Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Wedding Wednesday + Engagement Photos

Alright ladies, it's time for a little Wedding Wednesday update. 
Before I get into the nitty gritty {aka wedding checklist}, I have a little something to share with you. A few of our engagement pictures!
What do you think? I am just head over heels with them {and my guy}.
Our photographer, Photos by Alex, is amazing and so fun to work with!
Now for the Wedding Progress Update!

Things We've Done....
Picked the date : May 18th 2013
Picked our bridal party!
Picked our colors!
Picked our ceremony and reception site!
Picked a caterer!
Picked a photographer!
Picked our ceremony and reception musician!
Had our engagement party!
Started Finished the wedding website!
Picked Sent our Save The Dates!
Picked out our invitations!
Picked the bridesmaid's dresses {a few are ordered}!
Working on the mother's dresses{one ordered, one to go}!
Picked the rehearsal dinner restaurant!
Finalized our guest list!
Started Finished our registry!
Picked our cake baker and cake style!
Purchased our wedding bands!
Finalized shower invitation list and bachelorette party invitation list.
Picked our day-of point of contact.
Bought a few items for decoration (twine for bouquets, burlap for banner, etc.).
Meet with our officiant and scheduled pre-marital counseling!
Took our engagement pictures!!
Called the rental place and finalized all of our rentals!
Finalized a block of rooms for our wedding guests!

Things We Still Need To Do....
Finalize our reception menu.
Have our invitations printed.
Find a way to print special maps for invitations.
Order the rest of the bridesmaid's dresses.
Pick shoes for bridesmaids.
Pick ceremony shoes.
Schedule one dress fitting/steaming.
Pick out ceremony accessories (for the BMs and I).
Decide on my something old, new, borrowed, and blue.
Finalize ceremony music.
Decide on ceremony readings.
Pick the mother's dresses (1/2 way there!).
Order groomsmen suits.
Place the wedding flower order (I found the perfect vendor!).
Pre-marital counseling (scheduled).
Work on wedding hair and makeup ideas (for everyone).
Book our honeymoon (at the end of January!).
Finalize our hotel plans (getting ready rooms & wedding guests).
Pick rehearsal dinner invitation. 
Finalize rehearsal dinner menu.
Decide on shower and rehearsal dinner decorations. 
Decide on + order bridal party gifts (40% done).
Decide on + order groom gift.
Decide on + order parent gifts.
Print + assemble program fans.
Finalize our guest book alternative.
Create banner for wedding reception.
Finish cake topper (twine wrapped E!).
Decide on cake/cupcake stand.
Yarn wrapped letters for reception decoration (initials/Mr+Mrs).
Finalize and work on reception table decorations.
Finalize aisle decorations.
Work on aisle decorations (DIY!).
Finalize ideas/materials for ceremony/reception signs.
Decide on + book day-of transportation. 
Marriage license.
Finalize a day-of schedule.
Decide if we want special ushers.
Decide on out-of-town guest goodies.
Purchase dresses for bridal events, rehearsal dinner, and bachelorette party weekend!
Do you have any wedding advice? Fill me in if you do!

P.s. Check out the rest of my wedding posts {here}.


Nicole said...

You're rockin' and rollin' girlfriend! I'm getting married a good two months before you and there are several things on your list that I still need to do!!! Haha! Doesn't it feel great to check things off the list?? Your engagement pictures are beautiful!!

Jennifer said...

OH I love them! That first one is too sweet. I love your attire in them too.

Dara said...

you guys look so cute!

Elisabeth @ Bella said...

so cute! i love the way they turned out - especially that first one! gorgeous :)

The Pink Growl said...

These are sooo good! You guys are an adorable couple!

Veronica Lee Burns said...

Love your pictures!