Planning a Wedding

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Planning a Wedding by Mind Map: Planning a Wedding

1. Legal Documentation

1.1. License

1.2. Passports

1.3. Prenup or other agreements

1.4. Name Change

2. Etiquette

2.1. Timeline

2.1.1. Invitations

2.2. Seating

2.2.1. Reception

2.2.2. Church

2.3. Getting married with children

3. Budget

4. Theme & Attire

4.1. Attire

4.1.1. Dress

4.1.1.1. Style

4.1.1.2. Budget

4.1.2. Tuxedos

4.1.2.1. Color

4.1.2.2. Where to Rent?

4.1.3. Bridesmaid Dresses

4.1.3.1. Style

4.1.3.2. Color

4.1.4. Bridesmaid Attire

4.1.4.1. Shoes

4.1.4.2. Jewelry

4.1.4.3. Hair

4.1.4.4. Nails

4.2. Decorations

4.3. Color Palette

4.3.1. Romantic, Tropical etc.

4.4. Wedding Ideas

4.4.1. Pinterest

4.4.2. Bridal Magazines

4.4.3. Bridal Expos

4.5. Jewelers

4.5.1. Rings

4.6. Stylists

4.6.1. Hair

4.6.2. Make-Up

4.6.3. Gifts

4.6.3.1. Wedding Party

4.7. Flowers

4.7.1. Bouquet

4.7.2. Corsage

4.7.3. Buttonieres

5. Honeymoon

5.1. Budget

5.2. Where?

6. Wedding Location

6.1. Minister, Priest, Rabbi

6.2. Vows

6.3. Unity Candle

6.4. Flower Girl/Boy

6.5. Ring Bearer

6.6. Runner

6.7. Music

6.7.1. Soloists

6.7.2. Recorded Songs

6.8. Candelabra

6.9. Church, Beach, Desination

7. Entertainment

7.1. Live Band

7.2. Disk Jockey

8. Printed Material Needed

8.1. Address Book

8.2. Announce the Engagement

8.3. Registries

8.4. "Save the Date"

8.5. Wedding Invitation

8.5.1. How many?

8.5.2. Style?

8.5.3. Paper?

8.6. Wedding Program

8.7. Social Media

8.8. Guest Book

8.8.1. Email List

8.9. Thank yous

9. Parties, Showers & Reception

9.1. Groom's Dinner

9.1.1. Food

9.2. Bachelorette Party

9.2.1. Where?

9.2.2. Who is invited?

9.3. Reception

9.3.1. Food

9.3.1.1. Main Course

9.3.1.2. Wedding Cake

9.3.1.2.1. Cake Sampling

9.3.1.2.2. Cake Cutter

9.3.1.2.3. Cake knife

9.3.2. Liquor

9.3.3. Open Bar?

9.3.4. Dance Lessons?

9.3.5. Table Decor

9.3.6. Gift Table

9.3.7. Special Dances

9.3.8. Dietary considerations

9.4. Bachelor Party

9.4.1. Where?

9.4.2. Who is invited?

9.5. Post Wedding Gift Opening

10. Decorations

10.1. At the Church

10.2. At the Reception

11. Photography

11.1. Photographers

11.1.1. Prints

11.1.2. Wedding Books

11.1.3. Scrapbooks

11.1.4. Gifts for Wedding Party members

11.1.5. Group Photos

11.1.5.1. Which ones?

11.2. Videographer

12. Rentals

12.1. Tents

12.2. Limousine

13. Participants

13.1. Bride

13.1.1. Bridesmaids

13.1.2. Maid of Honor

13.1.3. Personal Attendant

13.1.4. Wedding Coordinator

13.1.5. Mother of the Bride

13.2. Groom

13.2.1. Best Man

13.2.2. Groomsmen

13.3. Wedding Party

13.4. Family Members

14. Other Considerations

14.1. Marriage Classes?

14.2. Accomodations

14.2.1. Out of town guests

14.2.2. Wedding Night Accomodations

14.3. Family Traditions

14.3.1. Colors

14.3.2. Items

14.3.3. Special Items of significance