Full Planning & Design

“Angela and her team delivered above and beyond our vision for a rustic, elegant fall foliage wedding at Mount Gulian Historic Site in Beacon, NY. For nearly a year, we worked with Angela on planning, design and execution, and she covered every base (and many bases we would never have thought about) with our style and preferences in mind.” ~ Andrew + Raymond (NY, New York)

With our full wedding planning service, we are there with you every step of the way. We work with you from the initial meeting of uncovering your vision through the full execution of your wedding weekend.

Whether you are planning an entire wedding weekend of festivities or just your wedding day in the Hudson Valley area, our signature planning process will make planning fun and stress-free. Below we’ve outlined our signature planning process for you. We invite you to take a look and then get in touch with us to chat more about your wedding vision!

Please note, our clients typically spend on average between $1200 to $1600 per guests on their wedding when considering all expenses of the wedding. 

Our Signature Planning Process


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  • Create a Budget
  • Build a Guest list
  • Design Website & Save the Dates
  • Draft a Wedding Day Timeline
  • Select a Caterer and Decide on a Menu
  • Hire your Vendor Team (DJ/Band, Photographer, Video, Hair/Make-Up, etc.)
  • Block Hotels & Secure Guest Transportation
  • Select the Wedding Party
  • Shop for Attire

Phase II



  • Create Floor Plans (Ceremony, Cocktail Hour and Reception)
  • Create a Mood Board & Design Plan
  • Secure Design Vendors (Floral, Lighting, Stationery Designer, Rentals)
  • Secure Decor for the Design
  • Select Rental Items (china, glassware, flatware, linens, tents, etc.)
  • Design Stationery Suite & Day of Paper Items

Phase III



  • Mail and Track RSVPs
  • Finalize Song Selection & Photographry Shot Lists
  • Prepare Ceremony Service
  • Finalize the Wedding Timeline
  • Finalize Seating Plans
  • Revise Floor Plans
  • Final Vendor Meetings
  • Order Day of Stationery
  • Make Final Payments

Phase IV



  • Prepare and Deliver Welcome Bags
  • Distribute the Timeline to All
  • Venue Walk-thru
  • Revise Rental Order and Manage & Distribute Deliveries
  • Pack & Deliver Decor
  • Conduct Rehearsal
  • Celebrate Your Day While our Team Executes the Day

Are you ready to chat about full planning with us? 

Connect with us via our contact form, email at angela@elitewedevents.com or phone 845-430-6394.