ONE
Make sure your dress is ready to go! Save yourself future stress, and the night before your wedding, make sure your dress is protected and stored per your bridal boutique’s instructions.

wedding dress hanging in doorway

TWO
Organize your accessories! You don’t want to show up to your venue and realize you have no shoes to wear down the aisle, so take a moment and ensure all shoes, jewelry and accessories are wrapped and protected in one spot. And don’t forget your emergency kit!

pink velvet engagement ring boxes

THREE
Create a bridal party contact list! Because no one memorizes phone numbers anymore, make sure your bridal party (and all your vendors!) have a list of the bridal party’s phone numbers.

bride planning wedding with cute desk accessories, eat cake for breakfast mug, pink wedding planning book

FOUR
Wrap up gifts with a pretty bow! You have a lot of people to thank for being part of your big day, so make sure you’ve thanked them all and wrap all gifts (vendors, bridal party, family members, groom) and write out all cards before the morning of your wedding.

bride holding bridesmaids robes

FIVE
Create a vendor contact list! Organize all your vendors’ contact information and contracts in a convenient place like a binder or folder!

wedding planner book

SIX
Settle any remaining bills! In labeled envelopes, write checks for any remaining vendor payments.

modern addressed wedding invitation envelopes

SEVEN
Take care of tips! In separate labeled envelopes, include any day-of tips for your vendors’ hard work (cash is usually recommended for these!).

custom wedding invitation envelopes
EIGHT
Stay hydrated! Make sure you have water and snacks for throughout the day. It’s oh-so important to stay hydrated and satisfied with healthy snacks to sustain your energy for a night of dancing! And visit this post for tips on looking your best on your wedding day!

pineapple cocktails

NINE
Be extra prepared with printed lists! The day before the big day, print out multiple copies of photo shot list, ceremony readings, timelines, and item checklists to give to the appropriate contacts.

kate spade folders, wedding planning tools

TEN
Pack your bags well in advance! Pack your honeymoon or wedding night bag two weeks before the Big Day to make sure you have all the essentials!

floppy hat, luggage tag and passport