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wedding wars colorado winner - 2013

Tell us a little about yourself and how you

What makes your work unique?

table scape ideas, colors and textural

came to be in the wedding industry?

I bring a unique combination of skills and

elements. Sometimes inspiration comes from a

I am originally from New York and have

experience to The Main Event. I began my

hike in the woods or from a floral

always loved design, production and

career in film production so I always start

arrangement at Bergdorf Goodman! Most of

planning. The Main Event formally began in

each event from a production perspective

all, I draw my inspiration from each bride and

2000 but since the nineties we’ve produced

beginning with a budget and schedule. Then

groom. I always take the time to find out

many live events including festivals,

I move on to my favorite part of the wedding

where they are from, their backgrounds,

promotions and private events. After I was a

planning, the creative elements. I am very

interests and travels. I incorporate these

married in 2001 it dawned on me that

detail oriented and will even coordinate the

elements in my wedding designs to make

planning weddings was the perfect way to

visual aspects of the menu to reflect the

each wedding a signature event that reflects

combine my production skills with my creative

overall wedding design. If there is fiddle fern

the combined personal style of the couple. At

side. I also really enjoy connecting with each

in the flower arrangements than I might

the reception this may manifest in wines

couple. My goal is to have each client feel as

choose to have bread sticks made to match

exclusively from the place the couple met (ie.

though they are my only client. Planning a

that design element, as I did in the Wedding

Australia, Italy, South Africa) or centerpieces

wedding requires a lot of time, effort and

Wars design. In college I wrote, directed,

made from photos of the couples’ ancestors.

emotion. I want to make sure my clients feel

choreographed and performed in theater

supported throughout the planning process.

productions so my creativity lends itself to a

What advice do you have for a bride on a

This is the basis for our luxury planning. We

live and visual format. This seems to work


make each wedding a one of a kind custom

very well for planning and producing

I have a lot of advice on this topic but the first

wedding and tailor each element to reflect

weddings because in essence, it is a live

step is to make a budget and stick to it! A

the individuality of the couple. Over the years

theatrical production!

well-planned budget will help you to make

I have formed many lifelong friendships with my clients!


decisions along the way and curb your desire Where do you get your inspirations?

to overspend. Do pick one thing to splurge

I love interior design stores and magazines for

on, like the band. If everyone is packed on

Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine | Colorado Fall 2013  

Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine | Colorado Fall 2013

Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine | Colorado Fall 2013  

Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine | Colorado Fall 2013