Apps For A Perfect Wedding
Planning for your big day? Is your head swirling with wedding ideas? Let your iPhone help you organize and plan the wedding of your dreams. Our AppList has tools to inspire, budget, design, and plan every tiny detail!
Are you are thinking of taking the plunge and asking your special someone to marry you? Before you get all caught up in the moment, why not have a little fun and put that special love to the test? This app will tell you how well you know your partner and is also a fun way to learn about them.
RingFinder - The Private Collection of Southern African Diamonds
Wow! So you passed the test! You will need a ring before you propose, so why not download Ringfinder - The Private Collection of Southern African Diamonds and shop via your iPhone or iPad? This app has some clever features that will help you with your purchase. It has a ring sizer; by simply laying a ring on the screen you and swiping your finger you will be able to determine the ring size you need. This a great feature for covert ring buying! It also has an education feature which will give the buyer information on cut, clarity, value and other aspects of this important purchase. There are many rings to choose from and the app features the ability to filter by price and share potential choices via email or Facebook. When you find the ring you want, all it takes is a couple of clicks to find a retail store nearby that carries the collection. Those who are concerned about "Blood Diamonds" can rest easy. SA Gems, the maker of this app, is a socially responsible company. From their web site: "We are the only diamond house in the industry that offers its jewelers and interested consumers inspection of our supply chain, including the opportunity to visit the diamond mines and cutting factories of Southern Africa." Additionally SA Gems donates a percentage of sales to Global Giving, a charity dedicated to helping improve living conditions for South African residents living in poverty. This app really helps take the stress out of ring shopping and helps others at the same time.
Will You Marry Me ?!
The ring is ready. Now all you need to do is find the ideal moment and the perfect words to propose. Not to add any pressure here, but your future spouse will be asked by all of her friends how you proposed. Why not make your proposal so extraordinary that even your future grandchildren will be impressed? Will You Marry Me ?! is here with some great ideas. From writing your proposal in the snow to tying the ring to her dog's collar, you will find a unique collection of inspiring ideas for your big moment. Try out the free version which is supported by extremely invasive ads. If you like it you can pay a mere 99 cents to upgrade to the ad-free version.
Your partner has said “yes,” and you are now the luckiest person in the world. You may have even already set a date. If you did, then I’m sure you’re mentally counting down to that special day in your head. Let this app, Wedding Countdown, keep track of the date for you. Personalize your tracker with your own photos, your favorite song, your preferred font, and so much more. The possibilities are endless!
Wedding Budget ‼
The next thing to do is set your budget. Let Wedding Budget !! help you. This clever application takes your entire budget and breaks it down into estimated cost for each item. It also includes graphs to show how your money is being spent. All items are customizable, allowing you to add extras like releasing doves or leave room for unexpected expenses that might occur. There is also a place for notes on each item. This app is a brilliant, well-written, must-have app for the money-conscious bride or groom. Even the price is attractive at free!
Now that you have determined your budget, it is time to dream and even inspire yourself. This is great for both the bride and the groom to really get an idea of how they envision their wedding. If you love visuals, and want to remember all the wedding ideas you come across, then Wedding Row is a fantastic app for you. Wedding Row allows you to store images and make inspiration boards by combining and organizing the images you find. You can import images from the internet, take your own photo, or use your photo album. It also has a budget function and allows you to import your contacts from your address book and assign them to functions such as florists, caterers and musicians. We feel that the visual storyboards are where this app really shines, helping put together all the details of the perfect wedding.
Wedding Dress Look Book by The Knot
While the groom has the stress of getting the ring, the bride is challenged to find her dream wedding dress. It is vital to find and purchase the dress in time for ordering and alterations, sometimes a year in advance. But who has time to go to different bridal boutiques to look at catalogues? Guess what? There is an app for that! Wedding Dress Look Book by The Knot is a companion app to the Knot web site. Here you can look at hundreds of dresses, searching by your body type. Each dress includes information on the designer and how to purchase. There is only one drawback to this app: the invasive ads that pop up every few dresses. If you can tolerate those, this is the best app we have found for virtual dress shopping.
iWedding Deluxe - the Wedding Planner
The Bride has her dress ordered, and now it is time to really plan. If you are looking for a digital Wedding Planning assistant, iWedding Deluxe is ready and waiting. This app has a built-in budget, gift tracker, guest list, invitation tracker and much more. Designed for ease of use, all of your details can be recorded along with inspirational images. Even the rehearsal dinner can be organized with iWedding Deluxe, and you can post to Twitter and Facebook right from the app!
Your plans are now coming together and it is a good time to register for gifts! If you are looking for a simple and effective wedding registry app, look no further than WeddingScan. Using your iPhone camera, you can scan barcodes from any store. This is a great app because it creates one central registry on WeddingScan.com and cuts out the stress of multiple registries. This basic app works well and is available for $2.99.
Best Wedding Cakes
A vital next step is to choose the perfect wedding cake. Unlike wedding dresses, which must be ordered from the designer, a good cake maker is able to use a photo reference when making the ideal wedding cake. Best Wedding Cakes is a no-frills app that features hundreds of quality photographs of wedding cakes. There is a function to add to a favorites file, as well as the ability to save photos to your photo roll. If you are looking for wedding cake inspiration, then this is the perfect app for you!
Fun Wedding Traditions
So now you are down to the final details. Do you want to make your wedding truly different? How about finding inspiration by learning about how weddings have been celebrated throughout different eras and cultures? For example: did you know that in Bermuda, wedding cakes are topped with a tiny sapling? After the wedding reception, the newlyweds plant the sapling so it will grow along with their marriage. This is a fun and interesting app that will enhance the symbolism of your wedding. Although many of the entries will not be practical to adopt, this app could give you some great ideas to create your own traditions and unusual flourishes.
Hair MakeOver - new hairstyle & haircut in a minute
The big day is approaching and everything is going as planned. Now, to the personal touches. Every couple wants to look their best for their special day. But what hair style will compliment the big event? Hair MakeOver offers the ability to virtually change your hair in seconds. It features over 300 styles for men and women, as well as the ability to create a collage of favorites. Photos can be sent to Facebook or Twitter with just a click. This fun app is free, but you can unlock all hairstyles and remove the ads for just $1.99.
The Wedding Photographer
So now the dress, hair, and all other plans are going well. What about your photographer? Photographing weddings is truly an art form. Unfortunately not everyone can afford a professional photographer for their big day, and maybe a friend or family member has stepped up and volunteered to photograph your wedding. Sure, anyone can take a photo — but creating images that capture the feeling and the passion of the moment takes planning and knowledge. The Wedding Photographer app is here to the rescue with amazing tutorials and inspirational wedding images by professional photographer Perry Trotter. Learn how to capture the right pose at the right time and how post processing can create a finished image that is spectacular. Included are before-and-after shots that show how important use of tools like Photoshop are to the finished product. This app is a must-have for anyone photographing a wedding.
Wedding Floral Basics
Your photographer is set, now onto the florals. For the hands-on bride or groom, Wedding Floral Basics is the perfect tool for learning how to create your own flower arrangements. Separate video tutorials walk the user through the process of creating everything from floral halos to boutonnieres. If you are creative, Wedding Floral Basics can help you save a lot of money creating your own florals.
Just a few more items and you should be all set! You’ve picked out your flowers, but perhaps you want to go all out and have more decorations than just flowers. Etsy is a great app to find unique items that will make your guests say, “Oh la la.” Whether you want an elegant, breath-taking wedding or prefer a wedding with a specific theme, Etsy will more than likely have what you are looking for. You can even purchase one-of-a-kind wedding favors that your guests can take home to remember this special day.
My Wedding Music
The decorations are ready and now the mood must be set with the proper music. Choosing the music for your wedding and reception does not have to be a painful. With My Wedding Music, you can select the music for each segment of your big day and listen to it beforehand. Cleverly organized into each music moment, this app makes sure nothing is forgotten. Included are several classic songs and the ability to purchase sheet music. This app takes a daunting task and makes it fun.
Family Quick Sit
There is one task that should not be overlooked: the seating arrangements. Family Quick Sit was designed to help seat family and friends at restaurant gatherings. It allows you to create a table at a time, then a screenshot can be taken of each table for those setting up the place cards. It is simple to use, just add family and friends, then choose the proper table shape. You can then arrange them further by dragging and dropping them. It allows you the option of adding children by age, each with a toggle to keep the child seated with the parent so that you do not accidentally omit a space. When you create each table, simply take a snapshot by pressing the home and power button at the same time. The table images can then be imported into your email or your wedding planner app. The visual image makes it very easy for those setting up your table cards.
Your guests are taken care of, and now it is time to focus on the heart of the wedding. Reciting vows is undoubtably the most beautiful moment of the ceremony and choosing the right ones to reflect your life partnership is vital. Thankfully, there is an app that can help you. Wedding Vows is a beautifully designed app that inserts the name of the bride and groom so that when you read the samples they feel personal from the very start. The app contains over 150 completely customizable sample vows that are viewer rated. It allows you to add vows you like to your favorites for later viewing. Want to get other opinions? Email vows or post them right to your Facebook wall. If you are renewing your vows you will also find several to choose from. What if you already wrote your own vows? Submit them to Wedding Vows and they can be rated and used by other couples.
Wedding Jokes, Quotes and Toasts for Speeches
The vows have been written, but what about the reception speeches? Cameras are recording, family and friends are watching, the bride and groom eagerly await inspired words as you raise your glass. You want to be witty and sentimental, wise and articulate. In short, you need to give a speech that is so perfect that it will be remembered. Wedding Jokes, Quotes and Toasts for Speeches is a real life-saver at this instance. Loaded with great material, Wedding Jokes has something for everyone. Peruse jokes, quotes, and a large selection of toasts for the entire bridal party, all in a well organized iPhone/iPod touch format. When you find one that you like, a handy favorites feature allows you to star them for quick reference. Emailing your chosen material to yourself is as easy as a click on the mail icon.
Top 20 Vegas Wedding Chapels
Did just reading this AppList overwhelm you? You are still madly in love, but the big party is really freaking you out. Perhaps you need to re-think your wedding entirely and just simplify. Top 20 Vegas Wedding Chapels is here to save your sanity. This well-designed app highlights 20 different wedding chapels in Las Vegas, complete with pictures, estimated prices for different wedding packages, and links to directions. If you find a chapel you are interested in, just click on the "contact" button for the the website and phone number. This app covers the nicest of the chapels and the selection ranges widely to accommodate just about any couple's tastes and budget. For a stress-free and budget-friendly wedding, Top 20 Vegas Wedding Chapels is the app for you.