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02. Arrange for a Final Fitting

You won't want to have to worry about your dress in the days leading up to your wedding, so the month before is the time to make all of the final adjustments. If you had a bridal session, make sure that your dress has been completely cleaned and steamed to get rid of any dirt or wrinkles.

04. Pamper Yourself a Little

Get a facial, a massage, take a few days and just relax. This has been a crazy process, and you've handled it like a champ. The big planning is done, there's only so much you can do at this point, so step back and enjoy the process a little bit. Just a reminder, though - you don't want to get a facial too close to your wedding day, so maybe schedule this one for a week or two before the big day. A massage you can do up to the day before, as long as it's not a super deep tissue massage.

06. Make sure your Bridesmaids have their Dresses Fitted

Touch base with all of your bridesmaids to make sure that they've made arrangements for their final fittings and that they have their dresses and the agreed upon accessories all ready to go. I know it's a little bit of a pain, but trust me, it's better than showing up on wedding day to find out that your one friend wasn't quite clear on the shoe requirements.

08. Send out Rehearsal Dinner Invitations

According to traditional wedding etiquette, all out of town guests should be invited to the rehearsal dinner, as well as close friends and local family. Make sure you've given everyone a head's up on the where and when of the rehearsal dinner, and also make sure to tuck away at least one copy of your Rehearsal Dinner invitations for your photographer to use in your day-of detail shots!

09. Prepare your Photographer

I may be biased, but this is a big one. Make sure your photographer has a complete list of all family members and relatives for the formal photos, and make sure you've coordinated on when these family photos are happening. You should have already gone over your timeline with your photographer, but just in case you haven't, this is a good time to touch base. If you have a Pinterest board or a list of shots that you're hoping for, don't be afraid to send all of that over to your photographer! Obviously you hired them because you trust their eye and creativity, but I love getting as much information from my brides as I can so that I can make sure to give them wedding photos that far exceed their expectations.

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