With all the tutorials and Etsy products available, many couples might be tempted to DIY their wedding. We are, after all, in the era of information when most people can teach themselves how to do just about anything. Although in theory it may be a good money saving idea, there is a peace of mind that comes with having a professional plan the wedding that money can’t buy. As they say, two brains are better than one and planning a wedding takes a village. Here are the top 5 reasons why couples should use a wedding planner for their big day:


To begin with, from the flowers to the food, wedding planners know the best vendors in the industry.  Wedding planners are able to get great deals on just about everything needed for the big event. Every single vendor plays a crucial part in creating the perfect wedding that each couple has always dreamed of. If you’re not an event planner, it would be rare for you to have established relationships with these vendors. Wedding planners already have built the rapport needed to make sure the vendors hired care about your event and want to fulfill your vision exactly how you want it.


Wedding planners are like lobbyist. They’re on the phone all day turning no’s into yes’s and making sure to keep your vision on track. Most couples do not have the time to do this. This is especially so if you are planning a destination wedding and you’re working with a a time difference and language barrier.


Aside from advocating for you, wedding planners keep things stress free. Having a wedding planner as the main point of contact is way easier and more organized then having to speak to each and every single vendor on your own. Keeping track of those emails, texts and calls will be stressful for most people,  especially professionals with already busy lives.

In addition to keeping things stress free, wedding planners help you stay realistic about your…


It might take more than you have budgeted to create the wedding of your dreams and wedding planners make sure you stay within it while still achieving your luxury wedding goals. If it is your first time planning a wedding you might not have thought about every single detail. Wedding planners make sure that you think of everything for you, your family and all your guests.

The last one is what ties all of these together.


Once you’ve ironed out every detail of your big day and you’re sitting in the makeup chair getting glammed up, the last thing you want to do is worry about set up and attending to your guests. Wedding planners and their team make sure that the day of the event everything runs seamlessly and smoothly. They stay on top of vendors, guests, and venues and make sure that the couple is focused on just enjoying what is supposed to be the most magical day of their lives together. Sit back and enjoy, all of the planning has lead up to this day.