You are getting married and you have chosen to plan your wedding in one of the beautiful regions of Northern France? Congratulations and welcome !
What if you had the chance to have YOUR Wedding Planner, specialist of Destination Weddings in France, to guide you and be by your side throughout the preparations of your wedding?
Planning a wedding abroad is not necessarily easy. So you can smile … you’re at the right place!
Alexandra Raphaël, Wedding Planner since 2008, plans your wedding in PARIS, in NORTHERN FRANCE, and also in BRITTANY, NORMANDY and the CHAMPAGNE REGION.
We offer you our expertise in creating and designing bespoke and unique weddings, in accordance with your desires, wishes and your personalities.
We select and coordinate the most talented and trustworthy vendors who will meet all your requirements, who will ensure the success of your beautiful day and will make it very special.
The most important thing for us is to ensure that you and your guests are having a stress-free, unique and unforgettable time in France. We assist you step by step in the planning of your wedding in France and make sure that everything is set up correctly and runs smoothly.
We manage the complete planning and coordination of your event. This includes the « design » and the setting-up of your project, the establishment and the follow-up of the specifications, the setting-up and the management of the schedule throughout the preparations, the setting-up and the follow-up of your D-day timeline and of course, the management your « after-wedding ».
So that you can control your budget with confidence and to avoid (bad) surprises, we set up and monitor your budget closely. No worries, we’re here to make it easy for you, so we’ll track expenses and payment schedules. To make everything transparent, you will pay the different suppliers directly, according to the payment schedules and settlement dates that we will send you.
Whether it is in one of the magical streets of Paris, a Chateau in Brittany, a Private House in Normandy, an Abbey in Picardy or near the Champagne vineyards, we help you choose the perfect place to welcome your guests and celebrate your wedding!
We search and select the vendors that will perfectly meet your expectations. Celebrant, Musicians, Cake Designer, DJ, Photography, Videography, Florist, Hairstylist, Makeup Artist… we’ll find the best team for you in accordance with your specific needs!
We manage the logistical and technical meetings with or without you, it is as you want, we manage the administrative and commercial aspects of the project with each member of the team and of course, we establish a precise and detailed D-Day timeline with each supplier.
You need support on services you would like to manage yourselves? We are by your side to advise you on your choices so that you can live your preparations as serenely as possible.
You have chosen to enjoy the beautiful French gardens and to have a ceremony outside ? (What a good idea, we love Wedding ceremonies!) In order to make your ceremony as unforgettable as your wedding, we help you to conceive all the details.
We research the French or English speaking celebrant who will create for you the ceremony you have always dreamt of, we advise you and inspire you on the scenography, we search and select the team involved during your ceremony (musicians, singers, choir, sound system, florist …)
We create your design and styling moodboard and advise you on the scenography of your wedding, the arrangement of spaces and the staging of your wedding day. Whether you want an elegant and refined wedding, a bucolic, rustic, modern, romantic, chic or an intimate wedding, everything is possible as long as it looks like you!
Your guests are coming from abroad and they need accomodation around your wedding venue? We select hotels and B&Bs for you. Your guests will then receive the accommodation details to make their choice.
Whether in French or English, we communicate easily with them and provide them with valuable support in the logistics of their trip to France.
If there is a time when you fully deserve to enjoy your day, it is indeed the day of your wedding ! In order to make everything perfect and to make sure you live this event without stress, we manage all the technical requirements related to the logistics and we coordinate each stage of your day in the smallest detail (respect of the timing, coordination of the suppliers, management of unexpected, we are also here to welcome your guests …)
You would like to invite your family and friends to spend a long and friendly wedding weekend in France ?
Tell us about your wishes! We will make a personalised study of your project according to your specific needs and the number of receptions you want to organise (rehearsal dinner, brunch after your wedding day …)
During your first consultation, we will discuss your story, your wedding and your wishes …
We will establish together what will make your wedding one of your most beautiful days, according to your desires, your ideas, your favorite inspirations and we will talk about all the logistical points related to your day.
Then, we’ll present you the project book that will allow you to have a concrete vision of what your big day can look like. We’ll also study your global budget in order to avoid bad surprises.
This 1st consultation is free and non-binding. After the presentation of your project book and the budget, if you’re happy with what you’ve seen and if you would like me to be your Wedding Planner, then we’ll sign a service contract and the adventure will begin !!
A Wedding Planner 100% available despite the distance
Having me as your Wedding Planner means that I will be by your side throughout the preparations of course, but especially as soon as you feel the need! I am reachable 24/24 and 7/7 by phone, email, WhatsApp or Skype. We will also have regular meetings to review and debrief on the planning of your wedding, whether at your home, in a place that is important to you or by Skype if the distance does not allow us to meet. I am available according to your schedule. And no worries about time zones or time differences !! I adapt to YOUR availabilities!
« Finding Alexandra at Love and Sweet Weddings was a tremendous blessing and help! My (now) husband and I are from California so having someone that was accommodating to our different time zones, language, and schedule was a huge must! …
« Nous vous félicitons chaleureusement pour la qualité de vos services, votre présence et une disponibilité constante, lors des préparatifs et du mariage de nos enfants, malgré l’éloignement avec le Turkménistan. Par votre empressement, la prise en charge ….