One of the more frustrating parts of wedding planning is having to track down missing RSVP's. While it sounds like such a simple task, most of us have been guilty of not timely responding to invitations at one time or another. To hopefully ease the stress of tracking down late responses, we have compiled 5 tips for you to ensure your guests respond in a (somewhat) timely manner.
1. Be specific. When you are writing the text on the reply card be sure to give your guests a specific date for which to return their reply by.
2. Make it easy. Make responding fool proof by enclosing a pre-addressed, pre-stamped envelope with your reply card. They will have no excuse to not stick it in the mail.
3. Use clear wording. Some folks think they only need to reply if they are coming. Be specific with your wording, so that all of your invited guests know they have to reply, regardless of whether they are coming or not. Something like "The favor of your...
A common question I receive from inquiring couples is “When should we hire you”. It’s a great question, and my routine answer is “as soon as you would like some help.” While I still believe that is the best answer to the question, I wanted to use this blog post to shed some more light on why I answer the question the way I do.
I looked back at our 2015 calendar and dug down deep to remember my grade school math lessons and I did some calculations. I discovered that our “average client” hires us 8 months before their wedding.
With that being said, that "average" is really comprised of three different scenarios/types of clients
The first type of client knows they want the help of an experienced professional right away. This client usually hires us when they begin planning their wedding, or right after they book their venue. We help this client set their budget, find their vendors, and we set them up so they have a clear, action oriented planning pr...