Wedding Planning

Best Way to Make a Wedding Guest List (Spreadsheet Included)

Best Way to Make a Wedding Guest List (Spreadsheet Included)

What is the best way to make your wedding guest list? If it were up to you two as a couple, you’d invite your closest family and friends and be done. But then your parents have their own list and then what do you do with the singles? Should they get a plus one...what are the rules?

Most Popular Reasons for Doing the First Look

Most Popular Reasons for Doing the First Look

In this post I’m going to share my insights from dozens of weddings I’ve produced, some with a first look and some without. I’ll be going over what the first look is and why some have opted for it and why some haven’t. It honestly, comes down to...

How to Host Your Wedding at a Private Estate

How to Host Your Wedding at a Private Estate

I’m going to walk you through my process for planning and producing events in non-traditional wedding venues like a private estate or a backyard for example. We’re going to put the wedding planning aside for now and discuss the 4 things to look out for when hosting your event at unique location.

The MacArthur | Downtown Los Angeles Wedding Venue

The MacArthur formerly the Park Plaza Hotel LA is a Los Angeles wedding venue that takes you back to the 1920’s. As soon as you walk through those front glass doors you’re taken aback by a GRAND stair case and GIANT chandeliers original to the building.

My Romantic Indoor Royal Garden Wedding

Inspired by tradition, history and the woods, this Southern California winter wedding was adorned with plumosa and natural wood in a historic castle. 

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Planner & Designer // Michelle Isabel
Photography // Crystal-Nicole Photography
Cake & Desserts //  Whats Poppin' Cake Pops
Dress // Cassini

Congrats on your engagement! What to do next?!

First, narrow down the theme or the setting. Do you imagine dancing with the love of your life in a country barn in cowgirl boots, or under the stars in a whimsical woodland scene, or with your toes wiggling in the sand at your no-shoes required beach extravaganza?

Wedding Day Programs

Every detail- and in this particular case- every piece of stationary will have meaning down to the font family used. I am going to work on it like I am getting it ready to walk down the runway or like its about to have a 6 page spread published on it.