Hayley and Wade
Pine Island Lodge
September 20, 2017
This beautiful couple couldn't be more in love and fun-loving. Ultimately wanting to create a fun atmosphere for their guests, consulting included timeline & floor plan creation to keep everyone organized as well as lots of laughs while talking through ideas. Rehearsal, ceremony & reception setup, DJ coordination & fun in the sun were all part of this customized full planning package.
"The best wedding advice we received was “get a wedding planner or at least someone for the day of”. My husband and I thought we were smart giving ourselves two years to plan, but nothing can prepare you for wedding planning- especially the shindig we wanted. No one can truly tell you the amount of work and effort it takes to plan a wedding until you are in the throws of it. We were three months away from our big day and our heads were spinning. We had all these decorations and ideas without knowing how to bring it all together... then we met Rachael.
Rachael was a breath of fresh air in all the chaos of wedding planning. From a couple months out to the day of our nuptials, Rachael kept us calm and on track with everything that still needed to be done. Every time we spoke on the phone or in person she was able to take all our worries away with her laid back personality and extreme attention to detail. She was able to bring all our ideas and precious planning together. Rachael has so much experience, she could come up with realistic solutions for everything we threw at her- and trust me at times we probably tested her too much!
We got married in OBX, the week in between hurricane Jose and hurricane Irma, and as you could imagine we were all a little on edge. With a house full of people and hotel filled with guests that traveled from Philadelphia to be with us on our big day, we weren’t sure if we would see the sun that week and we needed to come up with a “weather-pending” plan for wedding day. Rachael was there a few days before the wedding, and sat us down to find out what we wanted most and things that we didn’t want- she mapped out option after option without a sweat. She came to the house early to help us set up everything for the rehearsal and stayed late to decorate for the reception. She answered all my family’s questions and dealt with everything with such professionalism and tranquility, you couldn’t help but feel calm around her.
Rachael was our sanity and brought our wedding to life! And with this testimony, I want to spread that same advice we were given in the midst of our wedding planning, get a wedding planner! But not just any wedding planner, get Rachael! She is amazing- you’ll find out within a minute of meeting her!"
Photography credit: LiveLight Photography