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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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“With Love From, NOLA” Saint Charles, MO Arielle and Bobby were married on a chilly, yet sunny Valentine’s day immersed in the melody of the day and enveloped by those they loved. Upon arrival to the blessed occasion guests were transported from the streets of Saint Charles to a quaint but happening Mardi Gras Wedding […]

Jul 12

Arielle & Bobby Strickland

Events + Love Stories

“Tale As Old As A Timelord” Woodinville, WA On a summery day, a Tardis and an enchanted book whisked guests to the Hollywood Schoolhouse to witness the union of a Timelord, Brendan and his time bandit princesses, Abagail. Upon arrival attendees found themselves in a beautiful garden filled with tokens of Gallifrey and captivating florals […]

Jul 5

Abagail & Brendan Gamache

Events + Love Stories

As a wedding planner I love learning how couples met and when they knew their fiancé was, “the one”. The response often surprises the others and adds to their unique story and is a loving testament to their relationship. My husband, Brendan and I have been together for almost nine awesome years! A little over […]

Jul 1

When I knew he was the one

Elaborate Living

The greater Seattle area is filled with an array of amazing vendors! I strive to hire the vendors that match each of my clients personality for every event I do to ensure my clients needs are met, the event is amazing, and that we have fun bringing their event plan to life. If you are […]

Jun 30

Greater Seattle Area Wedding Vendors

Venues + Vendors