What To Expect From Your Wedding Planner (Part 1)
As soon as you become engaged, you will most probably turn to bridal magazines, wedding blogs and pinterest for inspiration and advice. Whilst this is a good idea; all these ideas will eventually clog up your head causing you to panic. This will probably be the best time to look for a wedding planner to turn your ideas into reality.
Depending on your budget; you could either contact a full service wedding planner who will take over all your wedding planning or an on the day co-ordinator who will manage your on the day co-ordination. Hiring a planner is an added cost but definitely a beneficial one. The right wedding planner can help you save money and time.
Firstly, you need to make sure that you like and trust your wedding planner before hiring them. This is someone you are going to spend lots of time with so you need to make sure that you get on. Lets face it; this person is going to have lots of control over one of the most important days in your life. Throughout your wedding planning, you will be meeting and conversing with them a lot; so it is imperative that you have philia.
Your Wedding Details!!!
In theory, you should have hired your wedding planner on the basis that she gets your vision, she understands your ideas and can conceptualise them. A really good planner will understand your vision by asking you questions about your wedding, what theme you want, how many guests, how much you want to spend and where you want to get married etc. Do not hesitate to tell your planner EVERYTHING you want and do not want. This person is there to cater to your wedding needs.
Experience and Knowledge!!!
A really good planner is very knowledgeable about the industry. A planner should be able to advice you on the latest trends, suppliers to go for your particular needs. A wedding planner's job is to help couples have the wedding they envision. Try to hire a wedding planner who is certified; you will be assured of their knowledge and organization.
That's it for today guys. I will post the last part to this series next week. Happy wedding planning and congratulations once again.