Complete list of all services available with
Fairy Dust Events:
Planning and Communication:
Complimentary initial consultation to decide if I am the right planner for you.
Provide a monthly checklist of things you should be working on to help you stay on task.
Create a planning binder for you with tabs and resources.
Unlimited phone, email and text correspondence and in person meetings as needed.
Hourly Consultations and Coordinating Services:
Budget conscience or just need a little bit of help? Only need assistance for a few element of your wedding day such as set up or decorating? We are available on an hourly basis either on the phone or in person (within 50 mile radius of Charlottesville) to advise on design elements, where to start, budget formulation, vendor recommendations, stationary options, wedding dress selection, etiquette or anything else.
Work with you to formulate a budget or analyze the one you already have.
Manage budget and give budget advice throughout the planning process.
Work closely with you to create a vision, select colors, develop a theme, choose décor and table linens.
Establish the floral design, including centerpieces, based on your style and color preferences and what will be in season.
Put together amenity baskets reception bathrooms (cost of supplies not included).
Wedding Dress Selection and Coordination:
Recommend salons and shops based on your budget and style preference.
Accompany you on appointments if needed
Confirm of delivery date
Recommend accessory and lingerie based on your dress (veil, shoes, jewelry, hair accessories, bag)
Submit announcement of engagement and marriage to the print media of your choice
Vendor Selection and Management:
Research and recommend vendors based on your preferred location, preferences, and budget (including, but not limited to, reception, venue, ceremony site, officiant, photographer, videographer, florist, caterer, band, dj, make up consultant, hair stylist, transportation companies, baker, lighting and other rental business').
Accompany you at meetings to offer advice and ask critical questions if needed.
Offer menu and cake selections.
Provide sample of photography shot list.
Manage, finalize and confirm vendor arrangements throughout the process.
Research and recommend options for Save the Dates, Invitations, Ceremony Program, Rehearsal Dinner Invitations, Place Cards and Menu Cards based on your budget, style and theme.
Provide etiquette advice for proper wording.
Refer you to an experienced Calligrapher.
Collate and mail Save The Dates, Invitations and Rehearsal Dinner Invitations (cost of postage not included).
Wedding Party Apparel Selection and Coordination:
Recommend Bridesmaid dresses, Groom and Groomsmen attire based on your budget, style and color preferences.
Collect measurements from attendants or pass along information for ordering or reserving attire.
Ensure all attendants have ordered or reserved apparel.
Confirm delivery date of all wedding party apparel.
Provide an RSVP service- this includes a return RSVP address for mail and electronic RSVP tracking an call to guest who have not responded by the deadline.
Block hotel rooms for out of town guests and reserve accommodations for the newlywed couple.
Help choose, create or assemble favors for guest.
Assemble and deliver guest baskets to out of towner's hotel rooms (cost of supplies not included)
Arrange parking services at the ceremony and reception sites if necessary.
Engagement Party, Bridal Shower, Bachelorette and Bachelor Party Planning:
Lacking the time or ideas to plan these fun events? We are here to come up with the perfect way to celebrate!
Wedding Weekend Planning:
Plan and organize the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
Organize any additional night before, day of or morning after activities, such as: Golf outings, spa day, brunch or luncheon.
A Service For The Do-It-Yourselfer Couple:
This is for the DIY couple who is over whelmed with uncompleted tasks. We can help you with craft projects, favor assembly, envelope stuffing, sign making. Anything to help ease the load.
Wedding Babysitting Service:
This can be for children invited to the wedding to keep them entertained during the ceremony and/or reception. You may also use this if children were not invited to the wedding, but you would like to offer this to those families who may need assistance.
Month of Wedding Activities:
Walk thru ceremony and reception sites with you and relevant vendors to discuss the floor plan.
Draw up and submit floor plan.
Prepare and distribute relevant versions of the day of itinerary (including contact numbers) to wedding party/family/vendors.
Review and discuss vendor contracts. Confirm information.
Contact each vendor to become their point of contact and answer any questions.
Coordinate communication between vendors.
Fill vendors in on final decisions; confirm counts based on final RSVPs.
Remind couple of final payment deadlines, gratuities and amounts. Arrange to disperse checks on day of.
Send vendor confirmation emails so they have all of the information they need, including address', parking, vendor access areas and important contact information.
Review pre- and post ceremony logistics, seating, processional and recessional and ceremony elements.
Collect personal items- seating cards, guestbook, décor items etc
Day Of Wedding Coordination:
Unlimited direction by Fairy Dust
Manage the arrival of vendors becoming point of contact once onsite
Conduct and oversee with the set up and break down of spaces.
Coordinate the entire day, including: getting ready, photo sessions, ceremony logistics, guest direction, keeping to the schedule and corresponding details with VIP's and vendors.
Organize and pack all personal items, turn over to designated person or deliver to alternate site.
Post Wedding Services:
Return tux rentals to store.
Arrange for wedding dress and bouquet to be delivered to designated point person.
Have more questions? Please contact us and we will be happy to answer. Thank you for your interest in Fairy Dust Events By Ashleigh. We look forward to working with you soon!