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VAMP Beauty
from 62 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anais D.
Verified review

Chelsea was great! She listened to what I wanted and executed it perfectly. She traveled an hour outside Portland to do my wedding make up and three other people in my bridal party. My makeup looked incredible and didn’t budge all day. I was even finding lashes still glued on the day after. She was very calm and focused, I highly recommend her.

  • 23 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Riley-James V.
Verified review

Viki and Tami did an absolutely stunning job! I mean these ladies had everyone talking about how delicious the food was. Even the Governor herself. When there wasn't much to do, they kept themselves busy making sure everyone had drinks and was being very attentive to our guests (something the bartenders should've been doing). We are truly impressed -if not amazed, and for them to cater with just two? Speechless. I could not thank you guys enough for taking us last minute and providing such great services. If you're looking for friendly professional caterers -this is the company. Hope to see you guys soon! Thanks again.

from 37 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Jazmin B.
Verified review

I loved her work! She was extremely professional and punctual. For the price you honestly get a really good deal. Highly recommend.

MH Events
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Christi H.
Verified review

Morgan went above and beyond to make my wedding perfect. She is not only professional, easy to get ahold of, and outstanding with following through but also super sweet and fun to be around. She handled every obstacle that occurred during wedding planning perfectly and really went to bat for us when other vendors weren't following through. She made everything less stressful for me during the months leading up to the wedding and on the day of amy and jasmine totally rocked it! My bridal party and family also loved their interactions with everyone on the team which was really important to me- I have been in too many weddings where coordinators are brusque and "bossy" in the name of getting things done. My wedding went perfectly and I have been told about a million times that it was the best wedding people have ever been to.

Kerrin B
from 32 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Cate B.
Verified review

Kerrin and Brenda did an great job on me and my bridal party. We had hair and make up for 8 all done in under 5 hours and we all looked amazing the entire evening.

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Don't Mess With The Bride
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Claire P.
Verified review

Will, was our wedding coordinator! He made our wedding day PERFECT. Him and his assistant in training, made the whole day go smoothly, he got everyone's phone numbers from the bridal party and DJ (so not a single soul would call or text me (the bride) on wedding day), helped and thought of creative decorating ideas within hours of the wedding. From the day we planned till the last minute of wedding day, it was EVERYTHING we needed and some! I highly recommend Will! He will make your special day one you will never forget!!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen W.
Verified review

Jamie was an absolute dream to work with. Her bridal team arrived early and finished the four of us in a surprisingly short amount of time. Atoya & Lindsay did the most amazing hair and makeup for each of us that lasted beautifully for the entire evening. I cannot recommend them highly enough ! Thank you, Jamie, Atoya & Lindsay ! ! ! !

DN Floral Designs
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tanya O.
Verified review

Deanna did all the flowers for my wedding and she did such a great job!! She made the bridal and bridesmaid bouquet, centerpieces, boutineers, and bouquets for parents. I am very happy with the service, professionalism and end result.

Flowers by Mary Beth Bartel
from 5 reviews
    Alisha S.
    Verified review

    Flowers By Mary Beth did my Flowers for my Wedding in September! The flowers were beautiful and more than i could have imagined and asked for. What impressed me most about the service was I told her what type of wedding style I was kinda going for and what colors I did not like and she did the rest I was so pleased with the outcome! The arrangements had so much detail and color! The flowers lasted week's after my wedding. She stayed in touch with me throughout my wedding and I was just so happy with the overall experience and turnout with little effort on my part which took the stress off of me!

    • 3 years in business
    Farron D.
    Verified review

    There is a time in a woman's life that is the most important day she will experience. A time that she daydreams of her entire life. On September 6th, 2015 Amanda and I both had the most important day of our lives! But every bride knows that it is a whirlwind to actually get to the day of the wedding with all the planning, collecting, and projects it takes to actually pull of the day. Six months before our wedding a perfect gem came into our lives offering to be a day of coordinator for our wedding for learning experience to build her business in the best way possible. Of course we jumped on the offer and met with Vanessa the next week. We had an instant connection with Vanessa and right away she became family to us. She expressed to us right away what she was going to do for us and we all started to plan that night. The first thing that caught my attention was her immediate organizational skills. She wrote down everything we talked about right away and threw in amazing ideas. When Vanessa left that first night Amanda and I felt like we struck gold! As weeks went on Vanessa kept in close contact with us, always asking how we were doing and asking what she could do to help us. Vanessa came out to our house to work on projects with us, to continue planning, and to figure out our venue prospects. When we finally decided on a venue Vanessa was right by our side meeting with the venue managers and coordinators. She asked every question that we didn't think of and she made sure that we got the best deal possible. As the day came closer Vanessa was a constant support system for us and kept us cool and collected as the stress of a wedding came closer. As most wedding do we had a few hiccups with our venue and Vanessa took charge and fixed all the little speed bumps that came our way. At our rehearsal Vanessa came ready to shine with her impeccable organization. She knew what she was doing and kept explaining how the day was going to go to our wedding party. When we left that day we knew exactly how to walk down the isle, where to stand, how to walk out, and had a plan how the rest of the wedding would go. Needless to say we all felt comfortable and ready for the actual event. Of course when Amanda and I went to bed that night we were so ready for our beautiful outdoor dreamy wedding. When we woke up the next morning it was down pouring. As a bride panic set in knowing that our outdoor wedding could become disastrous. Not even a minute later I got a call from Vanessa calming my nervous and telling me she has a plan. Instantly I knew the day was would be perfect. When my side of the bridal party and I showed up to help set up there were beautiful white tents up to cover our guests and us during the wedding. Vanessa made magic happen to make sure our day went perfect. She directed everyone what still needed to be done and we got all decorations and tables set up in a fashionable time! When we all went to take pictures Vanessa stayed and continued to make our venue perfect. When we arrived it was like a fairytale, she put her beautiful touches on everything. When the wedding started she gathered the wedding party and since it was raining we had to change quickly where we were going to stand and Vanessa took charge and quickly made a decision for us. As we started walking down the isle the rain stopped and the sun came out and all I could do is smile because I knew Vanessa must have pulled some strings with the rain Gods because only she could pull off something like that! Needless to say the wedding went perfectly and the reason I know that is because Vanessa was running her butt off to make sure very thing was perfect and even if there problems she didn't let us know about any of them she just took care of it herself. As the night came to an end and we were getting ready for our exit and Vanessa was still in great spirits and ready to make sure the last few minutes were perfect!! As we got into our truck and drove away we noticed that Vanessa had placed all of our gifts and cards into our truck for us to enjoy that night! Vanessa stayed and cleaned the venue and that night dropped off all of our decor and supplies to our house so that we didn't have to worry about anything. Our over all experience with Vanessa was beyond amazing. Not only was she our day of wedding coordinator but now she is and will forever be Auntie Vanessa to our sweet babies!! If you are looking for a dedicated, organized, passionate, loving, creative day of coordinator for your wedding Vanessa Humphrey is the woman for you. She will blow your exceptions out of this world! Vanessa thank you so much for your support and love for weddings because we wouldn't have been able to do half of what we did without you!! We love you to the moon and back!!

    Inspired Events by Valerie
    from 4 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Sara B.
    Verified review

    Valerie helped coordinate my 6-22-14 wedding at Bridal Veil Lakes. She is very organized and helped me to focus on some details that can easily get overlooked when planning a wedding :) She was able to provide me with many helpful resources. Valerie attended our rehearsal and made sure that things would run smoothly the day of. She is wonderful at communicating and was always available to talk. She is also very sweet and caring. We could not have done it without her! Thank you, Valerie :)

    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Scott M.
    Verified review

    My wife should be writing this review, but I want to take a moment to tell you what a great job Lisa (my wife) and Soleil Bliss Event Productions did for us. We had been planning our wedding for about 13 months and from the very beginning my wife knew she wanted a planner. Liz drove from Vancouver, WA to Seattle to meet with us as purely a consultation. Our first impression of Liz was here is a woman who knows how a wedding should be done. Within five minutes we knew we had found our planner. As my wife's vision of the wedding changed over the 13 months Liz was there every step of the way to help with any problems or offer solutions on how to make her plans become reality. The amount of stress that Liz took off my wife's shoulders as our special day drew near was astounding. On the day of our wedding Liz was able to fix a major dress malfunction, whip out two corsages for my wife's mother and my mother, coordinate a less than accommodating venue staff in reference to their idea of decorating, and all this was done after she had stayed up until close to 2 AM to decorate our ceremony and reception areas. Liz took a great event, location, setting, and environment and transformed it into something completely phenomenal. Our expectations were so far exceeded that we could not believe what she had created was our wedding. Thank you so very much Liz. I can't urge anybody reading this enough to talk with Liz and let her plan and coordinate your wedding. You will not regret a single moment nor worry in the slightest that your event will be anything less than extraordinary.

    LUX Artistry Collective
    from 2 reviews
      Sharae W.
      Verified review

      Shawna is the artist who did my bridal hair and makeup for my wedding. Shawna was a consummate professional from the start of the process through my last touch up and I would give her 10 stars if I could. She is highly skilled and crafted the perfect hair and makeup combination for the wedding. In fact, it felt like she knew what I wanted/needed better than I did! The hair and makeup presented beautifully in the pictures and I would not have changed a thing. Shawna was patient, kind, and helped keep the morning before my wedding very calm. It was like having a friend with amazing skills do my hair and makeup! If you are looking for someone to make you look like the best version of yourself on your wedding day, you should book Shawna or a member of the Lux team!

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Cassie C.
      Verified review

      Hayden was an absolute LIFE SAVER during the whole planning of my wedding and bridal shower!! My engagement was 6 months of almost constant stress. She was always there to help me get through each important decision when it came to the wedding. Whenever I didn't know what to do, she would quickly help me find a solution. She even made my wedding cake and cupcakes (& they were DELICIOUS)! She did a ton of research and made me the cake of my dreams! Everyone thought we had a professional wedding cake maker design and make our cake. She also planned my entire bridal shower which was only a few days before the wedding. Every detail from food, drinks, decoration, and games was thoroughly planned out. She made all the decorations and food herself. There were pictures of all my loved ones and friends with me all around the shower, which warmed my heart. She made the event fun, sentimental, and comfortable for not only my young friends but also my family and soon-to-be in-laws. Everyone loved my bridal shower and had a ton of fun! I would DEFINITELY recommend Hayden as an event planner!

      Little Envelope
      from 2 reviews
      • 3 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Amelia B.
      Verified review

      My sister hired them for my bridal shower and I ended up using them again for my wedding. It was amazing!!

      Enchanted Events
      from 1 review
        Laura M.
        Verified review

        Geniece did an incredible job planning my baby shower. She did everything from sending out invitations to finding and decorating the perfect space to match my nursery theme. Geniece really listened to my likes and dislikes and created an event that I will never forget. Every detail was perfect down to the kind of food she coordinated and the napkins we used! She was professional, resourceful and a joy to work with. This was a stressful (and joyful) time in our lives and Geniece created a special day that made me feel so spoiled. I cannot wait for the next big event in my life, Geniece will most definitely be an important part of the celebration!


        Red Crown Affairs is a full-service event and meeting planning company for corporate, community and private events specializing in conferences, trade shows, team building incentive programs, golf tournaments, auctions and community festivals. The owner is dedicated to the kind of detailed execution which will allow clients' vision to become reality while enhancing the image of the organization. The company provides courteous and friendly service to clients while offering comprehensive logistical planning and cutting edge ideas in support of any event concept.

        • 27 years in business

        unique and out of the box

        • 12 years in business
        • 1 hire on Thumbtack

        We offer award-winning bridal makeup and hair services. We do onsite services. We are professional. We can create any look, from the soft and natural to glamorous and dramatic. We have years of experience doing bridal makeup and hair. We are Oregon Bride Magazine Best 2010-2013 award winner. We also offer makeup and/or hair services for boudoir, or any type of photo shoot. We work with photographers and designers on editorial and fashion projects as well.

        • 7 years in business

        I'm sort of a "jack of all trades" and am creative and organized enough to do a lot of different jobs ~ hence the event planning and interior design business.


        I'm a wardrobe styling and personal brand consultant. I have 23 years of well-rounded fashion industry experience. I would love to share my knowledge of fit, style and branding with you to help you present your true self through authentic visual communication. Let your fashion truly speak for you. Great visual communication can speak volumes for your career, professionalism and for your social life!

        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.

        What is a wedding planner?

        A wedding planner is a professional service provider whose job it is to organize and execute all the details of a couple’s wedding. A wedding planner can be contracted at any stage in the wedding planning process to help to any degree the couple is willing to pay for. Wedding planning is similar to event planning in that a planning team handles the coordination of multiple wedding elements including catering, venue, guests, entertainment, decor, transportation and more. Anyone who has ever been involved in a wedding can confirm that wedding planning is hard work. Experience brings wisdom when it comes to avoiding or resolving day-of challenges. There is no legal regulatory body that oversees or certifies wedding planning as an industry. Anyone who chooses can call themselves a wedding planner. When looking for a wedding planner, be sure to read reviews, and make smart hiring decisions by asking about licenses and insurance.

        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. 

        How much does it cost for a wedding planner?

        Wedding planning is a full-time job — unless you hire a professional to handle the hard work for you. The cost for a wedding planner will depend on the level of service you desire. The least expensive wedding planner option is day-of coordination, then partial service, then full-service.  

        The national average cost for wedding planning is between $990 and $1,300. Costs are greatly affected by region, with rural or smaller-town wedding planners often far more affordable than planners in higher-cost cities. Here are some examples of the various levels of wedding planning and their potential average costs:

        • Day-of-wedding coordination: $800-$1,700. Day-of services can include the planner finalizing all details, creating a timeline, confirming vendors and overseeing all setup, day-of activities, and cleanup. The couple does all the front-end planning and contracts all the vendors. Time commitment could be about 15-25 hours, depending on pricing.
        • Partial service: $1,500-$3,800. Here the planner works with the couple from the beginning, helping contract vendors, creating a timeline, and overseeing all details of day-of execution. Time commitment could be about 30-60 hours, depending on package and pricing.
        • Full service: $3,500-$8,000 or more. Here the professional handles all wedding and planning details including working on design, securing rentals, getting the venue and vendors, and handling complete execution of the event. Time commitment could be 50-150 hours or more, depending on package and pricing.
        • Consulting: $50-$150 per hour for design, vendor, reception and other wedding planning consultation.

        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.

        Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.