42 min

Relieving Wedding Stress: Why Hiring a Planner is Important The Wedding Tea

    • Society & Culture

The key to a smooth and efficient wedding day lies in finding the right wedding planner that meshes with your personality as a couple. I’ve known Tiffany Chalk for a few years now and have worked with her on several weddings. She’s a sought-after planner known throughout the wedding and event industry as a master space transformationist.
Tiffany dedicates herself to her craft and likes to stay abreast of what she calls T3--the latest technology, techniques, and talent boosters which makes her the go-to person for forecasting industry trends in the PA Tri-State area. She amplifies the “wow factor” for clients’ expectations, regardless of limited budgets, and is an expert at transforming space. This has made her one of the most sought-after planners and speakers at industry conferences and retreats in recent years, both internationally and stateside.
She sets herself apart from her contemporaries with her distinctive ability to go beyond her client’s expectations without compromising style and sophistication, even with the most modest budgets. Her charismatic demeanor and spontaneity to contextualize creative party and entertaining ideas has led to several guest appearances on Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia and WBOC-TV’s DelmarvaLife.
In today’s episode, you’ll get plenty of advice alongside some humorous tidbits as I talk with Tiffany about wedding planning and discuss why it’s in your best interest to hire a wedding planner at all.


In This Episode:
[02:54] - Tiffany talks about her journey into wedding planning. What does she love about it, aside from transforming space?
[07:02] - According to Tiffany, these are the three things a wedding planner can do for you and why you should hire one.
[08:35] - Eilena and Tiffany point out how party planning isn’t on the same level as wedding planning.
[10:10] - What’s the difference between a venue coordinator versus having your own planner? Tiffany emphasizes the priority of both.
[14:46] - Switching gears, here’s how Tiffany helps her clients understand how to set a budget. 
[18:15] - Tiffany describes her process of breaking down wedding budgets into categories and percentages (based on preferences).
[25:53] - How important is it to have the couple’s personality reflected throughout the wedding?
[29:18] - Tiffany discusses the importance of using professional vendors, not family or anyone who won’t sign a contract. They can make or break your event.
[33:23] - How do timelines help make the wedding day run more efficiently for the couple and the vendors? Tiffany demonstrates with some examples.
[37:11] - Before wrapping up, Tiffany offers two tips to help couples choose the right planner for them.
[39:23] - Communication is really integral to planning the wedding, so consider the response time between you and your planner.


Relevant Links:
Tiffany Chalk Events
Website | Instagram | Facebook
The Wedding Tea
Instagram
The Event Loft
Website | Instagram
Munaluchi Bride
Website
Philadelphia Weddings
Website

The key to a smooth and efficient wedding day lies in finding the right wedding planner that meshes with your personality as a couple. I’ve known Tiffany Chalk for a few years now and have worked with her on several weddings. She’s a sought-after planner known throughout the wedding and event industry as a master space transformationist.
Tiffany dedicates herself to her craft and likes to stay abreast of what she calls T3--the latest technology, techniques, and talent boosters which makes her the go-to person for forecasting industry trends in the PA Tri-State area. She amplifies the “wow factor” for clients’ expectations, regardless of limited budgets, and is an expert at transforming space. This has made her one of the most sought-after planners and speakers at industry conferences and retreats in recent years, both internationally and stateside.
She sets herself apart from her contemporaries with her distinctive ability to go beyond her client’s expectations without compromising style and sophistication, even with the most modest budgets. Her charismatic demeanor and spontaneity to contextualize creative party and entertaining ideas has led to several guest appearances on Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia and WBOC-TV’s DelmarvaLife.
In today’s episode, you’ll get plenty of advice alongside some humorous tidbits as I talk with Tiffany about wedding planning and discuss why it’s in your best interest to hire a wedding planner at all.


In This Episode:
[02:54] - Tiffany talks about her journey into wedding planning. What does she love about it, aside from transforming space?
[07:02] - According to Tiffany, these are the three things a wedding planner can do for you and why you should hire one.
[08:35] - Eilena and Tiffany point out how party planning isn’t on the same level as wedding planning.
[10:10] - What’s the difference between a venue coordinator versus having your own planner? Tiffany emphasizes the priority of both.
[14:46] - Switching gears, here’s how Tiffany helps her clients understand how to set a budget. 
[18:15] - Tiffany describes her process of breaking down wedding budgets into categories and percentages (based on preferences).
[25:53] - How important is it to have the couple’s personality reflected throughout the wedding?
[29:18] - Tiffany discusses the importance of using professional vendors, not family or anyone who won’t sign a contract. They can make or break your event.
[33:23] - How do timelines help make the wedding day run more efficiently for the couple and the vendors? Tiffany demonstrates with some examples.
[37:11] - Before wrapping up, Tiffany offers two tips to help couples choose the right planner for them.
[39:23] - Communication is really integral to planning the wedding, so consider the response time between you and your planner.


Relevant Links:
Tiffany Chalk Events
Website | Instagram | Facebook
The Wedding Tea
Instagram
The Event Loft
Website | Instagram
Munaluchi Bride
Website
Philadelphia Weddings
Website

42 min

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