Wedding Planning Timeline

Recently engaged?  Congratulations!!! Planning your big day will be tremendously fun but also a little nerve-racking.  Don’t worry, we are here with WeddingWire to help take some of the stress out of wedding planning. WeddingWire is filled with the best wedding vendors (including It features New York City wedding venuesChicago wedding venues, and Los Angles wedding venues but also wedding businesses in your area. So sit back, relax, and let the planning begin with this Vendor Booking Timeline.


Deep breath, you are not alone.  All of these vendors are here to help you plan the perfect day, and with this timeline you will be able to schedule your wedding like a pro!

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If you are thinking about using silk flowers in your wedding here are a few reasons this is the BEST idea:

Our faux flowers are available year round.
No matter what time of year your wedding day is, you can find your wedding flowers on  Our peonies, hydrangeas, and blossoms are always in bloom.

Silk flowers will never wilt.
You can plan on ordering your flowers months before your wedding to create your floral centerpieces and bouquets.  Your wedding flower arrangements will stay looking fresh until your wedding day, and will become a lasting keepsake after your wedding.

Artificial flowers are affordable. 
DIY brides love our faux flowers.  Make your own floral arrangements and save with Afloral flowers.  With artificial flowers you can create your own centerpieces and spend months perfecting them, because they will never die.  Find a wide variety of How To wedding designs on and plan a party with your bridesmaids to build your bouquets.

If you decide to use our silk flowers or decor in your wedding, share the photo with us! Add #Afloral to your wedding photos.

Inforgraphic from WeddingWire \\ Bouquet photo from Green Wedding Shoes featuring Silk Flowers

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When Mother Nature Needs A Little Help

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Decorating Your Home For Spring

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Vase Trends We Love

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Top 5 Basket Trends We Love

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Give Your Wedding A Tech Upgrade

Contributed blog post by a guest blogger Shannon Lochwood. So the time has finally come. You’re finally going to plan your dream wedding to the love of your life. Congratulations! I hope you’re prepared for all the decisions coming your way. After all, making your dream wedding a reality doesn’t happen overnight. Everything from the strings… Read More »