Which vendors do I need for my wedding and when should I hire them?

Which vendors do I need for my wedding and when should I hire them?

In this post I’m going to provide you with a quick overview of which wedding vendors are needed and when you should hire them. It’s a simplified wedding project timeline style of planning to make the process a little more manageable. This also includes a free download action sheet to help you hire your wedding team; we even provided recommendations for you.

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

Venue research can quickly get overwhelming without a system in place. You can expect decision fatigue to creep in when the vast amount of information starts pouring in. In this post I’m going to help you find the perfect wedding venue by taking you through the process I take with my clients. There is a freebie included in the form of a spreadsheet so you can get organized in your search.

How to Create your Wedding Day Timeline

How to Create your Wedding Day Timeline

In today’s post I’m going to provide you with a wedding day timeline example. You’re going to be inquiring into many service providers and they’ll have many questions. Time is money so having your timeline locked and loaded early on in the process will guide you along your journey with little overwhelm to avoid hundreds of unnecessary emails and inaccurate proposals and quotes.

Wedding Budget Breakdown 2019

Wedding Budget Breakdown 2019

In this post I’m going to help you figure out how to break down your 2019 wedding budget and outline common wedding expenses. We’ll develop a budget plan using your average wedding budget number and I’ll share a spreadsheet that I created to help you keep track and manage the budget plan.

Go From Engagement to Wedding Planning in These 4 Steps

Go From Engagement to Wedding Planning in These 4 Steps

In this post I’ll be laying out the steps that I take to help newly engaged couples go from ring-selfie excitement to wedding planning mode. Just as you would hire a financial advisor to help with your retirement plans or Purple Bricks (oh, commissery) to help you find your home, engaged couples turn to us to plan, design and produce their wedding.

Real Wedding: Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, CA Jason & Marisa

Real Wedding: Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, CA  Jason & Marisa

California is no doubt one of the prettiest places to have a destination wedding, which is why Marisa and Jason’s relaxed and elegant wedding at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu is such a treat. Their colorful day was beautifully designed from beginning to end with fresh florals, rustic decor, and vibrant citrus + blush hues throughout. 

Real Wedding: Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, CA Chris & Jessica

Real Wedding: Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, CA Chris & Jessica

Chris and Jessica gathered their family and friends from all around the world to join them for their big day. C + J live in Qatar and hired Michelle Isabel & Co because they both come from different backgrounds and found it hard to accomplish the never ending wedding tasks that seem to pile up.

Real Wedding: Museum of Art Wedding in Long Beach, CA Danielle & Brendan

Real Wedding: Museum of Art Wedding in Long Beach, CA Danielle & Brendan

Danielle and Brendan dreamed of having a laid back backyard-vibe wedding. While their venue was far from being a backyard, the Long Beach Museum of Art had a large lawn and an ocean view patio perfect for their intimate celebration. Their family traveled from all over but mostly from New York as they're California transplants.