Coordination and Stationery: Nellie Sparkman Events & Stationery Studio /// Ceremony: Holy Cross Catholic Church /// Reception: The Grand Hall /// Florist: Victorian Gardens /// Photographer: Jana Marie Photography /// Videographer: Selby Films /// Entertainment & Lighting: Icon Entertainment Group /// Caterer: Above & Beyond Catering /// Cake: McLain’s Bakery /// Hair: Traci Morby Styling […]

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Lesley and Ryan’s wedding was filled with personal touches from taking photos at Ryan’s Fire Station to their stunning garden inspired blush and gold reception at The Venue in Leawood in Kansas City. We had the opportunity to help Lesley and Ryan celebrate their wedding day this weekend and it was nothing short of amazing. […]

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Planning a wedding can be a huge fete and it is so important to enjoy the season of life that you are in.  Whether you have been dreaming of your wedding day forever and are ready to jump into the planning head first or you are overwhelmed by all the things, here are the first […]

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You want to have wedding guest seating assignments, but what exactly is the difference between a Seating Chart, Escort Cards and Place Cards? Do I need to tell my guests where to sit? In short, yes! People in situations that they are not familiar with need to be guided. At a wedding, no matter how […]

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Tipping wedding vendors often comes with much input, confusing etiquette and varies by the region. While tipping wedding professionals for their services is not expected, it is a generous way to show appreciation for their creative work and dedication in ensuring your wedding is a success. As you begin planning the wedding budget, remember to […]

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  Wedding Coordinator: Nellie Sparkman Events and Stationery Studio / Ceremony: Our Lady of Sorrows / Officiant: Fr. Rick Storey / Ceremony Musicians: Maureen Henderson and Paul Aubrey / Ceremony Soloist: Maggie Nachbar Welter / Reception Venue and Floral Design: Studio Dan Meiners / Caterer: Shining Stars Catering / Photographer: Sharaya Muack Photography / Videographer: […]

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Kansas City boasts historic venues and incredible dining, so why not host your rehearsal dinner at one of Kansas City’s best rehearsal dinner locations?   Whether you are hosting a formal affair for 25 or inviting 200 out of town guests for a true Kansas City barbecue feast, these are my top Kansas City rehearsal dinner […]

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Happy 2018, my friends!  My website received a bit of refreshing over the Holidays and I am so excited to dive back in and journal more in my little corner of the web.  To me, my website is a bit like my home: if it isn’t perfectly cleaned, organized decorated, it makes it hard for […]

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It is hard to believe that it has been a year since Jennifer & Nick tied the knot.  This couple is so sweet and sincere, it was an honor to spend their wedding day with them. It was a perfect Fall day on October 10, 2015, the leaves were just changing, but the weather was […]

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So often, I see vendors who work tirelessly in this industry, not for the money, but because of the passion and love they truly have for what they do. Every once and awhile, I want to recognize those people that, behind the scenes, exude every ounce of energy to make your wedding day absolutely perfect. […]

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