As we inch closer to the start of summer, I anticipate seeing a spike in wedding invitations. Sure enough, my mailbox is chock-full of save-the-dates, bridal showers and bachelorette parties. While the wedding season is fun, it's also a tad overwhelming. And if you're a bride-to-be, a maid of honor or the mother of the bride herself, a tad overwhelming is an understatement. There's an insane amount of things to organize, execute and frost. The answer to all this stress: five perfect apps to keep you on point, organized and worry-free.
Rated 4+ stars in the App Store, Appy Couple is an iPhone and iPad app that keeps information for guests all in one place. Say your guests need to know what time the rehearsal dinner is or if your ceremony is black tie optional. They can check out this beautifully-designed app to find the answers. You can also upload photos and keep track of your RSVP's.
Fancy yourself a deejay? This app makes sorting and choosing music for your wedding reception super easy. Categories range from traditional to quirky and include: grand entrance, first dance, cake cutting, and the garter toss. You can preview music in the store and select your favorites to purchase later.
For the bride who obsesses over her wedding dress and accessories, this app is a must-have. The Conde Nast magazine's app offers dresses tailored to your style, jewelry options and the best local stores to shop at. Online bridal shopping has never been easier!
Easily the most well-known wedding site, The Knot's Ultimate Wedding Planner has it all. Keep things in order with your checklist, store links to your favorite dresses and linens and choose or compare hairstyles. And the best part about this app? It's free.
Managing a budget while planning your wedding is probably the most difficult task for soon-to-be married couples. This app categorizes your spending from bridal attire, to the ceremony and even the rings and stationary. Follow the visual pie charts and bar graphs to get the best feel for your spending.