F.a.q and answers

Q:  How do you pronounce "Fête” and what does it mean?

A:  Fête is pronounced as 'fet' and rhymes with the word 'pet'. It is a French word that means a celebration, an elaborate party or festival.

Q: What does the elephant motif in your branding represent?

A:  The elephant motif represents Bianca’s last name, which means elephant in Zulu. The elephant has a little hidden heart at the base and another sprouting from the trunk, representing the value of love, inside and out. 

Q:  We love your work; but, what sets you apart from the other event planners?

A:  Definitely our passion, genuine love for helping people, and our down-to-earth and fun loving spirit! Check out our testimonials from previous clients, to see what they thought about working with us. We love planning and styling weddings and believe no wedding is complete without a dose of your color, personality and style.

Q:  Will you work with vendors I’ve already found or ones I like?

A:  Absolutely! We are team players and this is your Big day. We will work with all your ideal vendors because it is important to us to ensure that you are comfortable with every aspect of the planning process.

Q:  How do you keep track of everything for each client?

A:  We keep everything organized for you via our online planning tool and GoogleApps, such as GoogleDocs and GoogleSheets. Our planning tools allow us to stay on top of your to-do list – but also keep communication key to ensure the utmost organization.

Q:  How many weddings do you take on each year?

A:  We take on about 15 weddings each year, with only 8 full/partial service planning weddings, so we can provide you with the attention you deserve.

Q. I am interested in becoming an ABF client, how do we get started?

A:  Please visit our contact page to see if your date is still available and to schedule your complimentary consultation so we can see if we are a great fit for each other.


A:  We sure do! We carry a 2 million dollar liability coverage and encourage your vendors to carry insurance as well.

q. how much do you charge?

A:  Since every wedding is a unique experience and each couple has different wants and needs, we offer customized proposals that fit your wedding needs. Ultimately, our package costs are determined by the level of service you want, location of your wedding, travel, number of service hours, as well as the complexity and size of your event. 

Q:  Do you work with out of town clients? Do you travel?

A:  Yes! We are passport ready and love to travel.

Q: What is the ABF payment schedule?

A:  Our contract requires a 50% deposit (can be paid in two monthly installments), 25% due 3 months out and 25% due 1 month out.

with love,


Photos by Joffoto