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Hiring a wedding planner is one of the smartest things you can do during wedding planning. Yes, a wedding planner's cost may be an added expense, but planners can actually help you save a ton of money in the long run.

Wedding planning services cost an average of $1,850 (but that varies widely de...

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Great Artcile from wedding wire for all those newly engaged couples!
Finding your wedding venue should be one of the first things you tick off your to-do list, but you’re job isn’t finished after you’ve found the perfect location.
Here’s what to do after you’ve booked your wedding venue.

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Every bride deserves a planner for their special day

Jun 18, 2018 – Aug 31, 2018

I absolutely love weddings, and I want to help you create the wedding of your dreams. Everyone deserves a wedding planner to ease the stress and do all the behind the scenes work, so you and your family and friends can enjoy the day! Call me TODAY for a free consultation and to get your 20 % summ...

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So excited to share my reviews from wedding wire with you all today!
Gilly was amazing! She really knows what she is doing and made our wedding day stress-free, smooth, and absolutely beautiful.
Gilly is the best of the best! So accommodating and professional, and runs the show wh...

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There are so many ways to create a fabulous exit at wedding reception...here they chose Pom Poms in their college colors.


9 months ago
We were so fortunate to choose Gilly Francis as our wedding planner. From the beginning, Gilly had everything in hand. She offered outstanding recommendations, communicated with our vendors, and arranged everything we needed. Gilly kept us calm and collected throughout the process. She negotiated good rates with the various vendors, and she knew the ins and outs when it came to our venue, the caterer, and the photographer. On the day of the wedding, I had nothing to worry about. Gilly was on top of everything. No glitches. All things ran smoothly. She knew exactly what to do, and we were able to just focus on having an amazing time. We had several issues with our florist, and Gilly was professional and assertive, and she handled the issues. We had another issue with the florist days after the wedding, and again, Gilly got involved and advocated for us. We could not have asked for a better leader and team player. I recommend Gilly Francis highly and without reservation. ...
- Robert S
6 months ago
I hired Gilly to help with my daughter's destination wedding in Athens, GA. I was in Kentucky and my daughter was in Greensboro, GA. Gilly was wonderful!!! She took over for me and worked with the venue and all vendors to coordinate delivery times, set up a timeline for the day of, and worked out any problems as they arose. Gilly kept us on schedule the day of and made sure everyone was where they needed to be. We had a few hiccups with the venue and a vendor, but Gilly took care of everything and I was able to enjoy the festivities knowing everything was in very capable hands. She was there from the start and stayed until everything was over. Gilly is very professional, knowledgeable, and experienced. I could not have done this without her. I cannot recommend her enough. I would give her 10 stars if possible.
- Debbie W
6 months ago
Gilly just served as my Day of Planner for my Athens, GA wedding in March. I have been involved in many wedding previously through friends & family. Gilly was BY FAR the most efficient, sweetest, organized and wonderful person to work with through the entire process. As the bride, she made my dream come true and got us out of a few bumps on the road with me even lifting a finger. Can not recommend her services enough! A true professional! 5 ⭐️’s
- Jen W

Celebrate in Style!

I am originally from the UK, but have been lucky enough to have lived all over the world.
For the past 25 years I have been coordinating and executing events and weddings from the small and intimate to large and lavish.
  Today I concentrate in the Athens  and North Georgia areas.

My philosophy is simple : Create celebrations that reflect your clients. I utilize my extensive knowledge, logistic and execution skills while incorporating your personal vision to produce meaningful and memorable events
I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you soon for a complimentary consultation.
 Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions for me or go to my website at www.gillyfrancisevents.com for more information and packages.

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Athens, GA 30606
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