10 WED­DING APPS

Get your smart­phone in­volved in the plan­ning process FROM

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in­spi­ra­tion to plan­ning and fun ideas, there are plenty of apps and web­sites out there to make your wed­ding eas­ier and more fun.

In­spi­ra­tion

Pin­ter­est: Pin­ter­est is a great re­source to find in­spi­ra­tion re­lat­ing to all as­pects of your wed­ding. If you see some­thing on­line, such as photography in­spi­ra­tion, dresses, in­vi­ta­tions or favours that take your fancy, you sim­ply pin that item to a board. Friends and fam­ily can also col­lab­o­rate with you and pin items to the board.

Brideswed­ding Ge­nius: Brideswed­ding Ge­nius is an app where peo­ple can browse the lat­est trends in gowns, brides­maid dresses, rings and other lo­cal re­sources.

In­sta­gram: Use In­sta­gram s search fea­ture to find photos of wed­dings by renowned wed­ding pho­tog­ra­phers and use them as in­spi­ra­tion to share with your pho­tog­ra­pher about what you want.

Plan­ning

Wed­ding­happy: This app al­lows you to or­gan­ise your wed­ding bud­get, book­ings, sup­pli­ers, guest list, play lists and to-do lists on a day-to-day ba­sis.

Allseated: Allseated is a web­site where you can cre­ate floor plans and seating plans for your big day. The web­site has the lay­out for a num­ber of venues al­ready in the sys­tem and for those that aren’t there, you can man­u­ally cre­ate them. To view Allseated visit www.allseated.com.

Wed­shed: La­belled the Airbnb of wed­ding venues by blog Ma­mamia, Wed­shed al­lows you to view stun­ning wed­ding venues of many dif­fer­ent sizes through­out Aus­tralia. Visit the web­site on desk­top or mo­bile at www.wed­shed.com.au.

Myreg­istry: Myreg­istry is a mo­bile app and web­site that al­lows peo­ple to cre­ate a gift registry com­pil­ing items from any store any­where in the world, even ones that don’t have a web­site. You can also cre­ate a cash gift fund.

De­sign

Canva: Take de­sign into your own hands with Canva. De­sign what­ever you want from in­vi­ta­tions, thank-you cards and posters for the big day with tem­plates and easy drag-and-drop func­tion­al­ity. Canva is avail­able on desk­top, mo­bile and tablet.

Fun apps

Wed­pics: While plac­ing a dis­pos­able cam­era on each ta­ble and con­duct­ing a photo scav­enger hunt might be fun, Wed­pics is the app where guests can share their photos of your wed­ding in a ded­i­cated photo al­bum kept in the cloud. The app is free to down­load and you are able to order prints di­rectly from theapp.

My wed­ding Count­down: My­wed­ding Count­down is a mo­bile app that pro­vides a clean, smooth and beau­ti­ful count­down to your big day.

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