The Things Brides Leave Until the Last Minute of Wedding Planning

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Even the most organized type-A brides have to let something wait until the last minute during wedding planning. Whether it's something big, like getting the wedding dress fitted, or something relatively minor, like buying "bride" and "groom" chair signs, it's easy to procrastinate — or just plain forget — certain elements. Before you have a panic attack and think you're the worst bride ever, we decided to ask brides on our Facebook page to tell us the last piece of the wedding-planning puzzle that fell into place. Hopefully, their answers will remind you of something you totally forgot about and get you to act on it ASAP!

"Vows. I waited way too long to bust those out. Now I tell all my engaged friends to do that earlier!" —Stephanie Lo Duca-Tremont

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"The marriage license." —Taylor Hoffman

"Who's transporting the toasting flutes." —Liz N Matt

"Cake plates. My brother's girlfriend made a trip to Dollar General during the wedding. She's awesome." —Rebekah Gasso

"Getting my dress and alterations. It will be finished two weeks before the wedding in case I need additional changes." —Kasi Foster

"My garter." —Krissie Slattery

"The seating plan. I stayed up almost all night before the wedding making one." —Terri White Calbeck

"Alcohol. I am just now looking into it, and my wedding is three weeks away." —Kayla Lynn

"Alcohol, food, cake, invites went out a month before. Music was done the night before, and my wedding turned out perfect, minus the fact that my nerves made it so that I couldn't really walk down the aisle. Both my dads were basically carrying me!" —Brittany Rawson

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