Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Evanee + Jim

And the award goes to....Evanee + Jim! Our Taylor Swift lovin', doctor-by-day, dreaming of Hollywood by night bride had a very specific vision and {SHE} brought New Hollywood glam to the Steel City. Every single detail was intentional and seriously came together like one of your favorite love films that puts you in tears by the time the credits are rolling. Their wedding was a movie-literally! The Buchners started their love story with a styled video save-the-date trailer that was a modern day spin on how they met and later was premiered as the introduction for their grand entrance at the reception. It included a new edit and real time moment from the actual wedding day because Sho Films is that amazing! The wow factor and drama did not stop there. From Evanee's gorgeous illusion and lace gown hidden with a full skirt for a jaw dropping change out that surprised everyone (groom included) to the 100 foot red carpet entrance with paparazzi to capture guests entering to the gold edged cake defying gravity from a crystal chandelier to the red carpet floral runner cascading from the king table to the thousands of bold red roses against muted tones to the aerialists performing throughout the evening--the Buchners gave their guests an award winning evening of not just eye candy + design but insane fun! Ann Louise Photography was the perfect fit to capture all of the glam and Sho Films could not have cut their love story any better! {SHE} will never stop gushing over the Buchners. They won! 

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Planning: {SHE} Shayla Hawkins Events
Ceremony Venue: Immaculate Heart of Mary
Caterer: Fairmont Pittsburgh
Photography: Ann Louise Photography
Videography: Sho Films
Floral Design: Mocha Rose Floral Design
Stationery Design: Loree Mayer Design
Linens: Mosaic
Rentals: All Occasions Party Rental + Marbella Event Rental
Cake Design: Frosted Envy
Lighting: PSAV
Entertainment: Anthony Molinaro
Gown: Steven Yearick from Anne Gregory for the Bride
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Hair + Makeup: Roma Salon

Cleveland Wedding Planner | Naeemah + Daven

On New Years Eve, with only 20 seconds left in the countdown, Daven dropped on one knee and asked Naeemah to bring in the New Year as his wife! The drama + romance behind their proposal continued with planning their dream wedding. Naeemah had a vision-a modern, chic black tie wedding along with a fun-filled weekend in the city. {SHE} knew it could only be brought to life with the help of a #detailsnob. The weekend kicked off with gorgeous welcome boxes (our favorite-to-date) that guests received upon checking into the Westin Downtown Cleveland. In the box guests would find custom-labeled, well everything! Mini champagne bottles. Mini water bottles. N+D’s favorite candies. And the hangover kit, which would come in handy after an eventful weekend! The party began after rehearsal on Friday with a welcome party at C’set La Vie and ended at The Vault for an after-party on wedding night. From the intricate bodice + lavish skirt of Naeemah's gown, to the breathtaking 10’ phalaenopsis orchid centerpieces to the 'X' shaped tables, the boldness of black, and perfect amount of sparkle, this bride loved drama just as much as {SHE} does! Naeemah + Daven’s city chic wedding was captured to perfection by Making The Moment and featured online in Bridal Bliss on ESSENCE.com. Now to enjoy all of the fabulousness that happened that one time {SHE} went to Cleveland-yup we travel! 

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Planning: {SHE} Shayla Hawkins Events
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Westin Cleveland Downtown
Caterer: Westin Cleveland Downtown
Photography: Making the Moment
Videography: Noah Epps Videography
Floral Design: Neil Leeson Decor Floral
Stationery Design: Loree Mayer Design
Linens: Mosaic
Rentals: All Occasions Party Rental + Marbella Event Rental
Cake + Dessert Table Design: Bella Christie's
Lighting: Network Sound + Lighting
Ceremony Musicians: Accordia Stringed Quartet
Entertainment: The Unit Band + DJ K Nyce
Gown: Lazaro
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Hair: Hair by Meechi
Makeup: Makeup by Bo

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Proposal Goals

We're kicking off our new blog with a sweet treat! This one is for all of our GALentine's so grab your beau and make him look at the post with you (hint, hint)! Typically guys are not planners by nature nor the most detail-focused so getting some assistance as he is preparing to get on one knee is a great idea!! Proposal planning isn't a trend anymore, it's the new norm. What girl doesn't love a creative, inspired, and thought-out marriage proposal!? Well prepare for some serious gushing with this oh-so-adorable styled marriage proposal with Amber + Eugene...just in time for Love's Biggest Day! 

 

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Thanks so much to our incredible team of friendors:

Planning and Styling: {SHE} Shayla Hawkins Events
Photography: Mecca Gamble Photography
Location: Energy Innovation Center
Stationery Design: Loree Mayer Design
Hair and Makeup: Tamera Smith of Comfort Zone Salon
Dress: Femi Boutique

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