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Referrals Only Package

Best for: Brides who need help with finding quality vendors or locations only.

What’s included: (Absolutely free!)

We will simply provide you with the names and contact information of recommended wedding vendors that have been researched and approved. Mention A Piece of Cake Wedding Design to any of these referrals for a possible discount!

 

 

Hourly Rate

Best for: A bride that needs the benefit of our professional planning skills at an affordable rate and may have only one or two issues to address, like finding the right band or location.

What’s included: ($65 per hour)

In this hourly consultation, some of the things that your consultant can provide are . . .
-Education on how to set up your wedding organization binder and photo book
-Assistance with setting up your wedding budget
-Allocation of budget areas per vendor depending on the couple and their preferences
-Suggestions for questions to ask when interviewing potential wedding vendors
-Advice on selecting Environmentally-friendly vendors
-Assistance with event design, theme and décor concept development
-Advice on how to incorporate Environmentally-friendly elements into your wedding
-Advice on coordinating cultural differences and traditions into you wedding
-Assistance with assigning roles to your bridal party
-Assistance with finding the right venue, caterer, florist, photographer, or anything else you
may need for your wedding
-Advice on menu design and selecting organic foods for your wedding reception
-Advice on planning for recycling and food and floral donations at your wedding
Provide etiquette, wedding tradition and wedding protocol advice
-Tips on how to conduct your own smooth flowing rehearsal
-Assistance with how to prepare for an emergency (lists to keep handy, items to pack,
etc.)
-Information on carbon offsetting and charitable registries
-A packet of local information and planning materials to take home
-A follow-up email with notes from the planning session including a spreadsheet of your up-to-date budget

Along with consultation options, your consultant can also . . .
-Attend vendor meetings with you
-Assist you in decorating your ceremony and/or reception site
-Assist in putting together wedding favors
-Stuff and address wedding invitations or Save the Dates
-Assist in creating a seating chart
-Be a mediator in settling family disputes
-Assist in planning and scheduling needed flights and hotels
-Put together a wedding photo book for you
-Create a wedding slideshow for reception
- Assist with writing, stuffing and/or addressing any thank-you notes
-Assistance with obtaining your marriage license
- Planning and execution of wedding rehearsal

. . . the list is endless.

 

 

 

No Frills Wedding Planning Package

Best for: A bride that needs the benefit of an extended amount of our professional planning skills at an affordable rate.

What’s included: ($200)

In this ‘all about your wedding’ consultation, we provide advice regarding effective wedding planning in any area you need, to save you time and financial resources, so that you can create the wedding you’ve always wanted on your own. These meetings can be in person, over the phone or through email to best suit the busy schedule of any bride and groom. These consultation services can help with any type of wedding, including Eco-Weddings.

In this 2 hour consultation, some of the things that your consultant can provide are . . .
-Education on what is all involved in planning your own wedding
-Advice on how to plan a Green wedding
-Education on how to set up your wedding organization binder and photo book
-Assistance with setting up your wedding budget
-Allocation of budget areas per vendor depending on the couple and their preferences
-Suggestions for questions to ask when interviewing potential wedding vendors
-Advice on selecting Environmentally-friendly vendors
-Assistance with event design, theme and décor concept development
-Advice on how to incorporate Environmentally-friendly elements into your wedding
-Assistance with assigning roles to your bridal party
-Assistance with finding the right venue, caterer, florist, photographer, or anything else you
may need for your wedding
-Review of all vendor contracts
-Advice on menu design and selecting organic foods for your wedding reception
-Advice on planning for recycling and food and floral donations at your wedding
-Tips on how to conduct your own smooth flowing rehearsal
-Tips on how to organize your wedding day, including the transportation schedule
and post-wedding itinerary and necessities
-Creation of a wedding day itinerary for your bridal party and family members
-Assistance with how to prepare for an emergency (lists to keep handy, items to pack,
etc.)
-Information on carbon offsetting and charitable registries
-A packet of local information and planning materials to take home
-A follow-up email with notes from the planning session including a spreadsheet of your up-to-date budget
-2 to 3 months worth of planning time saved!!

 

 

Full service

Best for: The bride who ventured into wedding planning on her own and suddenly realizes that she needs the creative ideas, guidance, support and knowledge of planning beautiful weddings on a limited budget that only we can provide for her.

What’s included: (10% of wedding costs at a $3,000 minimum)

A full-service package provides just about everything. Before the wedding we will provide . . .
-Unlimited meetings, phone calls, and emails to plan and evaluate all wedding details
-Assistance with event design, theme and décor concept development.
-Customized budget according to your spending goals
-Tracking of deposits, payments due and final balances
-Décor personalized to the couple including invitations, floral design, stationary, favors, table design, etc.
-Planning and scheduling of honeymoon and any needed flights and hotels
-Suggested bridal wear according to personal style, figure and theme of the wedding
-Scheduling and attendance to all dress fittings
-Recommendations on all vendors, as well as scheduling and attending all vendor appointments
-Contracting of all negotiations to optimize pricing
-Reviewing of all vendor contracts and monitoring of all vendor obligations
-Coordination of stuffing, stamping, addressing and mailing of wedding invitations
-Ongoing phone calls, emails and meetings with vendors necessary to plan all details
-Advice on wedding traditions, etiquette and protocol
-Management of the guest list
-Assistance with all wedding stationary including Save the Dates, Invitations, RSVPs, Place Cards, Menus, Programs, etc.
-Organization of transportation needs and hotel accommodations for wedding party and out of town guests
-Determination of availability and negotiation of discount rates for hotel room blocks
-Scheduling of all wedding day transportation
-Scheduling of hair and makeup for wedding day
-Scheduling and attendance to bridal portrait, including arrangement of gown and bouquet delivery
-Development of floor plan and seating chart for wedding day
-Planning of ceremony and reception schedules, pew seating, processional and recessional
-Distribution of detailed wedding itineraries to all wedding vendors
-Pickup of all personal items for wedding day and delivery to ceremony and reception venue
-Planning and execution of rehearsal dinner and wedding rehearsal

On the day of the wedding we will provide . . .
-Detailed wedding day schedule and timeline for bridal party and family
-Delivery of wedding gown to the ceremony site
-Detailed wedding day timelines for wedding vendors, venue and banquet staff
-Set up of chairs, arch, aisle runner, candles, programs, etc. at the ceremony site
-Set up and decoration of reception area, including chairs, tables, and linens
-Set up of guest book, place cards, engagement photos, bridal portrait, menus, candles, favors, etc. at reception site
-Supervision of all vendor delivery and set up on day of wedding at ceremony and reception site, as well as any interference needed
-Assist bride and wedding party in dressing room prior to ceremony
-Organization and distribution of all personal wedding flowers
-Behind the scene event management and troubleshooting, including our Wedding Day Emergency Kit
-Coordination and timing of ushers, house party, attendants, bride and groom
-Assistance with photographer order of pictures after the ceremony
-Transport of personal items (and even flower arrangements) from the ceremony to the reception
-Bustling of the wedding gown and arrangement of refreshments upon couple’s arrival to reception
-Coordination of presentation of the bride and groom
-Coordination of entertainment and all announcements of events (first dance, dances with family, champagne toasts, cake cutting, bouquet toss, etc.)
-Monitoring of specially requested photographs and videography during the reception
-Distribution of gratuities to the necessary vendors
-Supervision of bride and groom exit and passing out exit favor to guests

After the wedding we will provide . . .
-Pickup and return of all personal items to the family at the end of the evening (gifts, cake topper and top of cake, bride’s bouquet, couple’s toasting glasses, cake serving utensils, etc.)
-Return of all rental items including cake boards, linens, furniture, easels, etc.
-Return of groom’s and groomsmen tuxedos to rental location
-Check up on Mr. and Mrs. upon returning from the honeymoon to answer any lingering questions

(Combine this with your choice of any items on our A La Carte page for your perfect wedding package.)

 

 

premium service

Best for: The busy bride who wants someone to manage every aspect of her wedding planning from the initial concept and design to complete event management on a limited budget.

 

 

al la carte

Best for: The bride and groom that find a wedding package they like, but it just doesn’t include all of the bells and whistles that they would like. Here’s the perfect opportunity to personalize your wedding planning package to specifically meet the needs you have for your wedding day.

What’s included: (Prices vary depending on the add-ons you choose.)

We can also provide additional services as add-ons to any of our planning packages. Some of these include . . .
-Coordination of stamping, addressing and mailing of save-the-dates
-Bridal Shower planning and coordination
-Custom invitation inserts (map and directions, wedding day schedule, etc.)
-Photo slideshow for wedding reception
-Scheduling of all hair and makeup appointments
-Assistance to hosts with ideas and referrals for any parties, showers, etc.
-Planning and execution of bridesmaids’ luncheon
-Assistance in coordinating a spa day (manicure/pedicure appointments) for the bridal party
-Coordination of out-of-town gift baskets, including shopping for items to be included
-Production of all of the out-of-town gift baskets and delivery to designated hotels
-Scheduling and attendance to engagement portrait
-Arrange mock setup of linens, flowers, table décor etc. before wedding
-Creating personal flowers for the wedding day including the bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres
-Tuxedo/Wedding gown pick-up and delivery
-Childcare services for out of town wedding guests
-Event design and décor on the day of the wedding
-Cutting and serving the wedding cake (and groom’s cake)
-Delivery of couple’s luggage to the hotel for the wedding night
-Preparing and decorating the vehicle for couple’s exit
-Decoration of hotel room for wedding night (rose petals, wine, candles, etc)
-Food trays and beverages for bride and bridal party in the dressing room
-Organization of to-go packet for bride and groom’s exit car (reception food and cake, champagne, etc.)
-Delivery of wedding gown for cleaning
-Organization for preservation of wedding gown and bouquet
-Assistance with writing and mailing any thank-you notes
-Rehearsal Dinner décor and menu design


(If you can think of any other service you would like, and you cannot find it anywhere in our packages, please ask your consultant.)


What’s included: (15% of wedding costs at a $4,500 minimum)

A premium full-service package provides it all. Before the wedding we will provide . . .
-Unlimited meetings, phone calls, and emails to plan and evaluate all wedding details
-Assistance with event design, theme and décor concept development.
-Customized budget according to your spending goals
-Tracking of deposits, payments due and final balances
-Décor personalized to the couple including invitations, floral design, stationary, favors, table design, etc.
-Planning and scheduling of honeymoon and any needed flights and hotels
-Suggested bridal wear according to personal style, figure and theme of the wedding
-Scheduling and attendance to all dress fittings
-Recommendations on all vendors, as well as scheduling and attending all vendor appointments
-Contracting of all negotiations to optimize pricing
-Reviewing of all vendor contracts and monitoring of all vendor obligations
-Coordination of stamping, addressing and mailing of save-the-dates
-Coordination of stuffing, stamping, addressing and mailing of wedding invitations
-Ongoing phone calls, emails and meetings with vendors necessary to plan all details
-Advice on wedding traditions, etiquette and protocol
-Management of the guest list
-Assistance with all wedding stationary including Save the Dates, Invitations, RSVPs, Place Cards, Menus, Programs, etc.
-Scheduling of all hair and makeup appointments
-Organization of transportation needs and hotel accommodations for wedding party and out of town guests
-Determination of availability and negotiation of discount rates for hotel room blocks
-Assistance to hosts with ideas and referrals for any parties, showers, etc.
-Planning and execution of bridesmaids’ luncheon
-Assistance in coordinating a spa day (manicure/pedicure appointments) for the bridal party
-Coordination of out-of-town gift baskets, including shopping for items to be included
-Production of all of the out-of-town gift baskets and delivery to designated hotels
-Scheduling of all wedding day transportation
-Scheduling of hair and makeup for wedding day
-Scheduling and attendance to engagement portrait
-Scheduling and attendance to bridal portrait, including arrangement of gown and bouquet delivery
-Arrange mock setup of linens, flowers, table décor etc. before wedding
-Development of floor plan and seating chart for wedding day
-Planning of ceremony and reception schedules, pew seating, processional and recessional
-Distribution of detailed wedding itineraries to all wedding vendors
-Pickup of all personal items for wedding day and delivery to ceremony and reception venue
-Planning and execution of rehearsal dinner and wedding rehearsal
-Delivery of couple’s luggage to the hotel for the wedding night
-Preparing and decorating the vehicle for couple’s exit
-Decoration of hotel room for wedding night (rose petals, wine, candles, etc)

On the day of the wedding we will provide . . .
-Detailed wedding day schedule and timeline for bridal party and family
-Delivery of wedding gown to the ceremony site
-Detailed wedding day timelines for wedding vendors, venue and banquet staff
-Set up of chairs, arch, aisle runner, candles, programs, etc. at the ceremony site
-Set up and decoration of reception area, including chairs, tables, and linens
-Set up of guest book, place cards, engagement photos, bridal portrait, menus, candles, favors, etc. at reception site
-Supervision of all vendor delivery and set up on day of wedding at ceremony and reception site, as well as any interference needed
-Food trays and beverages for bride and bridal party in the dressing room
-Assist bride and wedding party in dressing room prior to ceremony
-Organization and distribution of all personal wedding flowers
-Behind the scene event management and troubleshooting, including our Wedding Day Emergency Kit
-Coordination and timing of ushers, house party, attendants, bride and groom
-Assistance with photographer order of pictures after the ceremony
-Transport of personal items (and even flower arrangements) from the ceremony to the reception
-Bustling of the wedding gown and arrangement of refreshments upon couple’s arrival to reception
-Coordination of presentation of the bride and groom
-Coordination of entertainment and all announcements of events (first dance, dances with family, champagne toasts, cake cutting, bouquet toss, etc.)
-Monitoring of specially requested photographs and videography during the reception
-Distribution of gratuities to the necessary vendors
-Organization of to-go packet for bride and groom’s exit car (reception food and cake, champagne, etc.)
-Supervision of bride and groom exit and passing out exit favor to guests

After the wedding we will provide . . .
-Pickup and return of all personal items to the family at the end of the evening (gifts, cake topper and top of cake, bride’s bouquet, couple’s toasting glasses, cake serving utensils, etc.)
-Return of all rental items including cake boards, linens, furniture, easels, etc.
-Delivery of wedding gown for cleaning
-Organization for preservation of wedding gown and bouquet
-Return of groom’s and groomsmen tuxedos to rental location
-Assistance with writing and mailing any thank-you notes
-Check up on Mr. and Mrs. upon returning from the honeymoon to answer any lingering questions
-And all of the smallest details in between . . .


(All information highlighted in bold print is not included in any other planning package.)