11 Wedding Planning Apps for Burnt-out Brides


These wedding planning apps are your new virtual best friends as you get down to serious wedding planning business ahead of your big day.

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You’re sitting amongst detailed scrapbooks and magazines, red in the face as you figure out where to sit those three rouge family members. You haven’t heard back from the caterers and you currently only have the venue sorted. Throw in the fact we’ve been dealing with a global pandemic this year and staying on top of wedding planning can seem all too much. Enter your new virtual BFFs: wedding planning apps.

It’s 2020 and the multitude of notepads, binders and spreadsheets might not be cutting it right now. Luckily, those clever wizards in the tech world have come up with a number of cunning apps and tools to help with planning your wedding.

Transferring your current chaos into a virtual world can help streamline things and make the process of wedding planning enjoyable. Luckily, a lot of them a free, giving you scope to splash out on the divine caterer you have had your eye on.

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Best for: Inspiration

Let’s start simple. In today’s society, Pinterest is a rite of passage for brides-to-be and f you haven’t started pinning, what are you waiting for? If you are having nightmares about table decorations or bridesmaid’s hair, create yourself an account and put together some boards for inspiration. Not only is Pinterest a fantastic visual hub to spur on exhausted brides, there are also a number of DIY’s for wives-to-be who want to be thrifty or are sticking to a strict budget.

Cost: Free

Suitable for: MAC, PC, Tablet, Smartphone

Top Table Planner


Best for: Seating arrangements

We completely understand, there are certain friends and family who cannot be seated together. Whether there has been a tiff, or they both like to indulge in vino, Top Table Planner can help you ensure you have the perfect layout. Users can choose from table type and number of seats before filling in guest names. Nothing is set in stone, guests can be moved from pillar to post until both bride and groom are satisfied. Users can share their plans with parents or friends for a second opinion, and a PDF can be emailed to the venue with ease.

Cost: from £10

Suitable for: MAC, PC, Tablet, Smartphone

Wedding Happy


Best for: All aspects of wedding planning

If you want a solid all-rounder, Wedding Happy is the ideal free app. Founded by a husband and wife team, the app allows coupes to input their wedding day, and tailor a multitude of to-do lists with each task having a specific date of completion. Luckily, the app implements some sort of tech magic that inputs a generic, but extremely thorough check list, which is fully customisable. The dashboard overview helps keep couples on the right track, showing what percentage of tasks are completed, last task completed, and the next task on the agenda. It can also be used to budget and store vendors, is there anything that this app cannot do?

Cost: Free (includes in-app purchases)

Suitable for: Smartphone, Tablet

Zola Wedding Registry


Best for: Gif registry

Of course, you will be happy with any gifts you receive on your wedding day. However, there is no harm, in giving guests a nudge in the right direction, right? Although three food processors may be the dream for some, Zola can help subtly suggest to your wedding party the sort of thing you may be lusting over. The snazzy barcode scanner technology allows you to add items on-the-go, but you can also import gifts from any of the stores within the app. There is space to leave a note about colour preference or size, and you will receive a notification when somebody has purchased an item from your wish list!

Cost: Free

Suitable for: iPhone, iPad



Best for: Communication

Unless you are having a more intimate wedding, collecting addresses to send out invitation can cause blood to boil. You have the bespoke, hand-crafted invites to hand out, but aside from a handful of addresses from relatives, you have hit a brick wall. Although it may not be ideal for more senior wedding-goers, Postable allows you to create a free account, pop in your guest’s email addresses, and send them an email containing an extremely simple address-request form. You can then sit back as the addresses come rolling in and send them out accordingly.

Cost: Free (in-app purchases)

Suitable for: MAC, PC, Tablet, Smartphone



Best for: Honeymoon planning

For those newlyweds who have a quick turnaround between the reception and their honeymoon, Tripit could save a lot of airport-bound stress. It cannot help you remember your passport, but it is a handy little app where you can store all your travel information in one tidy place. The format is very simple and creating an account is free. Information such as flight, hotel, and connections are displayed clearly and saves the need for a wild paper-scramble in the back of a cab on the way to the airport.

Cost: Free

Suitable for: MAC, PC, Tablet, Smartphone

The Venue Report

Best for: Choosing a venue

Google Drive

Best for: All aspects of planning and budgeting 


Best for: Wedding budgeting


Best for: Connecting with absent guests 


Best for: Honeymoon funds

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