It’s impossible to takes all the stress away from wedding planning, but it is possible to find more ease in all that prep given the right tools. Tap into your tech and maximize your phone’s capabilities by curating a set of apps designed to help you create the wedding of your dreams (with, what we hope is a lot less stress).
Go ahead and connect to your WiFi, brides and grooms, you’re going to want to download these party planning must-haves.
1. For dedicated wedding planning: https://www.theknot.com/wedding-planning-app
US-based couples will benefit from all the location-based services this app offers, but you can take a helpful Style Quiz and also play around with creating your own wedding website.
2. For Mood boards and Color Palettes: Pinterest, Instagram, Pantone Studio
The more visually and aesthetic-inclined people will already have these apps, but repurposing them to serve your biggest wedding planning needs can take these to a whole new level. Create dedicated boards and collections, and explore the range of visual inspiration available to you at the tap of a finger.
3. For Organizing: Evernote, Voice Memos, Notes
Get everything recorded and time-stamped using your phone’s standard apps, or get a specialized note-taking app like Evernote to keep track of all your dates, deadlines, and details.
4. For Calming down: Headspace, Calm
Don’t knock meditation until you’ve tried it. Just a couple of minutes of silence everyday can help you manage your anxiety and stress levels better than you think.
5. For e-vites: Paperless Post
The gold standard in electronic invitations, this app has a slew of free and paid designs that are sure to match your theme.
6. For Travel: Booking.com, AirBnb
Bust out these apps in case of emergency. When wedding planning is getting you way in over your head, transport yourself to the fun and excitement of planning the honeymoon and start bookmarking hotels, houses, and hotspots.