wedding website, open a gift registry and choose your bridesmaid and maid of honor

Your wedding website is a good source to send information to your guests about your wedding. So make sure it’s ready before the invites are out.

6. 6 months countdown

Order your wedding dress, shoes, jewelry, bridesmaid dresses, and the stationaries

7. 5 months countdown

Send out your invitations, a link to your wedding website and the gift registry

8. 4 months countdown

Start planning for your honeymoon. You can hire a travel agent to help you do this to make things easier for you and your partner.

9. 3-month countdown

Send out your first reminder, start your beauty treatments and go for your wedding dress fitting.

10. 2 months countdown

Start your makeup and hairstyle trials. Make sure you also double check your to-do list and make sure everything is in place.

11. 1-month countdown

Send out a second reminder to your guests and get ready for your ‘big day’

Go for facials, massages, and relax.

12. Get Married & Live Happily Ever After!


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