Savanna Green
Savanna Green 12 Jul 2018

I've heard a lot of talk about wedding planners, however my partner and I...

I've heard a lot of talk about wedding planners, however my partner and I are unable to afford one in the budget and most of the planning has been left up to me (which I don't mind to much as I rather enjoy it). I'm terrified I will forget something and I know there is a to-do list on the tools but I don't even know where to start. 2 years will go very quickly and I'm sure there will be things I forget to plan or book. Any advice?

Susan Coleclough
Susan Coleclough 12 Jul 2018

Attend wedding fairs, keep an eye on this site and you will get lots of ideas. Sift through them and pull out what appeals to you and make it your day. A good place to start is with a date and venue. Enjoy.

Lucy Lewis
Lucy Lewis 13 Jul 2018

Hi I agree with Susan and make list tick things off as you do them it has worked for me :)

Lucy Lewis
Lucy Lewis 13 Jul 2018

Hi I agree with Susan and make lists and tick them off as you go good luck it has worked for me :)

Savanna Green
Savanna Green 13 Jul 2018

Thank you ladies I really appreciate you taking the time to comment back ❤️

Keri Dunstan
Keri Dunstan 13 Jul 2018

Download an app called Bridebook. It's helped me a a lot, would have been lost without. It has everything you need and a guide as to when things need to be done. You can also keep a track of your budget as well x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 13 Jul 2018

Book shops have lots of wedding planning diaries, can pick them up for a couple of £. That will remind you of what you need to do on a regular basis, also a nice memory keepsake. Best of luck

Katie Hewitt
Katie Hewitt 13 Jul 2018

It's just a party - don't stress too much. As long as registrar/ church is sorted and you're providing some kind of food so people don't starve, the rest is optional x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 13 Jul 2018

I downloaded Wedding Wire and it's been really helpful, especially so with guest list/table plans. Good luck and whatever way you do it...enjoy! x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 13 Jul 2018

Bridebook has been really useful as well as creating loads of spread sheets for me. I also joined a Facebook group called the emboldened bride which has resources and great advice

Clare Jane
Clare Jane 13 Jul 2018

Have a look online at different wedding planners and see what's included in them. They you can make one based on that

Laura West
Laura West 13 Jul 2018

I bought a wedding planner from paperchase and it's got everything in it! I've got 3 years to go but its so useful to see everything you need to think off. Would highly recommend 😍

Sandra Modesto
Sandra Modesto 13 Jul 2018

I follow a couple of wedding planners on Instagram and they have their own blogs with helpful tips.. also I agree with the above comments, Bridebook is a great tool

Amy Glasgow
Amy Glasgow 13 Jul 2018

Mine has been absolutely useless so don’t worry! X

Amy Boulain
Amy Boulain 13 Jul 2018

Try Bridebook app online. It’s free

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 13 Jul 2018

Download something like Bridebook, it helps you with every step!! good luck and enjoy it!!

Michelle Rew
Michelle Rew 13 Jul 2018

If you forget something then it can't be that important. Just do what you want and place your priorities and it'll all flow. You'll be playing it through your head so many times it'll all be great. I'm doing my own too, it's great fun, we're lucky the internet is a thing lol x

Laura Kulinski
Laura Kulinski 13 Jul 2018

I've not got a wedding planner either we started with the guest list and budget and went from there... once you have a venue everything else seems to fall into place... and don't overthink anything

Vittoria Di Franco
Vittoria Di Franco 13 Jul 2018

Wing it !!! Thats what im doing i have a wedding planner book and i bought a table layout planner as well

Donna Milner
Donna Milner 13 Jul 2018

Iv been planning two years we are lucky as we run a pub with a function room enclosed beer garden and kids park so we can do what we want to venue so we have bought everything chair covers table cloths the list goes on pubs shut for day and all my planning is on bits of paper lol don’t stress cause if you miss anything there’s only you that no’s in my opinion my only stress was seamstress did my wedding dress but told me last week she couldn’t alter bridesmaids dresses she didn’t have time but a lovely lady’s stepped in and doing them now and we get married next week it’s yours and your h2b day so do it how you want to and don’t let anyone but in good look x

Michelle Sprules
Michelle Sprules 13 Jul 2018

Bridebook App is excellent. Will give you list month by month if what needs doing. It's got a checklist so you know where you are and if you missed anything x

Ceri Poulton
Ceri Poulton 13 Jul 2018

Use an online planner such as Bridal book x

Jordan Alexandra
Jordan Alexandra 13 Jul 2018

Wedding fairs
To do lists
Planning books
Take your time and enjoy it

Bethany Smith
Bethany Smith 13 Jul 2018

A few people have said it already but Bridebook, Bridebook, Bridebook!! It's absolutely fab. Gives you a standard checklist that you can add to or delete from if you need to. It's also good for Guestlist planning and budget planning. But I mostly use it for the checklist.

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Savanna Green
Savanna Green 14 Jul 2018

Thank you everyone. Will definitely download bride book. I really appreciate all the advice XX ❤️

Charlotte Ward
Charlotte Ward 14 Jul 2018

As long as you have a venue, something to wear, remember to send the invites and have some food and drink, the rest is just extras xx

Catriona Rollason
Catriona Rollason 17 Jul 2018

Lists are good! Wedding fairs are brilliant too for getting ideas. if you like spreadsheets excel can be good for keeping track of things too.


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