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2022 Wedding Trends That We Love

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Throughout the last couple of years we have seen “micro-weddings” or “minimonies” surge in popularity. Due to the social gathering restrictions placed on us by COVID-19, couples had to get creative when planning ways to celebrate their wedding. Though a guest list consisting of just your closest relatives and friends makes the ceremony intimate and […]

January 24, 2022

Weddings

How to Choose Your Perfect Wedding Venue

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Picking the perfect location for your special day can be daunting and hard to find the perfect fit for you and your new spouse. However, it should be a fun process for you and shouldn’t cause extra stress. Follow this guide to narrow down your options for an easy and exciting experience! Time of Year […]

December 11, 2021

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Crystal Plaza

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Harlow Events recently visited Crystal Plaza and we cannot wait to share what this venue holds! Crystal Plaza was founded in 1917 in Livingston, New Jersey and has maintained the family owned business throughout the years. With their 150 team members, Crystal Plaza is able to assist to create the event of your dreams. The […]

November 21, 2021

Weddings

The Best Wedding Favors

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Wedding favors are a must-have addition to your special day. Not only are they a special way to say thank you to your guests, but they also serve as a cute keepsake for your guests on your wedding day. There are so many possibilities when it comes to giving out wedding favors! Picking out the […]

November 12, 2021

Weddings

6 Best Wedding Trends

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When planning your wedding, of course you want your day to be unique, but it can also be helpful to take advice, get inspiration, and follow popular trends from other weddings! As wedding planners, we experience all different kinds of new ideas for weddings, as well as old traditions, family traditions, and especially, the beginning […]

October 19, 2021

Planning

5 Questions I Ask Couples During Their Consultation Call

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Meeting your clients are one of the most important steps in event planning. This initial meeting is where relationships are established and boundaries are set. For this reason, it’s important that the consultation call remains efficient, professional and personable. How do I make all of this happen? By sticking to 5 key questions that get […]

October 13, 2021

Planning

What Type of Wedding Planner Do You Need?

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Hiring a wedding planner can be a big decision, as can be any detail that goes into planning a wedding. Worried that having a wedding planner will get in the way of your own desire to plan or vision for your wedding? Stressed about juggling all the details that go into planning a wedding? Unsure […]

October 4, 2021

Weddings

Creating a Guest List

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When creating a guest list for your wedding, it is easy to get lost in the excitement of inviting everyone you know! Of course everyone would love to be a part of your special day, but it is important to try not to lose focus when making your guest list. We have gathered some of […]

September 28, 2021

Weddings

Wedding Invitation Do’s & Don’ts

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When it comes to planning your wedding, the invitations are the beginning of the process! To start your wedding planning process, designing your invitations is more important than you think. We have found that there are a ton of misconceptions about what makes a good wedding invitation. Here we have listed our top 5 do’s […]

September 22, 2021

Weddings

Ways to Budget and Still Have the Wedding No One Wants to Miss

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Everybody dreams of having the wedding of the year. The one in which all guests leave with smiles on their faces after having a fantastic night. The perfect mix of being over the top while staying luxe and classy. However, things can add up quickly and become expensive. However, money doesn’t buy happiness, there are […]

September 14, 2021

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Kristina Embree, your planning specialist

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MEET Kristina

certified wedding planner, coordinator & trusted event creator with over 10 years experience

When you wake up on the day of your wedding, your happiness is everything to me. It's a sacred day meant for cherishing. Your sole purpose is to be completely present. Every moment is a memory in the making.

I don't believe in the idea of wedding planning stress. You deserve total control and joy from your very first planning meeting through to the final toasts and cheers of a breathtaking and perfect day.

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