Wedding Organization

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Wedding Organization

While wedding planning should be enjoyable, it comes with its fair share of stress too. One of the main sources of that stress can often be traced back to organization – or lack of. Use these tips to stay organized from yes to I do.


Get Organized! Appointment books, smart calendars and bridal planners are essential for a busy professional. Block out time for planning and prioritize what you will do when. If you need to speak with wedding professionals during the day, block out time during your lunch, commutes and during any downtime you have during the day. Color coding between professional and personal engagements will help you to better visualize how your time will be spent. For a copy of Metro Detroit’s ultimate wedding planner, click here.


Some things to include in your binder:


Go With What You Know! Do you use google docs and calendars to keep track of your daily tasks and important notes? Color code project files at work? Whatever method you are accustomed to using daily will work well for you as you plan your wedding.


Multitask! It would never be a good idea to address your wedding invitations during a department meeting, but you can do that during your lunch hour. Look for little pieces of time you can claim for simple tasks that won’t interfere with your work duties.


Create A Wedding Day Plan! You, and everyone involved in the success of your wedding plan, will be much happier with a wedding day plan. Your master agenda will give everyone the information they need to complete, as well as an overview of the entire day. Some things to include on your wedding day plan include:

  • Vendor set up schedule
  • Wedding party appointment times and locations
  • Photography plan
  • Start times for wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and dinner service
  • Schedule of events for master of ceremonies
  • Vendor breakdown times
  • End of the night tasks


Make A List, Check It Twice! You can settle your week of the wedding nerves by taking one last look at your planning notes and reviewing the last minute details. You can see the finish line; all of the major decisions have been made, the details finalized and the anticipation builds. Here are a few things to remember as the big day approaches.

  • Review all contracts and check for changes
  • Complete final calls with vendors
  • Add setup, start times and cell phone numbers to the agenda
  • Distribute agenda to everyone involved in wedding day


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3 Steps to Building the Ultimate Wedding Package


1. Pick Your Wedding Photographer(s)

Whether you want ultra-creative or classic photos, our professional wedding photographers can deliver whatever kind of aesthetic you’re looking for. Each photographer offers their own unique professional approach to wedding photography, and you can pick the right one for you. The photography is just the start of the ultimate wedding package.

2. Pick Your Wedding Videographer(s)

One of the biggest regrets we hear from the over 25,000 couples we have served is that they didn’t get a professional wedding video made. Don’t let that be your regret! Like our photographers, our videographers can create cinematic wedding videos that spotlight your love. Whatever you’re looking for, our videographers will deliver a wedding video that you’ll be able to enjoy for years and share with future generations.

3. Pick Your Wedding DJ & MC

In order to capture photos and videos of the touching, hilarious and memorable moments at your wedding reception, you’re going to need the right music at the right time. The final piece of the ultimate wedding package, our DJs will bring your wedding celebration to the next level. Pick the music, don’t pick the music, create a “do not play list”, or give us no list at all, we’ll get to know you and your guests and construct a playlist that fits just right. But our DJs do more than just play songs, they bring energy to your wedding with engaging announcements, introductions and more.

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