a wedding has always been a time consuming and often hectic experience.
Until recent years, the bride-to-be has relied upon her mother
or close relative to plan and make the necessary arrangements.
however, finds many mothers employed outside the home. These circumstances
limit their time and availability for attending to the seemingly
endless list of details surrounding a wedding. Enter the modem
day version of a bridal consultant re-named Wedding Co-ordinator.
A Wedding Coordinator can provide invaluable assistance to the
bride-to-be and her family.
not be afraid to ask about cost. You will find the service surprisingly
inexpensive for the peace of mind it brings. Today's wedding coordinator
offers several payment methods, easily affordable by today's bride.
Some charge a percentage of the total wedding costs, others receive
their compensation from suppliers or charge an hourly fee. The
latter method is the most popular as it allows the bride-to-be
to budget as many hours as she feels she can afford. Additional
hours may be added later as needed.
wedding coordinator can provide many of the following services.
Selection of Wedding Attire
Recommendation of Photographer, Florist, Baker
Advice on Etiquette
Selection of Invitations
Selection of Wedding Music
Shopping for Attendants Gifts
Arrangement of Rehearsal Dinner
(especially if the Groom's parents live out of town)
Confirmation of Caterer and Reception Site
Arrangement for Rentals - Tents, Runners, Etc.
Hotel Reservations for out-of-town Guests
Last Minute Confirmations During Final Days
Personal Overseeing of Rehearsal and Wedding Day Events
not every bride-to-be wants or needs all of these available services,
but it is comforting to know that there is someone available who
can assist with and coordinate the necessary details. As you begin
your planning, remember help is available from professionals whose
expertise can save you time, energy and iuustration. Your day
of days will then be filled with the radiant happiness that is
yours to enjoy forever.