… there are loads of details to take care of, and loads of ends to tie up, fortunately for most of you (who are doing it for the first time), there are also loads of resources online. Sean Aune of Mashable has compiled a list of some of the most valuable resources online for you:
Brides.com – A bit of everything for the blushing bride including building a web site, gift registry, color guides, community message boards and much more.
Confetti.co.uk – Confetti the wedding experts for everything you need for your perfect wedding.
OffbeatBride.com – Hate the idea of the traditional wedding? OffbeatBride is definitely the blog for you to check out and find some unique ideas of how to mix the modern with the a taste of the traditional.
Pictoma.com – A site dedicated to vent photos such as weddings that allows you to password protect the photos and then share the link and password with just your guests.
Team Wedding.co.uk – List of top wedding planning sites for Great Britain, UK and Ireland brides in London
TheKnot.com – From the magazine of the same name, find lots of unique and hot trends for your ceremony.
WeddingChannel.com – A catch-all site bringing you planning tools as well as hairstyle and bridal gown photo galleries to inspire you. Also features links to lots of famous wedding registries such as Tiffany’s.
WeddingMapper.com – A Google Maps (Google Maps) mashup that shows you locations of chapels, churches, hotels and more.
OneStopWeddingPlanner.com – Offers 15 free tools to aid in your wedding planning such as seating assignments, guest list, even down to what order everyone will walk down the aisle.
OneWed.com – A general purpose site that helps you locate vendors, look through hairstyles, dresses, cakes, and allows you to share photos of your completed weddings so people can see how you brought it all together.
OurWeddingDay.com – Offers free tools to manage just about every aspect of a wedding including items such as task & guest managers, budgeting reminders, and a free web page for you to put up after the event.
Planaganza.com – A site for planning many styles of events, including weddings. Allows you to organize your event, locate vendors, and more. Full Mashable coverage can be seen here.
TopWeddingSites.com – Localize to your state, the entire United States, the UK, or Canada, and get tips and pointers to planning just about every aspect of your wedding day.
You and your wedding – Everything you need to know about planning a wedding from the wedding experts at the UK’s best-read wedding magazine.
Wedding-Guide.org – The usual bells and whistles on how to plan a wedding with things like a vendor manager, budget calculator, and a handy guide of who traditionally pays for what.
WeddingControl.com – Manage your invitations, RSVPs, dinner orders, seating and more all from one site.
WeddingSolutions.com – As the name implies, this site tries to help you with solutions for every aspect of your wedding. You can set up to-do lists, look for vendors, search locations, and more.
WeddingWire.com – Offers a centralized location to sort through thousands of vendors that you can break down by type of vendor, or by state. Also has a community for you to as questions and get advice from other couples planning to get married. Martha Stewart recently bought a 40% stake in the company.
Weddinic.com – Currently in beta, Weddinic aims to be the place for the bridal party, vendors, and everyone else to keep in touch and on target. Our Kristen Nicole wrote up a fully detailed review of its launch.
WikiWeddings.org – A MediaWiki (MediaWiki) about all the do’s-and-don’t of your wedding along with ratings of wedding locations and vendors.