In this episode Tonia shares with you her insights to choosing your wedding party. How do you pick your bridesmaids and groomsmen? Tonia talks about your "inner circle" and the significance your wedding party will have on your wedding day and the rest of your lives. Your inner circle represents your past, present, and hopefully your future. What are the financial obligations of the wedding party? Are you going to have children in your wedding? If so, what important things do you need to consider? Happy Planning!
Tuxedo Shopping: In this episode we ask John, of Torelli's Custom Shop in Kennett Square, PA, some important questions about tuxedo styles and fit. How will I know if my tuxedo fits correctly? What's the proper way to put in the pocket square? What's the difference in coat styles? What's the proper way to button a tuxedo coat and vest? Happy Planning!
In this episode Tonia shows you contrasting examples of table setting styles. She talks about the many elements involved, and how you can make small changes to dramatically enhance the overall look of your table. You will learn a lot about the "rules" of how a wedding planner handles traditional table settings, but you will also learn a lot of fun personalization ideas also. As you will see, Tonia knows how to successfully break the "rules." Happy Planning!
In this episode Tonia breaks down the basics of your wedding budget. Your budget is one of the most crucial elements in ensuring your wedding planning remains fun and stress-free. Who is paying for your wedding? If you aren't paying for 100% of you wedding then you MUST ask this one very important question before going any further. Once that is squared away, Tonia will show you how to get the most bang for your buck. What is a contingency fund? Do you need a contingency fund? How do you prioritize so you can afford your most important wedding expenses? Budget may not be the most fun wedding pl...
In this episode Tonia talks about the basics of ceremony planning. What are the most important things to think about when beginning to plan for your wedding ceremony? Tonia goes in depth about logistics, timing, priorities, restrictions, and so much more. Don't worry, Tonia definitely has you covered! Happy Planning!
What's the Difference? In this episode Tonia discusses the subtle (and not so subtle) differences between the wedding designer, wedding planner and wedding coordinator. Wait, these are not the same person? Happy Planning!
In this episode Tonia talks all about inspiration and how to find the design inspiration for your wedding. She discusses themes, styles, patterns, textures, and that sought after WOW factor. Happy Planning!
In this episode, Tonia gives an overview of what you need to know when ordering your save-the-dates and invitations. How much time do I need to order my invitations? What are my options for materials and cardstock? Tonia discusses options, logistics, and all planning basics for your save-the-dates and wedding invitations. Happy Planning!
In this episode Tonia discusses the importance of the seating chart. What is the seating chart and why is it important during the wedding planning process? What unique ways can you personalize your seating chart? Also, find out why Tonia is talking to you from a a 52 degree wine cooler (hint: it's not because she really loves wine... Even though she doesreally love wine). Happy Planning!
Cha-Ching. Cha-Ching. In this episode Tonia gets back to business and helps you decipher the often misunderstood world of tipping your wedding vendors. She covers which vendors customarily should receive a gratuity as well as how much to give to each vendor. Tonia also has some great insight she shares regarding thank-you notes for your wedding vendors. Happy Planning!