Today I thought I would talk about something fun…wedding planning/coordinating! Weddings are something that all of us dream of as being romantic and oh-so-perfect. But of course when the time draws near and we have to actually plan our wedding, reality steps in and we realize that all is not as cozy and exciting as it seemed. The dress, the cake, the bridemaids, the venue, the honeymoon all seem like pretty simple things to address when it comes time to plan your big day. However, if it becomes to much too handle, do yourself a favor and hire a professional wedding planning/coordinator service such as Lesbia Sediles from Savvy Stylish, Sophisticated Events.
Not long ago, a wedding coordinator was thought of as a luxury, only used by wealthy people. When I got married (2004), this was my exact thought so I never even considered a wedding planner. And to be quite honest, I didn’t think we had any wedding planners around that time. Today a wedding planner is essential to the well planned event. Being experienced and trained to work within the couple’s budget and negotiating contracts with caterers, florists, photographers, and other suppliers, the wedding planner saves you valuable time and money. The wedding planner/coordinator can take advantage of discounts not available to couples and avoid costly mistakes, while turning your dreams into reality. Whether you are wealthy or not wealthy at all, wedding planners/coordinators are a smart choice when it comes time to plan your special day.
Last summer I had the opportunity of working with Lesbia at a wedding I was photographing and we hit it off. Since then I have done some other shoots for Les to show off her AH-MAZING decor ideas! She is such a talented, fantastic person all around and she puts so much into her work! I love working with her and I hope to work with Les on many many more weddings. So with this post I thought I would take the opportunity of showing you some of her FABULOUS work while showing you my photos! But before I do that, I want to give you my TOP 5 reasons to hire Savvy Stylish, Sophisticated Events for your wedding!
#5 – Acts as the “go to person” – The average wedding has many different vendors. Combine that with the entire wedding party and all of the guests and that is a lot of people with questions and concerns! By hiring a wedding planner, couples can simply tell others “talk to the wedding planner!”
#4 – Offers advice – Wedding planners have planned countless weddings and know exactly what works and what doesn’t. They are also knowledgeable on wedding etiquette. Furthermore, wedding planners are able to recommend competent vendors, based on personal experience.
#3 – Ensures dreams are made realities – A wedding planner will help you to realize your ideas in a realistic way and also provide you with their own suggestions to polish and shape your ideas all the way to a unique wedding.
#2 – Budgeting – Wedding planners are well-versed at helping couples set budgets and sticking to them. Weddings can be extremely expensive. However, by hiring a wedding planner, couples can save a great deal of money. Because wedding planners provide so much business to vendors, they are often able to negotiate discounts for their clients.
#1 – Stress Management – They are going to help keep out all the stress by doing what they do best, management. Minimize stress and maximize fun! Hiring a wedding planner ensures that you will have a worry-free and stress-free day, therefore allowing you to enjoy your day like your guests.
Happy Tuesday everyone!