Your wedding day is naturally one of the best days of your life. It consists of all of the little (and big) things that represent you as a couple, a day for all of your friends and loved ones to enjoy and one that you’ll remember forever. There are so many aspects that you need to focus on in order to bring it all together. This is why it can be such a stressful period too. Hiring a wedding planner can make this joyful time a little easier on your nerves. Here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring a professional planner:
Chances are you and your fiancé haven’t planned a wedding before. Even if you have, there are always new and exciting trends, venues, and vendors popping up! Some feel that they can plan their own weddings because they’ve helped a sister or best friend plan theirs. However, planning your own wedding is completely different. A professional wedding planner is the best person to guide you through this intricate process.
Planning a wedding is harder than it looks! If you’re already losing sleep over your massive to-do list, hiring a wedding planner can really make the entire process much more manageable. Not to mention, enjoyable for you. You should be excited about your big day, not stressed and tearful.
If you’re in the process of putting a budget together and would like some more guidance on what to expect based on your unique preferences, a wedding planner can be your guide. A professional wedding planner can offer you great insights on industry norms and trends and what you can expect. They can also really help you stick to your budget.
A wedding planner can help you get the ball rolling so that you can start making all the important decisions. They’ll help bring your vision together and put you in touch with vendors and suppliers who can help bring your day to life.
Yes, a photographer can give you some guidance on the timing. They definitely won’t be assisting you with any other coordination or wedding planning. Your photographer will be able to tell you what time to start getting ready, how much time they’ll need for family shots. Chances are they won’t be able to assist with the clearing of the reception hall.
So now you’ve read through this list and find yourself thinking “I really could use an Iowa Wedding Planner… but where do I start?!” Don’t worry, I got you babe! I’ve compiled a list of my favorite Greater Des Moines Wedding Vendors HERE
But here are direct links to my top 3 wedding planners & Coordinators
A wedding planning and design company in Des Moines, Iowa
founded by Karla Lewenczuk.
Our events are characterized by timeless design, seamlessly orchestrated flow, and attention to detail. Our mission, besides executing a flawless event, is to ensure that your wedding planning experience is just as joyful as the big day itself. We currently offer wedding planning in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, IA and anywhere your big day takes you.
photo: Kyndal Elise Photography
A full service event planning & styling company by Aubrey Secrest.
Planning life’s special moments, designing delightful details, and celebrating love & happily ever after!
photo: Nicole Laing Photography
A full service event planning company brought to you by co-owners Nicole & Jess.
Here at Cheers! Events, we’re always looking for an excuse to celebrate! From weddings and birthday parties, to baby showers and everything in between – we’re here to help you celebrate any monumental moment in your life.
photo: Christina Ney Photography
Samantha is a 31 yr old mom & wife who is seriously obsessed with all things weddings. It all began in 2008, living in Las Vegas, she applied as a Cosmetologist at a local salon who also provided on location hair and makeup for weddings and events. It was there that she discovered her passion for the art. Quickly becoming obsessed with the feeling after glamming up a client, knowing she was a part of one of the biggest days of their live. Over the course of 12 years, a relocation to Iowa, and over 1,000+ real life wedding experiences, she has truly perfected her craft.