Top Online Resources for Planning Your Wedding
Planning every detail of your big day can be a daunting prospect. But there’s plenty of online resources you can turn to for help and inspiration.
Let’s take a look at some of the most popular wedding sites.
Need help with wedding planning?
Hitched.co.uk offers everything you need to plan the perfect day with free online tools to help you keep on track (and within budget) such as a guest manager and table planner.
WeddingPlanner.co.uk has masses of information, including how to find wedding venues and suppliers near you. The site’s free wedding planning tools include a checklist, budget plan, guest list and more.
Bridebook.co.uk provides tools such as a personalised budget, checklist, venue and supplier search and guest list, all in one place.
Trying to find local suppliers?
TheWeddingDirectory.co.uk has directories for all the suppliers you’re likely to need from locating nearby wedding venues to finding your dream wedding dress. Their lists even include wedding entertainment acts, Mother of the Bride boutiques and suppliers offering hen and stag activities.
Confetti.co.uk offers a directory of thousands of wedding suppliers including wedding photographers, cake makers, florists and everything else you need to organise every aspect of your wedding day.
Looking for wedding day inspiration?
For visual inspiration, Pinterest has galleries full of photographs people have shared from all over the world. Everything from brides’ shoes to stunning wedding locations – you can spend hours browsing some of these amazing photos.
OneFabDay.com is an online wedding magazine based in Dublin and London. The magazine covers every feature of weddings from ring shopping to table-planning etiquette. They claim to be one of the biggest wedding resources in the world, giving honest advice and practical tips for the big day.
WeddingInspirationsuk.co.uk is a diverse collection of thousands of articles aimed at helping couples find inspiration for their nuptials.
RockMyWedding.co.ukis the biggest wedding blog and planning resource in the UK. With 230k readers and over 1.3 million followers across social media, the site helps couples all over the world to plan their perfect wedding day.
Want to promote your wedding on social media?
SocialMediaWeddings.co.uk claims to be one of the UK’s first specialist social media agencies. Prices start at £1175, and their team of social media experts promise to build excitement for your big day.
They offer documentary-style photos posted onto private or public social media accounts every 15 minutes, using discreet camera phones to capture moments that you may otherwise miss. They can live stream your wedding ceremony privately or publicly over social media so you can share your day with people who can’t be there.
Plus, they offer a social media wall at your reception featuring the day’s photos. Guests can share their pics and comments via your wedding hashtag, all monitored for taste by the Social Media Weddings team.
Planning a sustainable and ethical wedding?
77Diamonds based in London have put together an in-depth Guide to Sustainable, Zero-Waste, Ethical weddings.
- An in-depth look at sustainable and ethical weddings – why they are important and how choosing a green wedding helps reduce the strain on the environment.
- Eye-opening facts and figures about the carbon footprint and waste generated by weddings and the wedding industry as a whole (did you know that around 4,910 tonnes of unrecyclable plastics are used up by weddings annually?)
- How to plan a sustainable wedding – including plenty of tips on finding green wedding planners and suppliers, eco-friendly wedding venues, organic and zero-waste food and catering, and other helpful resources.
- Other useful green wedding resources, organisations, and zero-waste tips and advice to help make weddings more ethically-conscious and environmentally friendly.