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Creative Ways to Cool Your Wedding Guests Down

Summer is the season of weddings, but, with temps on the rise and a sun that seems to be unwilling to relent lately, how do you go about ensuring wedding guests stay comfortable and cool on a warmer-than-expected wedding day without totally interfering with the aesthetic of your wedding? We’ve got some creative (and cool)… Read More »

How to Prepare for a Wedding Weekend

As wedding professionals, we know that weddings are not just the wedding day itself. And, we also know that it takes months of preparation to set yourself up for a successful one; months of work that starts the moment you first meet with your clients and goes through that late night tear down. So today,… Read More »

Starting Off as a New Wedding Planner

Every wedding planner or wedding professional has a unique story about how they got started. Sometimes it’s a story of chance, sometimes it’s a story of challenges, and sometimes it’s a story of putting one foot in front of the other. And, here at APHQ, we get to meet a lot of young wedding professionals… Read More »

When to Hire a Wedding Designer

Every wedding professional has certain things they love about their work and other things that they struggle with. And, as a wedding planner or coordinator, it’s quite possible that at some point, you have felt overwhelmed with the design process or underwhelmed with the end result. So, what is a logistical master to do when… Read More »

Great Expectations: Managing Client/Vendor Expectations

One of the realities of being a wedding planner is that you put yourself in the middle of things as a profession. No, we’re not talking about unnecessarily inserting yourself into situations. Rather, we’re talking about your position as a go-between, an intermediary, a buffer between your clients and vendor partners. The worlds of engaged… Read More »

Day-of Details: Who Puts the Flowers on the Cake?

As wedding professionals, the goal is to leave no stone unturned, no detail overlooked. But, we are all human and it happens sometimes. So today, we wanted to talk about one of those day-of details that can sometimes be overlooked, leaving vendors confused about whose responsibility it is – cake flowers.  Read on to learn… Read More »

Starting from Scratch: Life as a New Wedding Planner

The first steps you take on the path to becoming a professional wedding planner can feel uncertain. There are questions galore, what can feel like a million to-dos, and more people to meet than there are hours in the day. So today, we wanted to talk about what it is like to be starting as… Read More »

Planning a Family Member’s Wedding

The life of a wedding planner may be thought of as glamorous but we all know that it can be full of stress. Between managing the 1 million things that running a business requires and managing the 1 million more things that happen during the planning process, it can be a challenge to also take… Read More »

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