Diy Wedding Checklist

So you’ve found the perfect wedding venue for your DIY wedding but not sure where to go from here? Here’s our helpful DIY Wedding Checklist for couples:

Clothes & accessories

  • Bride’s dress, veil and shoes
  • Groom’s outfit and shoes
  • Bridesmaid dresses
  • Best man, ushers and fathers’ outfits (try matching ties if you don’t want the expense of hiring suits)
  • Flower girl(s) and Page boy(s)’s outfits
  • Bouquets & buttonholes
  • Wedding rings



  • Photographer
  • Videographer
  • Florist
  • Caterer
  • Equipment suppliers
    • Posh loo hire
    • Kitchen equipment (e.g. ovens)
  • Catering equipment:
    • Plates for each course
    • Cutlery for each course
    • Serviettes
    • Serving spoons
    • Welcome drink glass
    • Wine glass
    • Water glass
    • Champagne glass for toasts
    • Glasses for the evening party (disposable works well)
    • Serviettes
    • Water jugs
    • Salt & pepper
    • Cups/mugs, milk jug, sugar bowls & spoons for tea/coffee
    • Cake stand


For the ceremony

  • Flowers
  • Order of service
  • Transportation for the bridal party
  • Confetti
  • Music


For the reception

  • Tables & chairs
  • Venue decorations (bunting, lights, flowers, plants)
  • Table decorations (flowers, table cloths/runners, table numbers)
  • Name settings and/or favours
  • Music


For the evening

  • Music and /or band
  • Photo booth (make your own with some fancy dress accessories and a selfie stick)
  • Games (eg Giant Jenga)