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Hello! This is a place where I share inspiration, real weddings, and advice from my wedding planning adventures. Explore tips, venues, and vendors in the greater Seattle area, and read about the unique wedding stories that I had the pleasure of planning.

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Wedding Florist Spotlight Todays Vendor Spotlight is all about wedding & event florals. No matter what the occasion floral designers, Anna and Karli at Flora D’ Amore excel at bringing their clients floral dreams to life all while working to stay within their budget. Flora D’ Amore’s studio is located in Everett, WA and has […]

Jun 22

  Flora D’Amore

Venues + Vendors

First steps to planning your wedding Congratulations on your engagement! Let’s take a moment to pop some bubbly and celebrate!  Getting engaged is a huge milestone for your love story, and wedding planning should be a fun season for you and all involved in the wedding planning process. You may be wondering where to begin, […]

Jan 10

Congratulations! You’re engaged, now what?

Wedding Tips

A Scavenger Hunt Back In Time Through The Emerald City There are so many wonderful moments in a love story that lead up to the start of happily ever after, the wedding day. But perhaps none as sweet as the proposal. I love learning about the special moments in my clients love stories and who […]

Jul 7

My Proposal Story

Elaborate Living

“The sweet smell of Love in the morning” Jon and Liz met in an art program at a local college in St. Louis. Their unique personalities and artistic talents drew them to each other. Over the next several years their relationship grew as they encouraged each other in their studies, dreams and daily lives. Knowing […]

Feb 25

Liz & Jon’s Proposal Story

Events + Love Stories