The Organized Bride
15 Step Guide For Planning A Stress-Free Wedding Day
Congratulations on your engagement and upcoming nuptials and welcome to The Organized Bride: 15 Step Guide For Planning A Stress Free Wedding Day.
Who knew planning a wedding could be so stressful? From selecting essential details such as a venue, caterer and photographer, to trying to stay within the looming budget ...
You’ve quickly found yourself wanting to holler, throw up both your hands and shout “JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL.” And you haven’t even STARTED the “high-pressure” aspects of the planning process yet.
Now, before you wave that white flag in desperation, take a deep breath and rest easy knowing you’ve landed in the right place As you explore each of the 15 steps, you’ll become more organized with your planning which results in a stress free day. And that’s what every couple needs on their wedding day!
In the Organized Bride, I give you the steps I've successfully used for more than 15 years in planning weddings of all sizes and budgets. Here's what you'll learn:
How to create a realistic budget
What you should look for when selecting a venue
Why you should consider hiring a wedding planner
What questions you should ask when choosing a caterer
How to tackle the daunting task of addressing and assembling your wedding invitations
What to consider when choosing the bridesmaids and groomsmen attire
The preparations you need to make before shopping for your wedding dress
And so much more!
Meet the Author
Staci Franklin is the owner and lead event planner of It's Your Day! Weddings & Special Events. An accredited wedding and event designer, she has been providing event management services for weddings, social and corporate events, fundraisers, tradeshows and group travel since 2001.
Her weddings and special events have been featured in a variety of publications including Premier Bride Magazine, Munaluchi Bride, The Commercial Appeal, The Tri-State Defender, RSVP Magazine, 4Memphis Magazine and many others.
Staci also has more than 20 years experience in communications and community relations. She most recently served as Vice President of Communications for BRIDGES and Executive Director of Communications for the former Memphis City Schools. She has also served as Director of Community Investment for the Memphis Grizzlies NBA franchise and Communications Coordinator for International Paper.
Known for her immense attention to detail and ability to organize the logistics for the most complex events; Staci always exudes calmness to make sure her clients events are executed with precision.
She is a graduate of Spelman College where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English and The University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Arts in Journalism.