Monday, 18 January 2016

Wedding Planning Tools | Lifestyle

Planning your wedding is one of the most exciting times of your life. And also one of the most stressful. Even for a small wedding you will soon realize there is way more goes into planning it than you ever imagined. Whether you want to hold the reigns or hand them over to somebody else there are options around now to suit everyone. Today's wedding planning tools give you a choice like never before, allowing you to make an informed choice based on your own requirements and, of course, budget. Whether you want a small, civil ceremony a large lavish affair or fancy getting married overseas there is a wedding planning tool to suit you. Here is our choice of the best of them. 

Our Wedding 
whether you have chosen to organize your wedding all by yourself, or have hired somebody to do it for you, is irrelevant on this website. The fact everything is in place and you are counting down to the big day is the kind of news you want to share with the world. This website gives you the opportunity to do just that and also contains a host of other useful little features. A digital online album that lets you tell your guests the story leading up to your special day is a brilliant idea, and is proving to be very popular. You can also upload photos to this site and tell guests about how and when you got engaged, about yourself and your partner, give directions to the ceremony, provide a link to where you have your wedding registry at and much much more. If you want to do a Shonda and Keith and tell your story online this is the site for you. 

Wedding Planner
Marketed as the “number one online resource for brides to be” weddingplanner.co.uk certainly offers a valuable tool when it comes to planning your wedding. This site is for those who are doing it themselves and gives information on everything you need to know to help you through the planning stage. The easy to navigate site offers you an easy to use menu where you select the service you are looking for and in which area. The free planning tools are easy to use and assist you in such necessities as sticking to your budget, making your guest list, helping you narrow down your list when it comes to selecting that all important venue and even giving you a comprehensive list of all the wedding fairs that will be taking place in your area. These resources are all free of charge and those who need some help knowing where to start could certainly make use of the information available. 

Wedding Ideas Mag
A useful planning tool if you are big on lists and like to have spreadsheets in front of you so you know where you are with everything. You can download a 12 month checklist with all the essentials on there and giving handy tips as to when you should have items booked and paid for. It also acts as a good reminder and virtual diary in the run up to your big day. It is, of course, pretty unlikely you would forget much but it's surprising how little things can slip your mind or if you can't remember a certain date you have to collect something. 

Sarah Haywood 
If you are planning on hiring a wedding planner and don't want to leave anything to chance, Sarah Haywood is the lady to contact. She has been responsible for some of the grandest and most opulent weddings the UK has ever seen, and many of her events have been captured and published in those glossy, coffee table mags. They offer a luxury, bespoke service and although she is in high demand she manages to make every couple feel as if they are her number one priority. Don't think because you don't want a lavish affair she can't help you either. Sarah can work her magic on any style wedding you desire, even the most fun and quirky are within her remit. One thing in particular that is notable about the services she offers is that she isn't one of those pushy wedding planners who takes over and leaves you feel as if your wedding is being planned while you watch from the wings. Sarah prides herself on working both for and with her clients so you work together to make your wedding day dreams become a reality. 

Vogue 
Who wouldn't want to boast that they had their wedding planned by Vogue? Unfortunately that's not quite how it works. Vogue weddings is more a resource tool to check out wedding trends, gain inspiration from celebrity weddings and offer general tips on how to make a great toast and ideas for overseas weddings. The ideas you will find on here are very much aimed at the top end of the market but even if you are planning a small event it's worth a look. This website could prove useful if you are trying to track down a special pair of shoes for your big day or want invitations which offer more than your standard wedding stationery. 

Brides of Culture 
This company organize wedding exhibition and fairs specializing in creating the perfect day for ethnic minority couples. Brides of Culture is a very useful resource tool particularly for Afro Caribbean brides looking for a wedding day that offers tradition with a modern twist. This website can prove very helpful for brides of Caribbean, African or Asian persuasion as they can greatly help you to track down specialist items you want to incorporate into your wedding day. Problems can arise when planning weddings in the UK for couples of ethnic cultures that don't exist for British couples, and Brides of Culture aim to help you overcome these hurdles and give you the wedding day you have always dreamed of. 

1 comment:

  1. I'm getting married this December and can agree that wedding planning was so much more complicated than I ever imagined! These are some great resources though, I can't wait to check them out! Thank you for sharing! 💕

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