The wedding planner's best compainion is the wedding planning folders. Be it the bride or the bride's mother or for that matter anyone who in the process of planning a wedding this kit folders it's a necessity. Wedding planning folders can also prove to be a nice wedding gift. The bride's mother or the maid of honor or friend, anyone basically can gift this folder to her. She can store all her memories from the event in it.
Let's brief ourselves as what is a wedding planning folder. You have a folder of your don't you? Pick a bunch of double pouch folders, clean page protectors, zippered purse, divider tabs & pages. Place a bookmark at the top of each section. You can name the section like printers, flowers, wedding planners, caterers, videographers, photographers, DJ's and music, reception halls, jewelers and bridal shops.
There is also chained opening where in you can keep note pads, pencils, markers and pens. Attach a sheet that has all the phone numbers & email address of friends and relatives. Finally there should be a calendar in which important dates for visiting the beautician, meetings, tasting, date confirmations, deposits due dates can be jotted down.
Once you have set the folder and named the sections and got all fillers in place, then starts the time where you will place important information in the folder. Wedding planning folder should have all important information pertaining from afore mentioned vendors. Get well versed as to who shall be the maid/matron doing the honor.
Till the wedding arrives this person shall act as being your mentor as her guidance will shape you for the bid day. Many vendors would be lining up to sell their business to you. Collect all such information & literature and then read it thoroughly when free. Do not subscribe to any offer instantly. This will help you take the right decision that's in your interest with a free mind. Slash those who you deem are not suitable and shrink them to make a small list.
Keep the information of all vendors as you might have to consult them at a later stage.
These wedding planning folders shall keep things organized for you. You can refer them, add info and then store it in the PDA you own and do all sorts of things with it. Open it once a day, peep into it so that you never miss on anything. It will remember your meetings, schedules, timings, things to do etc. Also at what time you are required to meet the caterer to finalize the menu, contact the beautician and so on.
Many sites offer such planners for free in printable form and if you have something specific in mind then you can purchase it from the place you found it. These are nicely and elaborately printed. Or then create one as per requirements yourself.
To sum up things here, a wedding planning folder shall keep updated with things. It will ease the pressures of wedding planning for you considerably so that you can concentrate on things in hand in a proper manner. So you can also do this favor to a friend when they are getting married. Surely they too will appreciate this wonderful present.