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wedding timeline

six to twelve months ahead

  • send save-the-date cards
  • choose your wedding party and send out cards asking them to be in your wedding
  • order personalized thank you notes with the bride's maiden name for shower gifts
  • order engagement party invitations

four to six months ahead

  • order wedding invitations (including response cards, reception cards, directions cards, etc.)
  • book your calligrapher
  • select favors
  • select gifts for the wedding party

two to four months ahead

  • send invitation envelopes to the calligrapher
  • mail invitations six to eight weeks ahead of wedding
  • order post-wedding thank you notes
  • order rehearsal dinner invitations
  • order shower and luncheon invitations

one to two months ahead

  • buy guest book, ring pillow, and other accessories
  • order wedding programs
  • put together welcome bags and weekend itineraries
  • order menu cards, place cards, table cards, and escort cards
  • order personalized thank you notes for the bride and groom to send after the wedding

two to three weeks

  • create seating plan and have menu cards, place cards, table cards, and escort cards printed
  • write toasts for the rehearsal dinner and wedding reception
  • address anouncements to mail after the wedding


wedding timeline

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