Safeguard your important details with an "oh shit list" #Advice#checklist#steal-this-idea#wedding planning December 14 2015 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits "Oh Shit" pillow by Mansion Apt Studio Home Related Post How to make a "less worry/more party" wedding day timeline Creating a wedding day timeline is a great way to make sure your event runs smoothly. Sometimes, however, weddings have a mind of their own... Read more Rebecca and Bryan's rock opera wedding is now legend around these parts, but this little tidbit of advice may just go overlooked with all the razzle dazzle of the wedding itself. And boy, did it dazzle. Rebecca had lots of little details that were important to her and wished that she had listed them out and delegated them to someone to make sure they happened. Much like an "oh shit kit," which pulls together all your most necessary items, this "oh shit list" is a list of the most important things you want to make sure go down as planned. This could be specific decor, something special in the ceremony, or a specific playlist happening at the right time. Whatever the case, here's Rebecca's sage advice for safeguarding all those priority details: My final advice is to have an "oh shit" list. What will make you say "Oh shit!" if it doesn't happen on your big day? I wish I took a half hour to sit down the day before my wedding and write a list of the most important little details to me. Then I wish I'd handed it over to someone else! Our takeaway here is this: use your wedding planner, day-of coordinator, efficient wedding party member, trusted family member, or a combination to keep an eye on the details that matter most to you. We don't mean everything, just those special details on which you'd like an extra set of eyes. Keep the list as small as possible to keep things realistic. Photos by Amber Gregory Have details you want someone to watch over? Maybe like seriously epic confetti canons for your kiss, perhaps? So worth it. Stop your phone from blowing up with a "who to call" cheat sheet Lisa and Mike were determined to make sure that things ran smoothly at their wedding... and that the bride didn't have to get all stressed up trying to fix things.… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS This family of photographers is traveling the US documenting American weddings, and you're going to want to join in NEXT A rustic country wedding with an old-fashioned ho-down Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.