You've spent months getting to know and working with the vendors who will make your day come alive. You may be curious what is acceptable to tip vendors, if at all, and include that into your budget.
The amount to tip vendors is very subjective, and not all categories are required. The tipping I have listed below is across the board, but I will give you an idea of what I usually see for vendor tips. About half of our clients tip as a percentage of the total bill (usually between 15-20%) for each vendor, and it gets divided amongst the total staff that worked on an event. Some of our clients tip per worker. Both are normal and accepted. Please feel free to tip as you see fit.
If a vendor is not tipped as a percentage, here are the ranges of what we see: