It’s no secret that I believe hiring a wedding planner is one of the best decisions you can make for your wedding day. However, I totally understand and respect that a wedding planner isn’t for everyone. (If you’re still deciding whether hiring a wedding planner is right for you, take a moment to visit this previous post!)
In this blog post, I wanted to dig a little deeper into the ways that hiring a wedding planner could help you. Sure, we’re there to be your friend and your support system when planning your big day. We’re there to make wedding planning stress-free, joyful and memorable for all the right reasons. A wedding planner is also completely invaluable if you’re getting married at a family home, dry hire venue or in a marquee.
But what can a wedding planner ACTUALLY do for you? Keep reading to find out!
Let’s start with one of the most obvious points. With the average wedding taking 200-300 hours to plan, hiring a wedding planner will streamline the process and save you SO much time. If you lead busy lives, having a wedding planner on board is one of the best decisions you can make. In doing so, you’ll free up plenty of time to focus on the more enjoyable aspects of wedding planning.
Your wedding planner is dedicated to sourcing the best team of suppliers to deliver the vision you have for your wedding day. They will have spent years establishing a trusted network of suppliers to recommend. And you can rest assured that you’ll have the best possible team for your day!
Yep, you read that right! Although hiring a wedding planner is an additional expense that you’ll have to factor into your budget, they could actually SAVE you money in the long run. A planner will accurately apportion and monitor your budget, providing advice on where you could cut back and save money. They’ll also apply their years of experience to help you get the most that you possibly can out of your wedding budget.
When you first get engaged, it’s easy to get lost down the Pinterest rabbit hole of wedding inspiration. Your wedding planner will be able to take your initial design ideas and translate these into a detailed styling concept that reflects you, your fiancé and your personalities. A planner can also open up your eyes to totally unique styling ideas that you might not have thought of.
Let’s not forget the role of your wedding planner on the day itself! They will schedule the day perfectly to ensure that your wedding is flawless. From start to finish your wedding planner will co-ordinate your day, manage your suppliers and ensure that you have a totally stress-free wedding day. All that’s left for you to do is relax and enjoy the celebrations!
These are just five of the ways that a wedding planner could help YOU when designing your wedding day. Get in touch to schedule in a consultation and start planning your celebration!