Congrats! You’re engaged. Now the fun of wedding planning begins. It’s no secret how much goes into the wedding planning process. With a little organization and method to the madness, your dream wedding will be here in no time.
Luckily, our friends at Shutterfly created a DIY wedding binder tutorial to help you stay organized. Included are beautiful designs you can print to help keep you organized. Put your wedding to-do list, contracts, inspiration or ideas in this binder. It’s one place to hold everything you need to keep track of – all things “I do”!
Supplies You’ll Need for a DIY Wedding Binder
Remember to gather as much inspiration as you can to personalize your binder. Then, grab the following materials to get started.
- 8.5 by 11 three-ring binder — the printables work best in this size.
- Binder printables
- Tab stickers
- Sticker letters
- Sticky notes
- Clear pocket sheets
- Three-hole puncher
How to Put Together Your Binder
Find a binder that fits your style. Do you prefer a printed them or a class neutral tan? Consider matching it to your overall wedding theme.
Personalize the front of your DIY wedding binder. Add embellishments, sticker letters or even draw something special. These details will make the binder unique to your own style and wedding date.
Download and print the wedding binder printables of your choice. Hole punch the printables, then decide how you want to organize and arrange them in your binder.
Insert your pages and add tab dividers, if you’d like. These will help you find the category and flip through your book easily. Pocket sleeves are also helpful to stick items, wedding invites, save the dates, dress fabric, fake flowers or other items to refer to as inspiration.
If needed, you can add to or subtract along the way. Sometimes the planning process can be up to a year or longer. There is a section to add additional notes, such as when you’re working with a wedding coordinator.
Whatever theme or organization style you choose, make sure your DIY wedding binder is uniquely you. Add or eliminate sections based on your special day and what you want as a couple. Planning your wedding should be fun, not stressful. Stay organized with these wedding planner printables and choose the design you love the most.
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