So many clients ask to pay with a credit card, of course why wouldn’t you want to earn some free miles, accommodations or cash back with this one of the most expensive days of your life?
Just to help you out, I wanted to provide just a few little items for you to consider and remember when you use a credit card for your vendor/wedding day payments:
1. Only consider this option when you have the funds set aside to pay the charges, there is NO reason to trash your credit and pay interest fees for your wedding day. Be sure to have your automatic payments ready to go each month.
Want an easy way to save some dough and make your reception even more beautiful? Repurpose your ceremony flowers!
You can easily use those isle flowers on your cake table, bar or cocktail tables. Check out how Ashlee used her isle flowers as her centerpieces (er, well vise versa)! She was able to create two beautiful scenes using the same flowers and NOBODY knew the difference!
Things to Remember to pull this off:
Talk to your florist to make sure that they will be able to provide the multiple transfers and additional set up, be sure to ask if the flowers will hold up well for IF they...
We are celebrating here at Sterling, we are excited to have our 5th Anniversary, that’s 5 years of assisting Brides, Local Nonprofits and corporate clients with their events! So much has changed over the years though our dedication and mission remains the same: be an asset and resource to each client and offer the best of our creativity, experience and knowledge to provide them with the celebration of their dreams!
Every event I assist with, I get the question “what DO we tip the vendors?”. Coming from the corporate, Disney events’ background makes this difficult for me to answer because I truly believe it is at each clients’ discretion and often more importantly, budget.
There are many planners/vendors that feel differently then I. Some have blogged that they expect nothing less than 15-20% of their fees, a few vendors have a percentage listed in their contracts. Mind Blown? Mine was.
It is important to acknowledge a job well done with some form of your appreciation! Does it have to be a fat en...
When I was a Bride, I remember asking Aaron if I could do “it”, “it?” he asked “and what does that mean?” I told him I could do it all: flowers, favors, invites. Understand, I would have decorated a cake if they had let me!
I will never forget his words and share them with each and every bride that asks me the same question, ”Yes, but you can only do ONE major project.” Pick the ONE project that you want to do, have time to do, and that you can have completed at least two weeks prior to your wedding day. Delegate the rest or visit Etsy.com, surely someone there will offer exactly what you are lo...