If you thought your schedule was full before, now that you’re engaged you probably feel like you have no time. Your to-do’s are endless, your nerves are frazzled, and eloping is sounding better every day. There should be a way to organize this beautiful mess and get on with the enjoyment of planning the most perfect day. We have put together our top recommendations for the best wedding planner to help you organize your day.
The Best Wedding Planner Tools for Brides
A wedding planner, much like your daily planner, provide an all-in-one source for organizing your wedding. The best ones offer tips, inspiration and ideas, as well as a handy countdown to keep you on track and on task. Google “wedding planners” or go into your local book seller and you’re bound to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of planners out there.
We’ve narrowed down the three most popular wedding planners to help you stay focused.
- The Wedding Planner and Organizer by Mindy Weiss: Celebrity wedding planner and author of the popular bride’s go-to, The Wedding Book, Mindy Weiss has created a 3-ring binder organizational tool. It provides everything you need for planning your wedding, down to the last detail. Checklists, spreadsheets, schedules and timelines, together with a seating chart, and many other tools and tips. Keeping everything together in one place cuts down on your stress and preserves your sanity.
- The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner and Organizer by Carley Roney: For more than two decades, The Knot has been helping couples navigate their way through oceans of ideas and must-do’s. From the practical (learn about marriage licenses before the final days leading up to your wedding), to the outrageous (maybe you shouldn’t plan to sing your vows to one another), you won’t regret having this tool at your fingertips.Over the last 20 years, founder Carley Roney has learned a thing or two about organizing your wedding day. Her best-selling wedding planner includes detailed timelines, worksheets for budgeting, color swatch pages; and tabbed dividers and pockets for storing cards and information. The Knot Wedding Planner is also chock full of advice, tips, inspiration and information.
- Bloom Daily’s Undated Wedding Planner: This popular planner is as functional as it is beautiful. The gold foil embossed cover, gold corner tabs and binder, make your organizational tool a lovely keepsake. There are pockets to store contracts and vendor info, as well as tabbed sections such as “Our Visions”, “Vendor Planning”, and “The Big Day”. The undated, 18 months of planning space feature inspirational love quotes, and timely reminders to keep you on task. Though a bit pricier than the others, you’ll be able to keep this planner to share with future generations and look back on for years to come.
Planning your wedding can be fraught with stress, but by staying on schedule and organized, you’ll be a much more calm bride-and-groom-to-be. You can further keep your stress to a minimum when you choose Rotella Photography for your wedding photographer. We stay on top of your plans and help you keep things organized so you’re ready to enjoy your perfect day. You’ll never worry about preserving each precious moment of your wedding day when you choose Rotella Photography.