real wedding: tania & yaz 10/5/2014

My phone beeps in the middle of the night, signaling a work email has just come in. It’s a request for more information from Tania, a future bride hoping to help find someone to help her plan her OC destination wedding. She wasn’t up in the middle of the night, she was in India, 13…

real wedding: erin & pieter 8/30/2014

Do you remember the 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders, While chasing the clouds away… And on that 21st night of September, Erin got engaged to the love of her life! Favorite song. On a jetty in Newport Beach. With her one and only down on one knee. Erin and Pieter…

real wedding: Jacqueline & derek 10/18/2014

Talk about an attractive couple…. Jacqueline and Derek were flawless on their wedding day. Marbella Country Club hosted their blush and ivory affair, where their guests enjoyed dancing under the stars on their stunning terrace. Take a look at Jacqueline’s shoes- hello red bottoms! The blue color was the perfect match to her stunning blue…

real wedding: stephanie & nick 9/27/2014

Dream client? Right here! Stephanie & Nick’s wedding was one I looked forward to for over a year! We had the best time planning their Ritz-Carlton affair and so much of the fun was getting to know both of their amazing families along the way! The design for this event was classic perfection! We used…

real wedding: kara & chris 9/12/2014

East coast couple Kara & Chris came to me looking for a full service planner for their Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel destination wedding. Explaining from the start that they were hoping for an intimate, understated event, I was excited to come on board to lead them through their entire planning journey! We planned over the phone and…

real wedding: janelle & gio 8/30/2014

I was so excited to work with Janelle & Gio on their August wedding! Hotel Maya was the perfect location for their beach themed affair. We used shades of blue with white, ivory and sand, to create a fresh, bright, beach tone for the event. I LOVED the driftwood that was incorporated everywhere, Pixies Petals…

real wedding: christina & tyler 8/8/2014

From the first meeting I had with Christina & Tyler I knew their wedding was going to be a blast! We sat in Fuego (the yummy restaurant inside of Hotel Maya!) had some wine, and chatted about the upcoming celebration. I fell in love with the couple, and with their love story…. After “dating” in…

real wedding: carrie & les 11/15/2014

Carrie and Les, where to begin! Carrie and I met through the OC LMU Alumni Association, and we found out that our families knew each other for years. I can’t say that hasn’t happened before with my family! When I said I was a wedding coordinator here in Orange County and a LMU alum, she…

highlight video: jenny & kirk at the Nixon

It’s June! I can’t believe it is June! Wedding season is in full swing and we are working hard to not only manage flawless weddings every weekend, but also to plan our 2016 weddings and catch up on this here blog :) In the next few weeks Jenna, Jen and myself will continue to share…

real wedding: alex & shah 5/9/2014

One of my favorite venues is the Nixon Library. There is just something so classic and timeless about the space- it takes so little to make it look stunning! I was so excited to work with Alex and Shah, as they were a referral from a past bride of mine. It was also a huge…