The Unexpected Benefits of Hiring a Full-Service Wedding Planner

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How do you know if you should hire a full-service wedding planner or just a coordinator? Coordination is all the rage these days but it still leaves most of the planning up to the couple. And while some couples are super into the idea of planning their wedding, others have about 800 other things they would rather be doing… and I don’t blame them. I often hear from couples that wedding planning takes over their life, that they get into more disagreements with their future spouse, and that they are overwhelmed by choices!

The fun part of wedding planning is the hypothetical stuff, the dreams, the Pinterest boards… But then you have to actually figure out your budget, guest lists, who to hire, what to do when, logistics, and all the little details… Does that sound fun? If it is giving you hives or cold sweats… let’s talk about hiring a wedding planner.

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Streamlined Vendor Research

Most areas are not lacking for wedding pros. It can be a fairly saturated market and sorting through all the options can be a daunting task particularly when you aren’t totally sure what questions to ask.

A full service wedding planner handles that for you!

Couples don’t have to worry about vetting the vendors, because your planner will do that for you.  You can focus on selecting from 3-5 options in each category, rather than hundreds! Plus these folks will already be a great fit for you and your partner.

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Hiring a wedding planner will save you time!

All that vendor research that we just took off your plate… well it’s going to save you precious time that you can use for handling more important things! Or fun things. Really whatever you want!

Instead of getting lost in a sea of wedding ideas and realizing you just spent the last 3 hours pinning, let us handle it! We will present curated inspiration boards that save you the overwhelming task of figured out what you want your wedding to look like.

We take it one step further and will even help you source your rentals, decor and flowers, again cutting down on the time you need to spend researching and looking for inspiration.

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Cut down on Wedding related Stress!

Planning something as big as a wedding with little previous experience is a daunting task and can cause even the most sane of us lose a few marbles. It’s not for the faint of heart. But here is the thing, a wedding planner does this day in and day out. For us, it’s just the job, not some once in a lifetime thing.

You benefit from the simple fact that we do this on the regular. You can trust your planner to steer you in the right direction, keep you on track, and handle any crisis that may arise. And since we are handling all that for you, you can just sit back and relax with a nice scented candle and glass of wine.

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Don’t miss a thing!

Are you worried about forgetting to plan something? There are so many details and moving parts in a wedding and it can be hard to keep it all straight. A wedding planner is going to do exactly that for you. Between all the meetings, worksheets, tools, resources, and checklists, you won’t miss a thing!

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What are you waiting for?

If saving time, avoiding stress, and ensuring you have a meticulously planned day sound good to you, then a full service wedding planner may be a great idea!

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