Unsure of where to start when it comes to planning your wedding? Does the idea of making scrapbooks or creating spreadsheets make you want to elope? Stress no more — we are here to help! Below are 5 apps that are sure to make your wedding planning process as easy as can be. Letting you actually get to enjoy the process instead of it testing your will to live.
- Literally just got engaged? No idea where to start? WeddingWire is your new best friend.
This venue and vendor database is a one-stop-shop, with more than 200,000 local listings and 2.5 million reviews by real newlyweds. So if you’re clueless about where to wed and whom to hire, do a quick search and narrow results by type, location, price, and/or rating.
When you’re done with the big-ticket items, you’ll find checklists, budget templates, and etiquette tips. There comprehensive directory of wedding professionals, from venues to photographers, features millions of consumer reviews, detailed pricing and availability information, payments and more.
One of the most useful parts of this app is that you get a free wedding website where you can save information and pictures from the big day as well as keep friends and family in the loop for the build-up to your day- one of the best features of the website is that guests can RSVP directly on your site!
2. For all things colour schemes try myPantone
If you’ve started with your wedding planning, pinning and liking everything on Instagram and are ready to move onto the next step then choosing your colour scheme is one of the most useful things to start with.
Once you’ve got it narrowed down it will be way easier to find all the things that fit with it. The best app for this is Pantone. For anyone struggling to pick a pallet or letting their wedding party choose their own looks “as long as they’re lavender-blush white,” this is a must.
With the myPantone app, you have access to a variety of colour libraries, and the ability to build colour palettes and share them with colleagues and clients. The app lets you scan in inspirational images, organise your colour schemes and build pallets.
This app is great for discovery, allowing you to see the vast array of colour tones that are out there. Explore harmonies & colour values and export your tones to creative cloud spaces ready to be used for your wedding needs.
3. An alternative to shuttle busses and helping to awkward taxi arrangements : UberEVENTS
Uber is here to make transportation for your wedding guests—from ceremony to reception to the after-party—a cinch. UberEVENTS lets you manage how, when, and where guests ride through a promo code. Plus, you’ll pay for only the rides that are used, and the bride and groom can set a budget for how much they would like to cover.
It will totally put you at ease knowing that none of your wedding guests will need to hitchhike or risk driving inebriated. Plus, guests don’t have to feel restricted by a shuttle schedule. FYI: The UberX option is up to 40% cheaper than taxis and significantly less than shuttles, valets, or parking.
“Give your guests flexible door-to-door transportation and only pay for the rides they use. No waste, easy planning, and happy guests”
4. Need help arranging your bridesmaids’ looks and keeping everyone happy? Weddington Way is exactly what you need
While this isn’t exactly an app we couldn’t help but include it. What’s harder than finding THE dress for yourself? Finding the perfect getups for your bridesmaids!
Between their idvidual styles, sizes, shapes and everything in-between, your fairy-tale ending might seem light-years away. To the rescue: Weddington way from Brideside is a new online shopping resource for bridal parties that are guaranteed to end any dress drama that may ensue.
Skip the stress (and the travel) of a group shopping trip with Weddington Way, the bridesmaid website and app which lets you browse styles using a variety of filters (colour, length, body type, price) and share and comment on selections in a virtual showroom.
Here’s how their savvy, sartorial site works: Simply log in to Brideside.me and start perusing over 120 gorgeous designer frocks — many of which are Brideside exclusives — in over 100 different colour palettes. If you have something specific in mind, you can search by style, fabric, or length.
Once you see something you like, drop it into your “closet” so you can share your picks with your maids. Next, dresses will be shipped out for bridesmaids to try on-at-home. A heck of a lot easier than trying to wrangle everyone to meet at the bridal boutique, no? Once the final decision is made, purchases can be made directly through the Brideside website.
Plus, the site has more than just bridesmaid get-ups: You can find attire for groomsmen, flower girls, and yourself too. alongside super-cool interviews with its designers, as well as galleries of snaps from real weddings where Brideside dresses are seen on people of all shapes and sizes.
5. Looking to be the most organised engaged couple you can be and really crush your wedding planning process? Bridebook is the app for you.
Another great all-in-one wedding planning app is Bridebook, founded by former banker turned expert groom & writer, Hamish Shephard in 2015. He left his career in banking unaware of what to do next and found himself transforming his grandmother’s old home into one of the UK’s most sought after wedding Venues.
During this process, he quickly discovered that most brides spent the majority of their engagement feeling overwhelmed and confused by the whole wedding planning process. Hamish soon became enamoured by the mission to make wedding planning as enjoyable and fun as the wedding day itself. Thus began a journey of inspiration, discovery and creativity.
This is a truly great source for all your wedding planning needs — it’s like having a wedding planner in your pocket! Find beautifully unique wedding venues & top-notch suppliers near you. There are also free wedding planning tools including checklist, budget, guest list and more! They have even named Apple’s Apps of the day 2019.
There are dozens of different Apps and sites out there all dedicated to helping you plan your perfect day. Don’t stress over the details — let technology save the day and just enjoy this process!