If you believe the wedding magazines with their pages of itemized planning checklists, it's going to take you at least 12 months to plan your wedding. But it's totally possible to plan a wedding in less than 365 days.

Here are some easy ways to fast-forward the planning process.

  • Minimize the DIYs:
  • Be flexible with your date:
  • Skip traditional wedding dress boutiques:
  • Trim your guest list:
  • Stick to one venue:
  • Don't consider every last option: