Finding it hard to keep track of all your wedding details? It is essential for all brides-to-be to keep all wedding details organized. The following is a list of key organizational methods for every bride to use throughout the planning process of their special day.
The Wedding Budget Worksheet
Simple and easy to create, this wedding budget worksheet will be able to easily track your budget. Create the worksheet in excel easy to use spreadsheet. The worksheet will state each wedding related activity or service along with the budget spent on each section. This document is something simple to make in an excel workbook and allows for easy access to refer back to the budget at any point throughout the planning process. This allows for simple changes and adjustments to the budget and an easy method for the bride to keep track of how much will be spent on certain and overall aspects of the wedding.
The Wedding Calendar
The purpose of the wedding calendar would be to oversee all activities and wedding related meetings. The calendar will outline important dates such as engagement party, wedding shower, bachelor party, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, wedding, etc. This calendar would also be useful for marking down certain fitting dates as well as any other wedding related appointments. The wedding calendar will not only include the obvious wedding dates, but absolutely every aspect relating to the wedding will be included throughout this calendar. This calendar will appear to look busy and crammed, but if all sections of the wedding were color coded it will help the organization of the document to visually appear simpler. This could be a monthly calendar that is color coded according to each different aspect of the wedding. By color coding the aspects of the wedding into sections, the calendar will be more visually appealing and easy to stay organized.
The Wedding Checklist
Even though the calendar will keep you on track with all important dates and sessions for the wedding, the checklist will ensure every aspect and hiring status is completed. Once a business is hired to complete a certain task for the wedding, check it off the list as being complete. These businesses would include but are not limited to: florist, bakeries, venues, catering, bridal fittings, hair appointment, make-up artists, etc. This checklist can also state whether the business has been paid for these services and once they have been it can be marked down as completed.
The Wedding Day Timetable
The wedding day timetable is just one more way to make that special day run as smooth as possible. The timetable will consist of all aspects that the wedding day will include and the designated times. It will be for the sole purpose of ensuring the wedding day is running as smooth as it possibly could as well as everyone within the wedding party will have a confident understanding of what is happening its specific time.
For more tips on how to keep a wedding organized, The Wedding Knot is a great resource. The article “Wedding Planning: 8 Wedding Planning Tips to Get Organized” gives 8 excellent ways to keep your wedding planning on track.