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There are so many details that go into planning a wedding that it’s important to stay as organized as possible. Whether you keep your files on a computer or in a wedding organizer, having everything in one easy-to-locate spot will keep stress levels low.
Here are five wedding organizers to help you make planning a little bit easier:
Yes, Google has templates designed specifically for wedding planning. Budget spreadsheets, guest lists and checklists are only a few of the many useful big-day tools you’ll find at google.com/weddings. Free
Instant Wedding Planner: Get from “Will You?” to “I Do!” in Record Time
If you’re planning on getting hitched quick, this spiral bound planner will ensure that you take care of every task on your to-do list. While the book has planning tips, the companion book, Instant Weddings: From “Will You?” to “I Do!” in Four Months of Less will also help ensure that you get down the aisle both quickly and in style. $10.17, amazon.com
Martha Stewart’s Keepsake Wedding Planner
In addition to planning tips and templates, the beautiful wedding photos are all the inspiration you’ll need to help plan a stunning wedding. My favorite part is the Flower Glossary, which features images of dozens of flowers and the details of which season they’re available. $19.77, marthastewart.com
For all your planning tools in one-spot sign up (it’s free!) with WeddingWire. The company was one of the first to create a robust list of easy-to-use tools including wedding checklists, guest lists, seating charts and inspiration boards. The site also has one of the largest listings of local vendors and a forum to exchange ideas and get advice.
The Wedding Organizer by russell+hazel
This eco-friendly 3-ring binder comes with 12 section tabs with pockets, a planning notebook, sheet protectors, business card holders and an adhesive notes. Plus, the author, me, created more than 50 pages of downloadable templates to ensure that brides and grooms don’t forget any detail. $75, russellandhazel.com
Anne Chertoff is the author of The Wedding Organizer available at russellandhazel.com.
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