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Wedding Planner

Aids and tips for planning a wedding at the Nagle Warren Mansion B&B. Introduction, Services, Planning Your Wedding, Calculator, Checklist, Wedding Trends, Wedding Menus, Wedding Policies, Recommended Vendors & Information Request Form. The Nagle Warren Mansion B&B provides wedding services and honeymoons for people in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska


   Let our experienced staff handle all the details so you can relax and enjoy the day with your family and guests.  Envision an elegant setting, filled with loved ones, dining on delicious cuisine served with the utmost professionalism and attention to detail.  Whether you are planning an intimate gathering for immediate family or a more elaborate seated banquet for all your friends and family, you can be sure every detail will be taken care of.

    Simplify your life.  Enjoy a cup of tea while meeting with our wedding consultants.  At the Nagle Warren Mansion, it isn't necessary to worry about renting separate venues for the wedding and reception, nor do you need to pay costly rental fees for chairs, tables, table linens and decorations.  An elegant setting is already provided.

    Choose from the many services we provide:
  • Music - Our antique concert grand piano is at your disposal and we can provide the musician.  You need only indicate your favorite pieces.
  • Flowers -  As a member of the Society of American Florists, the Nagle Warren Mansion can provide the floral arrangements for the wedding, reception and the wedding party.
  • Officiant -  Yes, we can even provide a judge or cleric of your choice and, if you wish, witnesses.
  • Food and Beverage -  Our special wedding menu offers a tempting array of food and beverages, from hors d'oeuvres to wedding cake, from champagne to fine teas and coffees.
  • Table Settings -  Our table linens and candles will dress your tables in elegant style.
  • Accommodations -  We can provide elegant, well-appointed rooms for you to dress in as well as overnight accommodations for you, your family and friends.            


    In addition to our on-site library of wedding materials, we offer the following tips (below) to aid you in your planning:

  • Budget Worksheet - to assist you in forming a budget for your wedding
  • Wedding Trends -  information about current wedding trends
  • Resources -  a list of our favorite websites for wedding ideas
  • Recommended Vendors
  • Wedding Menus, Wine List
  • Wedding Policies


    These are general estimates.  If you plan to spend more, or less, on certain elements deduct (or add) percentage points from other categories.

Reception 50%

______________  X  .50 = ____________________
Your total Budget                Available $ for reception

Site fee                               __________________
Officiant                              __________________
Catering costs/food            __________________
tax   6%                              __________________ 
tip   20%                             __________________
Bar and beverage               __________________
Tax   6%                              __________________
Cake & Tax                          __________________
Cutting fee                          __________________
Furniture Rental                  __________________
Tent Rental                          __________________
Linens Rental                      __________________
Tax on Rentals                    __________________
                            Total                                                   _____________

Music 10%

______________  X  .10 = ____________________
Your total Budget                Available $ for music

Ceremony                              ___________________
Cocktail hour                          ___________________
Reception                               ___________________
                         Total                                                     _____________

Flowers 10%

______________  X  .10 = ____________________
Your total Budget               Available $ for flowers

Ceremony site flowers                     _______________
Bridal bouquet                                 _______________
Bride's attendant(s)                         _______________
Groom/groomsman boutonniers      _______________
Additional corsages/boutonniers     _______________
Reception centerpieces                    _______________

                          Total                                                      ____________

Wedding Attire 10%

______________ X  .10 = _______________________
Your total Budget               Available $ for wedding attire

Dress/Alterations                     _______________
Headpiece/veil                          _______________
Lingerie/shoes/wrap/bag         _______________
Jewelry                                     _______________
Hair and makeup                      _______________
Groom's ensemble                    _______________
                          Total                                                      ____________

Photography 10%

______________  X .10 = ______________________
Your total Budget               Available $ for photography

Engagement Portrait               _______________
Photography                           _______________
Videography                            _______________
Wedding album package         _______________
Tax                                          _______________

                         Total                                                       ____________

Stationery 4%

______________ X .04 = _____________________

Your total Budget               Available $ for stationery

Announcement/save-the-dates   _______________

Invitations and enclosures          _______________

Calligraphy                                  _______________

Postage                                       _______________

Place cards/Programs                 _______________

Thank you notes                         _______________

                         Total                                                      ______________

Additional Expenses 6%

_______________ X .06 = _____________________

Your total budget                Available $ for additional expense

Attendants' gifts                             _______________

Gifts for each other                         _______________

Marriage License                             _______________

Bridesmaids' luncheon                     _______________

Favors                                              _______________

Rehearsal Dinner                              _______________

Wedding day transportation            _______________

Church/synagogue/officiant's fees   _______________

                         Total                                                         ______________

Typical Gratuities include:

    Waitstaff - 20 percent of the total food bill

    Bartenders - 20 percent of the total bar bill

    Reception musicians, DJs: $25 - 50 each

    Limosine drivers:  15 percent to 20 percent of the bill, unless already included in the contract

    Hairstylists and makeup artists:  15 percent of bill

Custom dictates that you don't have to tip the following, although if someone has done an outstanding job, you may want to offer a gratuity:

    Religious officiant, soloist, organist, wedding planner, stationer, baker, videographer, photographer, florist




    Steel gray has replaced chocolate brown

    Colors popular for spring and summer: aqua, platinum, soft pink, pale yellow and coral

    Colors popular for fall and winter:  wine, purple, turquoise, navy and emerald green


    Incorporate bridal colors and often include monograms


    Are going back to all white, rather than bold colors

    Traditional bride and groom cake toppers are being replaced with fresh flowers, sculptures and monograms

Wedding Flowers

    Hand tied bridal bouquets

    Bouquets with beads, brooches, jewels, pearl or charms

    More mothers are opting for a posey instead of a corsage

    Centerpieces may vary in size and design, using the same colors and flowers


    Romantic, vintage look is popular in gowns (this style is also popular in rings)

    Fewer strapless, more with interesting necklines

    Waistlines enhanced by sashes and belts

    More wraps and shawls with gowns





    Hair ornaments


    Incorporating ethical "green" choices in wedding planning considerations

    Establishing a wedding web page and/or blog


Our Favorite Wedding Links

Our Favorite Wedding Suppliers

Recommended Vendors



 Seated Luncheon or Dinner served in the elegance of the Nagle Warren Mansion


Pair a fine wine with your luncheon, dinner, or reception. Choose a champaign or sparkling wine for a toast.


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