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Planner in Garwood, NJ,
(973) 229-7021
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4.8 out of 5
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  • 12 Reviews


    Marissa

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    5 out of 5
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  • Michelle was absolutely incredible. We are so happy we had her the day of the wedding to organize and make sure everything went smoothly. Michelle was so kind, so accommodating, and my family and I feel so comfortable about the big day. She made sure to communicate frequently before the wedding so that everything was incredibly smooth and stress free. It was honestly the PERFECT DAY; so largely in part because of Michelle. She was behind the scenes the entire day --- just getting everything done without anyone noticing. We are so lucky we had Michelle. She is absolutely amazing!

    Andrea Clark

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    5 out of 5
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  • When wedding planning and talking to many brides that walked before me the one thing they all recommended was a Day Of Coordinator. After searching online and talking to many of the popular companies I stumbled upon Michelle's website. We immediately connected and I knew she was the perfect option for us. We had our first call a year before our wedding date and she remembered all of the details in the following calls month later. No details missed! When planning it can be so overwhelming with all of the opinions of family and friends and it was so nice to have Michelle to discuss ideas and learn from someone with so much experience. She is extremely organized and professional. She is caring and very passionate about all of the brides she works with. She will remind you of things that you probably never even thought of to avoid any issues on your big day. She contacted all of our many vendors to ensure they were confirmed and had her contact information. When our flower girls didn't hav... Read more

    Jessica Weiss

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    5 out of 5
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  • At first we weren’t going to hire a day-of coordinator because “we could handle it.” However, we were given some advice of how critical this role is to reduce stress and have fun on your special day while having a vendor agnostic coordinator to handle, well, pretty much everything! Michelle, aka The Bride Organizer, was this person for us, and she was perfect. She knows what she is doing, is extremely detailed, and cares that everything goes as planned without having to disturb the bride and groom. With the day now past, we simply couldn't imagine doing it without Michelle. We just can’t say enough positive things about Michelle and how important she was to our day. Her conference calls leading up to the event were to discuss details, but they also soothed us as it became evident we were in great hands. Not only would we recommend Michelle, we would say don’t even try to accomplish this on your own and call her right away!

    Cristina Camacho

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    5 out of 5
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  • I was the lead makeup and hair artist for a wedding in the fall and Michelle was the brides planner. She was pleasant and great to work with. I would definitely recommend her as your wedding planner!

    Caitlyn

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    5 out of 5
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  • My Husband and I got married last month after planning our wedding for over a year. Out of all the decisions we made hiring Michelle, The Bride Organizer, was probably the best! We were so stressed about how the day was going to turn out and the end of the planning process was getting so overwhelming but Michelle was there to keep us calm and assist in any way she could. We spoke on the phone every month leading up to my wedding and several times the week before. She helped me come up with the best timeline for the day’s events and even confirmed with all my vendors the week before. The day of the wedding could have been so stressful, but we did not have to worry about anything, she handled it all! Michelle made sure that everything ran smoothly and that we were enjoying our special day. We know that our wedding would not have turned out as perfect as it did, if Michelle wasn’t there! I highly recommend The Bride Organizer, she is amazing at what she does!

    Nicole

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    5 out of 5
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  • We are so lucky we called Michelle to be our “day of coordinator”. She set up our timeline for the perfect day and everything went off without a hitch. She is so detailed oriented that she made sure all the “little things” were in place. I didn’t have to worry about a thing. We got to enjoy our day. Michelle is definitely worth hiring, you will not be disappointed. At the end of our wedding day she was more like a part of the family than a person we hired.

    Rae

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    5 out of 5
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  • Wow – where to start? Michelle is amazing! From day one enquiring with her, knowing absolutely nothing about organizing a wedding but thinking there was nothing to it, she made feel like I was in good hands. Nothing was ever a problem and her bright, positive personality was an absolute pleasure to work with. From start to finish Michelle took meticulous care of every detail to ensure our vision was brought to life. Having her on the day was one of the best decisions we made when planning our wedding. Michelle and her lovely assistant being on site, making sure everything was handled and everyone was doing as promised allowed us and our families to relax and enjoy the day (and what it’s all about). I didn't need a wedding planner but Michelle offers a day-of-coordinator option and that was EXACTLY what I needed - as the bride you are not capable of handling anything the day of your wedding and even with the most helpful friends and family they are still busy being in the wedd... Read more

    Elise

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    5 out of 5
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  • Michelle planned our wedding and she did an amazing job! I was planning the wedding from a distance and I knew that I needed help. I needed someone to make sure that all of the things that needed to happen, happened. That's where Michelle came in. She knew everything. She knew what to do, when it should happen. Michelle was always available when I needed her and was always just a text, call, or email away! She helped make a very special day very not stressful! She even stuffed and mailed my envelopes for me! Talk about amazing! When it came to the day of, she was incredible. Everything happened exactly as we planned and that was because of her. She kept things moving, had people in the right places, and even made sure that the officiants were in their right places. Michelle made sure that all of the correct photo sets were taken and took such good care of the wedding party! I can't say enough wonderful things about her. If you want your wedding to be organized and not stressful, Mic... Read more

    Emily Brooke

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    5 out of 5
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  • Michelle was such a help, and really made planning a pleasure without the stress. She was really amazing! Not even knowing where I should start the wedding planning process I was guided with ease every step of the way. She was always there to answer any of my questions at any hour of the day. Her professionalism and positive attitude made my mind at ease and made me feel like I was always in good hands. On the day of the wedding she helped me remain calm and I felt like without her, my special day wouldn’t have been the same. From the day I reached out to her to the end of my wedding her attention to detailed really wowed my husband and I, and even our families!!! Too bad the rating is only 5 stars because she really deserves 10! My vendors even commented on how great she was! For a smooth and stress free wedding day without a doubt you should definitely call Michelle The Bride Organizer. The name says it all!!!

    Brittany

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    5 out of 5
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  • My husband and I decided to reach out to Michelle a few months before our wedding as a day of coordinator. She was so much more than that! Michelle was such a great help. We were able to chat a ton before the wedding and she made sure everything was settled with plenty of time to spare so there was no stress!

    Meredith

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    5 out of 5
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  • I am a crazy, type-A, control freak, and I was planning a huge DIY extravaganza outdoor wedding. I didn't want a wedding planner–I was doing the planning, and wouldn't relinquish control like that. I needed a day-of-coordinator who understood my plan and could execute things the day-of while I was busy being the bride. Michelle could not have been more perfect for my needs. Truly, worth every penny. We started weekly phone calls a month before the wedding to review all the moving parts of the day and work out a master timeline. I sent Michelle the contact info and contracts for all my vendors (about two dozen, including everything from florist, band, and caterer to things like ice delivery and golf cart rental), and she called every single one to confirm delivery schedules, factor them into her timeline, and identify herself as point person for the day. She came to the rehearsal for a walk-through the night before, and then showed up the following morning at 7am for hair and makeup a... Read more

    M

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    2.2 out of 5
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  • The bride organizer, Michelle is ok. Expensive and not being a "REAL ORGANIZER" In my opinion she only does the timing (i actually did my own timeline!), which i appreciated it, that she wants us to be early/on time so we can get a lot of pictures. Our wedding is beautiful and all my guests were happy and we really got a Iot of positive feedbacks but I actually not happy with our organizer, Michelle. negative things: 1.) she was in our rehearsal dinner, when we were in the church, instead of -she is the one to organize my bridal party she let me do it, she let me read the names of my bridal party coz she said i know them but then in my mind "that is your job, thats why you are here, thats why you have to read the names out loud so that person can come over to you!", and besides, if she is doing a lot of weddings of course she will not know anyone! but since i am nice i let that go away, since i don't want that day to be ruined! even my bridesmaids said to me "why did not the orga... Read more

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