Planning one of the most special days of your lives is a big deal and it takes months, sometimes years to do it, so you want to enjoy that time. I will be your friend and confidant throughout taking away the stress and wedmin, which means you have fun during the process. Whether your dream is to get married in an elegant luxury estate, have a charming garden marquee wedding or a fun boho barn venue, from micro weddings to 200 plus guests I can help turn your vision into a beautiful, seamless celebration that tells your story. Take a look at the below service options to see which suits you.
With the full planning experience I will be with you every step of the way, from initial the consultation through to the final dance of the night. This will include working in partnership with you and guiding you through everything. After getting to know you and your vision during the consultation, I will create a bespoke design and moodboard personal to you. The planning stages will cover venue finding and site visits, timeline creation, supplier sourcing, wedding admin, budget planning, RSVP management, creating your floor plan and the on the day schedule and wedding day management. This is perfect for you if you are a busy bride or groom to be; overwhelmed by the prospect of planning your entire celebration or just need a trusted friend to guide you through the whole process.
The rate of this package is calculated at 12.5% of your wedding budget, a minimum fee will apply.
The partial planning experience is for you if you want to do a lot of the planning yourself or have made a good start, but need help with certain elements or guidance in those final months as the big day draws closer. This could include some supplier sourcing, extra site visits and design advice, full review of current plans, creating your floor plan, organising the schedule for your big day and on the day management and coordination. This is completely tailored to you, so I would quote after an initial consultation once I get to know you and your needs.
As a guide cost, partial planning starts from approximately £1,200.
If you have planned your perfect wedding, but require professional support on the day to ensure the smooth running, then this on the day wedding coordination service is for you. This includes a consultation 6 weeks prior to your wedding to review your plans, a venue visit, putting together your wedding day schedule and managing on the day. This will include venue set up, supplier liaison, any venue styling, managing entertainment, assisting guests and my on the day emergency wedding kit: think sewing kit, tissues and personal care items. I will coordinate the events of the day including ceremony, reception, speeches, cake cutting and first dance. With me running the day you can truly relax and enjoy your wedding knowing you are in safe hands. This option is especially recommended for dry hire venues or a marquee wedding you have organised yourself.
This package costs from £800.
Let’s tell your story together...
I’m Mel, Planner and Designer behind Your Story Events specialising in bespoke weddings and events. My experience, skills and utmost attention to detail will leave you feeling stress-free and excited for your celebration. You will have a thoughtful, beautiful design that will reflect you and your personality, the day will flow seamlessly as you and your guests have the best time!
I am based on the London - Kent border, but love creating stunning weddings and celebrations all over the UK.
With me, you will not only have the most amazing day, but have lots of fun during the planning process. You will be in safe hands as we work together to create a bespoke wedding design that is personal and unique to you. With my passion for beautiful events, creativity and organisation; I will ensure no detail is overlooked and you will have a special day that tells your story.