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A checklist of often forgotten Wedding Essentials

Let me help to ensure nothing is overlooked on your special day:

 Bride and groom
Bride and groom

Emergency Kit:

  • Safety pins

  • Sewing kit

  • Stain remover wipes

  • Band-aids

  • Pain relievers

  • Tissues

Comfortable Shoes:

  • Pack a pair of comfortable shoes to change into during the reception. Your feet will thank you!

Bridal Accessories:

  • Veil or hair accessories

  • Jewellery (necklace, earrings, bracelet)

  • Garter

  • Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

Marriage License:

  • Ensure you have obtained and/or brought your marriage license for the ceremony.

Vendor Payments and Tips:

  • Prepare envelopes with payments and tips for vendors (photographer, officiant, DJ, etc.) to be distributed on the wedding day.

Guest Book and Pen:

  • Don't forget to provide a guest book and a pen for your guests to leave their well wishes and signatures.

Extra Invitation Suites:

  • Keep a few extra invitation suites for sentimental purposes and as a keepsake.

Wedding Day Timeline:

  • Create a detailed wedding day timeline and distribute it to your wedding party, vendors, and key family members.

Reserved Signs:

  • Prepare signs for reserved seats or tables for family members, close friends, or special guests.

Marriage Certificate Holder:

  • Have a special holder or folder to keep your marriage certificate safe and presentable.

Rain Plan:

  • If you're having an outdoor wedding, make sure to have a backup plan in case of inclement weather.

Snacks and Water:

  • Keep some light snacks and bottled water on hand for you and your wedding party to stay energised and hydrated throughout the day.

Chargers and Power Banks:

  • Don't forget to bring chargers and power banks for your phones, cameras, or any other electronic devices that may need charging.

Thank-You Cards:

  • Have a stack of thank-you cards ready to express your gratitude to guests and vendors after the wedding.

Marriage Certificate Witnesses:

  • Arrange for two witnesses to sign your marriage certificate during the ceremony.

Remember, this checklist is just a starting point. Customize it based on your specific wedding details and needs. Happy planning and best wishes for a perfect wedding day! ✨🌸

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