October 3, 2023


Design Plan Love

Introducing MatchBook by 100 Layer Cake

Boy do we now have thrilling information for you, our engaged {couples}, trade execs, and anybody who simply likes to throw a great celebration… we now have OFFICIALLY launched our sister web site, MatchBook!

What’s MatchBook, you ask? Properly, it’s a model new technique to uncover and ebook curated and gifted occasion professionals (or as we name them, Professionals) for upcoming occasions – in your date, in your fashion, and in your worth vary. We’ve talked to numerous {couples} through the years and have heard one factor time and again… the method of discovering and reserving wonderful distributors on your marriage ceremony and occasions has been tremendous time-consuming and plenty of occasions downright irritating. Gone are the times of looking big vendor directories, solely to search out distributors aren’t obtainable or don’t match your standards, after which beginning yet again. Let marriage ceremony planning be FUN once more!

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Our distinctive platform connects seasoned 100-Layer-Cake-approved Professionals with Purchasers looking for their companies by way of a easy, environment friendly request mannequin. It was designed for each these planning a marriage or occasion, and the Professionals who can deliver these celebrations to life. Say you wish to rent a marriage planner. Right here’s a easy rundown of how you should use MatchBook to make the method simple, inspiring, and enjoyable:

  1. Request a Professional, together with your occasion date, location, fashion and price range 
  2. Obtain quotes inside your necessities, with portfolios from our hand-picked Professionals to evaluate
  3. Guide your favourite Professional and verify one other factor off your checklist!
  4. Put up your toes and return to binge-watching Netflix, as an alternative of researching Professionals in your space for the subsequent three hours… or months.

Now how simple does that sound?


There’s a little bit extra to it than that, however significantly, what if you happen to may ebook all of the wonderful Professionals you want for an upcoming occasion (or photoshoot – we’ve obtained a number of nice freelance prop stylists and manufacturing Professionals too) with out having to ship a thousand emails and schedule a bunch of requires EACH Professional sort you need to rent?

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For {Couples} & Hosts

Discover your marriage ceremony photographer, ebook a neighborhood celebration caterer, rent a final minute manufacturing assistant, get assist with marriage ceremony flowers – irrespective of who you’re on the lookout for, MatchBook makes it simple to see Professionals in your space who can be found in your date, fashion and price range vary. You’ll be able to evaluate portfolios, focus on any questions by way of our messaging platform, and ebook figuring out that your Professional has been vetted by the 100 Layer Cake crew. We additionally provide recommendations on what Professionals sometimes value, so there’s no confusion on what charge to set on your requests.

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With over 13 years expertise within the on-line marriage ceremony area, we’ve created relationships with a number of the prime Professionals within the trade, spoken to numerous {couples}, and honed in on the way to make the method of hiring Professionals for any occasion, huge or small, rather less disturbing, and loads much less time-consuming.

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Picture credit score: Samantha Simone

book a wedding vendor with MatchBook
Picture: Lovebird weddings

And it doesn’t matter if you happen to’re on the lookout for your total marriage ceremony crew otherwise you’re a DIY bride merely in want of day-of-coordination and a caterer. No matter your requests are, we now have devoted and gifted Professionals prepared to assist. It’s free to browse and ebook Professionals, and it solely takes a couple of minutes to upload your request. All it’s a must to do is be descriptive about what your marriage ceremony fashion is, and what you’re on the lookout for in a Professional. Then watch our gifted and curated crew of Professionals come to you!

book a wedding vendor with MatchBook
Picture: Lovebird weddings

Okay, so clearly this can be a useful resource we’d like to see you employ on your huge day. However MatchBook isn’t just for weddings… use it to rent Professionals for a bridal bathe on your bestie, a blow-out engagement celebration, a child bathe on your sister, a enjoyable thirtieth party on your bff, or perhaps a children celebration! Actually, any celebration in life requires MatchBook‘s assist to make it as simple and seamless as may be. Simply has 100LC has been your go-to for all sorts of occasion inspiration all these years.

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Los Angeles wedding photographer
photograph: Rachel artime

Did we point out MatchBook is free for {couples} and Purchasers seeking to rent for his or her occasion to make use of? As soon as a service is booked, the Professional you’ve employed pays a small payment that helps us maintain making matches, facilitating bookings, and offering assets to the group. (Occasion Professionals, discover extra particulars on that beneath!) The one charges you’ll pay are these you and your Professionals have agreed upon for his or her companies.

black & white wedding with babies breath
photograph: Kelly Brown weddings

Wedding ceremony and Occasion Professionals

Likewise for Professionals, hello! We’re not leaving you out! The truth is this platform is simply as a lot for you. We’re betting that you simply spend quite a lot of time responding to emails with requests that find yourself not being a great match. With MatchBook, you’ll be able to see all the data concerning the job earlier than you begin any communication. Your inbox will thanks. It’s free to hitch (although you will want to be accepted and accredited), and there’s no requirement to cite or be booked if you happen to don’t discover a job that matches your fashion and charge. And we handle cost so that you by no means must cope with invoicing and collections for jobs booked right here.

If a reserving is made (hooray!), MatchBook takes 10%, easy as that. This payment permits us to proceed to offer this useful service to our Professionals and Purchasers alike. To sweeten the deal, jobs booked by way of MatchBook shall be featured on 100 Layer Cake’s social channel with over 1 million followers collectively.

MatchBook is ideal for Professionals who:

  • need to ebook native occasions resembling weddings, engagement events, bridal showers, milestone events or children events
  • need to get away into the company occasion world or photograph/video manufacturing trade
  • have a collective of Professionals or assistants that would love extra bookings
  • wish to ebook an occasion in a metropolis you is perhaps touring to
  • wish to make extra connections within the occasions trade

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black & white wedding with babies breath
photograph: Kelly Brown weddings

Curious to study extra? You’ll be able to browse our FAQs, or simply soar in and sign up to get started! We are able to’t wait to see your weddings and occasions turn out to be an enormous success!