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How much money can an Event Planner save you?

"Let's remove that popular misconception about Event Planners. They do not add to your budget!"

In fact, having an Event Planner can significantly reduce your spend.

Distinct events had a challenging task earlier on in the year to transform a village hall for a 40th Birthday Party.

Upon my initial visit I knew it wasn't going to be an easy task. With no budget provided in the brief, I started big. I bought in the best of the best to get the job done. These suppliers put on parties for Richard Branson's children. The result... £15,000!

Its more common than you think for clients not to have an initial budget in mind for their events. However, once clients are presented with options and pricing, you get a general idea of how much they are willing to spend and which direction they wish to take.

Generally speaking, clients end up scaling back but on this occasion I was told, "I would still like all of that but at half the cost".

There was my challenge and I happily accepted.

As a result, the village hall had been successfully transformed within budget and the client was very happy.

Anything is possible! 

Village Hall Glamour - Click here to view more images of this transformation.

Let's talk about how Distinct Events can save you money - Contact me

Related Article. Read how a Wedding Co-ordinator saved her Bride & Groom $2,550

How my wedding planner saved me so much money that she paid for herself, and then some


Why Hire a Wedding Planner?

"Shall we or shall we not hire a wedding planner?"

If you are a couple who thrive on planning, have great time management skills, have time to research from scratch, can negotiate and don't sweat the small stuff, you'll be fine. Go ahead and enjoy planning your wedding with ease.

However, for those who simply do not have the time, how many decisions are you willing to make before your mind starts going into information overload and you cannot take it anymore.

No more decisions... No more choices... Where am I on my to do list? What do we need to figure out first? Where do we even look for one of those? Who's booking what? How much have we spent already? Paperwork, paperwork and more paperwork Arghhh!!! No more!!!

A wedding is suppose to be a special time in your lives. It's suppose to be stress free and enjoyable.

Wedding planners are here to guide you in the right direction within the right timelines. We provide you with the neccessary choices and help make those important decisions. We do the hard work so you don't have to.

I'm frequently told that hiring a Wedding Planner is like having a good accountant. Sensitive to your budget and focused on saving you money.

Click here to read about what Distinct Events can do for you.

Another interesting read;

Why We Didn’t Hire a Wedding Planner... But Wish We Had

Claire Macintyre Photography

How to propose to your man this leap year

"Will you marry me...?"

Wouldn't it be nice if the man of your dreams could pull-off this kind of proposal just for you? I would imagine ideas of this scale are very rare.. 

Well, why not take advantage of the 2016 leap year on the 29th February and take proposal matters into your own hands.

If this doesnt inspire you, nothing will! This has got to be one of my favourite proposals of all time...