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Text Box: Event Creations has gathered all the planning forms and advice that you will need to plan your own wedding.
When planning your wedding follow the following steps:
Define the total amount you are able to spend. Before you select venues or vendors or even your bridal party. Set your budget before you do anything, including setting the date.
Set a date. 
Select your bridal party and ask them to be in your wedding.
Determine your wedding preferences: 
                Traditional or Non
                Religious Ceremony or Civil
                Decide on the time of day
                Prepare the guests lists (yours and your fiancé’s) 
                Decide on a theme and color preferences before you pick the location
Book your ceremony location and Officiant. (at least 12 months before)
Choose & book your reception location. (at least 12 months before)
Book your vendors:
                 A. Caterer: Think about the type of food you want to serve before the first meeting.
                 B. Photographer & Videographer & Lighting Professional
                 C. Florist. Select a florist that will also decorate your ceremony location if possible.
                 D.  Book your transportation 
                 E.  Decorator & Day of Wedding Coordinator 
                   You can plan everything your self. But  it is always wise to either hire a pro or work with a 
                   family member or friend to assist with pulling the timeline together for the day and to 
                   assist with any decorations.
                  F. Hire a DJ, any Musicians or Soloist
Book your honeymoon and any rooms you will need and if needed obtain passports.
Send your save the dates & order your invitations.
10.            Reserve a block of rooms for out of town guest.
11.           Chose your gown and accessories and have your bridal fitted (guys and girls) 
                 Have your groom pick his tux and get fitted
Order bridal party gifts & book your rehearsal dinner 
Send invitations, prepare a preliminary seating chart 
Decide on your favors
16.           Decide on:
                Centerpieces & Linen and the reception décor and order your wedding cake
17.           Choose your rings and a gift for your spouse to be. 
18.           Get your marriage license, make all beauty appointments.
19.           Obtain a final guest count and give that information to the applicable vendors
Pay all the vendors balances, pack for your honeymoon
Arrange all final fitting, review your check off list  & prepare itineraries for the wedding day
Go to your beauty appointments, gather luggage, tickets, travel itinerary & passports
Go to the rehearsal (bring your marriage license) 
Enjoy your rehearsal dinner and get married!
                 Other Tips:
Organization is the key to successfully planning your own wedding. Down load the forms we have provided and put them in a three ring, tabbed binder. Keep notes of conversations with vendor and venues. Also include copies of all payments and contracts in your binder.
We also suggest obtaining  swatches of your bridal dress, bridesmaids dresses, etc. for color coordination.
Most of all, don’t be afraid to hire a consultant for at a least a few hours if you need help. And you can always search the internet for answers and assistance.

Congratulations and have a wonderful wedding!


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Phone: 412-744-4473
Fax: 412-704-7532
E-mail: info@eventcreationsusa.com
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Text Box: Downloadable
Forms to Assistant in your Planning:



Planning
Checklist



Reception
Outline



Christian
Ceremony
Outline



Guest List
Tracker



Budget Work Sheet



Ceremony 
Music Planning 
Sheet



Sample
Wedding 
Day
Itinerary



Unity
Candle 
Ceremony




Sand 
Ceremony

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Links




Bridesmaid
Guide





Bliss 
Weddings





Planning a Wedding 
Shower





Emily
Post





Maid of
Honor 
Information





Wedding
Themes





Wedding 
Gowns




Honeymoon
Guide









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