Opening a New Office: The Pros of Chancey Charm Break Down Everything A Planner Needs to Know About Expansion

As planners, the prospect of opening a new office can be both super exciting and semi-frightening at once. In fact, we often get asked about the ins-and-outs of expanding planning businesses and growing successful teams along the way, so we decided to sit down with some of our favorite planning pros to help Aisle Planners… Read More »

When and How to Grow Your Team: Tips from Industry Pros

December at Aisle Planner is all about dreaming big, and along those lines comes the notion of growing your team. As planners, we often are a one-woman (or one-man) show as we start out. But as we begin to grow, filling our team with more and more planners and interns becomes necessary in order to… Read More »

Casually Classic Wedding Inspiration from Long Aisle Events

We met Alexa of Long Aisle Events a more than a year ago at the first LVL Academy. She had recently started her wedding planning business and was there because she was ready to step things up. And over the past year, it has been so amazing to watch her and her business mature. So,… Read More »

Featured Planner: Hannah Smith Events

We got to meet this month’s Featured Planner earlier this year at the BHLDN Carlsbad opening. Katherine and I had recently been stalking members of our community online (per usual) and had come across Hannah’s work. So, when we were at the event and saw her from across the room, we had to introduce ourselves…. Read More »

Your Best Year at Dreaming Big

Ah, December, how on Earth did you get here already? We’re still trying to figure out how exactly 2016 flew by so quickly—but, as we work on that, we’re ready to tackle the one remaining month we have left. As you’ve probably noticed this year, we’ve spent each month focusing on a distinct “Your Best… Read More »

Let It Shine

Fall in the Eastern Townships (right outside Montreal, Canada) are absolutely beautiful. With mountains known for their ski hills, lush landscapes and, most of all, for their change of colors in the fall, it was the perfect canvas for this fall wedding inspiration. What started out as your typical blush toned creative shoot very quickly… Read More »

Cavin Elizabeth Photography

When you live in a city as big as San Diego, you oftentimes “watch” vendors that you’d love to work with from afar before actually getting the chance to. And, Cavin is one of those people that I watched start up her business and grow it while patiently awaiting the day I’d get to work… Read More »

Turning Generosity Inward: Giving Back to Yourself

This month, we’ve focused our efforts on extending generosity to others. But, before November comes to a close, we wanted to touch on one of the most important ways you can give back: by being generous to yourself. That’s right—we’re taking today to focus on yours truly (finally!). As planners, it’s so easy to focus… Read More »

Presenting The Wedding Budget To Your Clients

I’ve learned that the key to a positive planning experience always comes down to good communication and managing client expectations, especially when it comes to budget planning. To help make those sometimes uncomfortable budget conversations between you and your clients easier, we’re diving a bit more into my own budget planning process and how I… Read More »

4 Things To Consider When Gifting To Clients

As the holiday season approaches, wedding professionals around the world are starting the last minute scramble to decide on and purchase gifts for their clients. And while some people have figured out what they were sending over the Fourth of July weekend, most of us don’t get around to this until the holiday season is… Read More »

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