Wedding planning takes A LOT of time, organization, and knowledge. If you are a new bride-to-be you might feel a bit overwhelmed or confused on where to start. We at Dolce Vita Events would like to make things a little easier for you, so we are sharing a few of our tips found on our wedding planning checklist and calendar. Download the full Wedding Planning Checklist Calendar here. 12+ months before Your Wedding: Create the vision/theme of your wedding and draw up a budget.