Full Planning

This is the perfect option for couples who want to enjoy the fun of being engaged while we handle all of the nitty-gritty, research, vendor quote-gathering and contract sorting.

Whether your job requires travel, or you have a busy kid schedule, or you just don’t want to deal with the paperwork (but do want to sample all the cake!) we’ll escort you through the full experience of planning. You still make the decisions – we just handle all the background work and make it easy! 

SOME ‘GETTING STARTED’ HELP:

  • Q&A consult calls with Taryn and Jen 
  • A personally vetted vendor list
  • One-on-one work with Taryn and Jen throughout planning
  • Ceremony and reception planning questionnaire (closer to wedding date)
  • Budget tracking sheet 

THROUGHOUT YOUR PLANNING:

  • Unlimited access to Taryn and Jen
  • Comprehensive vendor research (as much as it takes!) 
  • Personal assistance in selecting all vendors / needs
  • Vendor options simplified and presented to you
  • Assistance negotiating contracts and reading all fine print
  • Budget estimating and expense tracking
  • Development of color palette, design style and event aesthetics
  • Compilation of rental lists and sourcing of custom items
  • Full decor / design of ceremony, cocktail and reception areas
  • Intense design work with your florist, rental companies and venue
  • Invitation assistance and proofing
  • Site layouts and decor staging areas
  • Transportation logistics and hotel blocks
  • Detailed lists with items “to buy” and recommended vendors

6 WEEKS PRIOR TO WEDDING DATE:

  • Site visit to review your layout, décor plan and other professional recommendations
  • Compile comprehensive day-of schedule for you personally and all of your vendors
  • Send schedule to all vendors and venue
  • Guidance of etiquette and logistics
  • Confirm all vendor details, arrival/departure info, setup needs
  • Work with transportation company on routes and spot times

REHEARSAL AND WEDDING DAY:

  • Co-direct your rehearsal with your officiant
  • On-site from the start of getting ready through your final tradition or site tear down if needed. (approx 12-15 hours)
  • Wedding emergency kit on site and available for everyone
  • Distribute final payments / gratuities
  • Pick up bridal party food or other needs
  • One wedding assistant is included

SERVICE IS BASED ON 10% OF FINAL WEDDING COST with a package minimum of $5,000 if final budget falls below that threshold. 

We max out at 5 full planning weddings a year to ensure you get the attention your event deserves. 2018 is fully booked. 2019 has 2 spots remaining. Full planning packages typically fill 12 to 18 months in advance of the wedding date.

Taryn Blake