Planning tools 101: Your wedding timeline spreadsheet #Advice#checklist#wedding day schedule#wedding planning September 19 2016 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Rad news, you guys: we've recently launched a comprehensive and totally customizable document of wedding planning spreadsheets in Google Drive! This means we've got a complete set of planning templates to steer your whole event. You can snag the whole set of complete planning docs or pick and choose just the ones you need. We'll be highlighting each spreadsheet in their own posts so you can see what's in each. What's in the big ol' wedding planning spreadsheets, you ask? Here's the whole set of wedding planning docs, including some we've seen nowhere else: Wedding Day-of Timeline: where to be and when Wedding Guest List: who will be there and what will they require Wedding Budget Calculator: how much will all this stuff cost?! Comprehensive Venue Comparison: all the details to decide on the all-important venue Wedding Seating Chart: who to lift and separate Wedding Vendor Contacts: a list to pass off to those in the know A Who to Call List: the actual people in the know! Wedding Packing List: what stuff to bring and who's bringing it Photography Shot List: what photos you'll want to remember the day You'll be able to make a copy of any and all documents you want, save them to your own Google Drive, and customize the hell out of them to fit your own offbeat wedding. Alternately, you can print them out, download them as a PDF (or other file types), or email them to a friend or planner. Download the planning spreadsheets here First up: the WEDDING TIMELINE We're first highlighting a very important element of your planning: what the hell is happening on your wedding day and WHEN? If you're working with a wedding planner (whooo!), then a lot of this will be developed with them, but if not, you'll want to start plotting out your day, who will be where and when. This wedding timeline will help you plan the whole day from waking up to crashing hard at the end. Download the Wedding Timeline: Related Post How I used Google Sheets to lay out my wedding floorplan I readily admit that the hardest thing about my wedding day will be letting go of control of the entire thing. I wanted to have... Read more Download the complete set of wedding planning spreadsheets: To save your own copy of the wedding planning spreadsheets: Click on FILE and then MAKE A COPY to save the spreadsheet to your own account. (You need to be signed into your Google account to do this.) You can also email them and download them to a format you prefer. Note: these are intentionally fairly generic, so you'll definitely want to customize them to YOUR event. Just because something is listed (say, a calligrapher) does NOT mean you need to have it. We just wanted to keep things as comprehensive as possible. Stay tuned as we highlight each wedding planning spreadsheets in more posts coming soon. In the meantime, feel free to snag all of them now so you can get started on your wedding timeline and 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 Executive 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 Swashbucklers and bibliophiles will dig this pirate wedding HARD NEXT A spectacular literary wedding with a mountain backdrop and a killer red dress Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] THANK YOU! Seriously. Y'all just saved my sanity. <3 Reply You just do this NOW?? I kid, I built my massive 12 sheet wedding spreadsheet based off of OBB, so there's nothing but love here. I think I'm just jealous of everyone planning a wedding now that they super special magical OBB spreadsheets from the get-go. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 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.