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WEDDING DESIGN

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E V E N T C O O R D I N AT I O N

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Cover photograph by Glenn Livermore Photography; (left & right) photographs by Michelle Wade Photography


Welcome

to the wedding and event planning

Cover photograph by Glenn Livermore Photography; (left & right) photographs by Michelle Wade Photography

c o m pa n y y o u h av e b e e n l o o k i n g f o r

Eutopia Events is a Massachusetts-based event planning company started by two friends with a flair for art and design and a passion for throwing amazing parties. We give you peace of mind, making sure your event is executed flawlessly. While designing, coordinating, styling, and art-directing photo shoots for a national, award-winning parenting magazine by Disney Publishing, Ruthie McDonald and Lauren Mace earned reputations as two of New England’s most creative and committed planning professionals. One spring, Ruthie and Lauren ventured out on their own, combining their collective talents into what is now a highly sought after event planning company. Their hats are many: planners, graphic designers, bakers, and stylists, just to name a few. Because of these creative talents, they are able to provide their clients with a range of specialized services that many other event planners cannot. Their sense of style, attention to detail, patience, and understanding of their clients’ needs is what distinguishes them as the best in the industry. Ruthie and Lauren hold degrees in Graphic Design and have worked in the wedding industry for over 12 years. When they are not busy coordinating an event, designing, or baking cakes, you can often find them shopping antique stores and boutiques for unique finds. Their favorite color is green and both have an affinity for anything chocolate.

If you can dream it, we can make it happen!

Lauren & Ruthie

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5 REA S ON S TO HIRE A PLANNER

1 A wedding planner will help you stay within your wedding budget and can often save you money.

2 A wedding planner is the “go to” person for your vendors and guests, leaving you free to enjoy your day!

3 A wedding planner knows how to handle unforeseen circumstances.

4 A wedding planner creates itineraries for all involved parties (including vendors) and keeps things on schedule.

5 Wedding planners are hip to both trend and tradition and can give you etiquette guidance.

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abigail thomas AND

DEERFIELD, MA • July 31, 2010 photographs by Cronin Hill Photography

“I feel so lucky to have discovered Eutopia Events. From my very first

conversation with Lauren and Ruthie, I felt confident that their energy, attention to detail, and seamless collaboration would be a huge asset to my wedding day. I was not mistaken. Throughout the planning process, they worked with me to ensure that every detail of my wedding weekend was covered. From ceremony programs to guest gift bags, Eutopia Events ensured there was a clear plan and that all of the resources we needed were on board. The wedding itself could not have gone smoother. They managed the entire event moment-to-moment, behind the scenes. Lauren and Ruthie did an amazing job and we truly bonded during the planning process. It was obvious that they cared about our day as much as we did!

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Eutopia Events took care of any decisions that needed to be made and ensured the event stayed on schedule and had momentum throughout. So many friends have commented on our ‘perfect’ and ‘beautiful’ wedding and even remarked it was the best wedding they have ever attended. Most importantly, my husband and I had a wonderful, worryfree wedding day that we will cherish for the rest of our lives. This truly would not have been possible without the expertise and commitment of Ruthie and Lauren.”

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jenna david AND

ORANGE, MA • August 14, 2010 photographs by Glenn Livermore Photography

“Over the last few days we have been savoring the moments of one of

the biggest events in the lifetime of a parent. Moments that include seeing the hydrangea in the old watering cans, the signs we didn’t get to hang, (but you did), the colorful cloths enhancing predictable white table coverings; the list goes on and on, all at the hands of Lauren and Ruthie, Eutopia Events at its finest. Our ‘behind the scenes’ wizards. I’d still be running around prepping if you had not insisted I go inside, leave it to you two, and enjoy the day with my daughter. I did, finally, knowing you knew our vision and had made it your own. The lighting and lanterns magically swaying in the light breeze, the Tiki lights bordering the field’s edge, the sky filled with stars—as we all felt like stars because we had you at our back—tucking, tweaking, placing, lighting and overseeing, with our taste and your great eyes for detail, in-sync.

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After all of the guests had left, I walked down the road to experience what others had seen. I literally stopped in my tracks. It was no less than awe-inspiring; the placement of the luminaries was the cherry on top of an incredible evening. The volume of magical dotted light that transformed the blackness of the new moon into a galaxy of delight was unreal and truly breathtaking. The luminosity, quantity, and design was spectacular and we never knew it was happening. Eutopia Events was so much more than we could have ever imagined it would be. Two very fine, very talented, organized visionaries. The Day-of Wedding Coordination was essential given we were using our own venue. As a Stylist/Set designer/Producer, I thought I could do it all myself, but couldn’t have done it without Lauren and Ruthie.� With great admiration and appreciation, Judy (mother of the bride)

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Gary Tsai

Cronin Hill Photography

Wedding Packages MARRY ME

TYING THE KNOT

DAY-OF

She will be telling the story of how you proposed for the rest of her life. With careful thought and a little organization, you can create the perfect proposal, and we can help you make that happen. Need some help generating ideas? Want to find the perfect spot? How about advice on selecting the perfect ring? Whether you want your proposal to be intimate or lavish, we will take the stress out of the “Yes!”

Maybe you are having a small, intimate wedding with no reception to follow, a destination wedding, or simply need help with the ceremony coordination and décor. We’ll be there to coordinate the rehearsal and ceremony with the officiant and vendors, as well as assist with set-up of any decorations and essentials at the ceremony location. This package also includes vow and etiquette assistance.

COORDINATION

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You have made all of the wedding preparations yourself, but would like to be able to enjoy all of your hard work. Relax! We serve as a resource for your guests, bridal party, and vendors, as well as to beautifully execute and coordinate the events of your day. We will distribute final payments and gratuities to your vendors, oversee venue décor, and collect keepsakes and gifts at the end of the evening. This package also includes rehearsal coordination services.

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Michelle Wade Photography

OCO Photos

No wedding is the same, therefore we offer a free consultation to get to know you and your vision for your wedding day. Prices are dependent on wedding size, location, budget, special requests, and so much more. Let us help you make your day memorable!

THE FINISHING TOUCH

THE TOTAL PACKAGE

THE LOOK

As the big day approaches, the number of details to take care of can be overwhelming. If you’re worried it will never come together, we can help you put those worries behind you. We will pull the rest of the pieces together so you can focus on being a guest at your own wedding. From scheduling the arrival of your vendors to confirming any last-minute details, we will make sure it all happens exactly as you envisioned it. This package also includes Day-of services.

This full-service package is designed for couples who need help throughout the entire planning process. Whether you work full-time, are planning from out of town, or simply want a professional in the industry to help make your dreams come true, we’ll be there from start to finish. From creating a budget, to vendor research, to contract negotiations, you will have peace of mind knowing that nothing will fall through the cracks. This package also includes Day-of services.

Your ideas are fabulous. You have been ripping pictures out of magazines and researching ideas online. You know what you like and what you don’t like, but how do you pull all these ideas together into one cohesive look? Your wedding theme is more than a hodgepodge of great ideas. Let us help you create a one-of-a-kind event that truly tells a story; one that represents your personality and style. This package can be added to any of our other wedding planning packages.

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Other Services • Hourly consulting — $75 per hour • Event set-up and take down • Custom design of invitations, save-the-dates, programs, menus, table numbers, place cards, and other coordinating stationery • Custom designed favors

• Environmentally friendly options, rental items • Cakes, cupcakes and cookies • Floral design and arrangements • Candy buffet display • Event planning and design services for other life celebrations

Custom Packages Weddings are not our only specialty. We also provide event planning and design services for many other events. These include, but are not limited to: bridal showers, anniversaries, holiday parties, baby showers, birthdays, and corporate events. Please contact us for a free consultation and quote.

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EVENTS

Michelle Wade Photography

• Weddings • Anniversaries • Birthdays • Engagement parties • Retirement parties • Bridal showers • Baby showers • Life celebrations • Holiday events • Corporate events • Backyard BBQs • Private dinners

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OCO Photos

WEDDING DESIGN

E V E N T C O O R D I N AT I O N

Ruthie: 413.475.2282 • Lauren: 508.735.1701 • eutopiaevents.com • eutopiaevents@gmail.com Serving Massachusetts and all of New England

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Eutopia Events Brochure