5 Florist Interview Questions for DIY Brides

On February 11, 2012

For many brides, flowers are one of the most special and exciting elements of the wedding.  That’s why asking the following questions of all potential florists is very important. If ceremony flowers need to be transported to the reception site, will they do the transfer?  If so, what is the charge?  It’s worth it to […]

Introducing Kelly

On February 9, 2012

Well I suppose I should probably introduce myself! Like Jon’ette said, I’m Kelly -Kelz to her – and I’ll be working with her as the lead for her Wedding Day Coordination clients, which I am incredibly excited about! So a little bit about myself… I went to school for Creative Writing and Studio Art, which […]

Our Newest Addition

On January 29, 2012

I’m excited to introduce the newest addition to the J2 Events: Planning & Design team, Kelly!  I’ve known Kelly {Kelz as I like to call her} for quite some time, as she’s assisted me in the past.  I love her to pieces and I know all of you will, too.  Kelz will be the lead […]

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012: Lace and Wood Stationery

On January 26, 2012

I really wanted to save this one for last, but it’s so good that I couldn’t wait!  I absolutely believe that this will be THE trend of the season.  Last year was all about colorful invitations.  2012 wedding stationery is all about texture…in the form of wood and lace!  This season, I expect to see […]

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012: Bridesmaids’ Right to Shoes

On January 7, 2012

As many of you know, I’m a big believer in personalizing as many aspects of a wedding as possible.  Slowly {very, very slowly}, but surely, brides are stepping away from the “I saw this on a wedding blog and want to duplicate it” mindset and getting back to showcasing what’s unique and special about herself […]

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012: Coffee on the Go

On January 6, 2012

Sometimes trends aren’t new, but they are a way to liven up something that should be dead and buried.  I believe that the standard coffee station is one of those concepts.  There are generally two ways that coffee is offered to guests at a wedding reception.  One involves servers walking around each table asking “would you like […]

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012: Downsize Your Wedding Cake

On January 5, 2012

I love a gorgeous wedding cake.  I don’t love to eat cake, but I do respect a masterpiece when I see one.  However, I think huge, overdone wedding cakes are a thing of the past!  In almost 11 years as an event planner, I’ve had one wedding where every last piece of cake was eaten.  You […]

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012: Twitter Handle Escort Cards

On January 4, 2012

With everyone and their mother on Twitter {literally, I have MOBs following me on Twitter}, this trend is a no-brainer.  Using Twitter handles on escort cards is going to be hot in 2012! Since the groom from the above wedding is the Director of platform/api at Twitter, the couple was totally game for injecting their personalities and careers […]

Welcome to Our New Home

On January 1, 2012

Welcome to our new home!  Many of you know us as social event planners, customizing weddings and private parties for people all over California and beyond.  However, we’re also known to countless corporations as their go to event planning firm for special event planning and design. Here on our new site, you’ll still find advice […]

Coming Soon: Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012

On December 29, 2011

It’s about that time, again, for me to unveil my picks for the Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2012!  2011 is nearly over, yet hundreds of brides are still reading my 2011 picks.  I’m really excited to share my thoughts and, hopefully, give you a trend to use in your upcoming wedding.  Expect to find […]