6 tips for making your wedding website useful AND stylish

Are you engaged? YAY! I have a feeling that a lot of you are thinking about wedding hashtags and websites and social media, oh my. Weddings are way more high tech these days and a wedding website is pretty standard fare now. When I got engaged in 2018, I went on a hunt for a really slick wedding website and have a few quick hit tips to share to make your wedding website both ultra useful and seriously captivating.

How I used Google Sheets to lay out my wedding floorplan

I readily admit that the hardest thing about my wedding day will be letting go of control of the entire thing. I wanted to have a hand in the layout of the rooms, even if I can't physically be there for the set up. I harnessed Google Sheets wedding planning: I made an approximate map of our venue and placed every table, chair, and decoration where I want it to be, setting the boxes up as squares and using a legend of 1 foot squared = 1 box. See how it was done!

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This free wedding website tool makes your guest list, RSVPs, & save-the-date woes a thing of the past

Newly engaged folks: I know you're out there and you're probably stuck on some aspect of the planning, right? Whether you're looking for a wedding website, paperless save-the-dates, a way to collect RSVPs, and managing that guest list, we've found an app that helps you with ALL OF THAT. It's totally turn-key so you don't have to have any technical or design skills, either. Joy will create a central zone to manage all of your wedsite needs. How so? Here's the low-down on Joy, this (spoiler: free!) tool…

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Mad how-to skills: Using Google Spaces for wedding planning

We love us some Google Drive (formerly Google Docs) for wedding planning. You can create spreadsheets, shareable documents, and all kinds of helpful databases for your wedding planning team to use. Google just recently launched a new service called Google Spaces which functions as a project planning tool for sharing ideas, photos, links, YouTube vids, and all kinds of documents on which to comment and share between your people. Here's how we'd use Google Spaces for wedding planning.