Supplies must not be missed out in the checklist, as their importance should not be considered trivial. It is better to buy pates, napkins, spoons, cups, and saucers in huge number so that the host will avoid eleventh hour purchases. Preparing extra food is necessary as it is nearly impossible to be able to arrive at an exact estimate. If one wants to make the guests elated with surprise gifts, he may have to do some research which should also be included in the checklist. Tables, chairs and other equipment that should be rented should also be mentioned accordingly in the checklist. In order to satisfy every guest\'s party spirit, checklist becomes an essential requirement for the hosts. Hosts have different ways in coming up with a checklist but the execution and implementation are similar. If one wants to see things happening orderly, organized and efficient, the checklist is the powerful weapon.
Aside from the main set of checklists, it is a good idea to create your own checklists each day, with tasks to be completed that day. Checklists do not include detailed tasks such as meeting with the florist, tasting wedding cakes or confirming numbers with the caterers. A bound diary can be a useful tool in this case or purchase a blank sturdy notebook which you can fit in your handbook and which can be used for everything from checklists to contact numbers. Creating your own checklists is easy to do however, at the start of your planning it can be advisable to use a generic set of wedding planning checklists so you know everything you will need to include on your own lists. Checklists will become invaluable tools as you proceed through your wedding planning and used properly and regularly they will go a long way to ensuring nothing is forgotten for your big day.