Stress-Free Wedding Tips 7-month wedding checklist for Ghanaian brides

Monthly guide on what to do when planning for your wedding

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Just engaged and wondering how to plan your dream wedding?. We have carefully drafted things to do month by month that will make your wedding memorable and the talk of the town.

7 Months before

Determine your budget

Make a guest list

Select the venue

Select the caterer

Start looking at invitations

Look for your , photographer, band, DJ, and videographer.

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  • 6 months before

Start shopping for your wedding dress

Buy wedding bands

5 Months Out

Book the bride and groom's transportation (limo, specialty car, etc.)

Book the honeymoon

Buy or rent the groom’s tuxedo and wedding gown

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  • 4 Months before

Have your final tasting with the caterer

Choose your cake

Select groomsmen's attire and schedule fittings within the month

Select the bridesmaids' dresses and schedule fittings within the month

Hair and makeup trial

  • 3 months before

Order the invitations cards

Select bible readings

Meet with the officiant and invite him or her to the rehearsal dinner

  • 2 months before

Send the wedding invitations (with RSVPs due one month before the wedding)

First dress fitting

Pick up your marriage license

Buy wedding-party gifts

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  • 1 month before

Assemble gift bags

Pay your vendors in full

Create a seating chart

Have a final venue walk-through

  • Final Week

Confirm appointment with hair stylist and makeup

Getting a massage

Final dress fitting

Pack your bags for the honeymoon

Lay out all the items (rings, invitations, etc.) that you want your photographer to capture.

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