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Wedding Planning

Your Wedding, My Experience, Your Story

We probably have plenty of time to plan your wedding (or maybe we don’t). And even with last minute planning, the sooner we begin — the sooner you can relax, collaborate and watch your story unfold. Your wedding date will approach quickly – Let’s get to work!

Wedding Packages

a plan for anyone

We’ve tried to bundle everything you’ll need into package pricing to give you the best deal and complete service but if there’s something you don’t see, just ask!

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Packages & pricing are based on..

Number of Guests: 150
Wedding Party: up to 12
Distance: within 60 miles of Vancouver, WA round trip
Vendors: up to 8
Length: up to 12 hours

Additional charges may apply for larger events.

Full-Service Planning

Should be: Assistance & Experienced Guidance in every aspect of your wedding for up to 13-months and includes my Day-Of Coordination Package.

Planning & Coordination Details

Creative Collaboration to ensure your event is very personal & memorable.

Introductions to trusted, quality vendors

Schedule and attend venue tours; aid in selection and negotiate contracts with vendors.

And includes, of course, my Day-Of Coordination Package along with one Assistant Coordinator

Big Day Event Details

Everything offered in Day-Of Coordination Package and more

A Personalized Shared Webpage

Comprehensive Checklists

Assigned Tasks

Payment Schedules

Guest Tracking & RSVPs

Floor Plan Management Tools

Comprehensive Checklists & Timelines

Packages & pricing are based on..

Number of Guests: up to 150
Wedding Party: up to 12
Distance: within 60 miles of Vancouver, WA round trip
Vendors: up to 8
Length: up to 10 hours

Additional charges may apply for larger events.

Day-Of Coordination

Day-Of Coordination begins 30-days prior with a Planning Review to confirm the details with vendors, last minute tasks, creating the wedding day timeline, reviewing the floorplan and…Day-Of Coordination, of course!

Planning & Coordination Details

30-days of Planning Review to confirm the details with vendors

Last minute tasks

Creating the wedding day timeline

Reviewing the floorplan

Facilitating the Rehearsal for up to 2 hours

Coordinator Onsite on the Wedding Day for up to 10 hours

Big Day Event Details

Oversee Vendor Set-Up (Ceremony & Reception)

Managing the Day’s Timeline

Handling Vendor Final Payments & Gratuities

Directing the Ceremony Processional

Cue the following… Grand Entrance, First Dance, Cake Cutting, Bouquet & Garter Toss, Newlywed Send-Off, plus any Other Traditions

Oversee & Assist with Clean-Up

Comprehensive Timelines

Shared Checklists

Assigned Tasks

Payment Schedules

Floor Plan Management Tools

Complete Timelines for Wedding Party and Vendors

Packages & pricing are based on..

Guest Count: 15 guests max

Wedding Party: 4 people

Distance: within 100 miles of Vancouver, WA round trip

Vendors: up to 5 vendors

Length: up to 6 hours

Additional charges may apply for larger events.

Micro-Weddings & Elopements

Small Weddings can be lavishly simple. Whether it's an elopement, a micro-, or a destination wedding, let's make a plan just for you.

Micro-Weddings

Fewer than 15 guests

Elopements

Maximum of 6 people

All-Inclusive Package includes photographer, flowers, officiant, and cutting cake

Additional packages can be created for additional inclusions or larger events

Destination Weddings

Whether it's 120 miles out of Portland, in another state or abroad, I love to travel

I love planning additional fun for everyone that's made the journey for your big day

Add travel arrangements to the package price and I'll be working 10-12 hours a day

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Extra Services

Additional costs may apply if any of the criteria for package pricing is exceeded. We also offer other services that are not necessarily combined into any package. If you're looking for something that's not listed, please let me know what you need!

Additional services may include, but are not limited to:

Rehearsal dinner scheduling

Post Wedding brunch reservations

Assistance in planning Bachelor and Bachelorette parties

Destination Weddings

Set Up tables and chairs

Break Down tables, chairs

Linen Rentals

Wedding Decoration

Bartending Services

Officiating

Additional Costs May apply if any of the criteria for package pricing is exceeded

Additional Assistant Coordinator (required for larger events - one for every 100 guests over 150 guests) $300/6-hours

Additional hours over 10 hours on the event day $195/hour per Planner/Coordinator

Additional cost for overseeing more vendors $195/vendor

Additional cost for bridal parties over 12 people $50/person

Additional cost for larger budgeted weddings (cost varies based on the additional hours needed for planning, production and coordination). Elopements are half the rates of “Additional Costs”

Changing of date, venue or changing vendor after contracts are signed (cost varies)

Additional meetings beyond the number allotted in the purchased Planning Package $125

Mileage over 60 miles round-trip $1.50/mile

Destinations over 120 miles from Vancouver, WA require a hotel room and 2 meals/day to be covered for Planner and, if applicable, Assistant Coordinator.

Book a Free Consultation

Some people think that hiring a Professional Planner is a luxury, when, in actuality, a planner can save you time, the worry of making mistakes, and get you more value for your MONEY!

I can assist you with budget allocation, vendor and venue research, set up/break down and, most importantly, coordinating your big day so that you can enjoy it with your family and friends.

Don’t worry, I won’t hijack your vision and if all you need is Day-Of Coordination, I will help you execute it down to every detail.

Let’s sit down for an hour and talk about your wedding! It’s FREE and at the very least you may come up with ideas for making your day more personal and memorable.

Questions?

I've got answers

I'm sure you have so many questions about wedding traditions, vendors, timelines, marriage licensing and more.
Here are answers to just a few general questions. I'm happy to help clarify any others you have. Go ahead, contact me!

How many coordinators/assistants come with you on the wedding day?

As your planner, you will always get me as your primary coordinator. For weddings with more than 150 guests, an additional assistant coordinator will be required to ensure you and your guests have an enjoyable experience.

What can I expect to spend on my Wedding Planning?

Some people think that hiring a Professional Planner is a luxury, when, in actuality, a planner can save you time, the worry of making mistakes, and get you more value for your MONEY!

My Full-Service Planning Packages start at $3895 to assist you with budget allocation, vendor and venue research, set up/break down and, most importantly, coordinating your big day so that you can enjoy it with your family and friends.

If all you need is Day-Of Coordination, I will help you execute it down to every detail. Prices start at $1995.
Or do you need something in between? I’m always happy to customize something for you. It’s YOUR special event; I’m just there to assist.

Do you plan and coordinate same-sex marriages?

Of course! Love is love, no matter what the orientation, color, culture, religion, height, weight, personal interests, etc. I am always honored to be included as a part of any wedding celebration.

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