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wedding planner

I'm a wedding planner who eloped!

I’m a wedding planner who eloped and I don’t regret it at all

At first, I was thinking of inviting family, friends, out-of-town relatives — you know, the typical thoughts that run through some people’s head after a proposal. Then, I had a totally unexpected idea. Why don’t we elope? I was at the time of my life where I didn’t care to spend a ton of money on a wedding and I had no desire to. But what do my wedding planning couples think now?

why procrastinators need a wedding planner Photo by Jenn Emerling Photography alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

5 butt-saving reasons I need my wedding planner

Turns out wedding planners just have all this outside-of-the-box knowledge that EVEN WORKING ON A WEDDING BLOG doesn’t give you.

Fortunately I’m not in Full Panic Mode, because I did the number one thing I advise everyone to do: I got myself a wedding planner, and it’s the best best best thing I did. Here’s why…

alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Why you need this New York wedding planner (aka “kick-ass logistical goddess”)

New Yorkers, and New York-adjacent-ers, here’s why you need this New York wedding planner even if you have a venue coordinator already, if you’re on the fence about getting one, or looking for a wedding planner who loves offbeat couples so much that she’s offering you a discount…

OBB Flowers alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Meet New York’s full-service, COMPLETELY FREE party planners

The Party People, is a party-planning Offbeat Bride sponsor, much like any other. Except for one CRUCIAL difference: they are 100% FREE! Here’s how that’s possible…

What is a "wedding day manager" and why do I need one? As seen on @offbeatbride

“Downloading your wedding brain”: what is wedding day management and why do you need it?

We’ve already waxed poetic about how event planners can save you money, save your ass, and be your wedding savoir, right? But maybe you’re still thinking it’s just too expensive or you have someone on your guest list who can wing it. To play devil’s advocate, we talked to one of our own Offbeat Brides and beloved vendors, LA-based Jessica Carrillo of Art & Soul Events, to see why hiring a wedding planner (or in this case, a “wedding day manager!”) may be the decision you’ll totally be happy you made. Let’s talk about what the heck wedding day management even is and why you might totally need it.

Elopement giveaway as seen on @offbeatbride

Eloping in LA? It could be free with a dream team of vendors: Enter to win a free elopement package

Are you dreaming and scheming an intimate wedding on a cliff overlooking the ocean, a roof-top with view, a beautiful canyon on the beach, or perhaps at an iconic city hall? Some of our favorite vendors are teaming up to find a bold couple with a sense of adventure to win an elopement package with an all-star vendor team. This dream team is offering a free elopement package including event planning, photography, hair, makeup, and flowers for one lucky couple.