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Wedding Planning

Sometimes even the most well thought out plans need help with execution.   When it comes to your big day I bet you don't envision holding a clipboard with contracts, timelines, and tip envelopes...we want you to hold your bouquet, your groom, and those memories!  For those couples that want a stress free and flawlessly executed day, beautiful flowers, and memories that will last a lifetime choose our Planning + Floral consult in the contact us form.

From our "All Wrapped Up" month out services to our "Make it Happen" experience, we offer all the options that turn your ideas into reality.   We offer Ala cart options and customized packages to suit each individual couples level of assistance.  All package pricing is estimated after we meet with you for a complimentary consult.  


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All Wrapped Up

Our month out services start 30 days prior to your wedding with contract reviews and a venue tour.  We pull all the lose ends together, run your rehearsal the night prior, and coordinate all the details on the big day. 

starting at $1,200+

Wedding Planning & Design Phase

  • Venue tour with client to establish the room design, and flow.

  • Coordinate décor conceptualization that the client has curated or secured by a vendor.

  • Unlimited communication during business hours on phone or by email in the 30 days.

  • Serve as a liaison between client and vendors for all logistical needs.

  • Serve as a point of contact for any wedding guests and vendor inquiries.

  • Advise on the floor-plan based on venue and guest count.

Month-Of Wedding

  • Finalize step-by-step timeline for wedding and share with all vendors (week of wedding).

  • Collect DIY elements, guest book, personal decor (Wednesday prior to wedding day).

  • Finalize floor plan, seating chart (only available a la carte), and any outstanding vendor payments.

  • Guest Management/RSVP Follow up available "A la carte."

  • Review all contracts and confirm all details, agreements, and arrival times with vendors.

  • Advise client on any printed material such as programs, escort cards, menus, etc.

  • Coordinate ceremony rehearsal with (or without) Officiant if necessary (1 hour.)

Wedding Day

  • Oversee check-in of vendors, rental items, and progression of catering service.

  • Coordinate all deliveries and installations of wedding setup in accordance with vendor contracts.

  • Coordinate the distribution of final payments and gratuities.

  • Organize or distribute any programs, menus, escort cards, or other printed material.

  • Manage entire set-up and design with vendors for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.

  • Cue any special moments with your DJ such as toasts, cake-cutting, dances, etc.

  • Manage and mediate any and all moment-to-moment challenges.

  • Arrange any wedding favors if necessary.

  • Collect and consolidate any wedding gifts and items that you want back post event.

  • 8 hours on the day of your wedding. You may need more hours and that can be added additionally.

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Make it Happen

Lots of ideas? Lots of logistics? Little time? Don't know where to start?  We get you!  Full planning with day of services are available for the couples that are planning a destination wedding, work full time, or just need a professional planner to play a larger, more involved roll in the big day.  We include design options, vendor referrals with and without escorting clients to appointments, contract review, budget management, guest management, rehearsal coordination, along with coordinating all the details of the actual wedding day. Most full service clients book with us up to 12 months prior to their date, however this package can be accomplished in a smaller time frame as well.

Starting at $3,500+

Wedding Planning & Design Phase

  • Recommend all vendors in accordance with wedding style.

  • Venue tour with client to establish the wedding style, design, and flow.

  • Coordinate décor conceptualization and overall wedding vision, setup, and design.

  • Unlimited communication during business hours on phone or by email.

  • Payment schedule reminders.

  • Review and negotiate any vendor contracts where necessary.

  • Serve as a liaison between client and vendors for all logistical needs.

  • Serve as a point of contact for any wedding guests and vendor inquiries.

  • Set up and manage hotel room blocks for out-of-town guests if necessary.

  • Schedule and book transportation to/from ceremony and reception if necessary.

  • Advise on menu planning and catering.

  • Advise on the floor-plan and seating chart.

Month-Of Wedding

  • Finalize step-by-step timeline for wedding and share with all vendors (week of wedding.)

  • Collect DIY elements, guest book, personal decor (Wednesday prior to wedding day.)

  • Finalize floor plan, seating chart (only available a la carte), and any outstanding vendor payments.

  • Guest Management/RSVP Follow up available "A la carte."

  • Review all contracts and confirm all details, agreements, and arrival times with vendors.

  • Advise client on any printed material such as programs, escort cards, menus, etc.

  • Coordinate ceremony rehearsal with (or without) Officiant if necessary (1 hour.)

Wedding Day

  • Oversee check-in of vendors, rental items, and progression of catering service.

  • Coordinate all deliveries and installations of wedding setup in accordance with vendor contracts.

  • Coordinate the distribution of final payments and gratuities.

  • Manage and coordinate transportation for family and guests if necessary.

  • Organize and set up any programs, menus, escort cards, and any other printed material.

  • Manage entire set-up and design with vendors for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.

  • Cue any special moments with your DJ such as toasts, cake-cutting, dances, etc.

  • Manage and mediate any and all moment-to-moment challenges.

  • Arrange any wedding favors if necessary.

  • Collect and consolidate any wedding gifts or other elements.

  • 12 hours on the wedding day. You may need more and this can be added additionally.

All packages are priced after a consultation with each couple. We firmly believe that each wedding is unique and therefore we customize our pricing based off individual weddings and events. Pricing factors include guest count, venue location, indoor vs. outdoor, professional vendors vs. "friendors", and the level of DIY elements/decor.   

For complimentary consultations please email chandra@simplifiedcelebrations.net or call 509-430-8786


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 Coordination + Design Clients

 

 
Spring Walla Walla Wedding | Foundry Vineyards

Jennifer + Michael

There is something magical in the spring and especially in Walla Walla. Picking the perfect venue for Jenny and Mike was at the top of our list. Foundry Vineyards fit the bill with its modern art gallery vibe, sculpture garden, and HELLO the wine!

So much love, fun, and family filled the day and we feel lucky that we got to play a small role in planning +floral for this couple.

Photography: Melissa McFadden

Venue: Foundry Vineyards

Dress: Amy’s Bridal

Catering: Fat Olives

Desserts: Walla Walla Bread Company

DJ + Snappy Camper: Platinum Entertainment

Favors: Pickles by the Bride and Groom

Invitation: Minted

Hair: Jessica from Thairapy

Makeup: Melissa Villanueva

Planning + Floral : Simplified Celebrations

Rustic Walla Walla Wedding

Taylor + Wyatt

The best part of working with this family was seeing all the love they had for each other. Taylor and Wyatt could not be more set up for success in the upcoming years. Working with Darcie (MOB) was a dream come true. Taylor gave me design freedom when it came to her floral concepts which allowed me to sneak in a few surprises. A few of my favorite details were all the greenery we used on the tables, deer sheds and European mount collected by the groom, the brides signature Huckleberry Lemonade drink (I'm a sucker for anything Huckleberry,) and the sunset pictures that we didn't even think we were going to get from the talented Alex Lasota.

Photography: Alex Lasota Photography

Venue: Basel Cellars

Catering: Castle Event Catering

Rentals: Fleurissant and Sandy's U-Rent

Hair: Kiarra Makenzi

Make Up: Jade McCoy

Favors: Popcorn by Bright’s Candies

Dress: Amy's Bridal Boutique

 Basel Cellars Wedding in Walla Walla

Christina + Eric

There are times in my life when I get the privilege to use my talents to design and coordinate a friends wedding. When Eric let me know he popped the question to Christina I was thrilled to be asked to take on their vision and get the ball rolling so they could have an intimate destination wedding in Walla Walla, WA. The couple resided in Virginia so we relied on FaceTime, emails, and texting to pull together this beautiful event at Basel Cellars.

Photography: Ali Walker Photography

Catering: Castle Event Catering

Hair and Makeup: Bliss Salon

DJ: Dance Machine

Floral and Planning: Simplified Celebrations

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Tawney + Kenny

Moore Mansion weddings are so classic! When Tawney's mom Carey asked me if I would take on a planning roll for them I couldn't wait. The bride was decisive on what was important in the day to her and what we could bypass making my job so much easier. I rarely get to design using yellow and when I saw Tawney's Pinterest board my eyes lit up. I added soft ivory and gray to the palette along with succulents for texture. I got to design an all floral monogram "H" for Henker and full centerpieces placed on steel pintuck linens for a timeless look. Details that I loved were the memory picture of Ryder and the Bride's first look with her father... both tear jerkers.

Photography: Media Mason

Catering: Tip Pit BBQ

Dress: Amy's Bridal Boutique

Floral and Planning : Simplified Celebrations

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Bridget + Matt

Walla Walla, Washington is an amazing wedding destination. With its many tasting rooms, designated downtown area, and amazing scenic views this is a hot spot for nuptials.

Bridget and Matt both being raised catholic knew they wanted a formal church wedding. Saint Patrick's cathedral, downtown was the perfect backdrop. The church boasts wood pews, stained glass, and beautiful architecture. Post ceremony the couple joined their guests at Wine Valley Golf Club for their cocktail hour and reception.

Castle Event Catering served up traditional family style Italian fare of Lasagna, Chicken Parmesan, autumn roasted vegetables, and artisan breads.

As the night got chilly the fire pit was turned on and the newly installed garage doors were lowered to start the dance party. Platinum Entertainment worked with the Bride to surprise the groom with his favorite EDM music starting at 9pm where select guests tossed out festival wear and glow sticks. Why Not Pizza rolled up to the front doors of the reception to cure those late night munchies and get guests out the door on a full tummy.

Huge thank you to all the vendors that were a part of this couple's big day.

Photography: Alex Lasota Photography

Lighting: Sash Weddings

Tablescape Glassware: Tin Sparrow Events

DJ: Platinum Entertainment

Catering: Castle Event Catering

Hair: Katey Rad

Make Up: Ebony Lovell

Dress: Amy's Bridal

Floral and Planning: Simplified Celebrations

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Rachelle + Zac

I always like to remind couples to infuse their personality throughout their wedding. My favorite detail was the guest names were printed tickets correlating to concerts(each table) that Rachelle and Zac had attended while dating. From the colorful macroons to the color blocked tablescapes each of the design elements were well thought out and came together beautifully to create a magical day at the Hedges Estate Winery.

My favorite review came in a few weeks after the wedding from the father of the bride, Pete Hedges.

Chandra,

Wanted to take a minute to personally thank you for the excellent job you did on Rachelle's wedding. The flowers were absolutely beautiful. I can't tell you how many complements on them I have gotten from wedding guests and others just seeing the pictures. Also you did a wonderful job as our wedding consultant before, during and after. Your organized, competent, CALM, and professional handling of everything made it the wonderful relaxed event that it turned out to be. Can't thank you enough for all your work. Please know that we would be happy to serve as a reference for both flowers and coordination if you should ever need one or want to refer to Rachelle and Zac's wedding in any of your promotional materials."