The Six Best Tech Tools to Help You Plan Your Wedding

Your smartphone really has been there through it all. You used it to plan your first date with your now-fiancĂ©; you saved the first text message that said “I love you “; you even used a black-and-white Instagram pic of the ring to share the news with friends and family. Now your phone’s going to pull you through the wedding planning. With these six tech tools, your phone’s about to become your ultimate bridal buddy.

The Knot

The Knot is the Web’s number one wedding destination for brides-to-be, and you can use it to help design the wedding of your dreams. Use their ultimate wedding checklist to stay organized and on-task, and download the app to browse real weddings for inspiration and save gorgeous photos you can share with your bridesmaids.

Wedding Budget Controller

Avoid any financial surprises with Productify’s Wedding Budget Controller. This app will estimate all your wedding expenses and help you identify areas to save. Update your wedding-planning finances with drag-and-drop features and compare estimates to real costs. You’ll be happy on your wedding day and especially when the bills roll in.

FTD

Visit FTD’s wedding collection to find the perfect flowers for your big day. FTD groups its offerings according to color palette, so you can easily find bouquets and boutonnieres in pastels, autumn colors, purples, whites, reds, etc. You can also set up your account so you receive reminders about your order via email or text.

TripIt

While you’re shopping for dresses and mailing invitations, take a mental escape to dream about the honeymoon. TripIt is a travel organizer that automatically creates a daily itinerary after you forward confirmation travel emails, such as airfare and car rentals, to plans@tripit.com. Leading up to the romantic vacation, you can access and edit trip itineraries and sync trip plans to your Apple calendar. Don’t forget to check out maps and weather for your honeymoon destination.

Pinterest

Ah, Pinterest, where it all began. You hadn’t even met the love of your life yet, and you were already drooling over various bridal collections and adoring vintage wedding photos. Stay inspired throughout the wedding-planning process by using the Pinterest app as a resource for hairstyles, decor, floral bouquets, backdrops and desserts.

Simply Yoga

A daily yoga practice will settle your mind and tone that bod for the most important day of your life. Engagements can get stressful while trying to secure the venue, find the right bridesmaid dress and battle the opinions of your mom. The Simply Yoga app provides 20- to 60-minute workouts that you can follow wherever, whenever. Break away from researching vendors and turn your phone into your personal yoga instructor. As you breathe through extra yoga pose, you’ll feel physically relaxed and mentally revitalized.