The Ultimate Countdown to Wedding Bliss: Your 6-Month Journey to ‘I Do’

Sep 1, 2023

Ladies and gents, hold onto your bouquets and bow ties because your magical day is just six months away! To make sure you’re sailing smoothly toward wedded bliss, we’ve compiled a playful roadmap of essential preparations. Think of it as your wedding adventure checklist!

6 Months and Counting: The Countdown Begins!

– Cue the Invitations: Order your wedding stationery and make plans for sending out those all-important invites. Alternatively, there are some wonderful websites where you can create, send-out and manage everything online!

– Gift or Not to Gift: Decide on your gift list and don’t forget to sprinkle some magic by including this info in your invitations/your wedding website portal.

– Lovebirds Take Flight: Book your honeymoon – time to decide if you’re more of a beach bum or an adventure seeker!

– Cake Crusaders: Taste test your way to the perfect wedding cake and find a baker who’ll turn your sweet dreams into reality.

– Dressing Up Is Fun: Purchase those stunning bridesmaid dresses and flower girl frocks, and don’t forget the suits for the groom, best man, page boy, and ushers.

– Fancy Footwork: Treat yourself to those gorgeous wedding shoes and accessories and make sure you’re ready for your dress fitting.

– Beauty Rehearsal: Book your makeup and hair trial. Because you want to look your absolute best, right?


3 Months to Go: Getting Closer!

– Ring It In: Buy those all-important wedding rings.

– Decor Dreams: Order your venue décor, table decorations, flowers, and favours. This is where your Pinterest boards really come to life!

– Musical Magic: Choose your wedding music and readings for the ceremony. Is it going to be “Here Comes the Sun” or “Can’t Help Falling in Love”?

– Dress Rehearsal: Head to your gown fitting and sort out any last-minute alterations. You’re going to look absolutely stunning!

– Gifts Galore: Shop for your best man, ushers, and bridesmaids’ gifts, and don’t forget flowers for the mothers of the bride and groom.

– Shoes and Sparkle: Get shoes and accessories for the whole bridal party. Everybody’s got to shine!

– Pen Your Love: Start writing those heartfelt wedding speeches and vows. This is your moment to shine!


1 Month Before: The Final Countdown Begins!

– Dress to Impress: Arrange for the final fitting of your wedding dress. You’ll soon be stepping into perfection!

– Check, Check, and Check Again: Confirm all wedding arrangements with your suppliers. Share all the details with your trusty best man and maid of honour, just in case.

– Guest Tug-O’-War: Reach out to any guests who haven’t replied to your invites. It’s time for them to RSVP!

– Seating Sensation: Finalise that seating plan and get the table plan ordered.

– Numbers Game: Confirm the final guest count with your venue and caterer. Food for all!

– Practice Makes Perfect: Arrange a wedding rehearsal so the bridal party knows where to walk, stand, and, most importantly, not trip.

– Dress Pick-Up: Set a date to pick up your dress, bridesmaid dresses, and suits. They’re practically waiting to be worn!


1 Week Before: The Final Countdown (No, Really!)

– Packing for Paradise: Start packing for your honeymoon. Print those tickets, and don’t forget to order your currency. Who’s ready for an adventure?

– Happy Feet: Wear those wedding shoes around the house (but not outside!). You’ll thank us for the blister-free dancing later.

– Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue: It’s time to hunt for the “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Get creative!


2-3 Days Before: Pamper Yourself, You Deserve It!

– Beauty Day: Treat yourself to manicures, pedicures, haircuts, waxing, and maybe even some fake tanning (if that’s your thing).

– Bags Are Packed: Pack your bags for the night before the wedding and the night of the wedding. Don’t forget the essentials!

– Emergency Kit: Create a wedding survival kit that includes your lipstick, a mirror, tissues, and anything else you might need for the big day.


The Day Before: Relax, It’s Almost Here!

– R&R Day: Take a deep breath, relax, and savour the calm before the wedding storm.

– Early to Bed: Try to get an early night’s rest because, guess what? You’re getting married tomorrow morning! Sweet dreams of happily ever after!

There you have it, your whimsical wedding countdown adventure! Get ready for the most magical day of your life, and remember, the journey is as important as the destination. Let the countdown begin! 🥂👰🤵🎉 We wish you a truly wonderful day x