Posts tagged wedding planner
3 Unexpected Things I Do To Prepare For Wedding Day

Print and read over our timelines and planning documents, organize place cards, get a good night’s sleep… our lists for wedding day prep are long and detailed, but often predictable! We ensure everything is checked twice and ready to go. We do, however have some to-do’s that are a little less conventional, and are in place based on our years of experience.

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How Do I Choose a Photography Package That Is Right For My Wedding?

So you have found the PERFECT photographer or videographer for your wedding. Now it is time to select which package you want to book with them, and you are at a loss! You haven’t planned a wedding before, and you aren't sure which one is the right fit for you! How do you choose a package that is just right for your wedding?

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The Truth About Wedding Insurance, And Why It Is A Wise Investment In Your Big Day

An important wedding planning task that we always advise our clients to do is purchase wedding insurance. I thought it would be helpful for my current clients, future clients, and anyone else reading this little blog to talk about wedding insurance. I know it isn't a sexy topic, but it is something every bride and groom should be informed about!

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What Is The Difference Between A Wedding Planner And A Wedding Designer?

I often get asked during consultations, “What is the difference between wedding planning and wedding design?” In our industry, I think the two words get confused with one another on a regular basis. You might hear planners calling themselves designers, and vice versa. You can offer both, but - in my opinion - they are fundamentally different services.

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3 Manageable Ways To Improve Your Client Experience Today - Aisle Planner Feature

I was fortunate to guest blog for Aisle Planner last week about improving your client experience! If you aren't already familiar with Aisle Planner, it is the planning software I use to manage my client projects and to give my clients a streamlined and supportive wedding planning platform.

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Ask the Experts | Wedding Photographers Tell Us Random Things They Wish Their Couples Knew

Some of the most talented photographers I know are sharing their expertise on the blog today! I wouldn’t know where to begin when capturing & editing a wedding photo, much less 1,000 of them, so I was excited for them to boil down their top piece of advice for you. And let me tell you – it was hard for them to pick just one thing to tell you! Whether you have already booked your photographer or are still on the hunt, these folks have shared a ton of practical advice!

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What Is A Master Timeline And Why Do I Need My Planner To Make One?

I recently had a bride ask me, “My photographer has a timeline. My DJ has a schedule of events. My caterer has their timeline for food service. So… why do I need you to create a timeline, too?” Each vendor is the expert of their own individual timeline and amount of time they need during each part of your day to do their best work, but that doesn’t mean that they are necessarily communicating with the rest of your vendor team to make sure that the schedule doesn’t conflict. There needs to be a Master Timeline for seamless execution.

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16 Things You Need To Do On The Week Of Your Wedding In Order To Relax On Your Wedding Day

I remember arriving at the week of my wedding and thinking, “What do I do now?" I knew I had a ton of little tasks to wrap up, but my brain was busy (and mushy) and my emotions were high. Even the most organized people can feel lost during their wedding week! I had those bridal nightmares about forgetting to pay a vendor who then didn't show up, or that I showed up on the day of the wedding without my gown or another basic necessity. Basically, I needed a step by step checklist to make sure I was prepared and could relax during the day of my wedding. One that took the guesswork out of that final week and could allow me to organize those last minute to-dos. 

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Finding Your Perfect Wedding Venue - Things To Consider As You Search

The venue search is one of the hardest processes during wedding planning. You are making an important decision about where you will get married, and you want to be sure it checks all of the boxes before you sign on the dotted line. Why? Because the venue can heavily influence your budget, the choices you make about your wedding, and the experience you and your guests have on your wedding day.

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7 Warning Signs That It Might Be Time To Hire A Wedding Planner

This one goes out to the brides and grooms who have landed on my website and are curious about whether or not they should hire a wedding planner. Planning a wedding is a unique experience to most people, but to wedding planners, it is what we do every single day. I have compiled 7 warning signs that it might be time to bring a planner in to help.

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4 Things To Do Right After You Get Engaged

You just said yes... now the fun begins! Are you excited about wedding planning, but unsure where to begin? If you want to get started on the right foot, here is a list of 4 ways to get the ball rolling so that you have a great foundation for the wedding planning process (and no--it doesn't start with your dream wedding Pinterest board).

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10 ways to blow your guests away so that they will talk about your amazing wedding for months and years to come!

Receiving an invitation to a wedding is a great honor! You have selected those friends and family members that mean the most to you, and you are so excited that they will all share in the joy of your wedding day with you. It is only natural for you to want them to have an amazing time on your big day! Read some tips I have gathered below about improving your guest experience, and be prepared to accept compliments for months and years to come about your amazing hosting abilities!

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6 Tips For Finding The Wedding Gown Of Your Dreams (And Staying Excited And Relaxed In The Process)

Finding your wedding gown is such an exciting process, and you have dreamed of wearing it since you were little. It can also be a very stressful process! Here are some tips to prepare yourself for gown shopping that will keep the experience fun and simple, helping you focus on making the decision that is best for you!

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6 Questions To Consider When Setting Up Your Wedding Budget

When I first sit down with my couples to start the planning process, I ask them a series of questions that will help me customize and optimize their wedding budget, and today I am going to share some insight on preparing the wedding budget with you.

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Are You Spinning Your Color Wheels Trying To Choose A Color Palette For Your Wedding? Here Are 5 Tips To Narrow Down Cohesive Wedding Colors.

Are you a color-lover like me? Do you love Pinterest and find yourself falling in love with many different wedding color palettes and styles? Here are 5 tips to help you narrow your focus and pick a wedding color palette that is gorgeous and perfectly you.

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The Brianne McMullan Events Office Tour and Brand Photography

I had a branding photo shoot with my talented friend Holly from Holly Von Lanken Photography, and she was able to capture some wonderful shots of the new space. These photos are just a small bit of what she captured that day. For me, my productivity directly aligns with the space around me - if it is pleasant and soothing, I am able to focus and do my best work.

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