Wedding Checklists - Photographs / video You may know someone who has recently married who can give you a recommendation. Otherwise contact local photographers and ask to see examples of their work and prices. You will need to agree before the ceremony any specific photographs you require taking. If you require photographs inside the church / ceremony venue you will need permission. There are a number of selected books you can buy on Wedding Photography which may help.
Wedding Checklists - Invitations Decide on who you would like to be the Best Man, Bridesmaids and Ushers. Order your Wedding Stationary. Send out invitations to guests along with a wedding gift list, and how to reach the church and reception.
Wedding Checklist - Outfits. Groom’s outfit - in most cases this is hired. Be sure this is done well in advance. The Best Man and Ushers also may wish to hire outfits. Bridesmaids. Try to choose a colour that will not only complement the Bride’s Dress, but will look good on each of them. Wedding Dress. Try on as many styles as you can to get a feel, and try ivory as an alternative to white as it may suit your complexion better. As this is a large expense consider hiring. Some shops now offer suitable bridal / bridesmaid dresses at reasonable prices. With outfits for the Bride and bridesmaids ask how near to the Wedding Day you can leave it before ordering to allow for losing or gaining weight.
Wedding Checklist - The cake Visit local bakeries to get styles and quotes. Most bakeries have photographs of the cakes they provide. Alternatively some large stores stock suitable cakes for Weddings which will just require additional decorations. Don’t forget to ask if stands are provided. Wedding Checklists - Rings and Gift
Shop together for Wedding rings and choose small presents for your attendants. Wedding Lists / Registry. Many couples find it easier to choose one or two large national department stores for their guests to select items from.
Wedding Checklist - Transport Arrange your Wedding transport, either by hiring transport or by using reliable cars from family / guests. And Finally: If you are going abroad on a honeymoon remember a change of name for your passport will take time.