8 Jul

Update on the overall checklist:

[updated: 8/24/10]

Church > Done. St Francis De Sales

Reception site > Done. Kenwood Country Club

Florist > Done. The Tulip Tree

Dress & Veil > Done.  European Bridal.

Photographer > Done. Neysa Ruhl Photography.

Hotel block > Done.  Hampton Suites.

Engagement photographer and location > Done. Paris/Mark Elias; Cincy/Neysa Ruhl

Day Of planner > Done.  Friend from work with experience.

Something Borrowed > Done.  Borrowing Mom’s necklace/earrings & brooch

1. Cake > TBD

2. Bridesmaid dresses > TBD, dress trying on days in August with Kelli, Jenny & Tara

3. Floral arrangments (centerpieces, bouquets, etc) > TBD, need to set meeting with Tulip Tree

3. Rehearsal dinner > In Progress (Drew is in charge)

4. Honeymoon > ! Avoid places with hurricanes.

6. Wedding bands > TBD

7. Groom attire > TBD

8. Invitations > TBD (Drew claims to want involvement in this activity)

9. Transportation > TBD (Drew is in charge)

10. DJ > TBD (Drew is in charge)

11. Decorations > TBD

  • (30) 5×7 pictures of cars with titles for tables
  • Purple napkins (Need to confirm they are no add’t cost with KCC)
  • Purple votives > Done (90)
  • Vases
  • Tea lights

12. Fitting/dress alterations/dry clean

13. Hair appointment/practice do > TBD

14. Makeup booked > TBD

15. Hair Accessories/Jewelry > In Progress.  Going to borrow Mom’s necklace and earrings.  Bridal hair piece in the works for DIY project.

16. Wedding shoes > TBD.  Not allowed to have shoes with stones in case they catch on dress – per Mom.

17. Registry > TBD > at Crate, BBB, Target (?), Home Depot

18. Something Blue?

19. Bridesmaid/Groomsmen gifts

20. OOTowner gift bags, maps, etc

21. Programs, name cards

22. Wedding certificate

23. Church classes

24. Ceremony readings picked

25. Ceremony music

26. Cocktail hour music

27. Photobooth


5 Responses to “Listomania”

  1. Susie Goedde July 8, 2010 at 4:38 am #

    No additional charge for the napkins at KCC

  2. Kristin July 8, 2010 at 10:33 pm #

    I just caught up on your to do list – you’re making great progress! One suggestion… as to the ? mark by Target for your registry… I have heard lots of people complain because their return policy on gifts is kindof terrible, and if people buy you a gift from there they sometimes forget to give the cashier the registry info, or get a gift receipt. Just a thought… might be a headache. I love the pics of the hairpiece – I bet you can do that no problem – I’m excited to see the finished product. Talk to me when you do invitations… that is my FAVORITE part. 🙂

    • friendrecommend July 9, 2010 at 1:25 am #

      Thanks! Good point about Target. I heard the same thing from friends, that’s why I was debating. That’s a really good call about people forgetting to say its for a registry when they purchase, too. Its a lot easier at a BBB, because they usually ask you. At Target – no way.

      I will DEF keep you in the loop and consult on invitations. I haven’t really thought too hard about them because I don’t really know what I want. When did you start thinking about invitations?

  3. Kristin July 8, 2010 at 10:34 pm #

    What is your something old? I put the cross from my great-grandmothers rosary on my bouquet – I bet your giant Catholic family has something neat like that!

    • friendrecommend July 9, 2010 at 1:24 am #

      That’s right, I need something Old, something New, right? That is a fantastic idea. I think you told me that before – love it!

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