We're here to help you keep moving forward, no matter what your plans are.

Beginner June 2021

Wedding Planner

Elyse, on February 8, 2020 at 4:24 PM Posted in Planning 0 9
Saved Save
Heyy ladies! So my wedding is June 2021 and i was speaking to a lady that i was looking to hire as my wedding planner but she got kind of snippy with me. She’s a wedding planner, florist and cake designer. So she was wanting to do all of that for me. But the venue i have is catering the food and my mother bought our cake at a well known bakery. And she really got bent out of shape when i said i was wanting fake flowers instead of real flowers because of my budget. So i was only needing her as a design stand point and to help with scheduling everything. But she got upset and said for me to think about if I’m really needing her services. So what are the pros and cons to planning your own wedding? Because at this point it seems like that’s what I’ll be doing.


Latest activity by Jami, on February 10, 2020 at 11:02 AM
  • Mrs. S
    Master November 2019
    Mrs. S ·
    • Flag
    I planned everything and it was fun and I got to pick what I wanted. A day of coordinator would probably be good because it was hard to get everything set up and talk with vendors the night before/morning of.
    • Reply
  • Onya
    Expert October 2020
    Onya ·
    • Flag
    I’m planning my own wedding. Simply because of costs. I️ also Want things to go a certain way. Day if I’m definitely going to have a designated “stage manager” 🤣 (I️ work in theater so this term feels like home to me). They will make sure everything runs smoothly. But it will be a joint effort and I will have a strict schedule to go by.
    • Reply
  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle Online ·
    • Flag
    At this point it doesn't sound like you really need her. Maybe you can look for a day of coordinator. I did everything myself but had a doc
    • Reply
  • Kristen
    Master November 2020
    Kristen ·
    • Flag

    I am having a small elopement with a couple of guests but I am planning all my own. I have planned plenty of events in my sorority to a larger crowd as well as for my job as a teacher so I can do it myself. Mostly I just would not give my money to someone that will act like that with me. You're paying her and she acts like you need her. Fine having a planner but find someone else that can be professional. Maybe a day of coordinator like someone else suggested.

    • Reply
  • L
    Super October 2020
    Leslie ·
    • Flag

    You’re paying her help you not make money on flowers and cake.

    • Reply
  • Rebecca
    Just Said Yes May 2021
    Rebecca ·
    • Flag
    Girl I had to think twice if I wanted to hire one but in all reality what do they do? They charge for everything and anything. Really it’s a waist of money in my opinion.
    • Reply
  • Elyse
    Beginner June 2021
    Elyse ·
    • Flag
    Yeah you ladies have definitely made good points. I’ll just continue to do what I’m doing and find hire a day of coordinator but it’s not going to be her.
    • Reply
  • Lynne
    Super October 2021
    Lynne ·
    • Flag
    We are planning out everything for our day. One of my aunts volunteered to help coordinate the wedding day. Which helps a lot.
    • Reply
  • Jami
    Dedicated March 2021
    Jami ·
    • Flag

    Im planning my own i will just be hiring a day of coordinator. If you know what you want a planner isnt necessary

    • Reply

You voted for . Add a comment 👇


Related articles

WeddingWire celebrates love ...and so does everyone on our site! Learn more


WeddingWire article topics