Since I was a young girl, I always lived for planning parties and hosting friends. Naturally, as I grew older, I found myself enthralled with weddings. After achieving success in the film business for nearly a decade, I decided to start over and make a career out of my first love; weddings. I quickly realized that many of the skills I had mastered running movie sets were perfectly in line with wedding coordination, and this background made me unique. Watching two people dedicate their lives to one another, while surrounded by family and friends, is a magical moment to witness. I take great pride in creating a celebration that lives up to those moments. My goal is to personalize every event making it as unique as the bride and groom, while ensuring total organization so they can enjoy the entire engagement as well as every single moment of their wedding ... Read More »
Estate weddings can be beautiful, unique, and a breath of fresh-air from your ordinary ballroom wedding. Be it an ocean-view mansion, the rolling hills of a ranch, or a winery villa, estate weddings have the potential to be the setting for the wedding of your dreams. Estate weddings come with a number of advantages, such as bringing in your own alcohol and avoiding hotel-priced bar packages; however, there are hidden fees and challenges behind property. Check out the obstacles and benefits of an estate wedding before making your final decision for the big day! Some Obstacles to Consider: RentalsWhile the initial cost of renting an estate for your wedding looks much smaller than that of a hotel or country club, you must factor in added costs. Hotels calculate their price with a food-and-beverage minimum; catering, staff, kitchen, and basic rentals are included in this fee. For an estate wedding, you can expect your ... Read More »
Wedding dress shopping can be one the most exciting aspects of the wedding planning process. For women who have never been on a bridal gown outing before, the experience can seem straightforward – that is, until you begin to book appointments yourself. As a bride-to-be, staying organized is an invaluable trait at every twist and turn during the organization of your nuptials. As such, make sure you make the most of your bridal appointments with these tips and tricks from a professional wedding planner. - Fill your schedule. Try to make multiple appointments in a day, but be sure you have enough time at each place – you should always assume you will be at each store for one full hour. - Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water the day before and the morning of your shopping trip to prevent bloating. I also don’t suggest partying the night before; you don’t ... Read More »
Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life and you should be fully able to enjoy every moment. Many couples opt to hire a wedding planner because they realize early on that the coordination process can be extremely stressful, while others prefer to take on the challenge themselves and seek out a consultant for only day-of services. Whatever your preference, know that hiring a professional to oversee the entire production – and help make your wedding dreams a reality – is one of the areas brides and grooms constantly confirm their money to be well spent. Your planner knows what really matters to you, and will make sure that the most important details are handled. The six examples below will help provide you with an idea of how valuable a wedding consultant can be, aside from other areas such as venue suggestions, theme, style, attire, and ... Read More »
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