We’ve all heard of Bridezillas! And while not every bride transforms into one of these very dangerous creatures, with all the stress a wedding can bring, it’s not uncommon to see the darker side of a woman when she is planning her big day.
There’s probably no person more qualified than a wedding planner when it comes to dealing with Bridezillas, but it is also important for brides to be to understand that their planners are on their side when it comes to providing them with a stress free and beautiful wedding.
Read on to find out why a wedding planner is such a valuable part of a wedding and why you should do your best to show your planner your appreciation.
Choosing the Right Planner
Before discussing the value of a wedding planner, let’s start by talking about what to look for in a planner.
It is important to choose a planner who you can relate to, someone who shares your vision and someone you genuinely get along with. If do not choose a planner you get along with, it will lead to clashes down the road and your wedding may not end up being the perfect day you envisioned.
You also might want to splurge a bit on your planner. A wedding planner is an added expense on an already expensive event. However, you get what you pay for.
Certain planners might charge a bit more, but he or she will make up for it by providing you with extra services, years of expertise and possibly even discounts on staff, musical entertainment, vendors and venues that could counter your costs.
Your Wedding Planner is on Your Side
As soon as you feel the Bridezilla in your start to come out, stop and remember that your planner is on your side. They want you to have the wedding of your dreams and keep you within budget. It is their job to make you happy and they do so by providing an experience that is as stress free as possible.
They Start Planning in Advance
You might not see all the hard work your planner puts in to making your day perfect, but there is a lot of hard work involved.
Most planners will start production 3-4 days before the wedding with teams of several people helping out. They take care of the behind the scenes activity to make sure the bride and groom can relax and enjoy their day.
They Will Give You Valuable Tips
Because planners have so much experience with weddings, they will give you tips about details that might be overlooked and could easily ruin a wedding.
For instance, brides and grooms should be sure to double check their attire after having it dry cleaned before the wedding. You never know if it got damaged or shrunk while being serviced.
These valuable tricks and tips are just another way your planner is working to make your day as seamless as possible (no pun intended).
Planners Help You Relax and Have Fun
A wedding should be fun, but if you are too bogged down with the details of planning, it can take away from your experience. A planner is there to take the weight of the planning process off your shoulders to make your day as enjoyable as possible. They deal with the stress, so you don’t have to.
If you are planning a big wedding, you might not want to tack on another expense, but a wedding planner can provide a priceless service that makes them well worth the cost. And best of all, they keep the Bridezillas at bay. Will you be hiring a planner to help contain the Bridezilla in you?