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Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist

Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
Planning your wedding is a big under taking, but just like any huge task, it is so much easier if you break it down into manageable pieces. Peter & Piper totally understands and they want to help you plan your best day ever with this 12 month checklist!

You can download the full checklist right here and start getting organized right now, but first take a look at some of our favorite “to-do’s” on the list. We have also included some of our favorite wedding ideas from, our free printable save the dates, wedding hair ideas, 100 of our fav cakes, wedding playlists and so much more!

Photo by Kaysha Weiner Photographer. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
Planning your wedding is a big under taking, but just like any huge task, it is so much easier if you break it down into manageable pieces. Peter & Piper totally understands and they want to help you plan your best day ever with this 12 month checklist!

You can download the full checklist right here and start getting organized right now, but first take a look at some of our favorite “to-do’s” on the list. We have also included some of our favorite wedding ideas from, our free printable save the dates, wedding hair ideas, 100 of our fav cakes, wedding playlists and so much more!

Photo by Kaysha Weiner Photographer. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
TAKE ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS:
Not sure what to do in front of the camera? Check out these 26 Engagement Photo & Pose Ideas

Photo by Heather Sanderson Photography. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
START DRESS SHOPPING:
Do we really need to tell you to go buy a dress? Probably not, but this is by far our favorite part of the planning process! And there are just so many dresses to choose from.

Not sure what you are looking for? We have just the thing, a, dare we say... huge, catalog of dress collections right here for you to flip through to get inspired!!!

Dress by David Tutera for the Mon Cheri collection.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
SAVE THE DATES:
Sending off an adorable save the date to all your friends and family, is super exciting. What's even more exciting, you don’t have to buy save the dates! Check out our Free Printable Save The Date section! Free, customizable and totally adorbs!

Photo by The Edges Wedding Photography.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
BOOK THE CAKE TASTING:
Mmmmmmm, can you imagine a more delightful task? We can’t, but once you’ve found the flavor you want, how should you dress up your cake for the big day? Take a look at these 100 Wedding Cakes That Wow, but fair warning, you will likely fall in love with just about all of them!

Photo by Vitalic Photo & cake by Maria V Creative.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
CONFIRM DECOR DETAILS:
What sort of wedding are you planning? Letting your vendors know the theme you have in mind will ensure everything will match and feel cohesive. Need some help deciding? Here are some of our favorite weddings in some classic styles:

BACKYARD | BEACH | CLASSIC | GARDEN | INDIE | RUSTIC | VINEYARD

Photo by Tamara Lockwood Photography. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
HAIR & MAKEUP TRIAL:
You are getting so close and putting the final touches on how you are going to look on your wedding day makes the day feel that much more real!

Check out these beautiful hair styles and find even more ideas on our Hair & Makeup Pinterest board here!

Photo by Jennifer Fujikawa.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
BACHELORETTE PARTY:
It may not be your “last night” as a single lady, but planning your bachelorette party a few weeks before the “i do’s” is a great way to keep the stress levels down. Plus you can plan a big blow out party too! Need some ideas? Here are some of our favorite Non-Traditional Bachelorette Parties!

Photo by Kim Payant Photography. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
FINALIZE YOUR PLAYLISTS:
What are you going to be walking down the aisle too? Do you and your dad/mom have a favorite song you plan to dance too? What sort of reception music are you planning to play? All these questions can be answered right here with a few clicks of a button.

20 Songs To Walking Down The Aisle
30 Great Songs For Your Father Daughter Dance
35 Great Songs For Your Mother Son Dance
50 Great Songs For Your Reception Playlist

Photo by Daniel Portes.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
WELCOME WEDDING GUESTS:
Are you planning on putting together welcome bags for out-of-tower’s or maybe thank you gifts for your wedding party? We have collected some fantastic ideas for these over the years on our Custom Wedding Gifts Pinterest board.

Plus the Wedding Chicks Shop has some adorable tote bag designs that you can customize to fit your day perfectly!

Photo by Radion Photography.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
GET YOUR NAILS DONE:
It’s the day before “The Big Day!” Teat yourself to a little mani/pedi so that you can wake up tomorrow feeling fabulous and so put together!

And to inspire you here are 100 of our favorite nail styles! Enjoy!

Photo from Bride Magazine.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
POP SOME BUBBLY:
It’s here!!! The big day you have worked so hard to plan these last 12 months!!! All you need to do is enjoy the moment and have a drink or two with all the people you love!

In case you haven’t decided on a cocktail or hors d’oeuvres for your reception yet, our Food & Drink Pinterest board has plenty to choose from!

Photo by Renee Nicole Design + Photography. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
WRITE THANK YOU NOTES:
Always thank those that took the time to celebrate with you! Peter & Piper set a great deadline of writing and sending all of your wedding thank you’s out 8 weeks after your wedding day.

Letting people know you cared that they were there means a lot to them and sending them home with cute little keepsakes is the cherry on top of your beautiful day! Favors don’t have to be complicated, we have seen a wide variety and you can find them all on our Favors For Parties & Events Pinterest board!

Photo by Lauren Phipps Photography. See more here.
Plan Your Best Day Ever With This 12 Month Checklist
Now that you have oodles of ideas floating around in your head, you can download the whole Peter & Piper checklist for free right here! Good luck and happy planning!