Think you need more help that just a chat? Our Full Wedding Planning Package is perfect for the couple that doesn’t have time to focus on the planning of their special day, or simply don’t want to make major decisions without friendly professional guidance. Full Wedding Planning also includes perks like added value and discounts only offered through working with a certified Planner.
Want to plan on your own, but know that you will want everything brought together as you’ve envisioned it? No worries – our most popular service is our Day of Coordination Package and it includes 8-10 hours of services on your wedding day, plus rehearsal coordination and an hour long meeting. You do the work before, we do the work day of so that you can be the blushing Bride you’ve always wanted to be.
Questions? Call or email us, we’re always excited to hear from Brides whom are in all stages of their planning process!
Everyone has to eat.
Planning your wedding menu can be fun if you are a foodie, but can be daunting if you aren’t. What type of fare do you want to serve? Dinner? Most weddings occur in the evening with dinner being the meal of choice. Other choices are to have a Brunch wedding, or a Cocktail Reception. But, most people stick with dinner.
When choosing your food, you have to think of dietary restrictions, seasonality, presentation, cultural or religious beliefs and overall taste. Also keep in mind that food is expensive, especially when you are serving 100+ people. You want it to be affordable, but not cheap. No one wants to get sick from your wedding, or go home hungry.
When thinking about what to serve for your wedding, think about what you and your Groom like to eat. No one says that you have to stick with the basic meat, potato, vegetable option. Do you like Chinese food? Add chicken balls or lo mein to your menu. Or what about chocolate? Adding an element of chocolate to each course is a neat way to incorporate your favourite food into your special day.
Provide your guests with some choice, and tell them through a menu card what they will be enjoying. Work together with your Groom for this detail, and it will most likely be one of the only elements in the wedding he will want to have a say about.
Be creative & think outside the box! Bon Appetite!
Details aren’t just about placement of decor and the colour you choose – they are also about logistics and flow.
When planning your wedding you have to take into account how you want your guests to move around your event. You give them an invite so they know what time and where to show up. You give them a ceremony program to help guide them along through the nuptuials, and you lay out escort cards to direct them to their seats.
Sometimes your Invitation Specialist can produce a package for you that includes all the stationery items you need for your wedding: save the date, invites, menu cards, programs, escort cards and thank you notes. You can have the escort cards hand written (by you or a calligrapher) or typed in the same font as the rest of your pieces.
We like it when we see different and unique escort cards. Like these:
|Wooden airplane cards|
Winery Wedding? Use corks!
How are you planning on tying your theme, colour and style of your wedding into your escort cards?
“It’s all in the details.”
This is so true when it comes to weddings – or any major event for that matter. It’s the small things that count; from the consistency of the colour scheme, the placement, size and height of the centrepieces, to the font on the invitations….weddings are all about the details.
Over the next few posts, we’ll cover a few aspects of weddings that we think you can’t skimp on the details.
When putting together the information for your invites you need to think about the follow details:
Colour of paper(s)
Weight (thickness) of paper(s) – remember, the heavier the paper, the sturdier, but more expensive to mail.
Texture of paper(s)
Font type & colour
Style of invite – pocket fold, gate fold, tri-fold, etc
Size of invite – 4×6, 5×7
Then there’s the details of wording. You need to give your guests all the information they need, like:
The basics – who, when, what, where and why
Time – of ceremony & reception
RSVP – phone, email or card
Menu choice (optional)
Attire requirements (optional)
Once you’ve made your decision on all those details, then it’s time to put it all together. Working with an Invitation Specialist can make this wedding detail less daunting. Once the invites are completed, you will see, it’s all about the little things….