Choosing wedding planning services à la carte allows you to select the specific assistance you need in planning and organizing your wedding. Using wedding planning services à la carte is an inexpensive and efficient way to utilize the expertise of the team at A Beautiful Wedding. This method of planning is geared towards brides and grooms who do not mind doing their own legwork, but would like the advice and guidance of a professional consultant throughout the planning process. You are the planner—we have the expertise.  

Select individual or multiple services from the list below and we will provide you with the assistance you need to make everything perfect. Any à la carte service may be added to any wedding package if it is not already included:

  • Private, personal one-on-one consultation by the hour (three hour minimum)

  • Wedding Proposal planning

  • Officiant to perform your ceremony (the “I Do Crew” includes three Officiants)

  • Custom Wedding Vows, written just for you

  • Arranging to have your Vows transcribed into cursive handwriting for a keepsake

  • Creating a list of Wedding Party Duties, detailed Itinerary, and Timeline

  • Research and Referral Service for Wedding Professionals
  • A member of the “I Do Crew” can attend all wedding professional appointments with you, billed per hour

  • Budgeting

  • Ceremony Site Selection

  • Destination Weddings

  • Honeymoon Packages (travel included!)

  • Wedding Etiquette

  • Addressing Invitations in calligraphy or cursive handwriting, envelope stuffing, and mailing

  • Creating your very own postage stamps featuring a picture of the two of you

  • Wedding programs, menus, table cards, place cards, signs, banners, maps, and other custom inserts

  • Light Decorating of Ceremony Site

  • Recommending items of decor available for rental (Visit our Wedding Shoppe!

  • Reception Venue Selection

  • Light Reception set-up and decorating

  • Seating and Floor Plan Preparation

  • Ice Sculptures & Chocolate Fountains

  • Photo Booths

  • Rehearsal Dinner Arrangements and Coordination

  • Rehearsal Dinner, Coordination Only

  • Personal Wedding Shopper

  • Assistance with locating a seamstress for alterations

  • Wedding Insurance

  • Pick-up and delivery of small items on your wedding day

  • Planning and organizing wedding-related parties:

    • Engagement Parties

    • Bachelor Parties

    • Bachelorette Parties

    • Bridal Showers

    • Bridal Luncheons

    • Wedding Brunches

    • Post-Wedding Brunches

  • Preparation of Engagement and/or Wedding Announcement for the newspaper

  • Health & Beauty, Hair & Makeup, Spa Appointments, Nail Salon Appointments

  • Dentistry Assistance for teeth whitening

  • Assist in arranging child care providers. Each child care provider is paid a $50.00 base by you or you can divide it between families. In addition, child care providers are paid $10.00 per child in Lawrence, $15.00 per child outside of Lawrence. Child care is paid by each child’s parents. (This is money well spent. Yes, I think of everything and you can thank me later!)


  • Child Care Entertainment

  • Magician

  • Guest Accommodations

  • Hotel Welcome Baskets

  • Travel accommodation arrangements

  • Media/Newspaper notification of your wedding

  • Pick-up and delivery of small items after your wedding

  • Wedding Gown Preservation Services

  • Floral Preservation

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