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Planner in Raleigh, NC,
(770) 715-1096
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  • 27 Reviews


    Miranda Crouse

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  • I cannot say enough great things about Rachel! From the first phone call we had I knew she was going to be great! From the first meeting til the end she never missed a beat. She would always take notes during our meetings so I didn’t have to worry about missing anything and she would send them to me afterwards to remind me of things I needed to still figure out what I wanted. We had a huge crazy change happen due to COVID where for two months we had no idea what would happen with our wedding. Rachel was always there to help guide me through everything. She made sure we knew our options and told us no matter what she would be there whether on the original day we had planned to get married or a different day. She was a huge blessing. We even ended up pushing back when we were going to decide what to do by to wait for phase two of reopening and from there found out we could have our wedding with less than 100 guests. It all worked out and Rachel made sure we were ready for any situatio... Read more

    responded with the following comments.

    Miranda- you and Billy were such troopers dealing with the pandemic, and your wedding turned out absolutely beautifully! Thank you for letting me be a part of it and for your kind words!

    gray

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    5 out of 5
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  • I cannot say enough about Rachel! I am so thankful that I hired her as our wedding planner. We had our first meeting in May 2018 for our April 2020 wedding and we all know what happened in April 2020. She has been amazing through the postponement process and she also helped us create our "elopement" for our original wedding date. She is so organized, very detailed in her work, responsive, patient and supportive. During our time together, she has had a child and moved from GA to NC and she did not miss a beat. She has also become a friend and I am going to miss our chats once we have our big wedding day. She has gone above and beyond every expectation. I wish I could give her 100 stars!

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    Gray- it has been such a blast working with you and Jarrett over the last couple of years. Thank you for taking the time to write out these sweet words. I am SO incredibly excited to see you two celebrate with your friends and fam soon. The wait is going to make it that much sweeter!

    Jade Fl

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  • We love working with Rachel of Slauer Events & Design! She is very professional and comes to PJ & I with the specifics we need to send couples a quote. She is responsive to emails, calls, and books transportation for weddings with us regularly. I would highly recommend her services to any newly engaged couple!

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    Thanks so much for your sweet words, Jade! Love working with you on transportation for our couples! :)

    Jennifer Lee

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    5 out of 5
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  • I met Rachel before I got engaged, and when I found out she went into wedding planning, I knew that I needed her to be a part of mine! She has different packages available, but I went with the event coordination. Rachel made herself available for monthly check ins, but went beyond the listed services to help me find vendors and research options. I can't stress enough how professional and organized Rachel is, but what's so special about her is how kind and patient she is with all aspects of the process. There weren't any crises during the wedding itself, because she handled everything with a calm smile. I can't recommend her enough because I can't have imagined a better experience without her and her team!

    Cindy Meade

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  • Rachel Slauer is a master of planning! Every detail was planned and executed flawlessly while allowing us to relax and enjoy the moment. The wedding weekend was so well organized for all of the wedding party, parents and guests. She was supportive, reassuring and provided great suggestions when we needed them. I can't imagine wedding planning being any more perfect or streamlined! Rachel and her team are all you need for a beautiful, flawlessly executed wedding weekend!

    Grace Meade

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  • Rachel was absolutely amazing to work with! She was so organized and on top of every single detail, we did not have to worry about anything! She also had a great calming presence that was so appreciated during the hectic wedding weekend. She is great at communicating and my whole wedding party and both families were so impressed with how smooth she made everything run!

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    Grace- we had so much fun at yours and Chris's wedding! It was one of my favorite aesthetics of the year and your group of friends and family were so kind. You two are just the best! :)

    mollie

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  • Rachel is THE BEST. She literally made our wedding dreams come true. She answered every crazy question we had, and made sure everything went according to plan on the day. She is super calm and organized, which eased so much stress throughout the planning process. She also came up with really great ideas when we were stuck and was so accommodating to everything we wanted. She was absolutely wonderful to work with.

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    You and Sawyer are two of the most thoughtful and fun people! Loved getting to know ya'll and seeing our plans come together on the big day! Keep in touch!

    Kristen Masters

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  • Hiring Rachel at Slauer Events as your wedding planner is the best wedding gift you can give yourself! We were just married on September 27th, 2019 and were required to have a day of coordinator per venue policy. Being a very hands on bride (type A), it was very hard to “give up control” as I thought I had everything planned out on my own- boy was I wrong! Rachel planned our entire event schedule, and seamlessly coordinated everything down to the smallest of details. She earned our complete trust! Our wedding was magical and a huge success; all our guests said it was one of the best weddings they had ever attended! Rachel coordinates and supervises all the vendor activities for you, from initial vendor contacts, to wedding day deliveries, to after the wedding pick-ups. Rachel went with us on all our visits to the venue to finalize the layout. She had an agenda and schedule for each day, which made our wedding “homework” very easy. We leaned heavily on her advice, and were e... Read more

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    Kristen- you are going to make me cry! Thank you for taking the time to share these sweet words. I am so grateful that I got to work with you and get to know you the last few months. Stay in touch! :)

    Will Bauer

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  • Rachel was an absolute necessity for my wedding! She took all the stress out of planning so that we could focus on the importance and significance of the day. She is very knowledgeable and helped us to make our wedding exactly how we envisioned it. I highly recommend her to all brides!

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    You two were a blast to work with! What a sweet wedding day it was :) Thanks for letting me be a part of it!

    Sara

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    5 out of 5
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  • Rachel was suggested to me by my (now) husband who said he went to 1st and 2nd grade with this girl who is now a wedding planner. He only knew this through her social media pages. I reached out to her, we met to discuss our vision and our wishes in a wedding planner and the rest was history. Rachel was there for ya from beginning to end. Every detail, if I had a question, I knew I could ask her for help or an opinion. She takes so much time on each of her weddings that you’d never even know she works on anybody else’s! We definitely recommend her for anybody needing help with decisions, a clearer vision or just assistance on the day of. She helped make our day the most special it could’ve been!

    Luci

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  • As we have worked with many wedding professionals in our venue throughout the years, it is always a wonderful experience when you partner with vendors that not only make the experience so pleasant, but are also extremely detailed, organized and truly professional. Rachel is the perfect blend of grace and professionalism and I really cannot wait to work with her again. Her calm demeanor is a great asset when preparing for the wedding, the during the wedding day and pairing with strong logistic skills, she has wonderful qualities as a planner. Rachel was always responsive, prompt and truly a pleasure to partner with!

    Natalie

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  • I cannot believe how lucky I got with Rachel. She was so detail oriented, kept everyone on time, and managed the wedding like an all star. She helped me to be more organized and also helped with finalizing all the minor details. I was 100% a DIY bride and she really helped with the placement of everything and the set up. Her editing eye cannot be matched! I had a few mishaps on my end and Rachel was right there to help me out. Our beautiful day wouldn't have been anything without her and her team there!!! I cannot thank her enough.

    Emily

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  • Rachel is the best! I met with her for a design consultation to get a little help with vision and vendors. She prepared the most thoughtful mood bood that far exceeded my expectations with gorgeous inspiration photos, color palettes, linen selections, and vendor suggestions with pricing. It gave me such a great jump start and really helped me pull together the overall look for my wedding. I would highly recommend sweet Rachel. She will not disappoint!!

    Sarah

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  • Rachel was the wedding gift I didn’t know I needed. My incredible mother-in-law knew I needed her, though. When my mother-in-law told me she had hired a wedding coordinator, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect because both my ceremony and reception venue both had mandatory day-of coordinators. I thought it may turn into a logistical mess from having too many people in charge, but boy was I wrong! Rachel is a logistical queen and was truly the glue that held the planning, ceremony, and reception together. Rachel is incredibly kind and always has a smile on her face. She is so calm that it is impossible to become a bridezilla in her presence. When we first started, I was tickled by how she took the time to get to know us and figured out what we wanted. She also worked with our schedule, which was a feat considering we live on the west coast and only came out to Atlanta at inopportune times (aka the holidays) before the wedding. She was incredibly professional and had no issues a... Read more

    Valentina

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    4.9 out of 5
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  • Rachel was a huge blessing!! She was amazing, and my mother and I completely fell in love with her. The number one piece of advice we were given by friends and family that had been through their own wedding planning was to get a wedding coordinator NO MATTER WHAT. There’s just so much to do the day of the wedding, and having someone in control of all of that is the ONLY way the bride’s family can at least partly enjoy the day. Rachel was the sweetest and most calm person throughout the whole process. I NEEDED her peaceful nature when I felt a little bit like I was falling apart! She was extremely organized, and patient. The most meaningful thing to me was that I felt like she genuinely cared about me, how I was feeling, and would take the time to make sure I was okay, or not too stressed, etc. If there was a problem, she would fix it! We hired Rachel as our Day-Of Coordinator and I have no idea how she did what she did! She was on top of everything and was so detail-oriented (... Read more

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