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Soniamarie Loves

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SONIAMARIE LOVES YOUR DEDICATED PERSONAL PLANNING PARTNER CREATING AMAZING WEDDINGS AND UNFORGETTABLE EVENTS
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Prices start at

£1500
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Products and Services

Full-Service Planning
Last-Minute Orders
On-the-Day Wedding Coordination
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Week of Wedding Planning
Full Description
We organise stylish weddings and unforgettable events in London, Surrey and the South East areas. Just like a best friend, we are there for you when you need it the most and have created services to support you at every stage of the planning process. We will bring our creativity, knowledge and passion for planning, to give you a stress free, luxurious wedding experience that you will never forget. Passionate about creating weddings and event experiences, we at Soniamarie Loves pride ourselves on our stress free and straightforward approach to event management, allowing you (our clients), to relax knowing that your special occasion is in the best hands, those of Soniamarie - award winning planner!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Soniamarie
Hello and congratulations on your upcoming wedding! This is such an exciting time for you both and it is great that you are seeking help to plan one of the most important days of your lives. I am Soniamarie, the brain child behind Soniamarie Loves and I love everything to do with weddings; I love to make my clients happy, to give them the wedding that they have dreamed of and to treat it as if it were my own by giving every detail of your day the care and attention that it deserves.

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
3
Reviews
(28)
Nicola Campbell
Wedding: December 2017
December 2017
The Tab London
Sonia did a fantastic job of creating our VIP Lounge for our album launch party on 3rd December. Our guests felt welcomed and special. Her tones and choice of colour sc...
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Leila
Wedding: May 2017
December 2017
Magical Wedding Day for my Brother & Sister In-law
Hi Sonia, Thank you for making my little brother and sister in-law's wedding a truely magical one. You and your team were professional, you handled both mother in-law'...
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Rita
Wedding: December 2017
December 2017
Simply the best!
I have been working alongside Sonia now for a while and what can I say ? She is simply the best! Sonia is personable , precise, one step ahead of your dreams, sheer exc...
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Danielle & Adrian
Married in October 2017
December 2017
Everything we dreamed of and more!
We got married two months ago and having Sonia Marie as our wedding day co-ordinator was the best decision ever. Not only did she co-ordinator the day and help us with pl...
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Carlene S
Wedding: September 2017
December 2017
Best Wedding Ever!
I recently attended a family wedding of which Sonia was the coordinator. The wedding was amazing! Every last detail was well thought out and beautifully executed. Soni...
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Mr & Mrs James
Wedding: September 2017
December 2017
Our Daughter's Special day
Sonia is a excellent wedding planner/ co-ordinator. Her approach is very friendly, supportive and professional. Sonia went above and beyond to ensure our daughter and our...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Croydon, Greater London, England

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Press & Awards
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Press & Awards (2)

Perfect Wedding Magazine Issue 138
Wedding Ideas Magazine October 2017

Industry Awards (1)

Bridebook Wedding Planner of the Year
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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

One which I coordinated back in 2009 single handedly for 250 seated guests and an additional 150 evening guests. It was VERY eventful and challenging but I got the job done! I definitely had an "S" on my chest that day!

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Classy, Stylish, Elegant, Bespoke, Unique

What about your business are you most proud of?

My business name as it perfectly encapsulates what I stand for. It is all love and that is the key element to my service. I do it all with love.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Have a budget and approximate guest numbers in mind at the start of your planning. Both of these heavily influence key wedding plans including your venue choice, layout and catering. My second tip (as I can't just give you one!),is to have an independent on-the-day coordinator to manage your day on your behalf. This is not the same as a venue coordinator and should preferably not be a friend or family member - they need to enjoy while your Coordinator solely focuses on working to make your day the best ever! No bias or alternative agendas because they are your paid help!

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

I once arranged for a letter to be drafted by the manager of a top football club for one of my grooms which I read out at the wedding as a surprise. He was a die hard fan of the club and was overwhelmed that the manager sent a letter to him and his new wife. I framed it and it has centre place on his mantelpiece at home. It was the best personal touch I think I have ever added.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

My typical process is an initial telephone conversation with you to discuss what you require and identify the service I can provide you. This is followed by a face to face consultation meeting to discuss your vision and plans, also to get to know you better as a couple. I gather as much information as I can at this meeting which feeds into the proposal document, sent to you a few days after. This document outlines the fees and payment schedule. Once agreeable and the contract is signed and returned, we begin to plan! Simples.

What is the most unusual thing you’ve been asked to plan?

I can honestly say that there has been anything too unusual. But, you never know what the future holds...

How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?

By finalising all of plans in the lead up to the wedding to ensure every "i" is dotted and "t" is crossed ahead of time.... why? So that you can relax and solely focus on preparing yourself for your big day. I make sure that all involved in the wedding from venue, to suppliers, wedding party etc know that Soniamarie Loves is the sole contact for all questions, queries and concerns on the day and not the Bride and Groom. Having a timeline for the day comes as standard as is ensuring that all key people are aware of it and have a copy. It is one of the keys to a stress-free day because every element is accounted for and if things need to be adjusted, it will be done all with the best interests of the wedding day in mind.

What do you love most about your job?

Making my clients happy. Bringing their vision to life. Adding value. The honour of my clients entrusting me to look after and manage such an important event in their lives. I love seeing it all come together on the day! It genuinely fills me with joy. I do it all for the passion first. I want the best for my clients. Nothing else will do.

What is your favourite moment at a wedding?

The partying when all of the formalities have been completed by the couple like cutting the cake and first dance, and they can let loose and really enjoy themselves. The sight of this, for me is second to none. Seeing the joyous looks and smiles on their faces during this time and at the end of the day, knowing they have had a good time is priceless for me. It let's me know that the job was done well.
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