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What is the value of our services?



With all the questions involved in planning the biggest celebration of your life, you want to work with a planner that has experience. Our team brings a wealth of knowledge to the process with having planned over 100 weddings here in Cape Breton since 2013.

In addition to that, we pride ourselves on the fact that we have roots here; we grew up here and we're raising our families here.


To state it simply, we listen to your priorities for your wedding and then help make it happen with the right combination of vendors. It is so important to understand how everything is related and how many moving parts there are on the wedding day. 

Our team is here to guide you through.


Over the years we've repeatedly been told by our couples that they feel better knowing they can rely on us to manage the planning process and execution of their day instead of worrying about everything wedding related on their own.


There is no greater gift that you can give yourself than hiring a J. Marie Weddings coordinator to oversee your wedding day so that you can be fully present in every moment as it happens. 


Full Wedding Planning & Design

Our most popular package, the Full Wedding Planning package includes the involvement of J. Marie Weddings from conception to execution. This 12-18-month package provides you with the support of an experienced, professional wedding planner to help you navigate the 200+ decisions you’ll make as you plan your wedding; saving you time and making the overall experience much more enjoyable.


Our approach to wedding planning allows you to complete tasks with a sure mind and full heart, ensuring that we’re creating a wedding day that reflects you as a couple, your style and stays within your budget. The planning process is easy to follow, with monthly check-ins and pre-established deadlines.


This package also includes onsite, day-of coordination as well as the addition of a J. Marie Weddings assistant. This ensures that the entire day goes according to plan and that you, the couple, are completely present in every moment as it happens. 

We only take a select number of Planning and Design clients each season.

Wedding Management

Our wedding management package provides you with our services three months before the wedding and on the day of the occasion.

This package is perfect for couples who have already made all the big decisions and only need support with finalizing the smaller details and bringing everything together for the big day.  As part of this package, we’ll review all your current wedding plans and offer suggestions on how to improve each portion of the day, from getting ready in the morning to the reception, and everything in between. Your J. Marie Weddings coordinator will also create and oversee your personalized wedding day timeline to ensure your wedding day is executed flawlessly.


Wedding Consultations

Our Wedding Consultations are designed to meet specific wedding planning needs. Consultations are customized allowing us to add value where you need it most. 


Some areas of consultation include:

Vendor Recommendations – Assistance with selecting your vendor team. Useful at the outset of wedding planning.


Planning Checklist – A complete list of planning tasks with deadlines to help you plan your special day. Useful at the outset of wedding planning.


Day-of Timeline Creation: A 1-2 hour session to assist you in mapping out the flow of events on the wedding day. Useful at the outset of wedding planning.

Wedding Plan Review – A 1 hour session to review all of your current wedding plans. Useful towards the end of the wedding planning process.

Overall Day-of Timeline Review– A 1 hour session to review the flow of events for your wedding day. Useful at the end of the wedding planning process.

Day-of Coordination

Our Day-of Coordination package is offered between November 1 – May 30 and provides you with our services one month before your wedding and on the day of the occasion. It includes one review meeting to create your day-of timeline, one site visit, rehearsal coordination and day-of execution.

This package is perfect for couples who only need the support of a professional to execute their wedding day and don’t require us to review their overall wedding plan.

Any in-season (June-October) availability is announced early May.


Design Services

Our design service is offered exclusively to our wedding planning couples.

This service allows you to work with J. Marie Weddings to fully bring your wedding vison to life.  This highly specialized experience provides couples with the opportunity to work further with J. Marie Weddings to design the wedding that you're dreaming of - a natural fit and seamless experience! 

 This service includes establishing a colour palette, designing stationery, identifying rental and décor elements, lighting and floral considerations, etc.

Please include your interest in this service in your initial email.

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