Top 10 Reasons To Use A Wedding Planner

#1 You deserve everything to be perfect on your big day.

It takes a lot of time and hard work to pull a wedding together perfectly. A wedding planner has organized a wedding a hundred times, and with practice comes perfection. They know the right people to talk to, how to get the best prices, what should (and shouldn’t) be in a contract, and how to ensure that every single detail is prepared for your big day.

#2 You’re may not be very good at sticking to a budget.

Money is one of the hardest aspects of planning your wedding. Who’s paying, how much, when is your bill due and how do you ensure you don’t spend too much of it? A wedding planner is like a financial adviser or an accountant who specializes in weddings. They know how much things should cost, roughly what percentage of your budget will be spent in each area, whether, and when payments will need to be made in etc…

#3 Your wedding planning experience should be enjoyable, not stressful!

Whether your engagement is long or short, you should enjoy every moment of that special time with your soon to be spouse. Most importantly, when you use a wedding planner  you do not to get so stressed out that you can’t sleep, can’t eat, can’t work and are constantly stressing about how much work there is to be done. A wedding planner has time and the skills to deal with everything on your behalf. With a good wedding planner, all you have to worry about is enjoying this very special time in your life.

#4 You don’t want to spend hours finding suppliers and trying to figure out who is trustworthy.

It takes a of  lot people to make a wedding a success. Knowing who to trust and who is right for you is one of the hardest tasks of planning a wedding. Once you choose a wedding planner however, the rest is easy. They can recommend suppliers they’ve worked with before and know how to get the best prices and the results to guarantee you LOVE it!

#5 You don’t want to worry about forgetting to plan or pay for something.

Keeping your wedding planning process on track is a big undertaking, many couples   are worried about forgetting something. A good wedding planner knows what needs to be done and when. They will keep track of all your deadlines and remind you when things need to be done and/or decided on. This will virtually eliminate that chance that something won’t turn up on your big day because something was missed.

#6 You both probably work and you don’t want wedding planning to take over your entire life.

Planning a wedding takes a lot of time, even more if you do everything yourself. Having a wedding planner is like having a personal assistant whose sole responsibility is doing all the running around for your wedding.  A good wedding planner will take the vast majority of the stress off of you and put it on their shoulders!

#7 You have a great venue coordinator, but they don’t take care about any of the other details.

You’ve already found your venue and you love the venue coordinator (the person who takes care of all the logistics of the venue and often is provided as part of your wedding package). He or she is great and has got everything under control, they have even given you a recommended list of suppliers that they work with. But keep in mind, that’s generally the venue coordinators services end. A wedding planner goes beyond these tasks and can help you manage your budget, mediate disputes with your family, tell you what flowers are in season on your wedding date, take you to meet the other suppliers, research prices, decorate your reception hall, design the look and feel of your wedding and reception, physically be on site the day of your wedding to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch and much, much more!

#8 You probably could use some help turning your vision into a reality.

No matter whether you know exactly what you want, have a vague idea, or no idea at all, a wedding planner can help you design the look, style, mood and emotions you want to create for your wedding. They know the latest trends and are inspired daily by other brides, suppliers, and the industry so a good wedding planner will help insure that you create memories that will last a lifetime!

 #9 You’re struggling to meet the demands of your friends and family.

Does your family have a different idea of how your wedding should look? Many couples deal with a plethora of conflicting opinions from their friends and family about how your wedding should unfold, and it can be hard to please everyone. Not to mention stressful. A wedding planner will help deal with your family’s expectations, show you the available options and can be relied upon to give you expert advice so you can make informed decisions that are right for you.

#10 You’re planning a wedding somewhere other than where you live.

Planning a destination wedding has it’s pros, but it can be even harder to organize suppliers that you’ve never met or imagine a space you’ve never seen in person. A wedding planner with experience in organizing destination weddings has a trick or two up their sleeve for getting the job done in a way that will meet or exceed your expectations!

-Michele