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  • 2 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Ashley S.
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Jessica at Heart Ceremonies & Event Planning provided the flower arrangements for my wedding. I ordered a bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquet, corsages and boutonnieres. Among the other quotes I received, hers was by far the best. The flowers were beautiful, they were almost identical to the bouquet pictures I sent her. She was super helpful regarding the boutonnieres because I had no clue what those should look like. She was super responsive during the negotiations and kept in contact up until the day of the wedding. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars was because she was an hour late for delivery. She was coming from out of town, so I understand things can come up, but it was a definite stressor the day of. Nothing was ruined; the flowers were beautiful and my wedding was perfect. I would recommend her to others.

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Eclectic Affairs
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janie M.
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Working with Laura was fantastic! She is so organized and pays attention to every detail! My event was so beautiful and all my guests had a fantastic experience. Laura is an artist! Creative, talented and excited about her work! We have another event planned for August and I'm definitely looking forward to working with Laura again!

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca E.
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Janice is super experienced and has seen everything. Our wedding day went off without a hitch! She kept us organized and offered lots of ideas whenever we needed them. She was a terrific advocate for us with the staff at our venue when we had questions or concerns, and she worked really well with our other vendors (photographers, DJ, etc.). Throughout the planning of our wedding, she was always offering to do more for us. If you want a professional, experienced, and super sweet coordinator/planner, Janice is the way to go!

Take a Break
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
George L.
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Take a Break (Tami) has great ideas and works hard to give you what you want as far as an event planner she is just starting out but her positive energy gets you excited for the party you are planning and please remember sometime in our life we were all "starting out" so if you hire her give her a break because she will work it for you and as time goes by I can see her experience being absolutely awesome and If you need any day to day errands done that you don't have time for or just don't want to do she will do them she can do it one time or you can hire her to pick up your cleaners every Thursday and she will and deliver and my opinion the only thing she is lacking is charging what she's worth she undercharges for sure and I teased her about that I wanted to give her a lesson on charging a good price lol I liked her sense of humor so she is new to the business of party planning but she has got creative ideas and she did a good job with my daughters 21st birthday decorations and then I hired her to do my personal errands for two weeks because I was busy with work and family down from out of town for the birthday party I do know she doesn't pick up children because she's making sure that she is licensed for that but she did take my cat to the vet for me she is an animal lover very good with kids and animals. Thanks Tami

Jenny S.
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Karri takes her work very seriously with a lot of pride in what she does. Karri handles each task and event as if it were for herself. Give her the responsibility and she will make sure everything gets done leaving less worry for yourself :)

  • 9 years in business
Elijah B.
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The wedding was amazing, everyone was impressed and loved the decor. Kilikina really went all out and worked within our budget. I am definitely going to hire her for future events.

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What I do is get the kind of things you like and are interested in and create new ways to make them fun. I like to give that wow factor so everybody at the party will really have a great time.

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Erika Amalia Event Design & Planning creates unique and meaningful events for every style and budget. We offer Full Service Coordination, Month of Coordination and provide Unique Extras for all of your event planning and design needs.

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I am an event coordinator, available for everything, from day-of events, weddings, birthday parties, business meetings and more! I have worked as an on-site wedding coordinator, and now, I run my own business, so I know the ins and outs of both sides. I specialize in going above and beyond for my clients.

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I specialize in working with brides on a budget.

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I will plan all your events from start to finish. From the decor to the timeline, I will do it all according to what you have envisioned.

  • 6 years in business
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Eat It Up can cater and help you plan various special events such as the following: * Weddings * Baby showers * Birthdays * Graduations * Retirement parties * Workplace breakfasts * Lunch meetings * Special events The Eat It Up team will help make your occasion unforgettable. From simple spreads of appetizers to lavish multi-course meals, we will work closely with you to make sure that your event has a unique, and personalized touch.

  • 22 years in business
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Welcome to Auspicious Occasion, a special events company. We offer event planning solution for any of your event needs. Our professional and devoted staff are experts at organizing and executing any and all types of events, whether it is a night out on the town, a memorable birthday party, or a business conference. Everything is at your fingertips and completely customized for your individual needs. Auspicious personal network of only the finest vendors, venue spaces, and creative minds create events unlike any other event planning organization. Auspicious has executed a multitude of highly successful events ranging from corporate events and weddings to concerts and conferences. Auspicious Occasion offers a wide range of services, such as the following: * Event Design * Theme Development * Venue Booking * Production and Execution * Music and Entertainment * Decor * Lighting and Audiovisual * Food Services We look forward to creating an Auspicious Occasion with you because you deserve nothing less; do not hesitate to reach out to us for any of your event planning needs.

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You plan your wedding, we coordinate. Saving DYI Brides time and money. We take the stress out of your big day.

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I do all duties, e.g., coordinate details of events such as wedding, birthdays, conferences, charity events, etc., calculate budgets, manage correspondence, book talents, bartend and provide banquet servers.

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Listening to the clients' needs and making sure they are met are the main objectives.

  • 6 years in business
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I provide an event planning service, and even invitations and decorations. I do birthday parties, baby showers, and weddings. For smaller parties, I make cakes/cupcakes. I specialize in little girls' parties, reason being that I have two little girls of my own. Invitations are all custom-made. Find something you like, and I can usually recreate it with your own personal touches, or I can design something from scratch. You can see some of my work on my Facebook page, or I can email you some pics.

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I mostly do decorating but can do planning for all events, big and small. My business is designed to fit client's budget or designed using our standard decorating costs that the client can choose from, which are basic, moderate, good and excellent. All quotations will be given upon showing the location/facility.

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...Weddings, Special Events and Beyond. We are professional planners/coordinators. We can help in any phase of planning. Complimentary consultations!

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Helping create tailor made events is extremely satifying and seeing it all come together on the day is just sheer joy when you see the couple walk in for the first time.

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Events by Amanda is looking forward to providing amazing customer satisfaction by being affordable and flexible to the needs of its clients.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does a wedding event coordinator do?

Pulling off a large, complex wedding or an elegant, small affair requires juggling myriad details, including the officiant, food, drink, wedding cake, entertainment, transportation, rehearsal dinner, photography, equipment rentals, venue reservations and more. A wedding event coordinator can help you keep track of these details, overseeing the planning process and managing everything on the day of your wedding. Each wedding coordinator (and wedding) is different, but in general you can expect an event coordinator to:

  • Help you devise a realistic wedding budget and hold your vendors to it.
  • Map out a master plan that includes all of the details including ceremony music, favors, the guest book and more.
  • Suggest ceremony and reception locations that fit your wedding size, budget and vision.   
  • Suggest florists, photographers, bands, caterers and other vendors that fit your budget.
  • Negotiate vendor contracts for the best deals.
  • Create a timeline for the day of the wedding that includes each vendor and member of your wedding party.
  • Mail invitations and track RSVPs.
  • Answer questions about wedding etiquette and current wedding trends.
  • Manage the wedding day from supervising vendors and setup to handling last-minute emergencies.

How much do day-of wedding coordinators cost?

A day-of wedding coordinator makes sure that every detail of your wedding day goes off without a hitch, and deals quickly and quietly with any last-minute emergencies. For many brides, the day-of wedding coordinator is their best investment! The average national cost for a wedding coordinator is $800 to $1,000. Although full-service wedding coordinators often charge a percentage of the total wedding budget, most day-of coordinators charge a flat fee plus an additional hourly fee if the day runs long. For example, a 15-hour day-of coordination costs an average of $600, plus an additional $45 per hour if the coordinator works more than the planned 15 hours. Another option is to hire a coordinator to manage the last-minute details leading up to the event; for example, 25 hours of month-of coordination costs an average of $1,200. Several factors affect the cost of day-of coordination, including the region, the planner’s experience, and the specifics of the wedding. If the ceremony and reception are in two different locations, expect to pay more than if they’re in the same place. Also, extra details, such as managing food trucks or setting up snacks in addition to the meal, will increase the cost.

What should you ask a wedding coordinator?

When you hire a wedding coordinator, you want to make sure he or she gets you and can execute perfectly your vision of your dream wedding. To find the very best fit, it’s important to ask these five questions:

  • Are you available on my wedding date? If the coordinator isn’t available on your big day, there’s no reason to continue the interview — unless you’re willing to shift your date to accommodate their schedule.
  • What’s average cost of most of your weddings? If the coordinator’s usual wedding is outside your range, they might not be the right coordinator for you. Ask whether the coordinator requires a minimum wedding budget. In general, the wedding coordinator’s fee should be about 15 percent of your budget.
  • What is your speciality? Some coordinators specialize in day-of coordination, some create the overall vision, and others act as a producer. Make sure your wedding coordinator provides the type of services that will most help you create the event you have in mind, such as selecting vendors and handling their contracts, or managing the guest list and invitations.
  • What are your ideas for fulfilling our wedding vision? After you describe your dream wedding — rustic or sophisticated, traditional or funky — the wedding coordinator should be able to suggest appropriate venues, menus, decorations, etc..

Do you have a portfolio? Ask to see photos of their favorite weddings, especially if they’ve managed any that are similar to what you have in mind. This will help you see if you like their style and if their ideas seem fresh and creative.

Do I need a wedding day coordinator?

Even if you’ve handled every detail of planning your wedding, you might appreciate having a day-of wedding coordinator in your corner. Usually, the coordinator meets with you a few weeks before your wedding to put together a detailed timeline of everything that needs to happen on your wedding day. Then, on the big day, the coordinator makes sure everything goes according to plan — and handles any emergencies that pop up, such as party crashers, missing tuxedos, late vendors, disappearing bridal party members and more. Most wedding coordinators also handle:

  • Distributing the wedding day timeline to all of your vendors.
  • Coordinating all of your vendors, including the photographer, florist and baker.
  • Conducting the wedding rehearsal.
  • Helping the bride and her wedding party get dressed and take photos.   
  • Checking floor plans, lighting levels, cake placement, menus, favors and more.
  • Collecting the wedding gifts and keeping personal items safe and accounted for.

Even if you don’t think you need a wedding coordinator, check with your venue. Some require that couples hire a day-of wedding coordinator for the day of the event. 

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