The Finishing Touch

The Finishing Touch

Approximately eight weeks prior to your wedding date we will contact you to schedule up to two meetings with consultant prior to the rehearsal; one of these meetings will ideally be held at the wedding and reception site. The asterix (*) denotes items that will be mutually agreed upon during these meetings, other items will be delivered as noted.

  • Wedding Day Timeline preparation for bridal party members*
  • Schedule of Events preparation for Ceremony and Reception, which will be implemented by consultant the day-of
  • Assigned Task List (for bridal party members and family) preparation*
  • Ceremony Outline (including processional and recessional)*
  • Vendor and Bridal Party Contact information*
  • Vendor Confirmation (week-of)
  • Staff member on-site for rehearsal coordination

  • The Finishing Touch Includes

  • Individualized ceremony information packets for each bridal party member, with itinerary and job lists
  • Rehearsal direction
  • Consultant on-site from pre-ceremony through reception (up to ten hours)
  • Assistant consultant on-site for approximately five hours
  • Up to 2 additional assistants on-site (as needed)

  • Day-of Responsibilities

  • Oversee direction of schedule of events
  • Day-of vendor coordination
  • Bouquet, corsage and boutonnière coordination
  • Delivery of non-vendor items to ceremony or reception (such as programs, ceremonial objects, toasting glasses, cake and knife set, etc.)
  • Set-up coordination (flowers, decorations, table settings, gift and cake table, musicians, DJ, etc.)
  • Ceremony Coordination (ushering and hosting of guests before and after ceremony, overseeing of assigned ushers, organizing bridal party’s entrance/processional)
  • Photography Coordination (ensuring all family and bridal party members are organized and ready for photos, and that photos are completed on time)
  • Reception Coordination (organization and introduction of bridal party, receiving line, cocktail hour, seating for dinner, toasts, cake-cutting, first dance, bouquet and garter toss, etc.)
  • Band or DJ direction, including announcements and proper name pronunciation
  • Bridal Party emergency kit on-site

  • Additional Complimentary services available with Package:

  • Distribution of final vendor payments and gratuities day-of
  • Etiquette consultation
  • An Urban Affair bridal library borrowing privilege

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