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The Creative Planners

Chicago, IL View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
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71 reviews
$7,000 Package Price

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$7,000 Package Price

The Creative Planners are a team of professional wedding coordinators that takes your vision and adds our creative style to enhance that to create a day that goes above and beyond for our clients. From decor and vision to finding the best vendors, we are hear to bring joy into the planning process while creating a day that goes above and beyond for our clients. They aim to emphasize the originality that every couple's love story possesses through an imaginative and creative approach. With the help of their dedicated and passionate team, your dream wedding can become a reality.

Experience

Stephanie Cook founded The Creative Planners in 2012. Since then she has put together a team of exceptionally talented and professional event specialists. Her colleagues, like herself, have a Labor of Love for planning and working with clients and vendors, by creating weddings that truly reflects their clients. Their impressive work has seen their events featured in a range of publications across the country and has brought them positive acclaim.

Services Offered

Full Planning, let us joyfully plan, manage and coordinate all aspects of your wedding from selecting a venue and great vendors to overseeing the day of the wedding.

Partial Wedding Planning, if you can do some of the details we focus on the decor and vision, overseeing all of the vendors and bringing all the final details together so you can enjoy the moments.

Month Of Wedding Planning, let us help you bring all vendors together, last month details and oversee the day of the wedding.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?

$3,000

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

$7,000

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$10,000

Do you offer an hourly rate?

Yes

What is the hourly rate?

$150

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Budget Analysis
Day-of Coordination
Event Design
Full Planning
Partial Planning
Timelines
To-Do Lists
Vendor Referrals

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Eco-Friendly
Non-Religious
Religious

How many planners are on your team?

5
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    Leslie H. Getting married on 08/07/2027
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    Stephanie Cook is the best!!!

    In my 11+ years in the business of private event music (bandleader of Entourage via Arlen Music Productions) I have to say that Stephanie rises to the top ... I cannot say enough great things about her but will start with the fact that she is just so dang talented at what she does and her energy is phenomenal all the while. A true gem and I hope we get to work together a lot more in the future. :)
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    Wedding - November 2022

    The Creative Planners were very professional and thorough for my daughter's wedding this past month. Alexa and Elly were amazing! They went way above and beyond our expectations. They handled every detail with all the vendors so we were able to enjoy what mattered most.
    When the time comes, we will be contacting The Creative Planners again for their services.
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    Cynthia N. Married on 09/17/2022
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    Stephanie Cook - The Creative Planners

    Having a wedding ceremony, reception, and Sunday brunch at your home is not for the faint of heart! Everyone - including our Minister told my husband and me “don’t do it!” Stephanie’s grace, professionalism and calming smile had us convinced at the first meeting that she would be able to give our daughter her dream wedding! Stephanie listened to our daughter and connected us with all the right vendors from the caterer to the florist, decorations company and band! It was magical and Stephanie gets all the credit!

    The Creative Planners's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind generous note. It was a Labor or Love to be a part of this incredible day!
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Artquest Artquest Wedding Florists

Stephanie is one of the easiest people to work with that we've encountered in all our years working in the flower business (a lot of years!). She is always professional and on point, making sure we all do our absolute best to make our clients' day perfect, but also personable and a pleasure to pass time with!

Anthony Gowder Designs Anthony Gowder Designs Wedding Florists

Stephanie Cook is one of my favorite planners! Energetic and detailed...It's always a pleasure working with her!

Charlie Hilbrant Films Charlie Hilbrant Films Wedding Videographers

I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie and the Creative Planners multiple times. These events are meticulously executed and each detail is obviously so thoughtfully implemented. You'd think such high-pressure events would be stressful, however, Stephanie maintains her loving and approachable attitude during the entire event. As a fellow vendor, it is incredibly reassuring to know that Stephanie and her team are always open to helping, answering questions, and being present when they could easily ignore you. Thank you, Stephanie, for always being a team-player and making each event we work together on more magical than the last.

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