Wedding Planning & Budget

A Team Effort

When selecting vendors for your wedding team, it is important to choose vendors who can work together as a team. In this, one of the biggest days of your life, you will want a team who can communicate with and complement each other in their respective areas of work. This will hopefully ensure a seamless execution of your wedding plans.

When shortlisting vendors, ask them for recommendations of other vendors whom they have worked with before. When they are on good terms, they tend to be more willing to compromise when necessary and put in a greater effort in ensuring everything runs smoothly. One route to take is to appoint a wedding planner who has built such working relationships with their industry colleagues.

Wedding in Pangkor Laut
Photo by Daren Chong Photography, courtesy of Sincerite Wedding & Events
A wedding at home
Photo by TRBAN Photography, courtesy of LYS Wedding & Event Styling
A warm welcome to the celebrations
Photo by KA Concept, courtesy of Love & Love Weddings and Events
Blessings
Photo by Emotion In Pictures by Andy Lim, courtesy of Elysium Weddings

Factors to consider when deciding on a planner :

  • The services they offer i.e. full planning and/or wedding day coordination.
  • Their rates.
  • Their portfolio of past events and testimonials from clients.
  • How well you get along with them.
  • Have they had experience doing weddings at your chosen venues?
Garden wedding at home
Photo by Jasmine. A Photography, courtesy of MY Wedding Planner
Banquet to celebrate
Photo courtesy of Art Of Love by The Nitty Gritty
Planner at work
Photo by MunKeat Studio, courtesy of Jovita Lo Weddings
Outdoor vows
Photo by Jeskie Photography, courtesy of Joyew Management
Personalised reception
Photo by Arch & Vow Studio, courtesy of Wishhper
Main table
Photo by Just Marry Wedding, courtesy of Eventistry

A few catalysts to encourage the hiring of a planner :

  • They will take care of all the nitty-gritty, allowing you the time to enjoy the wedding planning process.
  • Assistance in setting up your wedding budget and monitoring spending, highlighting to you where to save and what to prioritise.
  • The goodwill they have nurtured with vendors gives them an advantage when negotiating with them and coordinating their services. 
Cheers to happiness
Photo by Pixel Amore Studios, courtesy of Sugar & Spice Events
Setting for the vows
Photo by Arch & Vow Studio, courtesy of Hera & C Moments
Nuptials in Sabah
Photo courtesy of Dream Couture
Rooftop wedding
Photo courtesy of Craft3rd Weddings by JP Productions
Outdoor wedding reception
Photo courtesy of Promesse Wedding Designer

Tip : Treat vendors as friends who will help you achieve the wedding of your dreams. Check out these wedding planners here

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