The holidays are officially here, which means (aside from drinking mulled wine and watching classic Christmas movies) fielding big life questions from your relatives at family get-togethers. If you happen to be sporting something sparkly (congratulations!), the pressure can feel even more intense, with everyone asking you about the logistics of your wedding: Have you set a date? Where are you getting married? What color bridesmaid dresses are you going to choose?
If being bombarded by your well-meaning loved ones is stressing you out, then you've come to the right place. Ahead we've compiled a list of some of our favorite wedding planning apps that you can download right now to help lower your stress levels. From finding inspiration for reception décor to keeping track of RSVPs, these are the resources you're going to want to have at your fingertips as you plan your big day.
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A recent study found that 40 million people turn to this image-driven platform when they're planning their wedding—and for good reason! You can find inspiration for everything from your engagement photos to your floral arrangements. But be forewarned: Scrolling through pretty wedding inspo on the Pinterest app is crazy addictive.
Complete with easy-to-use wedding planning tools, the Zola Weddings app is a must-download for staying organized. Plus, if you've created your wedding website via Zola's free service, then you'll conveniently have your registry, guest list, and checklist at your fingertips. It's pretty much the next best thing to having a personal assistant.
While the Pantone Studio app wasn't necessarily created with the wedding planning process in mind, it just so happens to be the ideal tool for nailing down the perfect color palette. Not only can you create custom color collections, but you can also use the app to identify hues. Now there will be no confusion with your florist or your bridesmaids over what shade of "blush" you're envisioning.
Style Me Pretty
Consider this a public service announcement: Everyone's favorite wedding site is now even easier to scroll through on your phone. With the Style Me Pretty app, you can save your favorite inspirational images from real weddings and then search the company's curated collection of vendors to make your vision come to life.
To state the obvious, weddings are expensive. The Mint app allows you to set up a budget and then keeps track of how you're spending your money for you, making the financial aspect of wedding planning so much easier.
Are you in the midst of planning a wedding? What apps have you found most useful? Share them with us in the comments below.