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San Diego Wedding Planning Tailored Just for You

Your Trusted San Diego Wedding Planner and Floral Designer Creating Timeless Moments in the Heart of Southern California
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Partial Wedding Planning


Wedding Floral Design


Your San Diego Wedding Planner and Florist

Kristine Smith Designs excels in curating unforgettable weddings, capturing the essence of your unique love story. We are passionate about crafting one-of-a-kind experiences that leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

As your dedicated San Diego wedding planner and florist, I am thrilled at the prospect of working with you to transform your wedding dreams into a seamless reality. My expertise in organization and creativity forms the core of my business. I take pride in delivering exceptional service, flawlessly executed events, and building strong relationships with my couples. Let's together create magic as your trusted San Diego wedding planner and bring your envisioned wedding to life!

Mykonos, Greece

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What Our Clients Say

Kristine helped to create PERSIA-PINO PERFECTION

Marie Mercado-Shayeghi

I was extremely satisfied with Kristine’s amazing work for our wedding this past 6/26/22. She executed with grace, a blending of Persian & Filipino influences for our Persia-Pino Wedding. We had be communicating so much for large details & for the tiniest ones. Kristine was so professional & kept track of every little detail. She made me feel so comfortable with the process & was always willing to explain things to me even if it was just to tell me what the names of the flowers were since I was not to knowledgeable of them.

  • What services do you offer as a wedding planner?
    We offer a range of services including full-service wedding planning, partial wedding planning, and wedding floral design. We can help with everything from venue selection and vendor management to budget planning and design.
  • How do you work with couples to plan their wedding?
    We begin by getting to know each couple and understanding their vision for their big day. From there, we work with them to create a detailed wedding plan that includes all of the elements they want for their wedding. We also offer ongoing support and assistance throughout the planning process.
  • Can you help with budget planning?
    Yes, we can definitely help with budget planning. We will work with you to understand your budget constraints and help you prioritize your spending to ensure that you get the most value for your money.
  • Do you have a preferred vendor list?
    We have a list of preferred vendors that we have worked with in the past and have had positive experiences with. However, we are also happy to work with any vendors that you have chosen.
  • How far in advance should we start planning our wedding?
    It's generally a good idea to start planning your wedding at least one year in advance, especially if you have a specific date or venue in mind. This will give you enough time to secure all of the necessary vendors and make any necessary arrangements.
  • Can you help with destination weddings?
    Yes, we have experience planning destination weddings and are happy to help with all of the details, including travel arrangements and destination-specific logistics.
  • Do you offer wedding floral design services?
    Yes, we offer wedding floral design services in addition to our wedding planning services. We can help with everything from bouquets and boutonnieres to ceremony and reception decor.
  • How do you handle changes or last-minute requests?
    We understand that things can change or come up last-minute, and we are prepared to handle any changes or requests that may arise. We are dedicated to making sure that your wedding goes off without a hitch, no matter what.
  • Do you offer any other event planning services besides weddings?
    We only work with weddings for now!
  • How do we get started with your wedding planning services?
    To get started, simply contact us to set up a consultation. We will meet with you to discuss your wedding vision and start planning your dream wedding.
  • What is included in the comprehensive intake meeting?
    The comprehensive intake meeting is an initial consultation where we review your wedding vision, color scheme, theme, and build clarity around your vision for your wedding day. We discuss your preferences and ideas to create a clear understanding of your dream wedding.
  • What type of venue and vendor recommendations do you provide?
    We provide recommendations for venues and vendors that align with your vision and budget. We have a wide network of reputable vendors that we have worked with in the past and can recommend based on our experience.
  • How do you assist with developing and maintaining the wedding budget?
    We help you create a budget that fits your vision and priorities, and we assist you in managing the budget throughout the planning process. This includes providing cost estimates for different vendors and services, and helping you make informed decisions about where to allocate your funds.
  • How do you assist with developing a week-of and day-of schedule for the bride and groom?
    We work with you to create a comprehensive schedule that covers the entire wedding week and the day of the wedding. This includes coordinating with vendors and ensuring that everyone is on the same page, so the day runs smoothly.
  • Do you attend vendor meetings with the couple during the planning process within San Diego County?
    Yes, we attend vendor meetings with the couple to ensure that we understand your preferences and that vendors are meeting your expectations. We also handle the communication with vendors to make sure the planning process is as stress-free as possible.
  • What kind of travel and coordination assistance do you provide for international destination weddings?
    We assist with coordinating travel arrangements for all members involved in the wedding, and we also coordinate with international vendors to ensure that your destination wedding runs smoothly.
  • What kind of checklists do you provide to support with managing individual wedding tasks?
    We provide customized checklists for each couple to assist with managing individual wedding tasks. This includes timelines for different aspects of the wedding, such as photography and music, as well as a checklist for things that need to be done before the wedding day.
  • What kind of website development and management do you offer?
    We create and manage a personalized wedding website for you, which includes all the important details about your wedding day. This includes information about the wedding party, the schedule, directions, accommodations, and more. We also handle the RSVP management and provide you with a list of guests who have confirmed their attendance.
  • How do you assist with floor plan and seating chart development?
    We work with you to create a floor plan and seating chart that fits your venue and guest list. We consider factors such as guest flow, table arrangements, and special requests to ensure that the seating chart is both functional and visually appealing.
  • What kind of specialized cultural celebrations for ceremony do you provide?
    We work with you to incorporate cultural elements that are important to you into the ceremony. This includes religious customs, traditional dances, and cultural clothing.
  • How do you assist with Rehearsal dinner coordination and design?
    We assist with coordinating and designing the rehearsal dinner. This includes venue selection, menu planning, and decor. We also handle the logistics of the event, such as RSVP management and timing.
  • How do you assist with Farewell brunch coordination and design?
    We assist with coordinating and designing the farewell brunch. This includes venue selection, menu planning, and decor. We also handle the logistics of the event, such as RSVP management and timing.
  • What types of floral arrangements do you specialize in?
    We specialize in luxurious large-scale floral installations, abundant bridal bouquets, and elegant floral tablescapes.
  • How do you work with couples to create their wedding florals?
    Our design approach involves getting to know each couple's love story, allowing us to bring it to life through our floral artistry.
  • What is your floral minimum for wedding services?
    Our floral minimum is $3,500
  • What is the average investment couples make for your wedding floral design services?
    Most couples invest between $7,500 and $12,000 for our comprehensive wedding floral design services.
  • Do you offer customizable floral packages?
    Yes, we offer customizable floral packages to suit your specific wedding aesthetic and budget.
  • How far in advance should I book your floral design services for my wedding?
    We recommend booking our services at least 6 to 12 months in advance to ensure availability.
  • Can you accommodate destination weddings?
    Absolutely, we are experienced in and equipped to handle destination weddings. Please contact us for more information on our destination wedding services.
  • What steps are involved in the floral design process for weddings?
    Our process includes an initial consultation, where we discuss your vision and preferences, followed by custom design creation, sourcing premium blooms, and the final installation on your wedding day.
  • What is partial wedding planning?
    Partial wedding planning is designed for couples who seek professional support during the final five to six months leading up to their wedding day. This package includes guidance on event design and is best suited for couples who have already selected their venue, caterer, date, and completed some initial wedding planning.
  • When should we consider partial wedding planning?
    Couples often feel overwhelmed as they delve deeper into the wedding planning process and realize the benefits of professional support. Partial planning becomes invaluable when couples require assistance with finalizing vendor selections, budget review, and clarifying their wedding vision.
  • What does the partial wedding planning process involve?
    The process begins with a comprehensive intake meeting to assess progress, review the budget, identify remaining vendors, and clarify the couple's vision. Our team then provides ongoing support, including negotiating vendor contracts, maintaining communication with vendors, and developing a detailed day-of schedule.
  • What vendor support is included in partial wedding planning?
    We assist in negotiating remaining vendor contracts and maintain regular contact with the venue team and other vendors involved in the wedding. Additionally, we attend up to three final vendor meetings of the couple's choice within San Diego County.
  • How do you support with wedding tasks and organization?
    We provide comprehensive checklists to help manage individual wedding tasks and offer guidance in developing a wedding seating chart, floor plan, and table numbering to ensure a seamless event flow.

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