Frequently Asked Questions

Do you charge a consultation fee?

No, consultations are always free.

How early is too early to start planning your wedding?

It is never too early and it’s always better to give yourself more time than you need rather than not enough.

What services do you offer?

We offer three Wedding Packages - Planning, Styling, & Design - Micro weddings - Coordination & Styling Click here to see our Wedding Package details. We also offer planning for other events. Click here to see our Event Services details.

Can you walk us through the process of selecting vendors?

Absolutely! I work with you to find the perfect vendor that fits your personality, style, and budget.

How many people on your staff will be at the wedding?

You will always have a lead planner and their assistant. If additional staff is needed that is available for an additional fee.

What happens if you’re sick or unable to be there on the day of our wedding?

We always have a backup plan. Shaquarrius will be there unless there is a true health emergency. If there is any other reason why Shaquarrus cannot be there, we have experienced team members and relationships with other local planners that can step into her place.

How many other weddings will you be working on throughout the wedding planning journey?

We take on a small number of weddings and events to ensure that you are able to get the attention, love, and care that you need and deserve.

Are there any additional expenses on top of the base fee?

Planning, Styling, & Design has everything included. Coordination & Stylng does incur additional travel fees 50 miles outside of Sacramento to be billed at actual cost.

Is the rehearsal date included in the cost?

Yes, the rehearsal date is included in each package in order to ensure that your wedding runs smoothly. Click here to see our Wedding Package details.

Is planning of the rehearsal dinner, engagement party, bridal shower, etc… included?

For full service wedding planning, you can choose up to 2 pre-wedding events that is already included in the package. For all other services, pre-wedding events incur an additional cost. Click here to see our Wedding Package details.

How do we book with you?

Click here to book a consult. We will hop on a phone call to ensure that we are a good fit for each other. After the phone call, I will send over a proposal that lists everything that we talked about in the phone call as a recap. Once you make the decision to book, then all you have to do is sign the proposal and make your deposit via the proposal that was previously sent. Once that is done then services begin right away.

Do you help with budget management?

Absolutely! I will go over with you step by step on how to really hash out your budget and give you a breakdown of the allocation of monies.

How much is the deposit? When is the last payment due?

For Planning, Styling, & Design, the deposit is 25% of the original price that is due upon signing the contract. 50% is due halfway through the planning process. The last 25% is due 30 days prior to the wedding date. Coordination & Styling and Micro-Weddings deposits are 50% due upon signing of the contract. 50% due 30 days prior to the wedding date.

How do you communicate with clients?

All services include unlimited emails. Email is the preferred method of communication. All other methods need to be scheduled beforehand. If you have to make an unscheduled phone call please do so during business hours. In the week leading up to the wedding, texting can be used.

Do you plan events other than weddings?

Absolutely! We love to plan all types of events from fundraisers, birthday parties, to anniversary parties, vow renewals, etc. Click here to see our Event Services details.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept credit/debit, Venmo, CashApp, certified checks, and money orders. Post-dated checks are not an acceptable form of payment.