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Your Dream Wedding Planner Awaits

So you are engaged and now mentally creating a list in your head of all of the decisions you will have to make within the next year, what do you do now? I might be slightly biased, being a wedding planner and all, but really the very first thing to do once engaged is to hire yourself a wedding planner.

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Featured: Six Brides for Six Dresses Editorial Shoot

Many of you know I had an amazing bridal photoshoot on May 20th, and it was a blast! I just received the final images and video back from the talented Sarah Olivia Photo and KW Productions, and I am so excited to share them with you! This shoot was also featured on Revel, a new wedding blog, which was also very exciting for me!

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Flowers & Thyme Website Launch

Over the past four months, I have had the pleasure of working with DelJean, owner and floral designer of Flowers & Thyme. She and her local Springfield, Oregon flower design company are always such a joy to work with. We collaborated on a beautiful bridal photoshoot at Deep Woods Events, along with my own personal branding photoshoot, and at both, the flowers were absolutely stunning and designed just as I envisioned.

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NSLS Induction Ceremony 2018

What an honor it was planning the 2018 Induction Ceremony for the National Society of Leadership and Success at the University of Oregon while being on the Executive Board! It was so fun planning with our President, Jessica Kaiser, and the rest of the Executive Board. Our goal was to make huge upgrades from our last year’s Induction, and I am so happy to announce that we by far exceeded our goal.

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Upcoming Photoshoot!

I am planning another styled shoot in Downtown Eugene on Sunday, May 20, 2018! I am working with Sarah Olivia Photo, KW Productions, Poppies and Paisley Floral, Katarina Tiley, Cheri from Fringe Hair Studio, Gilt + Gossamer, Bliss NW Bridal and Grace Mariée Original! I will be styling six models in wedding dresses, each with different hairstyles, make-up, accessories and bouquets (and possibly flower crowns!).

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Rustic Elegance - Deep Woods Styled Shoot Sneak Peek

Here is a small sneak peek from my photo and video team of my styled shoot from April 15th at Deep Woods Events! These images and footage are so beautiful, and I am so excited to share them with you!

Photography | Belen Isabel Photography and Ava Maria Photography

Videography | KW Productions

See the full vendor list, gallery and recap video here. Full gallery and video coming soon.

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I am so excited to officially be a Beating50Percent affiliate! Their motto directly aligns with To Be Loved Events in that we both believe in creating long-lasting marriages. I want to help couples down the aisle and also through life with as much support as I can give. Beating50Percent has a few mottos that To Be Loved Events relates with the most.

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What I Have Been Up To!

I have had the amazing opportunity to work with some amazing, talented people the past few months! Andrea from Andrea Haughey Design has partnered with me to create custom wedding stationery suites and calligraphy packages for clients who may be interested. Along with that, I am styling and photographing her beautiful designs, (stay tuned for photos soon!) so she has high-quality photos to share with her potential clients.

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Eat, Sleep, Plan, Repeat!

If you know me, you know that I never really take breaks. During most of my breaks from school, I am assisting a wedding or two, helping other planners or vendors with tasks, having meetings with other planners or vendors to learn more about their businesses and the wedding industry or working on my many upcoming projects. I love learning about anything and everything I can that will set me up for success once I am running my business full-time.

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Rustic Elegance - Deep Woods Styled Shoot

I am so excited to announce that I am planning a wedding styled shoot with my good friend and fellow wedding planner, Angelica Caluza from Anela Events. We have been working with an amazing vendor team (listed below) to put together something simply beautiful. This is my first styled shoot and one of the biggest planning experiences I have had the privilege to work on. I feel blessed to have the support from all of these vendors. We designed this mock-wedding to have a romantic and rustic feel,  while still remaining elegant. The shoot is set in a beautiful forest, and our choices of rentals are classic and simple. Angelica and I were inspired by many things when choosing the design and color palette. The mix of blue tones, ivory and gold against the classic wood furnishings and forestry around us, provides a picturesque display, I cannot wait to share with you. We chose clean, white flowers to add a pleasant contrast to the dark, lush, forestry. We are truly astounded by how pleasantly everything is coming together. 

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