13 Wedding Planning Tasks You Can Do at Home

Planner, a vase with flowers, and a candy jar on the white table
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Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many couples were faced with postponing or even canceling their wedding dates. However, if you belong to the group that is still working on planning your wedding day, then we have some good news. There are plenty of things you can do in the comfort of your own home and be creative.

Like you are sitting in front of the TV and drink your afternoon tea, now you can plan your own wedding while watching your favorite TV show. From creating your registry, publishing on your wedding site, organizing your Pinterest boards, or shopping – there are many planning tasks that are even easier to finish through your computer or telephone. We have gathered them for you.

Create Your Wedding Registry

Now it’s not a good time for you to go around the shops, and we definitely don’t recommend it. However, there is a way to create or review your wedding registry online and to make it a funny project. This option is more convenient not only for you but for your guests as well. They can order the gifts online, knowing what you want and how to get them shipped on time.

Publish Your Own Wedding Site

Many brides opt for making their own wedding site. You might wonder why, but there are pretty good reasons for making one.

The website can be a place with all information for your guests. It can serve as a platform to share all updates and news with your friends and family. In these unstable months, we all had rearranged some plans. Letting everyone know the changes through your website.

Notebook on the table, a watch, and planning a wedding schedule
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Organize Your Guest List

Creating and organizing a guest list is definitely one of the most important tasks of your wedding planning. You can do it with your partner or let other members of your family join you through Zoom and think about who should be invited.

This task is important so make sure you and your partner are on the same side about the number of guests and who should be there with you.

Practice Your First Dance

If you are in quarantine alongside your partner, then there is no better time for you to try some new moves and practice your first dance. You can find many online tutorials that offer lesions with professional dancers.

Try a Make-Up or Hair Tutorial

While you are in the comfort of your home, you can search for some make-up and hair tutorials. You can even try to make them on your own! Why not – that is just another skill that you can learn in the quarantine. There are plenty of YouTube and Instagram tutorials that are simple to make.

Arrange your Pinterest Board

Pinterest is great for planning a wedding. You can easily make boards and keep them updated with everything you liked online. Whether or not you have decided on dress or decor, make sure to arrange and keep your inspiration organized. Searching through Pinterest can be a distraction from everything that is currently going on.

Online Shop for Attire and Decor

If you haven’t chosen your wedding dress yet, then you should definitely do it online. Also, you can pick bridesmaid dresses, flower girl’s attires, and buy accessories. Veils, wraps, or shoes – you can spend as much time as you wish online and pick something that you like.

Wedding rings on a book
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Write Your Vows

You will have all the time in this world to write your vows. You can do it at home together or separately. Make sure you don’t peek into each other’s vows! Simply, be honest about the person you love and the one that means the world to you. Don’t rush – read it, update it, and be happy with the final results.

Write an Ice Breaker Quiz

If you have planned on having fun games on your wedding day, then you should write some of the games yourself. Famous Ice breaker quiz will make your guests feel comfier. You can add one card to every sitting place or fill a jar with small strips of paper.

These are some of the questions you can include:

  1. How many languages can you speak?
  2. Who was your first celebrity crush?
  3. What’s your favorite season?
  4. Do you have a lucky number?
  5. What’s your favorite book and why?
  6. What three items would you take to a desert island?

Have a Menu Tasting

Believe it or not, many catering businesses have started offering menu tasting at home. When the pandemic started no one knew how long it will last. Unfortunately, many weddings were postponed. If you are still looking for the perfect wedding menu, ask your caterers to deliver your menu options and cake to your home address.

Make a Playlist Full of Wedding Music

Making a wedding playlist is not an easy task, even if it sounds like it can be done quickly. Making the list can take days, even weeks. You and your partner need to go through all your favorite songs, put them together, and listen – how does your playlist sound? Think about all songs you have listened to as a couple or like and put them on the paper.

Make DIY Wedding Project

If you don’t have anything else to do, you can make a DIY wedding project. Even if you are not describing yourself as a crafty bride, there are many online places where you can learn how to make different things.

Whether you are making napkins for tables or parts of wedding decoration – make sure to enjoy. This can be a great distraction, but also make your wedding look unique.

Write Thank You Notes

Even though this is not a task to do in front of your TV, you can definitely take some time and do it at home. Writing those first thank you can be stressful, but you will get the hang of it.

Don’t let your thank you notes for the last moment. Sit down, take some time to write to everybody who has sent well wishes and gifts.

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