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Federal Way Wedding Planners

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Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 179 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chelsea H.
Verified review

Paul and Stephanie were a pleasure to work with. Planning our wedding was difficult (we live in Montana), but Stephanie was a huge help throughout the planning process as well as during our wedding. The food itself was wonderful, and the cake far exceeded my expectations. There's nothing else we could have asked for for our wedding. Thank you to the whole team!

  • 23 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly G.
Verified review

Nola and her staff did such a fantastic job catering our wedding. From helping us plan to menu, providing a delicious tasting, answering questions about logistics and dietary restrictions, and providing stellar food and customer service to the day of the wedding, Nola and her team went above and beyond to make our day special. Our main entrée was fig balsamic glazed wild BBQ salmon with mango kiwi salsa. I wish I could make something this delicious myself, because it was amazing. Our salad consisted of organic mixed greens with julienned apple, shaved fennel, herbed crouton, and a really light but creamy bleu cheese dressing. They even made a separate salad with a different dressing for our dairy-free guests. The guest (and groom’s) favorite was our side: Beecher’s mac and cheese. So good! It was very stormy the day of our wedding, and a lot of things went wrong for us. Nola and her team went beyond the call of duty and helped out where they shouldn’t have needed to. They kept an incredibly positive attitude the entire time, conversed with guests, and helped reassure an incredibly stressed-out bride. The only complaint I heard from any guests was the portion-control at the buffet, but with a buffet we personally feel that was probably necessary. I had been concerned that people would take more than their fair share and leave guests at the end of the line with no food, and I’m sure that was the whole reason for starting out with smaller portions. I also heard that guests were invited to come back for seconds once everybody had been served, so I’m sure everyone got enough food. Overall, we were more than satisfied with Nola, her team, and the food. The food was everything we had hoped for, and the service was outstanding. We recommend them to anybody planning a wedding or other event.

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Britta's Brides
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay G.
Verified review

Britta was beyond wonderful! We had a really hard venue to work with, with non responsive staff, making it VERY hard to plan. Britta went above and beyond with meeting us and helping us get everything worked out. She was always in touch and quick to respond to any emails or calls. The day of was even better! She made sure every vendor was doing what they were supposed to, she managed the entire day, and kept us both fully informed of anything important happening that we needed to know about. I've referred her to a friend, and I would refer her to a thousand more! Hiring a wedding planner was never part of my plan, but when I ran into issues and wanted help, she was there and jumped right in. I'm so glad my plans changed and I got to met and hire her! Best wedding decision we made!

Shine Event Design
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Jess A.
Verified review

We worked with Shelby for almost a whole year to plan our wedding. We were out of state for most of the time, but she was great with using Skype and keeping a timeline of tasks. We would have regular meetings to go over ideas or plans, but she was always available and answered in a timely manner if we had a question outside of our meetings. The most important aspect is that she really listened to what we wanted and the day turned out better than I could have imagined! Shelby made the whole process stress free and we didn't have to worry about anything the day of. I would highly recommend her for any party/wedding planning or decorating/designing needs.

Cake & Lace Seattle
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Mitch Z.
Verified review

Cake and Lace is amazing! With me trying to juggle working 12hr work days and weekends while at the same time searching for our next home. Thinking about planning a wedding was getting overwhelming. I never thought about getting a wedding planner and honestly I thought it would be a waste but our wedding planner Reneille Velez took so much stress away and gave me the time I needed to focus on other things. She Is so organized and stuck with us through our whole process on finding our perfect venue. Her communication skills and quick response to our text, calls and question is what I needed. I would recommend Reneille Velez and all Cake and Lace wedding planners to everyone who just needs a little clarity and peace of mind while planning their dream wedding.

  • 14 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Rachael B.
Verified review

Working with Mardes is great! Mary is so wonderful to with with. She kept me organized and extend the discounts she got as a vendor to me. Also, I love the designs she can't up with for my wedding they looked great and were in my budget. I would definitely use them again!

  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
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Michelle pulled out all the stops to completely blow us away in creating a wedding and reception atmosphere that was better than we imagined it could be. Meeting with her always helped to calm nerves and gain direction, not to mention how she made herself accessible and was always quick to respond. Her expert knowledge helped us explore the possibilities and her depth of experience was excellent in helping us narrow the overwhelming choices into a manageable feat. Not only did she listen and gain a sense of our exact vision all while working to make sure our wishes were being met, she was comfortable making decisions for us when asked. Michelle is magical because she took an unconventional idea for a wedding and was flexible, not to mention dedicated enough to turn it into what everyone tells us was the best wedding they had been to. She championed our ideas and wishes over our concerned family members and provided intense, extremely detailed beauty in EVERY SINGLE project she took on. Our wedding day was perfect, detailed, beautiful, and easy thanks to her tireless effort to make a happy bride and groom.

Blue Wings Events
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Dana E.
    Verified review

    I highly recommend Blue Wings Wedding & Events. Angela was amazing ! My daughter had her wedding at the Kitsap Memorial State Park in August 2016. Angela is such a wonderful wedding planner that it was basically worry free. As being mother-of-the-bride, you usually have to worry about everything. Throughout the planning process, Angela was attentive, organized and resourceful. She helped to alleviate any additional stress leading up to the wedding by providing helpful tips and resources to keep my daughter and now son-in-law on track for their big day. She took the reigns on their rehearsal day and made sure all of the wedding party knew exactly what they were doing, and made it fun and enjoyable throughout. On my daughters wedding day, I knew that I had absolutely nothing to stress about because Angela was there to make sure everything was perfect with every little detail through every step of the way. There are not enough words to describe how grateful we are for Angela being part of our daughters special day. We will definitely have her plan our second daughters wedding in the near future. We couldn't have done it without her.

    • 2 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Sydney A.
    Verified review

    Melody was so helpful in the planning of our florals and in the day of set up of our garland for our wedding! Everything looked wonderful and people keep telling us how much they loved our bouquets! My favorite part was the tiny pine cones she included in the groomsmen corsages!

    Creative Project Support
    4.7
    from 6 reviews
    • 27 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Sara R.
    Verified review

    Charnell is an amazing coordinator! She helped us plan the wedding of our dreams and she went above and beyond to make our day beautiful and run flawlesssly. Her experience, attitude, and professionalism made us feel comfortable and allowed us to enjoy all of the special moments. We highly recommend her!

    Good Friend Events
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    ALXANDRA V.
    Verified review

    I am a Hairstylist who worked with Good Friends Events. They are very organized, accommodating and timely which exceeded my expectations. It was such a pleasure, and it made my job 10x easier. We were able to fully cater to the bride's needs , and the decor was breathtaking.This, indeed was a successful day. I would definitely recommend Good Friends Events to all my clients and anyone looking for a Wedding planner who TRULY cares for her clients!!

    Wedding Wizardry
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Gwyn R.
    Verified review

    Outstanding and truly magical services! Bianca really hit it out of the park for our wedding and we couldn't be happier with our choice. I am not at all creative, but I told her about us and some things we liked and she turned those into something amazing that represented us that I never could have imagined! She also kept the day flowing perfectly and truly enabled us to enjoy our big day.

    Snowrider Entertainment
    4.5
    from 4 reviews
    • 14 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Collin S.
    Verified review

    We hired Snowrider Entertainment to DJ our wedding in Poulsbo. They did a great job! They came in and set up without any of our input or having to direct them. They provided a very stress free experience, and I can't think of a single thing that didn't go perfectly! Phil was very nice and professional. They did more than just play music. Phil helped us plan out the timing of each of the events of our wedding (dinner, dances, toasts, cake cutting, garder/bouquet toss, final dance), which was very helpful. When the day came and the events inevitably went a little off schedule, Phil was very flexible, and all the transitions and events went smoothly. I would highly recommend Phil and Snowrider Entertainment to anyone looking for a DJ and Master of Ceremonies for their wedding.

    Fancy Your Fiesta
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    Julie A.
    Verified review

    Lori is fantastic planning a party! She did my son's rehearsal dinner in our home, another son's wedding reception poolside at our home--both over the top in creativity, ambiance and excellence! She has done other parties, dinners, and, just recently, my daughter's graduation party. Each time I have been thrilled with the value added by her festivity and creativity!

    Turtle's Occasions
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 11 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Karen S.
    Verified review

    Piece of Cake helped plan and coordinate my brother's wedding, and I don't think we could have done it without her! There were so many details that easily could have been missed, but her attention to detail and thorough planning made everything go off without a hitch. The decor was beautiful and the photo booth was so much fun. Everyone had an amazing time. Thank you so much for your involvement, from start to finish, we knew we were in good hands!

    • 10 years in business
    Stephanie M.
    Verified review

    Marie did an excellent job planning and coordinating our wedding. Its been about two months since we got married we're still getting compliments on how fun, smooth and SEAMLESS our wedding was. Everyone kept saying our wedding was one of the best and beautiful they've been too and I give Marie a lot of credit for this. I hired Marie as our planner as well and she will go above and beyond to meet your needs. She helped me with our overall theme of the wedding from decorations, invitations, to the timeline. I seriously have nothing bad to say because she met all of my expectations. If I didn't have her during the day of, I probably would have been a major bridezilla. I actually miss planning and working with her because she did such an awesome job. Thank you again Marie! Stephanie Mariano

    Weddings & Events by Bree
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Milagros S.
    Verified review

    Ms. Eaton's professionalism and responsiveness were remarkable! She took her time explaining the process and what she had to offer to make my event unforgettable. Great personality and will love to hire her when the opportunity presents again!

    About

    If you are in search of a dedicated, detail-oriented, fun and fantasy loving event coordinator, you've found her! I believe that each day calls for a little bit of sparkle and excitement, so why settle for less on your special day or event? With As You Wish Events, you don't have to. Planning for important events can be extremely stressful and strenuous, especially when you do it on your own like I did for my wedding! Let me help relieve your stress and angst by stepping in as an aide and personal liaison for all your needs. You deserve to have a fabulous experience leading up to your event, no matter what it is. I do weddings, funerals, bridal showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, anniversary parties, baby showers or even work gatherings. These events require so much time and energy that most of us don't nearly have enough of in our daily lives, so please, allow me. I became an event coordinator because of my extensive background in the hospitality industry. I am based in the greater Seattle area and have worked for Four Diamond Hotels and high-end restaurants and event catering. I am driven and inspired to create and transform events creating memories that will last a lifetime. I'm excited to learn what you desire for your special day and events, and I will work with you to take it beyond your wildest dreams -- blessings and flowers. Amie Christina Phillips Owner, As You Wish Events

    About

    I am a detail-oriented wedding and event coordinator who keeps calm under pressure and can take the stress of your big day off your shoulders! Be a guest at your own party -- simply enjoy!

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    Thank you for your interest. Contact us now to know more about our services.

    About

    I offer creative wedding planning for couples on a budget. I provide beautiful and affordable weddings and receptions in the Seattle-Tacoma area.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.

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    Need a Day-of Wedding Coordinator

    Seattle, WA

    • Service Type
      Wedding Coordinator (Day-of)
    • Planning type
      Reception, Ceremony
    • Number of guests
      81-120
    • Details
      I just need someone to be there the day of the wedding, and make sure all the vendors are there on time, and make sure things run smoothly, and set up the table centerpieces.
    • $933.33
      Average price
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