The Importance of Hiring A Wedding Planner

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Why You Need A Wedding Planner (Plus Why Working With Feathered Arrow Studio Is The Best Decision!)

Wedding planner Kari Smith of Feathered Arrow Studio
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Are you currently in the midst of planning your wedding? Are you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what the next steps are? You’re not alone! Call me bias but, hiring a wedding planner is an essential part of the wedding planning process. Below are a few reasons why hiring a wedding planner is necessary and why we at Feathered Arrow Studio are the best choice for you! 

Have A Stress-Free Wedding

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Yes, you read that right! Planning your wedding doesn’t have to be stressful and we’re here to make that happen.  We will be available to you and your partner through every step of the planning process from start to finish. Plus, we will even supply you with wedding planning guides for everything from budget to timelines. We read all the contracts and remind you of upcoming deadlines. Not to mention, our specialty is wedding design! We’ll create an epic party for you + your guests, without the stress. 


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I have been so fortunate to be wedding planner for 10 years! I came into this industry after being trained by another planner and haven’t looked back. Over the past decade, we’ve come across just about every scenario imaginable, including a fire that forced a last minute venue change! I give all of my years of experience into every wedding I plan, so you never have to wonder what’s next.

 Vendor Relationships

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We have so many friends in this industry (and dare I say, they’re the best of the best!) You need floral designs? We got you! Looking for a unique place card design? Say no more! We have a rolodex of vendor friends and resources that will bring your design dreams to life! Plus, we have celebrated across all of California and have been fortunate enough to work at so many venues. From the woods, to the mountainsthe beach and downtown, we’ve planned there + know the ropes. 

We’re Here For YOU!

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Hiring us as your wedding planners means you have someone who is there for YOU. It’s a very common statement I see – “why do I need to hire a planner when my venue has a coordinator?” While still incredible assets, a wedding coordinator from your venue works for the venue…not for the couple. Their job is to make sure things run smoothly from a venue standpoint. But if something happens, you need a wedding planner on your side to handle it. As your wedding planner, we’re there for YOU! We are your voice during set up to ensure the details you meticulously planned are done and throughout the day to keep things running perfectly! Not to mention, if an issue does arise, we are the ones to handle it so all you and your partner have to worry about is enjoying your wedding!

And lastly, we love celebrating ALL love! We champion every race, gender, religion + orientation of all communities. You are welcome here and we are elated to be by your side for this exciting chapter! So, if you’re a fun-loving couple who adores color, breaking the mold + wants to have a an epic celebration – look no further! Contact us on our homepage here + let’s get started! 

Want to see more? Read what past couples have to say about us on YelpGoogleThe KnotWedding Wire and Zola.

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Expert Party Planner, Podcaster, and Creative Entrepreneur.

I'm a creative entrepreneur at heart and have been running my business for over 10 years and have planned and executed over 150+ weddings. I'm an expert in this industry and care deeply about my clients and making sure they have the best experience. I just launched a podcast with my work wife, Gabby Pinkerton of Cause We Can Events, called Just Another Biz Podcast! Go check it out!

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