Say I do to These Wedding Planning Apps

By September 18, 2017Advice
Women taking pictures at wedding

Planning a wedding is no easy feat. Between the caterers, centerpieces, and finding the perfect dress, you can find yourself overwhelmed trying to keep track of it all. Fret not. We’ve scoured the Internet for the best wedding planning apps to help you plan your big day without the added stress. From reusable bridesmaids dresses to DIY crafts, our list has everything you need to plan your wedding from the ground up.

Organization and Planning

Loverly Virtual Wedding Planner

 

Get yourself a wedding expert to help you with the vendors, budget, and style without the exorbitant costs. With three package options, including a customized flat rate, Loverly is an affordable way to have a personal wedding concierge.

 

WeddingHappy

If you’d like to keep your entire wedding planning in one area, look no further than WeddingHappy. You can personalize a timeline to help you stay on track when booking vendors and planning pre-wedding events. It’s easy-to-use and has a sharing feature, so your partner can connect with you.

 

Evernote

Like a virtual notebook, Evernote is a simple app where you can jot down any ideas or thoughts that pop into your head. You can include links, pictures, doodles, text, and other formats to log your notes.

 

AllSeated

From guest lists to seating arrangements this app organizes it all. After you’ve selected a venue, check out this free virtual reality app to furnish the location. AllSeated has pre-made templates, or you can design your own with an exact floor plan to scale.

 

Saving Money

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Mint

Make every penny count without going over budget. Use Mint to track all of your wedding spendings, so there are no surprises when you check your bank account.

ThredUP

Are you looking to sell your wedding dress? Or maybe exchange old bridesmaids dress for a new one? ThredUP is a resale shop that’s perfect for a free-spirited bride, who isn’t bothered by a perfectly matching wedding party. Your bridesmaids can save up to 90% on recycled dresses.

 

Design/Decorations

PANTONE Studio

Planning your wedding’s color palette can be tricky. Explore different hues and combinations with PANTONE studio. You can extract colors from your favorite pictures to find the exact shade. This app also allows you to test your colors with visuals and 3D graphics.

 

Snapguide (DIY)

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For those DIY queens or even those who are not so crafty, you can use Snapguide to recreate any ideas you’ve seen on the web. Explore decorations and recipes with these easy how-to guides.

Etsy

Craft table with hands

For one of a kind wedding favors and decorations, turn to Etsy. You can work with vendors to create and customize almost any object you’ll want in your wedding.

 

Pinterest

Pinterest logo

 

Pinterest is the perfect app to give you visual ideas for every area of wedding planning, so you don’t have to start from scratch. Save your favorite pictures to show your vendors, stylists, and wedding planner. You can look for craft ideas, stationery templates, reception ideas, and decorations. Even when your ceremony and reception is over, you can continue to use it for planning romantic nights in or fun weekend brunch recipes to share with your new spouse.

Invitations

Paper menu

Grammarly

Whether you are emailing a vendor, writing vows, or putting together thank you cards, Grammarly ensures grammatical correctness on everything.

 

Paperless Post

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At Our Organic Wedding, we are passionate about protecting the environment through using sustainable and reusable resources, and wedding invitations are no exception. Paperless Post creates digital invitations and RSVPs complete with gorgeous designs, saving you money and paper.

 

Photography

Bride and groom jumping

Eversnap

Even with the hired photographer and videographer, your guests are sure to take some memorable pictures as well. You can compile all these photos with Eversnap, giving you different ad beautiful perspectives of your wedding.

 

Snapchat

Are you looking for more personal touches to add to your wedding? Use a Snapchat geofilter! The app allows you to custom edit a design that can include your wedding’s date, location, name, or hashtag. #HereComestheBride

 

Veri

Avoid the hassle of wedding hashtags on Instagram or chasing guests down for their pictures. Veri is another app that automatically organizes photos and videos taken by your guests into one album. Simply have them download the app and any shots taken on your big day will automatically be stored in an album.

 

Registries

 

Zola

Named one of the best registry apps, Zola has it all. You can create your wedding registry with thousands of gifts to choose from. Select a traditional set of linens or maybe a wine of the month club. In addition to gifts you can also have your guests put money towards cash funds to help with the honeymoon or even a future couples massage.

 

Wayfair

Wedding registry

In addition to gifts, you can register with Wayfair so your guests can help you pay for wedding decorations. They have centerpieces, favors, and even arbors guests can contribute towards to help your wedding budget.

 

Crate & Barrell

The different categories on the Crate & Barrel registry make it easy to select gifts for all of your guests to get for you. You can explore the Top 50 Registrant Favs or make it easy for other on a tight budget with beautiful gifts for under $20.

 

Misc.

Spotify (music)

Skyscanner (plane tickets)

Hotel Planner (hotels)

 

Wedding apps are simple and inexpensive sources for organizing every aspect of your wedding. Start with one of the wedding planning apps from WeddingHappy or explore a color palette with PANTONE studio. These fun and easy to use apps can help take the stress away from planning by putting everything on your phone.