Details, Details & more Details!

Wedding Planner Guild

Wedding Timeline

Wedding Budget 

Guest Worksheet 

Wedding Venue Worksheet 

Vendor Contact List 

Vendor Payment List 

Wedding Party Contact List 

Guest Address List 

Detailed Wedding Planning 

Make the announcement!

Discuss the dreams (No talk about money just yet, heres where all the ideas come together to plan your special day.)

 

Rough out the timing

  • Now talk money (Whats the budget like?)

  • Get organized (Planners and schedules, this helps note your expenditures.)

 

Finding Your Venue

  • Ceremony who and where

  • The reception venue

 

Hiring Your Vendors

  • Photographer and videographer (The best, usually book months in advance!)

  • Musicians (Dj's are usually less expensive.)

  • Flowers and décor (Simple, yet elegant!) 

  • Caterer (Find a flexible caterer, with a tasty plate.)

 

Choosing Your Bridesmaids

  • Choose as many or as few bridesmaids as you want.

  • Give your closest friend or relative the maid of honor position.

 

Buying Your Gown 

 

Managing Your Budget (No matter the budget, heres a rough cap of managing your budget.) 

  • Reception: 40%

  • Honeymoon: 14.5%

  • Photography and videography: 10.5%

  • Wedding attire: 7%

  • Engagement rings and wedding bands: 6%

  • Flowers: 5%

  • Music: 5%

  • Invitations: 2%

  • Miscellaneous: 10%

Smart Saving Tips

  • Borrow

  • Use people’s DIY skils

  • Create a signature drink

  • Limit the limos

  • Don’t go flower mad

  • Avoid impulse buying

 

Taming Your Guest List (Guests add up, invite the close ones.) 

 

Sending Your Invitations (Send out 6 to 8 weeks before the big day!) 

Speak with an Event Planner Today

(503)399-7437

After Hours Call

  (503)910-9524

 (800) 507-7437  Info@elegantcatering.com 

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