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A Personalized Washington Outdoor Wedding

A Personalized Washington Outdoor Wedding

When you’re planning your big day, sometimes it can be hard to find exactly what you’re looking for. Of course, there are countless venues to choose from, and my team and I have lots of recommendations for you if you need them. However, if you’re like this couple, you want something a little out of…

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Questions To Ask A Wedding Planner Before You Book Them

Questions To Ask A Wedding Planner Before You Book Them

Searching for a wedding planner is definitely not an easy task. If you're hiring a planner, it's because you want them to make your life a heck of a lot easier! When searching for the perfect one for you, it's important to know what to look for. That's why I wanted to put together a…

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Top Wedding Planning Tips from a Wedding Planner

Top Wedding Planning Tips from a Wedding Planner

Here at Emerald Engagements, we work with tons of couples every year to plan the wedding of their dreams. With these years of experience comes learning things that I wish every couple knew during the planning process! I wanted to put together a list of my top wedding planning tips so that you can have…

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What’s the difference between a wedding coordinator and a venue coordinator?

What’s the difference between a wedding coordinator and a venue coordinator?

Let me tell you - a common misconception among wedding planning couples is that a wedding and venue coordinator are the same thing. I’m here to tell you that that couldn’t be farther from the truth! Both coordinators have very different yet very key roles on your wedding day. Let’s jump into the differences, shall…

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Should You Tip Your Wedding Vendors?

Should You Tip Your Wedding Vendors?

As a wedding planner, one of the most common questions I get is “Should you tip wedding vendors?” It’s always a personal decision whether to tip your vendors, but I will say it’s greatly appreciated. For those of you who are choosing to tip your vendors, I’ve put together a little cheat sheet to help…

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How many of you are in sticker shock when you start to inquire about a day-of coordinator?

How many of you are in sticker shock when you start to inquire about a day-of coordinator?

We want to chat a little bit about WHY Emerald Engagements charges what we do. When you book Emerald Engagements to be your wedding managers, we do not simply just show up on wedding day and magically know your vision and exactly what you want. This package includes unlimited emails, calls, and texts to ensure…

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Downtown Seattle Styled Shoot

Downtown Seattle Styled Shoot

2020 has been a devastating and hard year for many people. Washington’s rules and regulations related to wedding activities have changed drastically and frequently, ensuring that vendors and engaged couples pivot more than once to see the special day through.    Emerald Engagements collaborated with a handful of talented vendors to demonstrate that regardless of…

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Gold Creek Pond Elopement

Gold Creek Pond Elopement

Is eloping not for you and your fiancé? How about a Micro Wedding?   The stigma of eloping being about secrecy has waned. The meaning has drastically changed. Eloping in 2020 is more about having “a small intimate wedding.” Often times, couples decide to elope to save not only money but avoid the hassle of…

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Micro Wedding Styled Shoot

Micro Wedding Styled Shoot

As we all learn to adapt to the new landscape 2020 has bestowed upon us all, the wedding industry is no exception, and has been rocked hard. In an effort to adapt, a group of talented vendors came together to showcase what a social distance micro wedding can look like, and demonstrate that it can…

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Do You Really Need a Day of Coordinator?

Do You Really Need a Day of Coordinator?

Do you really need a day-of coordinator? It is the most common question asked in the initial consultation. Here is the difference:  Venue Coordinator Venue coordinators are individuals managing the property the day of your event. They will assist vendors with electrical, plumping, or property logistic questions. These individuals will not manage your timeline, program, or personal requests in…

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