Wedding planners - they are just for those lucky couples who have a spare couple grand or well off parents right?
Planning a wedding can consume you, it is hard work no matter what anyone says. The amount of brides I work with who are exhausted and can't wait for it to all be over, so they can stop attaching hessian to jam jars or writing endless place cards!
Planning your wedding is a long process, and having a planner can make it a much easier time.
So if you hate organising and planning things, are an impulse buyer and dread the thought of asking 50 cake suppliers or photographers for prices, then a wedding planner could be your get out clause to a happy and relaxed wedding.
Every planner will have their preferred suppliers, 9 times out of 10 they could even wangle you a discount. Everyone within the wedding industry works closely with other vendors, as you would imagine, so we all get to know each other very well. Even I have my own list of suggested vendors, it will forever keep growing as I always meet new and wonderful suppliers. One of those being the wonderful Kayleigh from Dream Designs Dorset, I picked her brain to find out what she offers to make your wedding a whole lot easier!
"I am a firm believer that planning a wedding should NEVER be stressful, a bride should NEVER have to worry about anything in the run up to their big day. Planning a wedding is one of the most stressful things a person can do! But with my help – I alleviate that strain and worry completely. I am there 24/7 for my clients, on the phone or via email. I answer any questions and advise my clients when they need me. I am their first port of call for anything wedding related, anything that may be worrying them or any new thoughts and ideas that arise. No matter what package they decide to go with, I always offer 24/7 support.
It’s a stressful time and sometimes they just need that person to vent to or ask for advice. I will always make sure no client of mine is ever stressed about their wedding (not for very long anyway). With each of my packages I work closely with each couple and get to know them on a personal level so I can give them the best possible, personalised service.
The packages I offer are;
The Platinum Package – Our full planning service. We assist with every aspect of their day giving our clients a completely stress free, enjoyable experience. This package is perfect for busy couples that just don’t have the time to plan the spectacular wedding day they’ve always dreamed of. From sourcing and recommending the perfect suppliers, venue visits with or without the couple, colour schemes and styling advice, wedding attire sourcing and attendance at fittings, on-site management of their day, and much, much more. I am with my clients every step of their wedding journey. This package can also include the Hen/Stag Parties and the honeymoon.
The Gold Package – Partial Wedding Planning. This service is for couples that have/want to plan just some aspects of their day or would like a helping hand in the weeks/months leading up to the wedding. Dream Designs Dorset are on hand to complete any/all of the remaining planning our clients just don't have the time to do. I work closely with them giving you complete confidence, knowing their wedding is in capable hands.
The Silver Package – On The Day Coordination. This is the most popular service I offer. This is for the couples that want to plan their entire wedding day but still be able to have a wedding planner on hand to ensure the day is run without a hitch, leaving them to enjoy every magical moment without having to worry about a thing. The couple hand over their day to me 4-6 weeks prior. I am then the port of call for all suppliers involved, leaving them to relax before the wedding. I contact and meet with the suppliers (where applicable) so I know every last detail about their day which enables me to make the magic happen! Their day is run with precision from the moment they wake up ‘til the moment the guests begin to leave. On the day coordination is a must for weddings taking place outside in a marquee or barn etc.
The Bronze Package - Venue and Supplier Sourcing. It's a long process researching wedding suppliers and venues – and a time consuming one at that! With this package; I source or recommend where possible, the required suppliers based on my clients tastes and wants; I compile a detailed report, providing 3 reports per requested supplier category, filled with everything they need to know to make an informed decision to pick their perfect supplier.
The Package Tailored Just For You - We can create a package totally unique to our clients, whether it be a mixture of the above or if there's something we haven't mentioned they’d like me to assist with. No bespoke package is ever the same as another. It's totally unique. Together I build their dream wedding exactly how they want it.
I can be involved as much or as little as they want. Hiring a wedding planner doesn’t mean you are letting someone else take over your wedding to make it our own, it means you’ve taken the first step to creating something beautiful the way YOU want it, with a little helping hand along the way. I am there to take on board my clients visions to make them a reality."
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