How to Plan Your Wedding like a Pro – At a Fraction of the Cost

 
How to Plan Your Wedding like a Pro – At a Fraction of the Cost

wedding books

If you are planning a wedding, your first step should be to seek the advice of wedding industry professionals for guidance – people whose livelihood depends on producing successful results.

If it’s in your budget, I always recommend using the services of wedding professionals for your wedding. But I also realize that for many couples, that may not be possible.

If it’s not in your budget, or you just enjoy the doing things yourself, the easiest and most inexpensive way to get great advice is to read and observe what the experts do.

Often, planning a wedding can be reduced to simple steps. Sure, creativity and inspiration factor in, but there is nothing like being able to look over the shoulder of someone who does it for a living.

Books are one of the best and inexpensive ways to do this. Nearly all recognized wedding industry experts are published authors as well.

There are a lot of great wedding books for the bride-to-be to choose from. There are books that provide planning advice, ideas and inspiration for your ceremony, wedding etiquette, flowers, and gowns.

There are books that help you stay focused on your wedding plans by providing calendars, timelines, worksheets and checklists.

Here is a current list of the top-selling wedding books, some that are available for pennies on the dollar. Many of them can be downloaded instantly.

If you’re looking for the best and most up-to-date advice, tips and tricks for planning a wedding from the best wedding pros in the business, it can be found on this list.

The 10 Best-Selling Wedding Books

#1: The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner & Organizer [binder edition]: Worksheet…

The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner & Organizer [binder edition]

The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner & Organizer [binder edition]: Worksheets, Checklists, Etiquette, Calendars, and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Carley Roney
4.5 out of 5 stars(869)

Buy new: $29.99 $18.82
114 used & new from $12.04

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#2: Adore Wedding Cakes: Cake Central Magazine Brings You The Most Stunning C…
Adore Wedding Cakes

Adore Wedding Cakes: Cake Central Magazine Brings You The Most Stunning Cakes of 2014 (Cake Central Magazine Adore Wedding Cakes) (Volume 5)
Jackie Shaffer

Buy new: $54.99
8 used & new from $40.13

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#3: The Bride-to-Be Book: A Journal of Memories From the Proposal to “I Do”
The Bride-to-Be Book

The Bride-to-Be Book: A Journal of Memories From the Proposal to “I Do”
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
4.7 out of 5 stars(272)

Buy new: $16.99 $9.60
81 used & new from $3.00

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#4: The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Do…
The Knot Book of Wedding Lists

The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Down to the Smallest Detail
Carley Roney , Editors of The Knot
4.5 out of 5 stars(194)

Buy new: $12.99 $7.79
464 used & new from $0.01

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#5: The Wedding Planner & Organizer
The Wedding

The Wedding Planner & Organizer
Mindy Weiss
4.5 out of 5 stars(429)

Buy new: $29.95 $21.14
94 used & new from $7.11

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#6: The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner [Revised Edition]: Worksheets, Checklis…
The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner [Revised Edition]

The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner [Revised Edition]: Worksheets, Checklists, Etiquette, Timelines, and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Carley Roney
4.4 out of 5 stars(189)

Buy new: $17.99 $14.21
124 used & new from $0.19

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#7: The Most Special Flower Girl: All the Best Things About Being in a Wedding
The Most Special Flower Girl

The Most Special Flower Girl: All the Best Things About Being in a Wedding
Linda Griffith
4.7 out of 5 stars(115)

Buy new: $10.99 $6.99
107 used & new from $0.01

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#8: The Groom’s Instruction Manual: How to Survive and Possibly Even Enjoy th…
The Groom's Instruction Manual

The Groom’s Instruction Manual: How to Survive and Possibly Even Enjoy the Most Bewildering Ceremony Known to Man (Owner’s and Instruction Manual)
Shandon Fowler , Paul Kepple , Jude Buffum
4.5 out of 5 stars(106)

Buy new: $16.95 $9.05
276 used & new from $0.01

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#9: The Best Ever Ring Bearer: All the Best Things About Being in a Wedding
The Best Ever Ring Bearer

The Best Ever Ring Bearer: All the Best Things About Being in a Wedding
Linda Griffith
4.5 out of 5 stars(97)

Buy new: $10.99 $7.39
113 used & new from $0.01

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#10: A Practical Wedding Planner: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the Weddin…
A Practical Wedding Planner

A Practical Wedding Planner: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the Wedding You Want with the Budget You’ve Got (without Losing Your Mind in the Process)
Meg Keene
4.6 out of 5 stars(61)

Buy new: $19.99 $13.59
73 used & new from $7.60

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The books on this list contain some of the best inspiration, tips and advice you’ll find when planning a wedding. And at today’s book prices, getting the professional wedding planning advice you need doesn’t get any more affordable.

 

Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is the owner of Greenfield Flower Shop, a retail florist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.