Looking for a free, essentials one-stop phone app to plan and organize your wedding? We got you. The Texas Wedding Guide app is loaded with features and syncs seamlessly to TexasWeddings.com and your Wedding Portal, letting you access your dashboard any place, any time, on any device.
Here’s a few of the many features of the wedding planning app.
Your dashboard, your decision. Choose from a series of widgets for a fully customizable look. Wedding Day Countdown, My Budget, My Vision Board, Events for You, My Guests, My Vendors, and Messages. You decide which you want to see and in what order.
Wedding shows, open houses, bridal brunches…it’s all the fun parts of planning your wedding.
Wedding shows like the Bridal Extravaganza are the ideal way to get a huge head start planning your wedding. With piles of wedding professionals, runway shows, and great incentives like Bridal Bucks, this is the can’t miss stop on your wedding planning journey.
Open houses are typically hosted by area venues, often with a select number of other wedding professionals for you to meet. When looking for the right venue, open houses are a relaxing way to check out a location. You’ll often get some drinks and light bites, enjoy some music and talk wedding planning with other couples.
In addition to these wedding events, we also add bonus events just for fun. These are typically ideal date nights for couples, or the perfect girls trip. Pick what you like, add them to your calendar and start having fun.
Wedding Deals & Specials
Be in the know each time a new wedding professional promotes a discount, a complimentary added service, or a deal on a last-minute wedding date.
Keeping an eye on these specials will mean stretching your wedding budget even further. You’ll find promotions like a free bridal bouquet with a wedding package, military and first responders discounts, and 10 – 20 percent off package prices.
You can save each of your favorite deals in the app to easily find them later. But don’t wait too long – these specials and deals only last so long.
Planning and managing your wedding budget can be stressful. The process takes time and attention to detail. Simplify that process by using our Budget Calculator along with the app.
In planning your wedding budget, you’ll want to start with a general, round number in mind. Once you plug that number into the Budget Calculator, you’ll see a breakdown to start as a guide. Start making adjustments as you discuss your plans.
The app makes it easy to track your spending, see when payments to wedding professionals are due, and lets you know when you’ve spent more than planned. Keep in mind, the web-based Budget Calculator and the app sync perfectly, whether you’re working on a desktop or on the run with your phone.
Guest List management can be tricky. After going through the process of creating your list, you’ll need to track who is attending and possibly what their food preferences are.
Creating a seating chart is an extra step many couples are hesitant to take on, but it has it’s benefits. You can ensure your single guests get to mingle at a fun table, and keep parties separated that may cause undue drama. The app includes a seating chart to help tackle this wedding planning chore.
Added bonus? The app even tracks if you sent them a thank you note post-wedding.
Want to learn more about creating and managing your guest list? Check out our blog post How To Choose Your Guest List.
Wedding Vendors & Instant Messaging
Search wedding professionals in the area on the go in just a few clicks. From photographers to venues to florists, you’ll be able to view their photos, videos and reviews.
We make contacting wedding professionals easy. The app has a built-in instant messenger to reach any vendor you’re interested in. You’ll get quick answers on any questions about availability and average prices.
Once you find the vendors you’re interested in, you’ll be able to save them under My Vendors. Quickly access their information, store notes and stay in touch. Once you’ve made your final selections, simply remove the wedding professionals you aren’t moving forward with.
Inspiration Gallery & My Vision Board
Move over Pinterest. We have hundreds of wedding inspo photos in our app for you to scroll through and get inspired. With all the photos coming from the Central Texas area, you’ll see plenty of potential design options at local venues, and check out even more photos from area photographers.
Once you find your favorites, save them to My Vision Board. You’ll be able to refer back to the photos when discussing plans with your wedding professionals. And show them off to family and friends when chatting about your ideal wedding.
With all these features, you won’t want to pass this up. Download the app today and get planning!