Synopses & Reviews
A must-have resource for the bride on the go! Covering all aspects of a wedding, this essential planner gives the bride all the information she needs in a quick and easy-to-use format. The spiral-bound book has an elastic closure that doubles as a bookmark, and the sections inside (from "ceremony" to "honeymoon and beyond") are separated by tabs, just like an address book. Handy "things to do" checklists make sure that nothing is forgotten while planning every aspect of the perfect wedding, including the ceremony, reception site, flowers, music, photography, invitations, attire, transportation, and more. Prepared lists of questions to ask potential service providers and spaces to record the responses of three different vendors will help in making important decisions. Worksheets and forms are provided for comparing costs and services, for an overall budget planner, and for keeping track of hired personnel and the wedding participants. Plenty of tips are included on saving money and ensuring that her special day is everything the bride has always dreamed it would be. "Bonus organizational tools: pockets on the inside covers for receipts and a business card holder.
For the savvy bride, the secret of planning the perfect wedding isnand#8217;t just knowing what she has to do, but also knowing what questions to ask. Along with tips and checklists for every aspect of the wedding, including the ceremony, the reception, fashion and beauty, and the honeymoon plans, each section of this book suggests dozens of possible queries, with space for writing the answers. For example, at the reception site, inquire, and#147;How do overtime charges work?and#8221; and when interviewing musicians, the bride should find out whether they will play requests or require breaks. Complete with worksheets for comparing services and costs, as well as pockets to hold papers and business cards, this is the essential planner for every bride.
Compact, portable, and packed with information, this planner is the essential resource for every savvy bride-to-be. Complete with worksheets for comparing services and costs; pockets to hold papers, vendor samples, and business cards; and tips and checklists for everything from the ceremony and reception to the honeymoon and beyond, it has exactly what a modern bride needs to stay stress-free.
About the Author
Amy Nebens, a former senior articles editor at Martha Stewart Weddings
and associate editor at Bridal Guide
, is a freelance writer and editor. The author of The Bride's Book of Lists: Things to Do and Questions to Ask
(Sterling) and For Your Wedding: Traditional Gowns
and#160;(Friedman), she lives in CT with her husband and three children.