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Truly Engaging
complete
checklist
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Have fun announcing your engagement!
Browse wedding dress and veil styles.
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Create wedding and style boards on Pinterest.
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Choose a date (or up to 3 so you can be flexible).
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Follow MagnetStreet
for ideas!
Talk budget and decide
who’s contributing
what.
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Get discounts! Subscribe to
Bride
Vibe,
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Discover your wedding style.
Take our quiz.
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MagnetStreet’s e-newsletter, for wedding
Months
stationery deals.
Choose your wedding party:
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or more
maid of honor, bridesmaids, best man,
Get engagement photos taken.
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groomsmen, flower girl and ring bearer.
Start browsing
Save the Date
designs to find
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Create a wedding website.
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your favorite shape and size.
Get engagement ring insured and consider
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See your design in person!
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purchasing wedding insurance.
Order
Just One
Save the Date.
®
Begin compiling a guest list.
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Save the
Dates.
Order your
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current promotions
Check our
Explore ceremony and reception venue options.
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to seize the deal!
Start assembling a team of wedding pros:
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planner, photographer, videographer, caterer,
florist, and musicians.
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Choose bridal party attire and accessories.
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Reserve ceremony and reception venues.
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Book officiant.
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Hire photographer, videographer, caterer,
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Months
DJ/band, florist, and planner.
Mail your Save the Dates.
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Connect with us
Visit our blog
— The —
Truly Engaging
complete
checklist
12
Have fun announcing your engagement!
Browse wedding dress and veil styles.
m
Create wedding and style boards on Pinterest.
m
Choose a date (or up to 3 so you can be flexible).
m
Follow MagnetStreet
for ideas!
Talk budget and decide
who’s contributing
what.
m
Get discounts! Subscribe to
Bride
Vibe,
m
Discover your wedding style.
Take our quiz.
m
MagnetStreet’s e-newsletter, for wedding
Months
stationery deals.
Choose your wedding party:
m
or more
maid of honor, bridesmaids, best man,
Get engagement photos taken.
m
groomsmen, flower girl and ring bearer.
Start browsing
Save the Date
designs to find
m
Create a wedding website.
m
your favorite shape and size.
Get engagement ring insured and consider
m
See your design in person!
m
purchasing wedding insurance.
Order
Just One
Save the Date.
®
Begin compiling a guest list.
m
Save the
Dates.
Order your
m
current promotions
Check our
Explore ceremony and reception venue options.
m
to seize the deal!
Start assembling a team of wedding pros:
m
planner, photographer, videographer, caterer,
florist, and musicians.
11
Choose bridal party attire and accessories.
m
Reserve ceremony and reception venues.
m
Book officiant.
m
Hire photographer, videographer, caterer,
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Months
DJ/band, florist, and planner.
Mail your Save the Dates.
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Purchase wedding dress, veil and undergarments.
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Establish a fitness routine.
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Establish a skin care/beauty routine.
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Months
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Find 3 hotels (at different price points)
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for out-of-town guests.
Refine guest list.
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Create gift registries at 3 national retailers.
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Free Custom Color Swatches
Request your
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(for easy color matching with attire, décor, etc.)
Browse
Wedding Invitation
designs and
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coordinating stationery (Enclosures, Programs,
Menu Cards, Thank Yous, and Favors).
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Begin planning honeymoon.
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Explore wedding day hair and makeup styles.
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Meet with officiant to discuss plans for ceremony.
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Reserve rentals: chairs, linens, lighting, décor, etc.
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Choose cake style and schedule tastings.
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Decide on groomsmen attire.
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Personalize & order
Just One
Wedding
Invitation.
®
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Hire ceremony musicians.
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Book transportation to and from venues.
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Purchase wedding bands.
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Order
Wedding Invitation
Suite.
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Check our
current promotions
to seize the deal!
Order
Thank You Cards
(for gifts that arrive early).
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Choose flowers for:
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wedding party, attendants, venues, cake, etc.
Schedule dress fittings.
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Book honeymoon flights and hotels.
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Book room for wedding night.
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Order wedding cake.
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Assemble rehearsal dinner guest list.
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Plan welcome baskets for out-of-town guests.
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Book rehearsal dinner venue.
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Prepare {play/do not play} lists for DJ/band.
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Order
Rehearsal Dinner
Invitations.
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Finalize wedding guest list.
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3
Finalize honeymoon plans and ensure all
Purchase: toasting flutes, serving pieces,
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documents are in order.
guestbook, flower basket and ring bearer pillow.
Plan ceremony and reception seating.
Finalize reception menu.
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Experiment with hair and veil with stylist.
Order
Menu
Cards.
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Finalize readers and readings.
Order
Wedding
Favors.
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Mail Wedding Invitations.
Create wedding day timeline and send to your
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vendors, officiant and wedding party.
Develop system for organizing RSVPs.
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Write out honeymoon itinerary for family at home.
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Begin writing vows.
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Decide “Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue.”
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Review ceremony details with officiant.
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Book spa and beauty treatments for you and
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Lay out the content for Wedding Programs.
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your bridal party.
Apply for marriage license: order 2-3 extra.
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Book wedding day transportation.
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Finalize seating arrangements.
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Purchase gifts for attendants.
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Finalize playlists with musicians.
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Order
Just One
Wedding
Program.
®
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Finalize fittings for wedding party and parents.
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Call vendors to confirm date, times and location.
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Confirm honeymoon reservations.
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Order
Wedding
Programs.
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Pack for honeymoon.
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Final dress fitting (with shoes & undergarments).
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Pick up wedding rings.
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Write Thank You notes as gifts are received.
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Pick up marriage license.
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Follow up with guests who have not RSVP’d.
Get final haircut and color.
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Give final count to caterer.
Delegate wedding day duties:
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gift table, guestbook, etc.
Update registries.
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Delegate someone to return tuxes,
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Begin breaking in wedding shoes.
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rentals and tend to wedding dress.
W eeks
Make arrangements for the caring of pets and
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Send directions to wedding day
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plants while on honeymoon.
limo/transportation driver.
Send playlists to DJ/band/ceremony musicians.
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Prepare final payments to vendors + cash tips
Lay out wedding clothes.
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for service personnel.
Prepare wedding day emergency kit.
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Give readers their scripts.
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Get spa treatments for you and the bridal party.
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Give photographer and videographer your image
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W eek
and video requests.
Deliver welcome baskets.
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Get mani/pedi/massage.
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Attend wedding rehearsal.
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Have fun at the rehearsal dinner.
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Get to bed at a decent hour!
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Eat a good breakfast!
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Allow yourself plenty of time to get ready.
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Give wedding rings and officiant fee to best man.
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Relax, smile, and soak in every incredible moment.
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Ensure tuxes and rentals have been returned.
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Get wedding dress to preservationist or cleaners.
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Order
Photo Thank You Cards
Put your favorite wedding photo
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(include a wedding photo).
on a beautiful
Custom
Canvas.
Personalized Stationery
Order
with your
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new last name.
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