From Heather: I wanted to share my thoughts on hiring a wedding planner. Sure, were admittedly a biased bunch on this topic at Greatest Expectations, but we have heard both sides of the story many times – brides who are thrilled that they had a relaxing, dreamy wedding day; and brides who chose not to hire a planner and then ended up with major regrets. In light of that, I want to present my Top 5 reasons (in no particular order of importance) that hiring a wedding planner is essential to beginning your wedded bliss on the right foot!
Creativity: Think of wedding planning like interior design. It seems simple enough, and most brides have some sort of vision for their wedding. But, it takes a certain skill set to craft that vision into a tangible product. Here is where your wedding planner comes in. Not only can a planner serve as a financial advisor and resource, we are also artists when it comes to taking our clients’ ideas and crafting them into a beautiful event. So many brides start out of the gate with wonderful, crazy, off-the-wall ideas for their celebration but never get to marry (pun absolutely intended!) those ideas with a wedding. Part of a planners job is to take whatever vision is presented to them, no matter how off-the-wall, and craft it into something that can still be deemed a wedding.
Thank you Heather, for sharing your expertise and knowledge!