4 Planning Tools That Will Take You From Frazzled to Dazzled


By Audrey Gilani, OFD Consulting

While planning a wedding can be a fun and creative experience for you and your partner, it can also become overwhelming if you don’t have the right tools in place to keep you on track and organized. The good news? There are plenty of options out that are guaranteed to take the weight off your shoulders.

Feeling frazzled with your wedding plans? Have no fear- here are the top tools you should be embracing on your way to “I Do:”


Anyone who enjoys the feeling of checking off lists and following timelines will fall head-over-heels in love with LadyMarry- an online mobile app that guides couples through the wedding planning process. Articles full of tips and tricks you can use, and a collaboration feature that allows you to assign out wedding tasks are just some of the fantastic options this planning app offers.


For any 21st century couple tying the knot, it has become a right of passage to create a custom hashtag to use on the big day, but the big question is- what should it be? Enter WeddingHashtagWall! A tool that couples can plug in their information and will generate your very own hashtag! Not only that, but this app will also provide live Instagram feeds for the wedding.

Passport to Joy

There is nothing like getting information and advice from an expert, which is exactly what Passport to Joy  offers. Created by wedding planning gurus, Mango Muse Events, it is a comprehensive step-by-step planning program that guides couples through the entire process from beginning to end. Set-up with how to video tutorials and corresponding worksheets, it’s like having a wedding planner in your back pocket.

Where Will They Stay?

When you first start thinking of planning your wedding, one of the tasks you’re probably not worried about right away is hotel room blocks. In reality, booking the hotels for your guests should be one of the top priorities on your list, especially if you’re planning on a number of out-of-town guests who will be eager to make travel plans. Where Will They Stay? is a super handy service that takes care of booking room blocks for you. It’s user friendly and will take the stress right off your shoulders!

With these tools ready at your fingertips, you’ll have no problem bringing the wedding of your dreams to life!

Audrey Gilani is a PR Specialist at OFD Consulting, a wedding PR and wedding marketing firm. Gilani holds a public relations degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a recent bride that married her husband in true southern style. She is a proud cat mom and lover of British history and good coffee.