With all the wedding-related expenses, it can feel like a thrill to find something that’s free! To give you that little boost of encouragement, we’ve compiled a list of free wedding planning resources for new brides. With the support of these free resources, you’ll feel less lost and much more capable of planning for your big day.
The Budget Savvy Bride’s Timeline and Checklist
At the Budget Savvy Bride, you can find a free wedding planning timeline and checklist. The timeline and checklist create a basic overall plan for the year leading up to your wedding, including “First Things First,” a “Getting Started” section, a “Details” section, and an “Almost Time!” section, among other helpful information.
If you like the freebies, you might want to go ahead and invest in the Budget Savvy Bride’s full wedding planner, a comprehensive resource that can serve as your guidebook to the wedding planning process.
OffBeat Bride’s Wedding Planning Tips
Offbeat Bride’s website supplies an entire archived area of wedding planning tips. You can read all of these posts and articles for free. Many of them are personal stories from real brides, offering humorous, real-life, practical advice about what to do and what not to do when you’re planning your wedding.
The Knot is a vast and valuable resource, packed with everything a bride could hope to learn about wedding planning. In addition, The Knot offers free wedding websites! You can even personalize the URL, adapt the color scheme to suit your wedding color palette, and include custom cover photos.
The Knot also offers a free online wedding planner. All you have to do is sign up, and you’ll gain access to a vendor management tool, a checklist, a registry section, a guest list creator, plus more tools!
SheKnows offers a list of 10 beautiful, free, printable wedding checklists to help with your planning and preparation. There’s a “How to Word Your Wedding Programs” checklist, a “Wedding Decor” checklist, a “6 Months Wedding Planning Timeline” checklist, and an “Essential Wedding Registry Checklist,” among others.
Shari’s Berries Wedding Planner Binder Printables
At Shari’s Berries, you can find all the free printables you need to create your very own wedding binder. Each printable is beautifully designed, and they are all listed in order so you can quickly and easily select the ones you need, print them, and arrange them in your binder.
Among other printables, you’ll see budget planner pages, a key dates calendar, a guest list, and vendor contact info pages. There are also inspiration board pages with blank sections for dress images, flower pictures, and other clippings you may want to paste into the binder.
At Nanina’s in the Park, we’re happy to take some of the burden of wedding planning off your shoulders. We have in-house five-star catering, which makes the reception planning much easier, and we offer an extensive list of wonderful vendors we’ve worked with in the past. Feel free to consult with our event specialists about these resources anytime.