Photo courtesy of Erica Lynn Photography

Part 3 of Hitch Studio’s Wedding Day Designer Sneak Peek series!

This series includes sneak peeks of sections directly from the Wedding Day Designer! The Wedding Day Designer is our 148-page all-inclusive wedding planner, including checklists, timelines, tips, and more. Buy the full wedding planner HERE!

Congratulations! After months of planning, you’ve finally made it. Don’t stop here – there’s still a few more things to do!

•   Have tuxedos returned to rental shop.

•   Return decoration rentals.

•   Have a gift opening/brunch.

•   Have someone write down gifts/names for thank you notes.

•   Order, write and send out thank you notes (including vendors you were impressed with!).

•   Ask photographer for one or two photos to add to your thank you notes.

•   Freeze top layer of your cake so you can enjoy it on your first wedding anniversary!

•   Exchange any duplicate or unwanted gifts.

•   Have your wedding dress cleaned and preserved.

•   Have your bouquet preserved.

•   Go on your honeymoon! (Be cautious when changing your last name so it doesn’t interfere with plans booked in your maiden name. Leave the honeymoon itinerary with someone in case of emergency.)

 •   Change last name (if you wish):

        •   Driver’s license

        •   HR department at work

        •   Home and car insurance

        •   Bank accounts/joint checking accounts (if you wish) TIP: Be sure to cash any checks you got as wedding gifts that show your maiden name before you change your last name.

        •   Credit/debit cards

        •   Email addresses and signatures

        •   Passport

        •   Business cards

        •   Voicemail

        •   Social media

        •   Will

•   Order prints of your favorite photos from your big day.

•   Write online reviews of your favorite vendors so future brides know what to expect.

•   Live happily ever after!

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