Wedding reception design

Full | Partial | Day-of | A La Carte Services

For busy couples who have limited time to spend on researching venues, looking for vendors, worrying about what needs to be done next, and handling the thousands (literally!) of details that go into planning a wedding. It all begins with creating a budget and establishing priorities for your Wedding Day. From there, I’ll guide and advise you every step of the way…from “I Will” to “I Do!”

Typical Investment: $5,200

  • 6 planning meetings/calls (1 hour each)
  • Unlimited email/phone communication
  • Personalized planning binder to help keep you organized
  • Work with you to create your wedding budget and monitor throughout the process to ensure you remain within budget
  • Work with you to prioritize what wedding elements are most important to you
  • Research and recommend ceremony/reception venue(s) based on wedding budget, size & style
  • Recommend vendors -- florists, photographers, musicians, transportation, and more!
  • Provide questions for vendor meetings
  • Assist with vendor selections
  • Manage all vendor contracts (track payments/due dates)
  • Assist with menu selection and catering questions
  • Brainstorm colors, theme, decor, and favor ideas to ensure a cohesive wedding scheme
  • Collaborate with vendors to achieve your theme
  • Act as liaison between you, your vendors, and your venue
  • Attend vendor meetings as needed/available throughout the process
  • Attend floral/design meetings if desired
  • Coordinate rentals
  • Assist with selection of invitations, print materials, and more as needed
  • Provide LOTS of checklists and tools to guide you through the planning process (my specialty!)
  • Assist with booking and monitoring hotel room blocks
  • Secure and coordinate transportation for couple, wedding party, and guests
  • Offer professional guidance on wedding etiquette
  • Provide guidance on guest seating
  • Confirm arrival time/other details with vendors & offer assistance if needed
  • Coordinate Wedding Day arrival times with hair/makeup stylists, photographer, florist & other vendors
  • Create a detailed Wedding Day Timeline
  • Share timeline with vendors ahead of time so everything runs smoothly on your Wedding Day
  • Create Wedding Day Timeline for wedding party and families
  • Attend final meeting with venue coordinator
  • Attend rehearsal (up to 2 hours) to ensure everything runs smoothly during your ceremony
  • Coordinate with wedding party re: where/when they need to be for rehearsal & the Wedding Day.

Day-of Coordination and Management:

  • Up to 8 hours of on-site coordination by me and one assistant
  • Act as personal assistant to the couple
  • Coordinate transportation for couple, wedding party, and guests
  • Handle any unexpected situations that may arise
  • Have Wedding Day Emergency Kit on-hand
  • Ensure you (and your loved ones) are stress-free and like guests at your own wedding.


  • Coordinate last-minute needs with officiant
  • Set up programs, decor, candles, etc.
  • Coordinate arrivals of musicians
  • Assist with corsages, boutonnieres, etc.
  • Help greet guests
  • Line up wedding party for procession
  • Cue the bride for her walk down the aisle.


  • Ensure venue is set up exactly as you envisioned
  • Arrange escort cards
  • Set up guest book, pen, toasting flutes, cake knife
  • Set up table #s, favors, menu cards, etc.
  • Make sure tables are set appropriately
  • Ensure flowers are set up according to your floral order
  • Assist with photo coordination (organize wedding party, families, to keep things running smoothly)
  • Work with venue coordinator and your vendors to execute the Wedding Day Timeline throughout the reception
  • Distribute final payments and gratuities to vendors.