Full Planning

Where do we begin…?

  • Act as your local and destination source for information and communication
  • Unlimited Meetings, email and phone correspondence after signing contract
  • Schedule of monthly, bi-weekly and weekly meetings during planning process after booking
  • Provide wedding planning bridal tip packet and budget spreadsheet to keep you on task.
  • Discuss design of your wedding website to keep guests informed of your wedding weekend
  • Prospect local dinner rehearsal sites. Ideas for welcome bags
  • Scout local hotels for family, guest, & wedding party accommodations

 

Ceremony and Reception Locations

  • Prospect and present venue options for rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception
  • Arrange and attend venue visits as needed
  • Design of ceremony layout and reception layout

 

Budget Development and Management

  • Prioritization of each aspect of the wedding
  • Personalized bridal planning workbook to keep on task, Microsoft budget planner spreadsheets. We guarantee our best efforts to keep you within budget

 

Wedding Professionals

  • Provide recommendations for the event professionals .Provide qualified and reliable vendors within your budget, that match your style and personality, including but not limited to the following: Floral-Decor, rentals, lighting, specialty printing, catering, bar services, cakes and desserts, ceremony and reception entertainment, Officiates ,attire, photography, videographer, transportation, accommodations, hair styling and beauty, favors, welcome baskets, and various gifts.
  • Arrange and attend caterer tastings, with suggestions for menus
  • Schedule and attend all meetings when available
  • Remain in constant contact with the professionals to confirm all details
  • A final time line will be forwarded at least one week in advance of event
  • Assist with ensuring all balances are paid prior to the wedding weekend

 

Ceremony & Reception Event Design

  • Discuss design with the couple and collaborate with event designers to include floral, décor, and accent lighting
  • Assistance with choosing innovative wedding colors, theme & style
  • Create a detailed layout of seating arrangements for the ceremony and reception
  • Discuss design of all additional wedding day signage: menu cards, escort posters, place cards, table numbers, etc.
  • Discuss favor ideas and assist with order placement. Ensure they are assembled and placed correctly during the reception
  • Received prior to the wedding weekend: guest book and pen, toasting flutes, cake serving set, flower girl basket, ring bearer pillow, aisle runner, etc.
  • Provide final headcount to caterer by specified due date and perform a complete reconciliation between the expected number of guests versus everything related to guest count (i.e. number of tables, favors, floral centerpieces, etc.)

 

Ceremony Consultation and Guidance

  • Introduction and recommendation of Officiate and ceremony musicians
  • Discuss family information, special seating requirements, processional and recessional order
  • Help create a wedding day program
  • Provide information on where to obtain marriage license

 

30 days prior to wedding date

  • Finalize all details with bride
  • Create a comprehensive time line of ceremony and reception with wedding couple
  • Confirm final payment details due prior to and on wedding day for distribution

 

Rehearsal

  • Attend rehearsal to meet the members of the bridal party and families and direct rehearsal according to pre-determined ceremony proceedings
  • Create and distribute timeline to requested bridal party & family

 

Wedding Day

  • Confirm with event professionals they are arriving on time and serve as main point of contact
  • Ensure vendor and wedding party itineraries are executed and handle any last minute details
  • Assist bride and wedding party preparing while setting the sequence of the ceremony in motion and as needed throughout entire wedding day
  • Attend and coordinate wedding from start to finish including flower distribution and boutonniere pin-on, bridal party line up and cue, ceremony processions, grand entrance and exit, toast, special dances, announcements, and departure
  • Transport small items as needed between the ceremony and reception (programs, gifts etc.)
  • Ensure toasting glasses, guest book and other essentials are in place
  • Troubleshoot emergency issues if they arise
  • Package late night meals for the bride and groom if offered by caterer
  • Pack gifts and other personal items at conclusion of event and give to specified person
  • Distribute final payments and gratuities to vendors

 

 

Investment: Flat Fee