1. Number your RSVP cards so each one corresponds to a guest.
2. Make a new email account specifically for wedding planning.
3. Check out Recycle Your Wedding to buy secondhand wedding items for much cheaper.
4. Seal a bunch of envelopes with water and a foam brush.
5. Or use thank-you postcards to cut out the envelope entirely.
6. Use a personalized return address stamp (or stickers) to save tons of time.
Get a custom stamp here.
7. Wedding/bridal shows offer tons of free giveaways and access to vendors.
8. Figure out your seating chart with color-coordinated sticky notes.
9. Register someplace that lets you exchange duplicates or unwanted gifts for cash.
10. When you’re unwrapping gifts, ask someone else to write down givers’ names on sticky labels so you can keep track.
Once the wrapping paper is off and the gift tags have been lost in the trash, it can be impossible to remember who gave what otherwise.
11. If you’re invited to a wedding, set the date as a recurring calendar alert in your phone.
12. Have activity books on hand to entertain squirmy kids.
Get this free printable here.
13. Attach tiny weights to the bridesmaids’ hems to keep their dresses from flying up on a windy day.
Unless that’s the look you’re going for.