phones are used for everything. They’re used to watch movies, to share vacation
photos instantly with all your friends, and to find new restaurants to visit.
It should come as no surprise that your phone can also be used to plan your
that will plan each step leading up to your big day, – from sending out your
save the dates and finding the best venue to creating a wedding day budget and
coming up with the perfect theme – you can find solace in the fact that
technology will do some of the stressful work for you.
So take a
deep breath, and get to downloading.
comes to planning your big day, think of WeddingWire as a
kind of one-stop shop for getting all of the important things done. From
creating a checklist to using your location to scout out nearby wedding venues
and vendors, this app kind of does it all. You can also chat with other couples
across the country to discuss those hard-to-answer questions.
not at all uncommon in this day and age for engaged couples to create a website
to keep their guests informed. But for couples who want all their wedding
details in the palm of their guests’ hands, Appy Couple will
do just the trick. This app gives future newlyweds the option to create an
invite using a slew of their design templates. They can also keep up with
RSVPS, and post their wedding schedule and addresses to different venues, so
all the guests need to do is download the app to simply keep up with
Price: The app is free, but
the couple pays a one-time $35 fee to set up the app and a website
booking a venue, caterers, a DJ, and everything else you can possibly think of,
it can be hard to keep up with all the money being spent. This is where Mint comes in. Think of it as your
own pocket-sized bank. The app allows you to create a budget for the wedding as
well as track your spending so you can ensure you’re shelling out the
appropriate amount of money for each aspect of your wedding.
a checklist for the months leading up to your wedding is a smart idea, but
writing it all down on a piece of paper isn’t always the best plan. You could
misplace the paper, or simply forget to look at it. But having your checklist
on your phone? Definitely a good idea. With Evernote you can create your checklist,
share it with your fiancé, and even record voice reminders. Need a way to keep
up with all the vendors you encounter? Evernote also allows you to scan
business cards. And after you’re done creating your own wedding checklist,
don’t forget to get
your man to make one as well. Groomsmen have important things they
need to get done, too!
this one’s a little bit of a no-brainer, but some people really do
underestimate how helpful Pinterest can be
when planning a wedding. With so many different options for dresses, décor, and
pretty much anything your heart desires, you can easily plan your entire
wedding simply by hitting the repin button. See a dress you absolutely love?
Repin it to you can reference it when dress shopping. See a color scheme that’s
do die for? Repin it. Some DIY centerpieces that look adorable and will save
you some money? Repin. Repin. Repin.
aspect of wedding planning that can take up a lot of time? Searching for the
perfect wedding invite and then sending them out to everyone. Well, Postable is here to save the day
by allowing you to skip this whole step (kind of). With this app, you can
import all of your contacts, pick out an invite design that suits your fancy,
and then let Postable do all the mailing for you. The best part? Don’t expect
any cheap looking cards; all of their designs are
Price: Using their address
book is free, but prices for the cards vary, with the price per card getting
cheaper the more you order.
even lie about it – you know you love picking out gifts for other people to get
you. But sometimes the idea of visiting several different stores and spending
hours scanning things seems a little daunting. Fortunately, with the Zola Wedding Registry app,
you don’t even have to leave the couch to add gifts to your registry. Browse
through thousands of brands to find the things you want, or you can ask guests
to help with a honeymoon or new home fund, if you so choose. And if you’re out
and about running errands and find something you want to add to your registry,
you can simply scan it with your phone. Super easy, right?
Loverly app to keep up with all
of your big day ideas. Scour their galleries in search of the perfect theme,
color palette, and so much more. And to make your wedding planning even more
organized, you can create bundles within your Loverly app. This way, you can
keep track of your reception ideas, wedding theme ideas, dress ideas, and
everything in between.
Feel free to toss that bulky wedding planner binder and
replace it with something you normally carry around with you every day anyways:
your phone. Being a bride during the age of technology has never been so easy.