Geller Events is a boutique wedding and event planning company located in West Los Angeles. We have planned events throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe. With a background in design, we take a hands on approach to assist our clients in creating and executing their dreams. Unlike other companies, we limit the number of weddings we will accept each year in order to ensure that our clients receive personalized attention to every detail. Read More »
We’ve entered a new age. When I began my career as a wedding planner 21 years ago, clients would approach me with their selected colors, an overall feeling, a spending limit, and so on. They would have purchased a few bridal magazines and page after page would be dog-eared, marking stories of what they envisioned. During meetings, couples would tell me with sincerity that they wanted an event that was “pretty,” “glamorous,” or a thousand other words that were completely subjective and could be interpreted in a myriad of ways. Everything has changed since those days. Now one of the first topics we discuss in meetings with new clients is not only the same dog-eared magazines, but also what they are admiring on shared-image sites and blogs. There is currently so much information available that it would seem to make this job easier. Certainly, conveying ideas with pictures can sometimes be ... Read More »
Determining and implementing a budget can be the single biggest hurdle in planning your wedding day. In fact, when a new client hires us, setting a spending limit is the first order of business. It’s essential to set a preliminary budget before any single decision is made. If you think of your overall spending limit as a pie, the size of one slice has a direct impact on the size of every other. Making decisions on any one item before knowing the total picture can make it impossible to stick with your financial goal. To make the most of your wedding budget, here are a few suggestions: FOCUS ON THE GUEST EXPERIENCE Splurge – Great music and entertainment is critical! Whether it’s a band or DJ, get the best that you can afford. When considering music, think about functionality. If dancing is a priority for you, think about what style of music ... Read More »
For the right person, a DIY wedding can be amazing. Not only can a do-it-yourself attitude aid your spending limit, it also gives the “DIYer” an elevated level of ownership and pride in the finished product. Imagine looking back on the details of your big day knowing that you created them yourself! In taking on DIY projects, however, there are a number of factors that should be considered. Planning a wedding can be stressful, so it’s important to make plans to help minimize that stress. The following are a few tips on how to have a successful DIY experience: DO it yourself only if you can do it in advance.Have you dreamed of adorning your tables with handpainted vases filled with origami flowers? Great! Those are items that can be made months in advance, and put away until the big day. If you can take on a project and have it completed at ... Read More »
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