Wedding Planner Rome by Anna Maria Nardi

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A perfect Planning Destination checklist!

Advantages of hiring a  Destination wedding planner in Italy.

  1. Budget management.
  2. Save your time.
  3. Give valuable advice.
  4. Deliver everything timely.

Handle last moment troubles.

 

In most of the cases wedding planners are considered to be an expensive affair and luxury of the riches . But that’s not the case . If researched carefully hiring a destination wedding planner can actually save you lot of time, energy and money in planning a wedding .

Here are the reasons why ?

Experience is their wisdom

Nobody specializes in planning a destination wedding as wedding planners.   Having a destination wedding abroad and to keep the stress level at a low knowing that you have someone who actually knows the area, vendors, etc where you are  getting married.is very important for your tranquility. They have invested their most of the time in planning the weddings. Nevertheless, we all say with experience comes wisdom. Why not hire a wedding planner who is a wedding planning specialist having hands-on-experience in planning, organizing and creating beautiful events. They know a- to- z of weddings.

Wealth of options

Hiring just a destination wedding planner, you are bestowed upon immense wealth of optionsYou are not just hiring a planner you are hiring an event manager, a decorator, a trouble-shooter, an advisor, a caterer, a consultant and of course a big support for youWedding planner will work 24*7 effortlessly making all possible arrangements. Also, they provide you so many options to choose from, they will create a wedding of your dreams.

Saves Money

You may be puzzled at how can a destination wedding planners save your money. The answer is very simple contacts. Wedding planners have contacts with local vendors ,DJ’s, caterers, photographers, makeup artists. As they work on many wedding, so they are a regular customer at these vendors and they are business allies. Not just they give discounts but also quality will be good at low price. If you have to decide by yourself, you will either prefer word of mouth or will be tiring yourself visiting shop to shop bargaining and negotiating the prices . Not just spending your money but, TIME.

No chasing people around

One thing that’s common in all the self-planned weddings is the family members are seen running around chasing someone and in the meanwhile missing an important event. General, scenario in households before a wedding is task division. The tasks are divided from relatives to friends to neighbors. Weddings are best get-together opportunities that people have and they wish to make most out of it. So, if in between the wedding if someone amongst them, gets drunk or is busy dancing around with friends, or just gets out of sight for a few minutes the trouble begins and chasing starts. This task assignment leads to so much confusion and stress that, some people miss out the most delicious delicacies that they had requested to put up on menu. At this very important occasion couple wishes to have their families by their side especially the bride who will be leaving behind her family and friends. But, they are there making the last minute arrangements, so wanting to be there with them. Just hire a wedding planner instead and give your family and friends the best time to enjoy at the wedding and witness the event in real time scenario, instead of wedding videos. Wedding planners have an entire team, who are responsible for their tasks and don’t forget they have experience and making a mistake will make them loose business.

The only thing that you must do with precision is to Hire the best destination wedding planner  and discuss your needs and budget beforehand.

But if you think you can organize yourself, try it yourself, follow the list below, good day and good work.

Arrive at your wedding destination. Do a walk-through of your ceremony and reception venue. Meet with your vendors. Apply for your marriage license. Have a tasting with your caterer/cake maker. Make sure welcome bags will be delivered to guests’ rooms. Do a makeup & hair trial. Enjoy a mani-pedi.

 

 

FROM THE LITTLE STUFF TO THE BIG STUFF Magnetst.

Our free wedding planning checklist guides you through 12+ months of the planning process, helping you to manage your time and to-do list—​right up until your big day and beyond.

Mark off your to-do’s and write-in your own. If you’re organized, you’ll have more time to enjoy the process and each other!

WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST!

Anna Maria is a Member of ABC CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNER, ABC is the oldest and the largest American Association of bride Consultant since 1955

WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST!

12+ MONTHS

NO WORRIES, YOU GOT THIS!

  • Choose a date (or up to 3 so you can be flexible).
  • Talk budget and decide .who is contributing what.
  • Discover your wedding style .
  • Choose wedding party:
    Maid of Honor and Bridesmaids, Best Man and Groomsmen, Flower Girl and Ring Bearer.
  • Create a wedding website.
  • Get engagement ring insured and
    consider purchasing wedding insurance.
  • Explore ceremony and reception venue options.
  • Start assembling a team of wedding pros:
    planner, photographer, videographer, caterer, florist, and musicians.
  • Begin compiling a guest list.
  • Browse wedding dress and veil styles.
  • Create wedding and style boards on Pinterest.
  • Get engagement photos taken.
  • Start browsing  Save the date designs to find your favorite shape and size.
  • See your design in person!

 

10-11 MONTHS

YOU’RE ON A ROLL …

  • Choose bridal party attire and accessories.
  • Reserve ceremony and reception venues.
  • Book officiant.
  • Hire photographer, videographer, caterer, DJ/band, florist, and planner.
  • Mail your Save the Dates.
  • Purchase wedding dress, veil and undergarments.
  • Establish a fitness routine.
  • Establish a skin care/beauty routine.

8-9 MONTHS

GET YOUR COLORS ON!

  • Find 3 hotels (at different price points) for out-of-town guests.
  • Refine guest list.
  • Create gift registries at 3 national retailers.
  • Browse Wedding invitation designs and coordinating stationery
    (Enclosures, Programs, Menu Cards, Thank Yous, and Favors).
  • Begin planning honeymoon

6-7 MONTHS

GOOD JOB! WHAT’S NEXT?

  • Explore wedding day hair and makeup styles.
  • Meet with officiant to discuss plans for ceremony.
  • Reserve rentals: chairs, linens, lighting, décor, etc.
  • Choose cake style and schedule tastings.
  • Decide on groomsmen attire.
  • Hire ceremony musicians.
  • Book transportation to and from venues.
  • Purchase wedding bands.
  • Order Wedding invitation .
  • Order Thank you cards (for gifts that arrive early).

4-5 MONTHS

THE FINISHING TOUCHES…

  • Choose flowers for:
    wedding party, attendants, venues, cake, etc.
  • Schedule dress fittings.
  • Book honeymoon flights and hotels.
  • Book room for wedding night.
  • Order wedding cake.
  • Plan welcome baskets for out-of-town guests.
  • Prepare {play/do not play} lists for DJ/band.
  • Finalize wedding guest list.
  • Assemble rehearsal dinner guest list.
  • Book rehearsal dinner venue.
  • Order  Rehearsal Dinner Invitations

3 MONTHS

YOU’RE GETTING CLOSE!

  • Finalize honeymoon plans and ensure all documents are in order.
  • Plan ceremony and reception seating.
  • Experiment with hair and veil with stylist.
  • Finalize readers and readings.
  • Purchase: toasting flutes, serving pieces, guestbook, flower basket and ring bearer pillow.
  • Finalize reception menu.
  • Order Menu Cards
  • Order Wedding Favors

2 MONTHS

MAGICAL TIME

  • Mail Wedding Invitations.
  • Develop system for organizing RSVPs.
  • Begin writing vows.
  • Review ceremony details with officiant.
  • Lay out the content for Wedding Programs.
  • Apply for marriage license: order 2-3 extra.
  • Finalize seating arrangements.
  • Finalize playlists with musicians.
  • Finalize fittings for wedding party and parents.
  • Create wedding day timeline and send to your vendors, officiant and wedding party.
  • Write out honeymoon itinerary for family at home.
  • Decide “Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue.”
  • Book spa and beauty treatments for you and your bridal party.
  • Book wedding day transportation.
  • Purchase gifts for attendants.

1 MONTH

DON’T FORGET

  • Call vendors to confirm date, times and location.
  • Confirm honeymoon reservations.
  • Pack for honeymoon.
  • Pick up wedding rings.
  • Pick up marriage license
  • Order Wedding Programs.
  • Final dress fitting (with shoes & undergarments).
  • Write Thank You notes as gifts are received.

2 WEEKS

DOWN TO THE WIRE

  • Follow up with guests who have not RSVP’d.
  • Give final count to caterer.
  • Update registries.
  • Begin breaking in wedding shoes.
  • Make arrangements for the caring of pets and plants while on honeymoon.
  • Send playlists to DJ/band/ceremony musicians.
  • Get final haircut and color.
  • Delegate wedding day duties: gift table, guestbook, etc.
  • Delegate someone to return tuxes, rentals and tend to wedding dress.
  • Send directions to wedding day limo/transportation driver.

1 WEEK

RELAX, ALMOST THERE!

  • Prepare final payments to vendors + cash tips for service personnel.
  • Give readers their scripts.
  • Give photographer and videographer your image and video requests
  • Lay out wedding clothes.
  • Prepare wedding day emergency kit.
  • Get spa treatments for you and the bridal party.

THE DAY BEFORE

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?

  • Deliver welcome baskets.
  • Get mani/pedi/massage.
  • Attend wedding rehearsal.
  • Have fun at the rehearsal dinner.
  • Get to bed at a decent hour!

WEDDING DAY

ENJOY YOUR DAY!

  • Eat a good breakfast! Allow yourself plenty of time to get ready.
  • Give wedding rings and officiant fee to best man.
  • Relax, smile, and soak in every moment.

   

BEYOND THE WEDDING

WRAPPING THINGS UP…

  • Ensure tuxes and rentals have been returned.
  • Get wedding dress to preservationist or cleaners.
  • Order Thank you card, (include a wedding photo).
  • Order Personalized Stationery with your new last name.
  • Put your favorite wedding photo on a beautiful Custom Canvas .

 

We’re Here for You

 

Who would you like to talk with about your dreams? 

Anna Maria Nardi

Anna Maria – Contacts
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Nathalie Orlandi

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Luca Bertollo

Luca – Contacts 
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