Recently engaged and slightly panicking at the thought of all the wedding planning ahead of you? No worries, we've got you covered! Get ahead of the game with this handy timeline that will remind you of all the usual wedding planning details you need to cover and when. With your wedding party tribe behind you and this resource at your fingertips, the planning will become a lot more fun and manageable. (text-based details & printable below this graphic) Be sure to download the matching Wedding Planning Timeline Printable. It has extra spaces for you to add your own timeline to-dos since every wedding is different. Also, check out our full Free Wedding Planning Binder Download for matching resources that will help you plan your event in style. Happy planning! Wedding Planning Timeline Printable Blue Wedding Planning Timeline Printable Pink Wedding Planning Timeline Printable Cream P.S. If you love using these wedding freebies from Botanical PaperWorks, be sure to post a picture on social media and tag us or send us an email. We'd love to hear from you! Wedding Planning Timeline 12 MONTHS BEFORE \tSet the date \tSet your budget \tSettle on a theme/style and color scheme \tStart a wedding planning binder and start keeping track of payments, deposits, phone, numbers, deadlines, etc. \tLook at venues and sample caterers 10 MONTHS BEFORE \tPut together a guest list \tBook venue/s, caterers, and bartenders \tBook a band or DJ \tBook your officiant \tBook a photographer&/or videographer 8 MONTHS BEFORE \tOrder your wedding dress \tFind a wedding stationery supplier and choose a style \tOrder your save the dates \tInvite your friends and family to join your wedding party \tRegister \tBlock hotel rooms for out-of-town guests 6 MONTHS BEFORE \tMeet florist to plan bouquets, centerpieces, etc. \tSend out save-the-dates \tPlan a honeymoon \tOrder bridal party attire 4 MONTHS BEFORE \tOrder your wedding invitations and reply cards \tOrder the cake \tOrder the groomsmen attire \tPlan a rehearsal dinner \tMake necessary hair and makeup appointments \tAsk your MC and those giving speeches 2 MONTHS BEFORE \tSend out invitations and make a system for tracking rsvp’s \tBegin dress fittings \tArrange necessary transportation \tPurchase rings \tPurchase gifts for wedding party, partner, etc. \tBook grooming appointments (hair, manicures, makeup, etc.) 4 WEEKS BEFORE \tGet your marriage license \tMeet with your photographer/videographer \tMake your seating plan and decide how to display it \tOrder your day of stationery (menus, programs, favor tags, table numbers, etc) \tDecide on and order wedding favors \tPlan the rehearsal dinner 2 WEEKS BEFORE \tGive a shot list to the photographer \tFinal fittings \tFinalize wedding vows and readings with your officiant \tAssemble wedding favors if needed \tFinalize seating chart \tSend schedules to your wedding party 1 WEEK BEFORE \tSend out final payments \tConfirm times/final guest count with caterers \tPick up wedding dress and tuxedo \tPack for honeymoon 1 DAY BEFORE \tManicure and/or pedicure \tAttend the rehearsal dinner \tGive gifts to the wedding party \tGet a good night’s sleep \tHydrate THE BIG DAY \tHair and makeup \tDress to impress \tGet hitched! \tMake your rounds \tEnjoy POST-WEDDING \tEnjoy honeymoon! \tOrder and send out thank you cards \tOrder photography prints Like what you see on our blog? Join our mailing list to receive emails with freebies, projects, coupons, green living tips and decor ideas and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.