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Based in Indianapolis, I am a wife, mom to 2 sweet girls, and an avid home decorator.  A true believer in grace, relationships and beautiful weddings, my mission is to create a life I love to live every single day. From bridal tips to business to weddings - this blog is designed to educate brides and encourage other busy mamas (and businesswomen) to make a living from their dream without giving up what matters most.

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Ringmaster Sawyer Turns One!

When Katherine and Jason approached me, we had exactly 2.5 months to bring together Sawyer’s circus theme birthday party! Sawyer loves animals, so a circus or carnival theme was the perfect fit. After finding the perfect venue, it was time to design a beautiful celebration where every little detail was carefully thought through.

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yellow table decor with white chairs

An Elegant Yellow and Blush Dinner Party Design

As an Indianapolis event planner, I had the pleasure of designing the statement table for the A Classic open house party last Spring. Instead of going with the usual soft tones, I challenged myself to design something bright, bold and modern. As a result, we created a design reminiscent of an elegant yellow and blush dinner party!

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Outdoor wedding reception centerpiece with blush and peach flowers

Outdoor Garden Party Reception

For this Ritz Charles Garden Pavilion Wedding inspiration, we wanted to put a fresh spin on the classic black-and-white wedding for the bride who still wants an organic, ethereal style. Specifically, we wanted to show brides a way to use black  and still have a soft, beautiful, and ethereal look, rather than formal and stuffy.

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Glamorous Gatsby Wedding in Indianapolis, Indiana

A Glamorous Gatsby Wedding at Laurel Hall

I absolutely adore this family! Alyssa’s mom came to me a few months before the wedding to ensure they had everything perfect for her little girl’s big day!  They already had an amazing vendor team together, but she wanted to be able to relax and soak in the special moments and details of her daughter’s wedding day.  So we stepped in to help bring this Glamorous Gatsby wedding to life!
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