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Why hire a wedding planner?

5 reasons why you should


Congratulations, you’re engaged. The bubbles have been popped, the glasses clinked and the Pinterest boards created. Wedding planning here we come. It’s all so exciting and there is so much to do. 

Hiring a wedding planner might sound like a luxury but if you factor in all the time and money you will save with some expert assistance it really is a no brainer. Here are 5 reasons why:

The Budget

The foundations of all wedding planner. You can’t start any planning or research without setting a budget. Your wedding planner will work with you to identify what elements of your wedding are most important to you, what you don’t like and how much you can comfortably spend. With all this information we’ll make recommendations on how to split the budget and create a working budget bespoke to you and your wedding. Your wedding planner will help you make the most out of your budget so you can achieve the wedding day of your dreams. Check out our blog for top tips on setting your wedding budget.

The Suppliers

 There are so many wedding businesses and suppliers out there it can be really overwhelming and confusing trying to find one that suits you and your wedding. Luckily us wedding planners can help you here. Having got to know you as a couple, your dreams for your big day, style and personalities we can recommend the right suppliers for you. Thankfully, most suppliers have a little black book of amazing suppliers they are happy to share with you.

The Stress buster

No matter how small your wedding is or how organised you are, most couples feel stressed in the lead up to their big day. Guests to chases for RSVPs, suppliers to coordinate, final details to prepare, this can all get overwhelming and time consuming. Your wedding planner will coordinate all the pre wedding details, ensure your day runs as planned and take care of any little issues that may arise. Leaving you to enjoy your special day with your nearest and dearest.

The wedding planning schedule

When to send out invites? When do you need to give final numbers to the caters? How long do you need for the drink’s reception? All questions your wedding planner will know and be able to guide you through. We make sure everything happens when you want it to, how you want it to and in the style you imagined. Download our wedding planning checklist for more planning help.

The time saver

On average it takes around 250 hours to plan a wedding. Yes, it really can be a full-time job on top of your full-time job, family and personal life. You won’t be alone in wondering how you will fit it all in and have the day of your dreams. Your wedding planner will give you those hours back, they will take the time consuming activities and ensure you have enjoy the wedding planning journey as well as the big day itself. Sourcing suppliers, scheduling appointments, creating timelines and multiple to do lists, managing invitations and RSVPs and the mountain of wedmin – your wedding planner has you covered.

I hope this has helped you understand the role of a wedding planner and how they can support you in your wedding planning journey. We are your friends, your fairy godmothers, your PA. Everything you need to ensure you have your perfect day.

Love, Sarah xx









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