WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENs


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FIRST,

We spend our first couple of conversations getting to know you & your event vision. Each social event that we take on, be it a wedding or party, has a story to tell. Even if all you know is that you love the velvet mauve chair you inherited from your grandmother, the memory of sharing cotton candy at the fair on that infamous first date & rainy Sunday afternoons, we want to read the story from cover to cover. 

THEN,

We translate these feelings or values or favorite memories into tangible event elements that are uniquely you. Though we’ll of course be fine-tuning color palettes, curating your vendor selections & walking you through linen options, we also take time to step back and think through sounds, aesthetics, lines, shapes… All of the pieces that come together to create a well-composed event. By combining your story with your event design, we’re able to create a full experience that covers both the creative & logistical elements of your event. This planning phase is all about choreographing moments & developing your guest experience from beginning to end.

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NOW,  PARTY! 

The final step is delivering a seamless & artful day that we conduct while you sit back & enjoy it. By working with you in the months leading up to the event, we are able to anticipate all the foreseeable logistics to make the day as smooth as possible for you, your guests & vendors. Those pesky unexpected things? They totally happen. But we aim to troubleshoot those guys behind the scenes so you don’t ever have to step off the dance floor. We’ll manage vendors, orchestrate guest flow, & make sure you actually eat food at some point. At the end of the day, we put the party away while you delight in the fresh memories of your celebration.

 
 

Our Philosophy

Our ideal event combines each of our services - design, planning, & styling - allowing us to create a complete experience for you & your guests to revel in. We firmly believe that less is more & that quality greatly outweighs quantity. We stand by these beliefs by engaging your every sense & providing a deliberate touch to every element.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why the two of you? →

While we are both very involved in your full planning experience, Amelia takes a lead role in logistics planning while Kelsey heads as our creative director. You’ll work with both of us throughout your planning & design process.

Will both of you be at my event? →

You bet. By having two of us working your event, we’re able to do our job better & more efficiently. Depending on your wedding needs, we may bring on additional day-of staff at your event as well.

What can I expect to spend on your services? →

Our services start at $4,500. Our pricing is custom tailored to each client’s specific needs, but most of our clients have a budget that is comparable to $1,000/guest. (Example: 70 guests = $70k budget)

How do you determine your pricing? →

We put over 60 hours into our Partial Planning events and well over 200 hours into our Full Planning & Design events. We’ve combined these physical hours with our experience and expertise to determine our pricing.

How do payments work? →

We require a 25% deposit upon signing with the remaining balance broken into 3 equal installments. We do not accept monthly payments.

When should I hire you? →

The best timing to bring us on is early on in your planning process, which allows us to get to know you, help fine tune your budget, set expectations, and narrow down practical venue/vendor options.

Do you offer 'month of coordination'? →

We accept a select few month-of-coordinations for the right clients each year. We accept inquiries for month-of coordination services no more than 4 months out from the event date.

Do you offer consulting services? →

Absolutely. Our consulting fee is $100/hour with a minimum of 10 hours. This includes all meetings, tasks and correspondence for each element of the project

Do you offer editorial styling? →

It’s one of our favorite things! Shoot us an email with some more information about your editorial shoot, and if it is a good fit, we’ll send some more information over to you about our next steps.

 
 

"We had multiple guests tell us that our wedding was the most beautiful they had ever been to, thanks to their careful planning and attention to details. Even a year after our wedding, we still agree that hiring Tart was the best decision we made in planning our wedding."

- Katie

"Tart is not only passionate, but also very practical when it comes to offering an unforgettable experience for you and your guests… Their creativity and love for building an event that truly reflects your style is incomparable!"

- Annamarie
 
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