You can afford your ice sculpture AND your fairytale moment in the spotlight! This budget priority pyramid chart can help you strategically plan how to allocate the budget based on your priorities so you can rise to the challenge and have it all!
Wedding Day Timeline
This is just one suggested version of many possible outlines but it is popular and almost universally adopted by wedding planners. This version has new and modern twist and intentionally strays from the very traditional type of timeline to maximize the energy of the event rather than creating lulls.
Emergency preparedness warning - Create a cushion for unexpected expenses. If you account for budget overages, then you never actually blow your budget. Try to earmark 5 percent of your budget for unforeseen costs.
We have spent years researching the best quality vendors to recommend. Our reputation rides on our referrals. These preferred vendors provide special extras to our clients
You have the man and the ring. Life is great…until you realize there is now a ton of planning to do for your big day. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by thinking about every little detail you will have to be on top of. Don’t worry though, here is a list of tips to help avoid the overwhelming stress of planning a wedding.
DIY Wedding Planning Binder
If you want a little support at the beginning and end of the wedding planning process but want to do the middle portion yourself, we provide a beautiful binder filled with timelines, contact lists, educational articles and worksheets to keep you organized and informed! It has all your vendors contact info, Wedding Planning Timeline, Registry Store & Gift Tracker, To Do Lists, the Budget, Attire, The Ceremony, The Reception, Food & Cake, Photographer/Videographer, Musicians/DJ, Music, Stationary & Flowers, The Wedding Day Timeline, Transportation Details, Travel Details, Wedding Party Details, Bride/Groom Emergency Kit, Vendor Contact List and Honeymoon Worksheet.
Farm Weddings Binder
Dance for Joy Events specializes in Farm Weddings and provides a look into they myriad of options within 1/2 hour to an hour from the DC metro area. Not all farms are alike so we research the range of services from engagement parties and bridal showers to full service weddings. We also researched the preferred vendors for each farm and local excursions nearby. This unique compilation of resourses sets us apart from other event planning companies and expands your options to have a Back to Basics Farm Wedding!
Pinterest Vision Board
Day dreaming and fantasizing about the perfect wedding day is fun but nobody has the time to separate the wheat from the chaff. We save you the hard work of mining through countless ideas and simplify the brainstorming process by filtering out the highest quality ideas and products. We created a Pinterest Page where you can windowshop all in one place from the convenience of your home. We create theme weddings and break down concepts into clear and efficient categories. The hard work is done for you while you get to enjoy the fairytale journey of your Cinderella story! Clients get access to our secret pages.
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