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There engagement story might be one of my favorites to date. 

Jenna walked into a room with a large screen that projected a video of everyone in her life. Dane had gotten Jenna's friends and family involved to create a video that would end with him asking her to marry him. There was dancing, laughing, silly photos the whole shabang With the song "Shutup and Dance with Me" in the background. The best part was he was able to video her reaction as the video aired. 

They showed me this video when we met and I immediately got chills. You could INSTANTLY feel their love. At the end of the video,...
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Caroline + Will's wedding was by far one of my favorite 2018 weddings and Laura from Walking Eagle Photography captured it beautifully! 

Caroline + Will are from my hometown of Lexington, Kentucky and moved to Carlsbad for Caroline's job about 2 years before they got married. The choose the venue Carlsbad Inn because the views were breath taking but it also allowed their family and friends to explore the little town they loved! 

With Caroline + I both being from the South I knew it was going to be important that we add in as many southern details as we could! I have listed below some of my...
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What I loved most about Crystal and Roy is they knew exactly what they wanted for their wedding. They were so easy going and they just wanted their closest family and friends to eat amazing food and dance all night! Crystal hired me a little of a year before her big day. She wanted someone she could easily talk to, ask questions, and someone who would give suggestions along the way. I didn't...
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Carissa + Kyle are a dream couple I got to work with! They were so kind, always organized and so excited to get married! They said I do in Indian Wells at the Indian Wells Golf Resort in front of their closest family and friends! Carissa knew exactly what she wanted and always had a smile on her face. Kyle was so kindhearted and so ready to marry his best friend. During Carissa + Kyle's...
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There aren't enough words to describe how amazing this couple is. From the first time we talked on the phone to their wedding day Brianna + Edem were so kind and so excited to get married. I was introduced to this couple by the bride's aunt who I work with frequently in San Diego. I remember our first phone call and it was like we had known each other forever. Brianna + Edem said "I do" at...
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As a planner I love to take ideas and create a beautiful styled shoots and weddings! This Havana Styled Shoot was inspired by a wedding dress that I loved from the moment I saw it. The wedding dress designer Kirsten Paige, was in LA at the same show I was last year and she was explaining her dresses to me when she mentioned that her Gatsby Dress has a surprise blue element. After that moment I...
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Thankful 2017

Today on the blog I am talking about being THANKFUL and boy have I been thankful for so many things this year! 2017 was probably the biggest year I have ever had! Scroll below to check it out and maybe even see a surprise!

Grace and Gold Events opened their doors on February 2, 2017 and have been planning the most EXTRAORDINARY weddings ever since! I have even added a Bat Mitzvah to the calendar for next year! WOOHOO!


Rhett and I welcomed a baby boy named Oliver Ford on July 25th, 2017 at 6 pounds 10 ouches and 19inches long. When he smiles our hearts melt. I don't think I have ever LOVED...
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