The wedding planning process can seem overwhelming at times, with so many small (and big) details going into creating the most amazing wedding. From guest lists to finding local vendors, here are a few of our favorite wedding planning tools to help you plan the perfect stress-free day.
Zola has a wide variety of awesome features for creating the perfect wedding registry, from free shipping and price matching to their thank you note manager. One of our favorite features is ‘group gifting’ that allows multiple guests to contribute to a more pricey item on your registry. A few of our other top registry choices are Williams Sonoma, Amazon and Etsy to support small businesses.
Carats & Cake
Need some extra help finding great local vendors for your wedding? Carats & Cake allows you to search real weddings in your area and find vendors in all categories including florists, hair & makeup, local bakeries and more. The platform also lets you hire a whole team of vendors who have worked together on a wedding before.
While you may need to wait a month or two for your photographer to finalize your wedding shots, ‘The Guest’ tool lets you get photos from friends and family instantly. This photo-sharing app from The Knot allows your guests to automatically share any photos they take at your wedding – all in real time!
If you’re planning on changing your name after your wedding, it can often seem overwhelming trying to manage all the required paperwork. Hitchswitch makes the application process easy with simple, autofilled forms. They also have three different packages to choose from so you can choose the one that best fits your needs.
The Knot really does it all when it comes to weddings, so it’s no surprise that it’s also one of the most trusted wedding planning tools. Not only can you create a wedding website and planning checklist, there’s also a budget planner for your expenses. Use their ‘Guest List Manager’ to stay updated with RSVPs and find beautiful designs for your Save the Dates, invitations and thank you cards as well!
With large gatherings still not able to take place in some areas, many couples have moved their wedding to a future date. Check out our guide to rescheduling your wedding so you can still celebrate with family and friends!