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  • Writer's pictureMcKayla Hatfield

Top 5 Wedding Struggles Couples Go Through and How a Wedding Planner Can Help

Planning a wedding is fun, exciting, and unlike any other time in your life. But real talk – it’s also incredibly stressful! Between budgets and guest lists and finding the perfect venue, there’s a lot to manage.

Luckily, a wedding planner can help you juggle it all, so you can enjoy the process and let someone else do the heavy lifting. Take a look at the top five wedding struggles couples go through and how a wedding planner can help.

Establishing a Budget

Before you make any plans, it’s essential to establish your budget. Whether you and your partner will be paying for the wedding on your own or you’ll have help from family, list out all of your financial sources. Make sure to think about your overall vision while budgeting too. This would be a good time to make a note of how many people you want to invite, what kind of food you want, if you want to travel or stay close to home and any extra items that could become expenses.

If you have no idea where to begin, that’s where your wedding planner comes in. We've seen dozens upon dozens of budgets throughout our time in the industry and can guide you in the right direction. The right wedding planner will walk you through your priorities and help you allocate money to the proper places.

Finding the Right Vendors

Catering, hair and makeup, photography, videography – there are so many different vendors that work together to make your wedding day special. Any there's so many options! But how do you know which ones are right for you? Allow us to help.

Instead of having to reach out to dozens of vendors on your own, your wedding planner will help you find the best of the best while sticking to your overall budget. We'll find the ones that work best with your overall vision and are available for your wedding day. Your wedding planner will put your non negotiables first and ensure you only work with vendors that can bring your vision to life.

We also have a list of vendors we LOVE and trust to make your day run smoothly and stress free.

Arranging Accommodations

Chances are, you’ll have a handful of friends and family coming from out of town to celebrate your special day. Though this makes for a great party, it also makes for one big accommodation headache. So instead of calling hotels and establishing transportation options alone, let your wedding planner take over. We can make sure your guests get the VIP treatment from the moment they arrive and make sure that it is out of your hands and on to ours.

Losing Focus

With so many things to plan and coordinate, many couples lose focus of what their wedding day should really be about: them. Weddings are meant to be a celebration of love, not about the food, decor, or fashion. Your wedding planner can remind you of this!

The right planner will be there to help you focus on your relationship while we handle the big picture. They’ll help you keep everyone happy while putting you and your partner first. That’s what makes a great wedding planner!

Trying to Do It All Alone

Planning an entire wedding is no small task. Unfortunately, many couples try to handle everything on their own—on top of their jobs and responsibilities—while still trying to find time to take care of themselves. This only leads to stress, frustration, and overwhelm! Finding the right wedding planner will ensure you don’t have to do it all yourself. We're there to help you with whatever wedding day needs you have.

At the end of the day, remember that your wedding should be a celebration of your love. And finding the right wedding planner will allow you to avoid these five struggles entirely!


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