Wedding Planning Checklist Resources

    March 13, 2013

    Wouldn’t it be nice if everything on your wedding planning checklist were located under one roof? Well you’re in luck because we’ve compiled a list of resources to help you take care of all your wedding planning tasks – from booking an event venue to managing your budget and more.

    Budget. Weddingwire.com has an excellent wedding budget tool where you can track your spending, set up payment schedules and redistribute funds. It’s quick and easy to set up and it’s all managed online so you can access it anywhere at anytime. http://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-planning/wedding-budget.html

    Planner. If you choose to have a wedding planner, there are a variety of resources to help you find the perfect planner for you. First you should decide if you want a wedding event planner, day-of wedding coordinator or alternatively a wedding consultant. Theknot.com has a great search tool on their website to help you search by your neighborhood and your other needs. Check it out here -- http://wedding.theknot.com/wedding-resources/wedding-coordinators.aspx


    Venue. The wedding event space is one of the most important components to your big day. It needs to be just right. At EventUp, we are the most comprehensive wedding venue resource online. With 5,000+ event venues across the country, you are sure to find the perfect wedding space. http://eventup.com

    Photographer. Use Snapknot to find your wedding photographer. This website is essentially a wedding photographer directory where you can sign up and connect with different photographers in your area to find the one that’s best for you. http://snapknot.com/



    Food: Localcatering.com is a high-quality directory of nationwide catering companies. They also help you find DJs and entertainers, florists, limos and more. Simply choose your desired service, fill out the corresponding form and get matched with service providers in your area. Check out the website here: www.localcatering.com/wedding-catering.asp


    Dress: Whether or not you decide to purchase directly with David’s Bridal, the website can give you tons of inspiration and help guide you in deciding which style, color and design of wedding dress you prefer. From there, you can always visit local shops or spend a weekend in Vegas, LA or New York looking for your perfect gown. www.davidsbridal.com/Browse_Bridal-Gowns




    Cake: Look no further than Martha Stewart’s Wedding website for wedding cake inspiration. Here she has included 50 great wedding cakes with photos to match. As a tip, find the style you like, then visit local cake shops and bring in the photos of what you want your cake to look like.

    What other resources do you have for people looking to plan their wedding? Share with us by leaving a comment below, on Facebook or Twitter.