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Jump start Your Wedding Plans

And avoid the common (and expensive) mistakes that many couples make while planning their wedding!

OVERWHELMED WITH HOW TO PLAN YOUR WEDDING? 

Most couples start planning their wedding by booking a venue and hiring vendors.  They skip the most important step in planning – creating the foundation of their wedding plans.  

This often leads to them spending more money on their wedding than they anticipated, making the rest of the planning process stressful and frustrating.

BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY! 

The Wedding Planning Blueprint is here to lay that foundation for you, allowing you to enjoy wedding planning confidently again.  

WE START BY BUILDING YOUR WEDDING PLANNING FOUNDATION

Wedding Planning Priorities

PRIORITIES

Ensure that you have considered all the the key components that are important to you for your wedding.  No doubt you’ve already discovered that everyone wants to offer an engaged couple their opinions.  Establishing this pillar will make sure that you aren’t planning the wedding THEY want you to have!

Wedding budget

BUDGET

It’s not the most glamorous subject when it comes to wedding planning, but setting a solid budget early on will make sure you aren’t making expensive mistakes.

DON’T PLAN YOUR WEDDING BACKWARDS!  Learn why and how to avoid it in this pillar.

Outdoor wedding ceremony

GUEST LIST

So much of your wedding budget and plans will be determined by your guest list.  Snag tips on creating your guest list in this pillar.  

You’ll also get answers to some of the most common guest list issues and questions that couples have. 

Wedding Planning Priorities

CHECKLISTS AND TIMELINES

How long do you need to plan a wedding?  When do you send out save the dates and invitations?  How do you know when you should be doing certain wedding tasks?
What should you even be doing right now?!?
Don’t worry!  We’ll get into all of that in pillar #4…YOU’VE GOT THIS!

Wedding budget

VENDORS

Hiring the right vendor team is probably the most important component to make sure you can actually enjoy your wedding day!  

Here we’ll discuss what vendors you need, what order you should book them in, and how to go about finding them in the mess of all of those vendor listing sites online.

ONCE YOUR FOUNDATION IS SET, WE MOVE ON TO THE PLANNING STAGES

wedding planning checklist

STAGE 2

Once your Wedding Planning Foundation is set, it’s time to start locking in the details!  In Stage 2, we’ll cover: 

  • Catering 101
  • Booking your venue & vendors
  • Wedding Gowns
  • Design & Decor
Wedding Invitations

STAGE 3

In Stage 3 we begin working on the smaller details of the wedding planning.  Here’s some of what we’ll cover: 

  • Stationey details
  • Wedding Day Timeline
  • Honeymoon
  • Wedding Cake 
  • Music & Entertainment
Outdoor wedding ceremony

PLANNING COLLECTIVE MEMBERSHIP

The final 2 stages are covered in the Planning Collective Membership.  This is where the details get specific, and in the membership I’ll be able to give you the support and advice you need.  

  • Weekly Zoom calls to get answers to your wedding planning questions
  • Personal Aisle Planner Account
  • Private community for members to connect and help support through planning

Key Takeaways from past students:

To not “plan your wedding backwards” and get yourself in a whole mess of a blown budget!  – Samantha

That you need to set a good foundation before you dive in to all the fun stuff! -Kaylei

Course Only

$14.97

One time purchase

  • Access to current Wedding Planning Blueprint Course
  • Video planning sessions for all 5 Wedding Planning Pillars (Priorities, Budget, Guest List, Checklists & Timelines, and Vendors)
  • Wedding Planning Workbook, Templates, and Planning Checklists
  • Bonus planning tips in each pillar!
  • Access to ALL future courses offered and upgrades to WPB

Course & Membership

$19.97

Billed Monthly

  • Access to Wedding Planning Blueprint Course – current and future editions & additions
  • Weekly Zoom calls with Kate to get answers to your wedding planning questions
  • Personal Aisle Planner Account (More Details Here)
  • Private community for members to connect and help support through planning
  • Access to ALL future courses offered and upgrades to WPB
  • Billed monthly, ability to cancel at any time

One on One Support

$197.97

One Time Purchase

  • Full access to Wedding Planning Blueprint,  lifetime access to the membership & all benefits  included ($255 annual value) 
  • Personal one-on-one consultation with Kate via Zoom to review any wedding questions you have ($120 value)
  • Personal review of your Aisle Planner Account to make sure you get the most out of it
  • Additional small group Zoom session each month 
  • Access to ALL future courses offered and upgrades to WPB

What is the Membership all about?

Who is this for?

A membership with Planning Collective is for you if:

  • You went from being SO EXCITED about planning, to quickly feeling overwhelmed and defeated
  • You get distracted by all the inspiration posts on sites like The Knot & WeddingWire, but can’t find the realistic wedding planning resources
  • You dream of tossing the wedding plans and just eloping
  • You know what you want your wedding to be, you just don’t know how to get there
  • You don’t need (or don’t have the budget for) a Full Service Wedding Planner, but want to make sure that you aren’t missing any big steps

Who this is NOT for?

A membership may NOT be for you if:

  • You only need local vendor referrals – The Collective is supported by our members, not paid vendors.  This ensures members get honest advice that is not skewed towards advertising dollars.  If you’re just looking for vendors, check out What Wedding Vendors Do I Need, and then find your local market on WeddingWire for listings and reviews.
  • You are already working with a FULL SERVICE planner – The Collective will not replace the value of working with a Full Service planner.  If you are able to hire a professional,  you will not regret it!
  • You’re mostly looking for more pretty wedding images to Pin – While I will make sure to include some pretty images of my past events, our focus in the Collective is on the logistical planning details.  Not pages and pages of design inspiration.  Find me for free on Pinterest for that 🙂

What is Included  in  the Membership?

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New bundles each month

Each month we will do a deep dive into one specific topic (budget, vendors, gowns, etc) bringing you very detailed information with guest experts 

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Weekly Live Q & A's

Bring your planning questions to Zoom for my advice during our weekly Q & A sessions 

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Aisle Planner Account

Have full access to our go-to planning software to make sure you’re staying on track with your tasks

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Wedding Planning Success Path

We will take you through our unique success path that has been created to guide you through the stages of planning

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Telegram Messaging

A private messaging system where we can connect for even more planning support

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30+ Planning Templates

Over 30 planning guides and templates. Topics include day of timelines, tipping, questions to ask vendors, ceremony order, etc.

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Access to our planning tips and tricks

In addition to our personalized checklists on Planning Collective, we’ll post weekly tips and suggestions to keep in mind while you plan

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Facebook Community

Join our private online community to help support other couples as you all plan your weddings

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Discounts on Planning/Coordination services

Looking for more hands on help?  All members will receive discounts on our planning and coordination services for your wedding

Hey there! I'm Kate

Thanks for scrolling all the way down 🙂  Here’s a little bit about me

  1. I am obsessed with candles
  2. I will never not say “Hi” to a dog
  3. I’ve been a Wedding Planner for over 16 years, and have worked with 300+ couples
  4. I love talking about weddings, and especially sharing my experience and tips with engaged couples