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Wedding Budget Management: Before They’ve Booked

As a wedding planner, one of your main responsibilities is managing the budget for your couples. But, in addition to being a master of finances, you also need to be a master of setting expectations and walking the line between what the budget will support and what the couple wants. Budget planning starts the moment… Read More »

Excellence in Education: LVL Academy

Learning how to be a professional wedding planner can be overwhelming. But, it doesn’t have to be if you arm yourself with the education you need before jumping head first into the deep end. Building a foundation is an important first step on anyone’s journey to success and helping aspiring planners gain just that is what LVL Academy is… Read More »

How to Calculate Beverages for a Wedding

With signature drinks and craft cocktails just about taking over the world, sometimes stocking the bar ends up on your to-do list. And while caterers or bar service providers usually offer assistance with beverage calculations, if your clients are providing their own beverages, you can expect to be asked how much of everything needs to be… Read More »

Women in Technology: Riley & Grey

As a female lead tech company, there is a special place in our hearts for other women who are leading the charge! As you can imagine, there are not a lot of people who build start ups (without a background in technology) and actually turn their ideas into something tangible. So, when you meet another woman who is… Read More »

How to Plan a Styled Shoot on Aisle Planner

Wedding planners and styled shoots go together like peas and carrots. So much so that when we polled our Aisle Planner community, it came as no surprise that 90% of respondents told us that they plan at least 1 styled photoshoot per year. So, yeah…peas and carrots. Pulling off a styled shoot takes a lot of planning and… Read More »

How to Juggle Planning Multiple Weddings at Once

Chances are, there are only a few weeks a year that you aren’t juggling multiple weddings at once. But just because you plan weddings professionally doesn’t mean that planning multiple wedding is always a walk in the park. Managing more than one project at a time is pretty much always a balancing act, let alone when… Read More »

Storytelling Through Video with Ale Vidal

Most of us have told a story or two in our line of work (hello, #lifeofaweddingplanner). We are always pulling elements of our couples’ lives into different design elements and are used to styling and seeing those details in photographs. But capturing those same stories on film, requires a different eye. I first came across Ale’s… Read More »

Defining Your Worth as a Wedding Planner

With this month’s focus being on creating balance in your lives, we thought it was a perfect time to talk about defining your worth as a planner. Without having accurately defined your worth, balance can be nearly impossible to achieve, as you’re likely working way too many hours for paychecks that don’t reflect the time… Read More »

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