(Closed) How are you staying organized ?

posted 6 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
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835 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I had a pocket folder. I looked through magazines, figured out what I liked in a dress, for example, and put it the “wedding dress” folder. I made folders with labels such as wedding dress, venues, color schemes, flowers, etc. So anything in the magazines that I liked, I would rip the paper out and place it in my folders. I then went over everything with my fiance (except my dress) and we picked out our top 3 choices from each category. Then we would take it from there. I an a very organized, neat freak type of person so this worked very well for me. I also made excel spreadsheets in our computer for budgeting and guest count. These are just some of my tools that I used. Hope this helps 🙂

Post # 4
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1866 posts
Buzzing bee

1.  I use the wedding checklist on the knot

2.  My FH is a whiz at excel so he created an extensive spreadsheet for us to keep track of our budget and spending for the wedding

3.  I have a big binder at home with dividers, and I keep all hard copies of contracts and other info sheets in there.

4.  I have various wedding folders in my gmail so I can categorize emails 

5.  I’m past this point now, but when we were looking for vendors, I created a google doc spreadsheet for each category (venue, photographer, dj, etc) to compare the vendors to each other to help me decide which one I wanted.

Post # 5
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190 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

My MOH made me a 3-inch 3-ring binder filled with spreadsheets, pockets, sheet protectors, lists, etc. It’s been BEYOND helpful!

Post # 6
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7339 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I have folders with images saved for inspirations.

I have folders with all my DIY projects

I have a binder with all printed stuff and vendors in it

I love to use sticky notes!!! I use those for my to do lists weekly

I have an excel sheet with EVERYTHING from pricing, guest list, song list, to do list on the day off, it’s part of the google documents, it’s great!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

My fiance and I created google docs for our to do list, budget, and guest list that way either of us can always access that information without having to pull out a bunch of paper.

For other photo inspirations, I have a binder with pocket folders separating ideas for flowers, colors, invitations, ceremony, reception, etc.

hope this helps!

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