In this day and age of the smartphone, it only makes sense for us to make use of technology to ensure the wedding planning process is as pain free as possible. From help with budgeting to bouquet inspiration, here are the top 10 wedding apps for your smartphones or tablets that will make saying ‘I do’ a breeze.
If you're looking to save time (who isn't?!) on save-the-dates, invites, and thank you cards, Postable is the app you need. On top of having tons of gorgeous designs to choose from, they also have an address book that your friends and family can fill out for you. Once you're done writing your cards, Postable tenderly tucks them into envelopes and mails them out to your loved ones—all from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Easy-peasy!
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Choosing a single store for your registry can be tough, but why have one when you can have them all? RegistryLove gathers registries from all over the web and puts them all into one place, giving you way more options and making it much easier for your guests. Oh, and did we mention that it is absolutely, no strings attached, free?
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Unless you plan on staying local, honeymoons can be super expensive. Have you ever considered having both a gift registry and a honeymoon registry? Instead of having guests chip in random amounts of money to help you go on your dream vacation, Wanderable lets them select certain items to pay for you, from backpacks and beach towels, to city tours and cab rides. In addition, Wanderable tracks who sent what and allows you to send notes and thank-yous directly through the app.
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Appy Couple helps you build your wedding app and website in a few simple steps. You can add pictures, flight and hotel info for out of town guests, maps, and even a countdown to the big day. For a one-time fee of $35, this app helps your guests stay in-the-know so that they don't miss a single wedding event.
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Top Table Planner
Seating arrangements may quite possibly be the worst aspect of the entire wedding process. We've all seen the sticky note tricks to make planning easier, but this takes efficiency to the ninth degree. Add your guests names into the Top Table Planner app and then drag and drop them at their appropriate tables. For the low price of $20, this app can save you a lot of time and frustration.
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Wedding Party is an app that lets your friends and family upload images from each of your wedding events, all in one place. Trying to convince everyone to use a hastag is hard—invite them to this private app via text or email and they can like and comment on your wedding day bliss no matter how far they are.
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There are hundreds of things that brides and grooms need to keep track of to ensure a smooth wedding day. WeddingWire allows you to create checklists, manage your budget, and track your RSVPs, all from your smartphone. WeddingWire gives you the tools you need to be your own wedding planner, without the huge price tag.
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Staying healthy before the wedding isn't just about fitting perfectly into your dress. Ditching processed and sugary foods can also help brighten your skin and hair as well. Fitbit is a free app that lets you track all of your foods, activities, and even how many steps you've taken in a day. Our favourite part about this app is its 'add friends' feature—you and your hubby can work towards your fitness goals together to help you both stay on track for the big day.
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Carats & Cake
Want to look for the best vendors in your area but are having trouble trusting your regular search engine? Carats & Cake gives newlyweds a place to discuss their wedding tips while showcasing the vendors they used. While there aren't many Canadian vendors as of yet, Carats & Cake adds new companies to their roster every week. Just want to peruse? Carats & Cake also has sections showcasing real weddings for decorating inspo.
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