Tying the Knot in 6 Months? Here's Everything You Need to Do Before Then!

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Whether you have half a year left until your wedding date or you're trying to put together your nuptials in six months, the countdown is on until you walk down the aisle. So with little time to spare, it's best to prioritize what you must get done (and when!) before the big day. But how are you supposed to know how much lead-time you need on each wedding-related project? With so many tasks to undertake, your schedule can quickly get muddled, leaving you and your groom feeling entirely overwhelmed. Luckily, our planning checklist is here to help!

Once you input your wedding date, you'll get a breakdown of everything you need to do and a timeline of when each task should be completed. By now, you should have set your date, created your wedding budget, narrowed down your guest list and selected a venue. Other important details you should have completed by now? Purchased a wedding dress, selected your bridal party, and hired a caterer. If you can check these all off your list, you're in great shape!

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Now you need to get down the final details. This month you should book your honeymoon, hire your band or DJ, florist, and photographer, and choose your wedding stationery.

But that's not all! Did you know to order your cake at least two months out from your wedding date? What about when is the right time to send invitations and book your hair and makeup trials? We have a timelines for all of these details and more.

So whether you're getting married in six or 18 months, consult our wedding planning checklist right now to make sure your day goes off without a hitch.

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