All the things we do to help you plan your wedding day…

I get phone calls everyday from brides saying – It can’t be that hard…well it is and I get paid to do it and do it well.  So here is a list of all of the first level “things to do” on your wedding day.

Preparation

  • Budget preparation and management
  • Preparation and maintenance of tasks, checklists, etc. in manageable timelines.
  • Marriage license requirements and name change assistance.
  • Assistance with design elements of celebration including overall theme, color palate, and attire.
  • Monthly customized reminder of things you need to do to stay on pace.

Vendor Management

  • Recommendation of appropriate vendors for all aspects of celebration: Stationer, Musicians, Calligrapher, Caterer, Florist, Photographer, venues, Rental Agency, etc.
  • Appointment scheduling and/or attendance
  • Contract negotiation
  • Continued correspondence and confirmation of chosen vendors throughout contract.
  • Preparation and distribution of Planning Program Vendors (includes maps, floor plans, timelines, special preferences and other miscellaneous items per the bride’s request)
  • Complete management of vendors during rehearsal, ceremony and reception.
  • Contract reviews

Printed Materials

  • Creation of theme-oriented ‘Save the Date’ letters for out-of-town guests (including maps, directions, events, etc)
  • Assembly and mailing of ‘Save the Date’ letters
  • Creation of custom invitations and/or assistance with Stationer
  • Invitation etiquette consultation
  • Assembly and mailing of wedding invitations
  • Preparation of Engagement and/or Wedding Announcement for newspaper(s)
  • Ceremony program suggestions, creation and assembly.
  • Customized reception place cards and menus.
  • Assistance with toasts, thank you speeches, etc.

Reception

  • Reception site recommendations.
  • Decoration recommendation, assembly, and setup and breakdown.
  • Entertainment assistance
  • Oversee delivery, setup and breakdown of rental equipment.
  • Complete floor plan of reception site; including all table placement, decorations and floral arrangements.
  • Assistance with seating arrangements.
  • Arrangement of place cards, menus, and/or service cards.
  • Creation and implementation of reception schedule
  • Distribution of final payments to vendors
  • Amenities baskets for restrooms
  • Secure gifts, toasting glasses, cake knife and any other personal items in designated vehicle
  • Distribution of tossing items.

Wedding Party Relations

  • Recommendations of reputable bridal salons.
  • Assistance with wedding party attire.
  • Continuous updates to wedding party of events, timetables, etc.
  • Communication of all wedding party responsibilities and schedules.

Family and Guest Relations

  • Negotiate a block of hotel rooms at a reduced rate for out-of-town guests.
  • Creations, assembly and delivery of hospitality baskets.
  • Arrangement of additional activities for weekend.
  • Arrangement of on-site babysitters for families with young children.
  • Provide RSVP services, tracking of all incoming RSVP’s and placing calls to invitees who have not responded by your deadline.
  • Help choose and create and assemble favors for guests

Ceremony

  • Ceremony site recommendations
  • Décor Design, assembly, set up and breakdown
  • Ceremony etiquette
  • Assistance with vows, customs and personalization of ceremony.
  • Oversee delivery, set up & break down of rental equipment

The Final Details

  • Early check in of newlyweds at hotel.
  • Delivery of overnight bags to hotel room.
  • Delivery of the bride’s bouquet, dress and other mementos to preservationists.
  • Return of groom’s rental tuxedo.

…and always

  • One of a kind items to make your event even more special including ring bearer pillows, guest books, favors, centerpieces, programs, invitations, scrolls, wedding party gifts, etc….
  • Provide craft services for wedding party.
  • Manage guest list in a database format for the bride’s use.

*Please note: These are not all of the services that we provide, but it is a great place to start!

Call us today to schedule your consultation!  336-525-9331

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