With summer being around the corner and the warm weather not too far behind, it can only mean one thing- wedding season! Undoubtedly, one of life’s greatest joys is seeing your loved ones and friends getting married and for those who have ever had the chance to plan a wedding, well, you know how hectic it can get. There is the band, photographer, reception site, dress and numerous other details that need to be coalesced together.
Previously, grooms and brides wielded their excel sheets and trusty notebooks that were stacked with notes on budget details, vendor contact information and reminders. However, with the advent of smartphones and apps, everything can now be congregated in one place- and in some cases, even in one app! These apps are useful in managing, planning, or simply getting together a few wedding ideas. Below, we take a look at 7 iPhone apps for planning the perfect wedding as follows:
The Mindy Weiss Plan Your Wedding Application:
This app by celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss is full of wedding expertise and also includes current wedding trends, creative ideas, access to collections from renowned designers, and video clips from Mindy herself. Mindy has certainly earned the title of celebrity wedding planner by planning weddings for A-listers such as Gwen Stefani, Ellen DeGeneres, and Heidi Klum. For those into celebrity life, this app will definitely bring you a step closer to experiencing it.
This app is especially useful to those who need to keep track of the long list of deposits, costs, final payments and how much money remains. In addition, Wedding budget breaks down costs into various categories such as gown, photography, music, flowers, ceremony, amount left, and when the next payment ought to be made.
While it may be a bit pricey, the iWedding Deluxe is nonetheless very comprehensive. It is an all-encompassing app that can serve as a home base for everything and anything that is wedding related. While all the major categories such as a to-do list, venue information, and contact information are covered, there are numerous other extras like wedding favors links, guest list details, and tools for locating nearby vendors. Another unique feature of this app is that it has a countdown timeline that prioritizes the things that you should get done as the big day approaches.
BRIDES Wedding Genius 2.0:
As the name suggests, this visually stimulating app is geared more towards brides. It provides them with inspiration for rings, wedding dresses, and honeymoon destinations. With hundreds of photos to boot, BRIDES Wedding Genius 2.0 aids in narrowing down top picks and styles in addition to helping the bride save her favorites. One can also locate retailers who stock their favorite items in their area.
Aside from committing to spend the rest of your life with the person you love, one of the perks of an engagement is getting to create your own wedding registry. And while walking around with a barcode scanner may be fun, you may end up limiting yourself to a few major retailers. With Wedding Scan, however, you can scan any barcode from any store using your smartphone, which will in turn create an all-inclusive registry for you.
Wedding 911 by The Knot:
This app is created primarily with the intention of easing anxieties that arise as the big day approaches besides answering common questions posed concerning various aspects of wedding planning. These may range from securing a site to who pays for what.
During the planning stage of a wedding, it can be extremely difficult to envision how it will turn out. You are likely to scour through a lot of magazines and wedding websites for inspiration. While doing so, this app will help the bride in keeping different inspiration pictures on its board until she can narrow down on the choices that will lead to the wedding of her dreams.