Event Planning Articles

Helpful information to assist you in various stages of your event planning activities.

Invitation Envelopes DIY - Save on Calligraphy Costs

Invitation Envelopes DIY - Save on Calligraphy Costs

While some of the costs of a formal event, such as renting a facility, are mostly unavoidable, there are some aspects of the event planning process that present opportunities for saving hundreds, even thousands of dollars.  The typical cost of having a professional calligrapher write addresses on invitation envelopes ... Read more »

Wedding Budget Spreadsheet - How To

Wedding Budget Spreadsheet - How To

Weddings, as well as other types of events, tend to be expensive.  Having a budget helps bring the costs under control.  Using an electronic spreadsheet to manage and keep track of the budget allows you to stay on top of your spending before it balloons out of control.... Read more »

Table Seating Charts Made Easy

Table Seating Charts Made Easy

If your event, such as a wedding, includes a formal sit down dinner, a table seating chart for your guests is vital.  Arranging guests in a manner which will contribute to everyone's enjoyment of the party while taking full advantage of the facility space will ensure a smooth and ... Read more »

Guest List Spreadsheet - Step by Step

Guest List Spreadsheet - Step by Step

A good start to organizing your event is creating a comprehensive guest list.  It will allow you to estimate costs, create invitations, keep track of RSVP's, print labels and place cards, record gifts, and organize "Thank You" notes.  Keeping the guest list in an electronic format will enable ... Read more »

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