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! 

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

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 and get you to the finish line as well as running your rehearsal the night prior and coordinating all the details on the big day. 

Starting at $1200 locally

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 your 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 all the coordinating all the details on your wedding day.

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 floorplan 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, 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 onany 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

Starting at $3500 locally

 

 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

Past Wedding Planning Clients

 

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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 from 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.

Planning + Floral 

 

 

 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.

Planning + Floral 

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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 ivorys and grays to the palette along with succulents for texture. I got to design an all floral monogram "H" for Henker and full centerpieces places 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. 

 

Planning + Floral