frequently asked questions

What is your pricing?

Each of our packages are completely customizable after the very basic necessities in each package level. With the average wedding costing a minimum of $30,000, we want to make sure you have the opportunity to hire an experienced planner to make the planning process and your day stress-free. For reference, we have packages starting at $975. Learn More about our wedding packages here.

Why do I need a Wedding Planner or Coordinator?

Hiring a wedding planner or coordinator can relieve so much stress for the happy couple, not only on their wedding day but also the weeks leading up! We keep everything under control the entire day with a priority of making sure you as a couple are never rushed and always worry-free! Check what others are saying about our services here.

What is your best advice during the planning process?

Throughout the entire process, be centered in you as a couple, meaning don't plan the celebration for other people, plan it solely for the two if you. Communicate with each other, over-communicate with your vendors, stay true to who you are as a couple and enjoy the process! For tips and tricks on getting the most out of planning head over to our blog.

Where do you work? Do you travel?

We are proud to be a women-owned and operated full planning company based in the Triangle of North Carolina, serving couples getting married at venues like Traine Raleigh, The Firehouse Co, and The Graham Mill. We love farm weddings, such as those hosted at Morris Peaceland Farm and Thistledown Farms, but there is something so special about a backyard wedding! We love exploring new places so we are happy to travel for weddings, both nationally & internationally! Depending on the location of your wedding, make sure to budget for airfare and hotel for our team, outside of our package pricing. See more real weddings here.

Why can't I just use my friend or the venue manager/coordinator?

Simply put, no matter how qualified your friend or family member thinks they are to manage and coordinate your wedding day, they will be distracted and ready to celebrate instead of performing the service of a professional wedding coordinator. Throughout the planning process, I am your vision board, your voice of reason, your checklist, and your personal assistant. I have nothing else on my mind the day of your event other than making sure everything is set exactly where you want it to be, the timeline runs smoothly, and that you are taken care of. 

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A venue manager/coordinator looks out for the venue. while I as your wedding planner/coordinator look out for you! Your venue coordinator makes sure the lights are set, the temperature if perfect and that the restrooms are stocked. I make sure the decor/floral is set where it needs to be, the vendors are arriving on time, both sides of the bridal party eat lunch, the rings are with who they need to be with prior to ceremony start, that your drinks stay full throughout the entire day, and that the timeline is flowing smoothly with any speedbumps that might occur get taken care of without you or your guests noticing. 

Do you work with LQBTQ Couples?

YES! Love is Love 

Its not my place or anyone else's to say any different! We approach each wedding with the same encouragement and enthusiasm, with a personalized touch to fit who you are as a couple! 

How do I contact you?

We would love to chat more about your upcoming event! Book your free 30-minute consult here or complete the short form on the Let's Chat page to get your personalized planning process started and receive our comprehensive brochure.

Are you insured?

YES! As a professional business, we are insured and operate with a clear and concise contract so our couples know the professionalism they can expect from the start. We pride ourselves on communicating effectively with our clients and other vendors, so the planning process and day of event run smoothly!

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Bri By Design

Event Designer, Planner & Coordinator

Based out of Raleigh, North Carolina

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