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Something Old, New, Borrowed & TO DO! By Crystal Strickland

How is wedding planning coming? You hear this question over and over but feel compelled to answer with, “I have so much to do and don’t know where to start!” Well, I’m here to help. When asked to write this article, I was ecstatic to share with you my handy dandy list that I began when I got married. I hope you find it useful in getting ready for your big day. So sit back, relax and happy planning!

Basic to do’s: Publish engagement announcement if you’re planning on doing this Book event designer/planner who will handle directing of ceremony, setup of ceremony and reception, takedown, etc. Start compiling guest list and addresses Work on save-the-dates to be sent out 6-8 months before the wedding (optional) Register, register, register! Purchase thank you cards with current initials and future initials for gifts you will receive at showers and after the wedding Book honeymoon and flight (be sure to book the hotel you are staying in after your wedding also) Make sure passports are up-to-date Get wedding license Determine rehearsal dinner location as well as your bridal shower luncheon Determine getaway (birdseed, lavender, sparklers, shakers, etc.) and getaway car



RSVP 2012 Bridal Issue  

RSVP’s special edition bridal issue is finally here—a not so traditional resource for Southern brides.