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Lauren J. Sharkey works alongside couples to ensure their vision for their ceremony comes to life and truly celebrates their unique love story. With comprehensive support every step of the way, your ceremony will be one thing you won’t have to stress about.

how to book

  • Schedule a no-obligation consultation to discuss your vision for your unique ceremony, and to ensure we’re a good fit for one another.
  • Review and sign your contract.
  • Pay your non-refundable 50% deposit.
  • Complete your ceremony and couple’s questionnaires.

after booking

  • After completing your questionnaires, I’ll begin crafting your custom ceremony.
  • Once I’ve completed the draft, I’ll e-mail you a copy for review.
  • We work together to make any changes, edits, or additions to ensure your love story is beautifully captured and your vision comes to life.

the writing process

  • Lauren reviews your questionnaire answers and notes from your consultation to craft your love story. She works tirelessly to capture your journey as a couple, what makes your love uniquely yours, and how that love translates into hope for the future.
  • Once you love story has been completed, Lauren begins building out your ceremony. From quotes and readings to traditions and customs, Lauren ensures all components of your ceremony are personalized, and that all traditions and guest speakers are incorporated seamlessly.
  • When all components of your ceremony have been finalized, Lauren prepares graphics and an e-mail for your wedding party for ease of use on your wedding day.

finalizing the details

one month prior to the wedding

  • Schedule your comprehensive finals appointment to review the ceremony script, processional and recessional, and last-minute details.
  • The couple gives final approval on all ceremony components.
  • Pay the remaining balance of your invoice.

added benefits

PREMIER SUPPORT & GUIDANCE

  • Each of Lauren’s clients receives a step-by-step guide on how to obtain their marriage license and what is required, taking the guess work out of the equation.
  • You also receive a comprehensive guide to changing your name, complete with instructions and pre-filled forms for your passport, driver’s license, and more!

All Ceremonies Include

  • Unlimited edits until the first of the month of the wedding (example: if your wedding is on October 24, you will receive unlimited edits until October 1).
  • A unique, customized ceremony script of varying length, incorporating your love story, intentions, and wishes for the future.
  • Comprehensive finals meting to discuss the processional, ceremony timeline, and last-minute details/changes.
  • E-mail and PNG files of processional order, recessional order, and important tips for your wedding party and family members which can be saved to their phones for easy access.
  • Step-by-step instructions on how, when, and what is required to obtain your marriage license through your local municipality.
  • E-mail reminders regarding when to obtain your marriage license.
  • Detailed tracking information for submission of your marriage license so you can track progress to your municipality.
  • Comprehensive guide to changing your name after you tie the knot!

Frequently Asked Questions

If the ceremony takes place more than 50 miles outside of 19107, a travel fee will be assessed depending upon distance.

Ceremonies taking place outside PA, NJ, and NY, please email eventsbyljs@gmail.com to obtain a travel fee estimate. Travel fee estimate includes airfare/train fare, accommodations, and transportation.

Lauren has designed her comprehensive finals meeting to address, troubleshoot, and resolve any issues rendering a rehearsal unnecessary. If you feel you would still like a rehearsal following your finals appointment, one can be added for $250.00 and travel fees, if applicable.

Just as every couple is unique, the creation of every couple’s ceremony is also unique. Final pricing is provided to the couple following their consultation. However, base prices are as follows:

Elopement & Small Ceremonies: Beginning at $350.00

Curated Wedding Ceremonies: Beginning at $500.00

Are you ready?

let’s work together today!

Whether you’re looking to get more information, or you’re ready to talk to me about writing your love story, reach out and book a consultation today!