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  • What’s the difference between a wedding planner and a day of coordinator?"
    While both roles play essential parts in ensuring your wedding day runs smoothly, there are distinct differences between a wedding planner and day-of coordination: Wedding Planner: • Comprehensive Assistance: A wedding planner provides end-to-end support throughout the entire wedding planning process, from initial concept development to executing the final details on the wedding day. • Vendor Selection and Management: We assist in selecting and managing vendors, including florists, photographers, caterers, and venues, based on your preferences and budget. • Design and Styling: Wedding planners offer creative input and assistance with designing the overall look and feel of your wedding, including themes, color schemes, and décor. • Budget Management: We help establish and manage your wedding budget, providing guidance on cost-saving strategies. • Timeline Creation: Wedding planners create a detailed timeline for the entire wedding day, coordinating with all vendors to ensure everything runs smoothly and according to schedule. Day-of Coordination: • Execution of Plans: Day-of coordination focuses specifically on managing the logistics and execution of your wedding day plans that have already been established by you or a wedding planner. • Vendor Coordination: The day-of coordinator oversees the setup and execution of all elements on the wedding day, coordinating with vendors to ensure everything is in place according to the agreed-upon timeline. • Problem Solving: We act as the point of contact for vendors, guests, and the wedding party, handling any issues or emergencies that may arise during the event. • Timeline Creation and Management: Day-of coordinators ensure that the wedding day timeline runs smoothly, cueing key events such as the ceremony, speeches, and first dances. • Venue Management: We oversee the setup of the ceremony and reception spaces, ensuring that all aspects of the event are executed according to your wishes. In summary, while a wedding planner provides comprehensive assistance throughout the entire wedding planning process, a day-of coordinator focuses on managing the logistics and execution of your plans specifically on the wedding day itself. Both roles are crucial for ensuring a stress-free and memorable wedding experience.
  • What about a venue coordinator?
    A wedding coordinator and a venue coordinator play different roles in the planning and execution of a wedding: Wedding Coordinator: • Overall Wedding Planning: A wedding coordinator, also known as a wedding planner, is typically hired by the couple to manage all aspects of the wedding planning process. • Vendor Management: They help select and manage vendors such as florists, photographers, caterers, etc. • Budget Management: They assist in creating and adhering to the wedding budget. • Timeline Creation: They develop a timeline for the wedding day and ensure everything runs smoothly. • Coordination of Details: They handle logistics, such as transportation, seating arrangements, and guest accommodations. Venue Coordinator: • Venue-Specific Responsibilities: A venue coordinator works specifically for the wedding venue. • Venue Logistics: They handle details related to the venue itself, such as layout, setup, and cleanup. • Point of Contact: They serve as the main point of contact for the couple regarding venue-related matters. • Coordination with Vendors: While they may assist in coordinating with vendors who provide services at the venue, their primary focus is on the venue itself. • Day-of Execution: They ensure that everything related to the venue runs smoothly on the wedding day. In essence, while a wedding coordinator oversees the entire wedding planning process, a venue coordinator is primarily responsible for managing the details specific to the chosen wedding venue. This is why I would suggest getting a wedding coordinator (or wedding planner) for your big day whether a venue coordinator is available or not.
  • How do we book you for our big day?
    To book me for your wedding, the first step is to schedule a consultation. During this initial meeting, we’ll have the opportunity to get to know each other, discuss your vision for the big day, and explore how my services can bring your dream wedding to life. Whether you’re looking for full-service planning, day-of coordination, or styling expertise, this consultation allows us to tailor my services to your specific needs and preferences. From there, we’ll work together to create a personalized plan that aligns with your vision, timeline, and budget. To schedule your consultation and take the first step toward planning the wedding of your dreams, please get in touch via our contact page. I can’t wait to hear all about your love story and help you create memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Do you charge for the initial consultation?
    No. The initial consultation is a free, no-obligation first meeting with you to discuss your needs and wants for the big day. This consultation is the opportunity to get to know each other and determine if and how my services can fit in with your vision. You can book a consultation meeting via the contacts us page. I can't wait to hear all about your love story.
  • Are your packages customizable?
    Yes! I do make sure that what is included in the package we agree on fits your needs and wants. No two weddings are the same, no two couples are the same! While each package has been designed with specific points and tasks pertaining to wedding planning and styling, our initial consultation will be the best time to pinpoint what your real needs are; where I will be needed to bring your vision to life.
  • What types of weddings do you organize?
    I love all types of celebrations of love and can assist with any of the below: o Civil unions o Religious ceremonies o Cultural weddings o Same sex weddings o Elopements o Pop up weddings o Vow renewals
  • Do you offer planning services for other types of events?
    Absolutely! I'd love to help you organize any type of celebration from proposals and engagement parties to birthdays, baby showers, etc... as long as there is a celebration to be had, I will be there to help you bring your vision to life
  • What services do you offer ?
    Feel free to have a look at our services page. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me via this chat box, email or phone. I also offer some products that you will be able to find on our shop page.
  • Do you travel?
    Absolutely! I am in for a little road trip (or plane) to help you bring your dream wedding to life! While my packages have been setup to cover the Auckland area, I'm more than happy to journey to your desired destination. However, please note that travel beyond our local area may incur additional fees to cover transportation, accommodation, and other related expenses. These fees ensure that our team can deliver the same level of dedication and attention to detail wherever your special day takes place. Rest assured, we’ll work closely with you to discuss and finalize all travel arrangements, making the process as seamless as possible.
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