Peony

For couples looking for wedding planning assistance from the beginning to the end, Simply by Bethaina is here to hold your hand throughout the entire journey of planning your dream wedding. We do it all from helping establish color theme and design concepts, working closely with couples and vendors, and providing unlimited guidance throughout the entire process. Wedding planning does not get easier than this… just sit back, relax and enjoy every moment.

The Peony package includes the follow services:

  • Initial detailed meeting to discuss your wedding style and budget management
  • Ongoing access to Simply by Bethaina for professional advice and guidance with unlimited consultation via email and phone
  • Every wedding includes one Assistant. Additional assistants available for larger weddings and specific locations
  • Meetings to establish color combinations, theme and design concepts
  • Set-up meetings with 2-3 Florists and attend any follow up meetings
  • Arrange complimentary mock up table centerpieces and floral design from referred florists by Simply by Bethaina
  • Set-up and attend meetings with service providers based on client’s needs: 1-3 meetings for each of the following categories (Photography, Videography, Lighting, Custom Wedding Cakes/Baker)
  • Chair, tent and table rental recommendations and order placements for client if applicable
  • Orders for other rental items (Linens, Lighting, Dance Floor, Specialized China, Glassware, Lounge Furniture, Draping, etc.)
  • Assist with selection of Band or DJ for reception
  • Provide vendor information best suited to the client’s style and budget (Gown Boutiques, Photographers, Videographers, DJs, Bands, Stationers, Wedding rental vendors Bakery, Transportations, Hair and Make-up Artists, Wedding Party and Tuxedo attire, etc.)
  • Assist with the selection of favors, gifts and welcome baskets
  • Research hotel accommodation and group room blocks
  • Walk through of the Ceremony and Reception facility
  • Review proposals and terms of final contracts with attended referred service providers
  • Attend Menu Selection/ Banquet Set-up Meeting with catering manager and client
  • Review and proof BEO (Banquet Event Order) provided by catering manager
  • Contact service providers for arrival times and communicate venue’s procedures for unloading, set-up and tear down
  • Confirm all vendor orders and quantities on rental items
  • Distribute client-approved timeline to all vendors one week before wedding date
  • Organize with bands and musicians on ceremony song selections and cueing wedding party for processional
  • Manage banquet staff regarding set-ups and compliance of floor plans.
  • Attend sound check with Band musicians or DJ
  • Direct Ushers with seating and program distribution
  • Assist with set-up- seating cards, menus, party favors, sign-in book, gifts, etc.
  • Work with band/DJ and wedding staff to ensure flawless execution of Grand Entrance, First Dance, Cake Cutting, Bouquet and Garter Toss
  • Onsite coordination and management of entire wedding day (8 hour period)
  • Handle final payments and gratuities to vendors
  • Marriage License information

Full planning prices vary. Please contact us to schedule a complimentary consultation to discuss your needs.