With reality tv shows, glossy bridal magazines, and fanciful Pinterest boards leading the way, it can be easy for a recently engaged couple to slide from wedding planning into wedding madness. Inspiration and ideas abound; what couples really need is clear guidance on how to assess this information and sort the useful from the disastrous. Enter A Practical Wedding Planner, the (practical) companion volume to A Practical Wedding. Meg Keene walks couples through planning, from the big picture down to the nitty-gritty details. In her characteristic seasoned, sassy style, Keene offers no-nonsense guidance for planning a dream wedding on a real budget.
Bride's Wedding Planner
Author: Brides' Magazine
Publisher: Ballantine Books
A revised edition of the best-selling wedding organizer contains more than seventy-five percent new information and includes advice on such topics as saving money, setting a timetable, handling an interfaith ceremony, wording a modern invitation, and making the most of online resources. Original.
From the #1 wedding brand, the bestselling wedding book, updated with all-new budget ideas, online tools, and event planning and personalizing trends First comes love, then comes . . . planning! Before a fabulous celebration, there are vendors to hire, budgets to calculate, decisions galore to make. Packed with The Knot's top tips and worksheets, checklists, and contact sheets for you to fill in, this book is the one-stop resource that keeps brides focused but stress-free. The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner paperback takes you through the process step by easy-to-follow step, with: · Budget worksheets (and all the latest digital tools for keeping track of costs) as well as hundreds of invisible ways to cut costs when selecting everything from flowers to the venue and menu · Wedding planning timelines (including a brand-new express timeline for couples getting married in 3 months or fewer) · Guest list and invitation worksheets (with guidance on what you can now do online) · Vendor contract checklists (and tons of new online resources for finding the pros you need) · Fun ideas for personalizing your reception, from photo booths to signature cocktails in any color your heart desires · Web links and other useful resources for planning on the go (including recommended apps to download and up-to-the-minute advice on building your wedding website)
From defining your wedding style to bringing your vision to life, The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner helps couples plan the day of their dreams without spending a small fortune. Offering the newly engaged everything they need to get organized and stay sane, this is the ultimate planner for beautiful and affordable weddings. Wedding planning expert and founder of The Budget-Savvy Bride, Jessica Bishop, helps you plan your big day on a small budget-despite skyrocketing costs and industry traps. In this planner, she shares over a decade of insider knowledge and essential planning tools to help couples turn their vision into reality. Providing a refreshing perspective and smart tips, The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner makes planning the perfect celebration simple, streamlined, and stress-free. Worksheets, Checklists, Timelines and other write-in tools to plan for everything from the venue to the dress to the music, Hundreds of Money-Saving Tips to cut costs, Sample Budgets from real couples and cost breakdowns for every part of your ceremony
Packed throughout with tips, tools, checklists, spreadsheets and schedules, a complete, three-ring-binder wedding planner includes tabs for: The Big Picture and Contacts; Budget; Location, Location, Location!; Menu and Flowers; Rentals; The Dress! (And What Everyone Else Is Wearing); The Guests and the Invitations; Music, Photography, and Videography; and more.
Desperately wanting to have a father in her life, twelve-year-old Willa finds the perfect match for her hardworking mother via her handsome English teacher, but when it appears to Willa that her mother is moving too slow for her own good, Willa decides to take action into her own hands in order to make the necessary magic happen.
The bestselling wedding planning guide—now updated! Congratulations, you're planning a wedding! Besides obtaining a fancy tuxedo and a stunning gown, organizing a wedding ceremony takes creativity, planning, and diplomacy. The whole ordeal can seem overwhelming at first, but with lots of guidance, you'll plan a wedding people will remember for ages. Wedding Planning For Dummies demystifies and simplifies all the details that go into the Big Day, providing inspiration and innovative ideas to personalize your wedding celebration and, of course, make it fun for everyone--especially you! Expert wedding planner Marcy Blum walks you step-by-step through everything you'll encounter as you plan your wedding, from choosing a reception site to picking a photographer—and everything in between. 20% new and updated content Keep track of expenses with a wedding budget Negotiate contracts and surf online for wedding deals Get those pesky financial technicalities out of the way Plan a weekend wedding, a themed wedding, same sex wedding, and other celebrations Plan for various wedding customs and rites Throw a great reception with music, food, drink, and cake The 4-1-1 on the latest and greatest trends in wedding registries, rings, photos, and the honeymoon Packed with tips for saving money and common kitsch you should avoid, this is the ultimate guide to satisfying everyone on the Big Day—while making all of your fairytale dreams come true.
Countless mothers of brides and grooms have asked Peggy Post for a wedding planner just for them. Here it is! Whether you're helping a little or a lot, or—like most moms—are serving as combination coach, diplomat, and troubleshooter, this planner is packed with useful ideas, including: Planning lists especially for moms Questions to ask before hiring wedding professionals Times when a mother's tactful advice is most helpful A Resources section with worksheets for keeping track of guests, gifts, budget, and more An Address Book you'll refer to again and again Peggy Post will help you navigate finances, guest list, ceremony, and reception details; interact with your daughter's or son's future in-laws; and plan your role (including your outfit!) while making memories to last a lifetime.
Designed in a hardcover, ring-bound format, this practical guide to planning the ultimate wedding allows readers to organize their preparations with resealable plastic pouches, guest list forms, handy dividers, budget planner, and other special features, accompanied by practical information and tips on flowers, food, decorations, and more. 100,000 first printing.
In addition to providing traditional wedding planner information, this unique book guides brides through the process of planning a wedding by asking the question, What is really important? Its unique workbook format encourages women to seriously examine their feelings about letting go of their single identities and entering marriage.
Information on how to plan your own wedding from the engagement ring to the actual wedding day. Provides check lists, budget guide, money savings tips, guest list suggestions, timelines and examples of ceremony programs.
Wedding planner Tyler Warren left heartbreak behind when she ran away from her small Southern hometown and started a new life in a big city. Years later, she wants to believe in the fairy-tale endings her job promotes, but the clients she meets day after day seem to be more “Crazily Ever After” than “Happily Ever After.” Meanwhile, her own attempts at romance play out as bizarre comedies rather than love stories, and she’s starting to think Prince Charming either fell off his horse or got eaten by a dragon. When unresolved issues from Tyler’s past complicate things even further, she discovers she may yet have some things to figure out before she can find her own happy ending. This delightful first book in the Tales Behind the Veils series chronicles Tyler’s wacky misadventures, both personal and professional. Whether she’s getting insane requests from brides or outlandish requests on dates, you’re sure to be charmed and entertained by the Diary of a Single Wedding Planner.
Revised and repackaged, a perfect companion to our bestselling Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, this new edition will help brides ask all the right questions, keep track of all the details, stick to their budget, and plan the wedding of their dreams. This new edition combines a lively, attractive design with streamlined practicality, providing important to–do checklists, questions to ask, vendor comparison charts, and budgeting information for easy use by today's busy brides. Emily Post's Wedding Planner will help couples organize and keep track of every detail of their wedding, with the clarity and comprehensiveness readers have come to expect from this trusted authority. Peggy Post helps couples organize their decisions and move ahead with bringing their wedding to life. When used as a companion to Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, Fifth Edition, every couple can feel confident that no detail has been overlooked in creating a wedding experience that will be treasured by all for years to come.
A practical guide for brides on a budget offers ideas and helpful tips, suggesting financially savvy strategies for negotiating with vendors, hosting affordable engagement celebrations, and preparing do-it-yourself recipes and decorations.
The Wedding Book
Author: Mindy Weiss, Lisbeth Levine
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Everything you need to make the wedding of your dreams come true, no matter what your vision, taste, or budget. Written by Mindy Weiss, the “megastar wedding planner” (People), The Wedding Book is the most comprehensive wedding guide published, and is now revised and updated for a new generation of brides- and grooms-to-be. . The Wedding Book is your fashion consultant, etiquette expert, menu planner, floral designer, and shoulder to lean on with advice if sticky family issues turn up. It’s an insider source for contract negotiation and budget-stretching tips. It explains how to get the most out of Etsy, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social apps and websites—including how to use Uber for guest transportation. Whatever the subject—cakes, stationery, video (including drones!), lingerie, tents, insurance, port-a-potties, party favors, the toasts, looking great in photos, tipping, thank-you notes—The Wedding Book has the answer.