Want help with wedding planning, but don’t want to hire an actual planner? Wedding planning books are great resources, and offer everything from advice about vendors and flowers to helpful hints regarding annoying family members. Check out two fabulous options and enjoy moving forward with the planning process!
1) The Broke-Ass Bride’s Wedding Guide
A book featuring “hundreds of tips and tricks for hitting your budget,” including “the top 14 rules for choosing your location, dress and menu,” The Broke-Ass Bride’s Wedding Guide is ideal for anyone not looking to break their bank. Written by Dana LaRue, this wonderful and witty wedding guide is chock-full of wallet-friendly advice. Find sample budgets, DIY ideas, and plenty more awesome ideas here. You can also check out LaRue’s website, The Broke-Ass Bride. The Broke-Ass Bride’s Wedding Guide
2) Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette
Written by Anna and Lizzie Post, the great-grandchildren of Emily Post, this guide provides updates on the original author’s text from 1922. Find tons of etiquette tips here (don’t advertise your wedding on Facebook!) as well as lots of helpful advice (how to deal with divorced parents, etc.). Check out info on budgeting, guest lists, style, reception details….there’s even detailed wedding checklists, tipping charts, location tips, and so much more. Nifty! Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette, 6e
Check out one or all of these books and get the help you need! Happy planning!