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Memories Last Forever

For The Sophisticated bride who knows what she wants! April Dorsey 407-687-6552

Do I really need a wedding planner? Let’s be honest… your wedding day is supposed to be an amazing day, right? This starts with your groom (well at the time he was your boyfriend but now he has been promoted since he gave you that that pretty ring), down on one knee (usually, lol) with a special proposal. You have made the phone calls and spread the news!!! Time to get the magazines out and try on dresses, flowers, invitations……. The joy of planning a wedding can go perfectly or head south really fast. It doesn’t have to be stressful you know!!! There are three kinds of brides, so it is important to determine which kind of bride you are….. ♥ 

The bride who is totally into the planning and has a strong support system. This bride will have plenty of time to plan the wedding and only needs a Day of Coordinator to ensure the day goes as planned and they can enjoy the day with their friends and family.


The Bride who has started the planning and just gets stuck. Nothing to be ashamed about because planning a wedding can be confusing. Heck, you have never done this before. How are you supposed to know who is a professional? Pricing? Quality? You are not!!!! This is the bride that needs someone to take over the rest of the planning and bring the fun back to wedding planning.


The bride who is super busy with work and everything else wants someone to streamline the process from Day ONE!!!

Full service planning is not just luxury. The right planner can make the process simple, organized and SO much fun.

What kind of bride are you?

The next few pages define the options for you. Make your engagement a blast and have FUN!!!

That is the start of a great wedding!!!

I am really passionate about the things I LOVE. When I love, I love BIG!!! In no order, ok so maybe My Family comes first. I have been married to my best friend over 20 years and I still cherish everyday we spend together (In case you haven’t realized, I am a hopeless romantic!!!)

About April

As a self proclaimed sugar addict, I never pass up a cupcake or yogurt (in, fact, you will find that most of our meetings happen at the local yogurt shop.)

My Passion

Who doesn’t just love their iPad. As an integral part of my work and home life, I cant live without it. You will see my pink ipad and iphone everywhere I am!!!

My wedding treat, other than cake, is a diet coke. I try to keep them at a minimum but a 12 hour day deserves a little treat, dontcha’ think?

Nuff Said!!!

I think one of my favorite things to do is shop for shoes!!! There is nothing that a sassy pair of shoes wont fix!!!

They say that lip gloss is an addiction. Well, I am living proof. I always have 5 in my purse at a time. The sad thing is they are usually the same color lol.

Champagne Roses! Sooo romantic!!! Give me 7 as a symbol of love…. Yup, that is what it means ☺

And they always come in 3!!!

And HUGS!!!

I Want You There-Day of Coordination Imagine your wedding day with not a care in the world (ok, so maybe a little jitters about tripping.) This is the time to start celebrating with your “girls” and family. No need to have Mom setting up the centerpieces. Maid of honor setting up your guest book and escort card table. Let us do it for you. While you and your friends sit around and drink mimosas, your wedding is being handled by a team of professionals. Packages start at $999

• Gathering and reviewing all your vendor contracts the month before the wedding • Calling all vendors to confirm details and times of arrival/delivery • Designing floor plan layouts • Rehearsal Coordination • Creating a detailed time-line for entire wedding day schedule • Organizing the processional and recessional • Offering advice on etiquette and protocol • Ensure set up of ceremony and reception • Gather gifts and ancillary items to return/deliver to couple • Supervise evening activities- cake cutting, garter, bouquet, speeches, etc.

So sit  back  and  enjoy  your  day   STRESS  FREE!!!  

I Want You To Help Me Finish Our "I Want You To Help Me Finish" - Midway planning service is perfect for the couple or host who has already planned a portion of the event but wants an expert wedding planner to help finish the planning and execution. You may have a little to do or still so much. Don’t get stuck and frustrated…..We can help make this a smooth finish to the aisle. •  8 Meeting/planning sessions, as needed to assist the final steps in planning and the design of the wedding •  Personalize budget determination and management to guide the couple through the final stages •  Act as liaison between vendors and the bride and groom to negotiate discounts •  Provide vendor referrals •  Review vendor contracts •  Ceremony rehearsal if needed •  Table design elements and set up •  Table assignment implementation •  Advice on etiquette, traditions, customs and protocol •  Follow-up two (2) weeks before wedding with all vendors to ensure fulfillment •  Wedding day management: oversee ceremony, reception, vendors, guests and bridal party (unlimited) •  Set-up centerpieces, place cards, favors, guest book, escort cards and other specialty items •  Create and oversee wedding day time-line •  Coordinate and order all rental items •  Dismantle and package all rental items for return •  Package specialty items which are important to the bride and groom •  Load all gifts from gift table to assigned vehicle after cake cutting •  Everything included in our “I Want You There – Full Wedding Month Coordination”

Packages start at $2499

From Middle to end, we are there with you as your wedding partner!

I Want It All- Full Service Planning Wondering where to start? Wishing you had someone there to help you plan (and make it fun)? From initial design to coordinating everything, we will take care of all the D-Tales (pun intended!) A wedding is an elaborate process of organization and detail with thousands of things to think about- choosing invitations, managing guest lists/RSVP, locating venues, food, flowers, vendors and contracts. Wouldn’t it be amazing to show up and just enjoy your special day? No worries, no stress. We are here to help you make that dream a reality. With our I Want It All package, we handle everything. Yes, EVERYTHING! With a simple review of your budget, priorities and wish list we will work with you to design the most exquisite wedding you can imagine. The "I Want It All" package begins with an in-depth consultation to go over your style, budget, wishes and establish your vision for the day. In addition to handling every detail, we supervise all vendor meetings, site visits, décor design, tasting, dress fittings - as much as you need us, we are there for you. Call us for packages and pricing based on your needs. Packages starting at $3499

• Unlimited meetings / planning sessions (estimated based on level of service needed) • Customized budget & planning timeline • Wedding design advice and execution • Venue and vendor research and visits to assist with decisions • Assistance with contract negotiation • Attending vendor interviews with you as needed • Etiquette and wedding protocol advice • Unlimited telephone and email support • Everything included in our “I Want You There - Day of Coordination”

From Beginning to end, we are there with you to plan every detail of your wedding!

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We will make you feel like our only Bride! We will do everything we can to make the planning process fun and stress free. We hold our reputation in the highest of standards. We work super hard to ensure your wedding is your dream come true We will ensure you have nothing to worry about on your wedding day! We love shopping with our brides. In person or via text…. ☺ This is our only job and we WILL get back to you quickly. You don’t have to wait for us to get off our other job to start planning your wedding. We will introduce you to the professional vendors who fit your style and budget! We will take you to the most professional vendors we know. We will do whatever we can to make YOUR wedding YOU!

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I am gonna spoil you rotten, if you let me! We will laugh! I mean who wants to be so uptight when planning an awesome celebration. I will let YOU make the final decisions. While I have a ton of opinions, input and suggestions, this is all about you and your wedding. I will ensure you have lots of sweet yummy stuff. And I might even share mine! I love shopping online and I will help you find some cool stuff you might not have thought of. I work ODD and long hours! You will be able to find me and I promise you will never have to wonder where I am. I want your wedding to be dreamy and the celebration to be fun. We will create a dream team of professionals. You can borrow one of my countless lip glosses for late evening photos! I WILL love your cake! I promise you that I will cry at your wedding.

Love back from our brides….

We love our brides and from the minute you meet us, you know that to be a fact….. Words cannot describe how awesome April is. She was the key to making our wedding day a day to remember!!!! Not only did she provide comfort and guidance throughout the process, we even had a few laughs along the way. April's knowledge and experience gave me confidence selecting venues and vendors! All I can say is we couldn't have done it without her. Thank you to April and the D-tales, you are my #1 recommendation!!....S.P. April & Her Team are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! The D-Tales went above and beyond from what I expected from them. From our Initial Consultation April did an amazing job of getting to know me as her client, understanding the needs and developing something as I am not your average Bride. If it wasn't for her and her team, I know our special day would've been a disaster. April is a great person to work with, organized, high energy, caring, sweet, positive and VERY RELIABLE! My Groom & I couldn't be happier with all she has done for us and the result of the wedding day. Thank you TONS April!!! WE LOVE YOU!!!!! :) ……. Ms To Mrs. As I stated on Facebook, a mere "post" really can't express how much we appreciate your help. But in a nutshell, my new HUSBAND, Tony V and I agree that YOU ROCK!! ☺ We hired April to rescue us from a crazy planning experience and take care of our Day-Of Coordination. April was so awesome, and truly went out of her way to help out with last few vendor meetings that I had, and helped me to find some of the special personalized things that I needed to make our day special and unique. She was super organized and helped me think of a lot of things that I might have overlooked. And on the day of, her and Bonnie seriously just kept us so cool. I can't thank you enough for coming to our rescue, and I will certainly pass you on to any of my bride-to-be friends! Thank you thank you Thank YOU! Mr. and Mrs. V April truly went above and beyond even our wildest dreams. Our wedding day would have been incomplete without her. The attention she pays to the little details sent my wedding from AMAZING to SPECTACULAR!!!! Our day went so smoothly that my husband and I didn't have to think about anything except having a good time and sharing our love. She is what made our day perfect. If your thinking about getting married and you don't want all the stress she should be the first thing you book. Luv D

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Your Wedding Day is special to us. Give a call and let the fun begin!!!

The D-tales

April Dorsey


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