Next on your checklist should will be details about where the party will be held. If you are undecided about where to host the party, you can always check out local halls, restaurants or even local parks, depending on the theme and type of party you are hosting. With a little research, you may find all sorts of unusual and interesting places which allow social events. Include on your checklist the venues which might be a good fit and contact them to see if they are available the date and time you like to have your party and to also get price information. You will also need to find out if the venue supplies the food, the menu selections offered and the price. When you have pricing information, you can decide if you would rather have the celebration at your home. If you do decide to have the party at home, you can hire a catering company to prepare and serve the food or you can make the food yourself..
Brainstorm _ get your ideas formulated and organized on paper. Consider things like small wedding ideas, unusual wedding venues, outdoor wedding ideas. Budget _ establish your financial limits and guidelines. Consider a cheap wedding reception as a means to save money. Guest List _ Who do you want to participate in this special event. Reservations _ Book the Venues. Vendors _ Interview and get contracts on flowers, food, photographer, musicians, baker, etc. Wedding Dress _ Provide time for up to four fittings for your bridal gown, just in case. Bridesmaids _ Sizes, colors, styles, fabrics and multiple fittings will all take time. Invitations _ Lots of choices. Consider the wedding reception invitation wording if you\'re making your own. Or, customized wedding invitation text if you\'re going to buy them.