Wedding Planning Books Every New Bride Should Have

July 29, 2021
Wedding Planning Books Every New Bride Should Have

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Did you just get engaged? Congratulations! This is such an exciting time for you and your person! We, of course hope the proposal was everything you ever imagined and more. Now that you are engaged, you are probably looking for something that will help you feel super organized with planning your dream wedding! Something that will guide you with your budgets, checklists, guest lists, seating arrangements, gift registry, and honeymoon, just to name a few. Sure, you could plan your entire wedding online and with apps. But sometimes, you just want to write things down. Enter the wedding planner book. There are a lot of options to choose from, so we’ve rounded up some of the most popular choices to help find the perfect one for you.

Erin Condren: Green Wedding Pink Peonies Wedding Planner

We can’t talk about planners without talking about Erin Condren. This planner has everything you need from handy checklists, charts, scheduling spreads, trackers, and customizable monthly tabs including undated 12-month and 24-month options allowing you to start planning whenever you like. The planner is also a bit of a scrapbook, with a memories section in the back for you to capture the most memorable moments of your planning process and big day!

Day Designer: Daily Planner Royal Garden

There is a lot to love about this planner. To start, there are tons of different cover options, which we love this timeless blue and white botanical design that evokes classic china. If you’re the type to accidentally miss meetings and appointments because of your busy schedule and want to live a more intentional life with ease and style while wedding planning, this daily planner from Day Designer will be a total life saver.

Paper Bound Love: Wedding Planner Book

If you love gold foiling, you will love this Future Mrs Planner from Etsy. Plus, it’s all about customization, so you can make it completely your own with your soon-to-be new last name. Personalize this hardcover spiral-bound wedding planner with the names, texts and colors that you want.

The Caledonia Design Co.: Wedding Planner Book & Organizer for Brides

If you are having a floral themed wedding, why not opt for this new Wild Flowers Wedding Planner from Amazon that comes presented in a matching gift box! The planner itself includes key features such as a storage pocket to secure your favorite clippings, practical index tabs that will help you easily keep things in the correct categories, and plenty of space for additional notes. It even offers a post-wedding checklist.

Ginger Ray: Wedding Planner Notebook

This handy little wedding planner notebook from Target is petite enough to toss in your purse and take with you anywhere, from venue tours to dress fittings. It’s great for giving prompts of what you need to organize next, and the spiral binding makes it easy to use.

Kate Spade: Bridal Planner

Looking for a luxury bridal organizer? This Kate Spade design is just gorgeous, with a Tiffany Blue cover that reads: love is in the air, planning our happily ever after. It’ll be a joy to pull this out to make notes at vendor appointments.

David’s Bridal: Gold Foil Wedding Planner

While you’re perusing wedding shoes and accessories on Google, add this handy wedding planner to your cart. Within the elegant gold foil book are worksheets to help you make planning decisions on everything from the cake to the music.

Chic Paperie: Farmhouse Fresh Rustic Country Fall Wedding Plans Planner

For those who prefer a more pared down approach to wedding planning, this personalized organizer from Zazzle is right up your alley. Customize the calendar-style book with your names and wedding date, and use stickers to further make the planning process your own. You won’t find checklists and seating charts inside, but you can easily keep track of tasks and appointments on the pages.

Alison Hotchkiss: All the Essentials Wedding Planner

We love this wedding planner book because it comes with downloadable templates, sample floor plans and other unique tools that will help you truly tackle your to-do list with confidence. Written by wedding planner Alison Hotchkiss, this book is stuffed with resources and guides you’ll find invaluable while planning your perfect day.

Fringe: Adventure Begins Wedding Planner

Stay on top of organizing your big day, with this pretty in pink wedding planner journal! Made of vegan leather, the soft cover features metallic gold foil stamping, gold color semi-concealed spiral binding, and an elastic band closure. Inside the book includes a guided wedding planner, four tabbed categories with storage pockets in front and back, and smaller subheadings to make sure everything in the plan is clear and well presented.

The Happy Planner: Wedding Organizer

Write down those moments of bridal inspiration and wedding daydreams in this undated wedding planner from The Happy Planner so no detail or wedding plan goes unmissed. With 86 pages to help you stay organized while documenting your special moments and sweet memories leading up to the special day. The planner includes detailed sections to keep track of budgets, vendors, the wedding party, and even your guest list!

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