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Alexandria Bridal Consultants

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Event Details by Edelina
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sharon B.
Verified review

I contacted Edelina to help me plan my daughter's wedding ceremony on short notice. Edelina was prompt to return my correspondence, answer all my questions and met with us in person to discuss our vision. Since we did not have a rehearsal prior to the wedding, Edelina organized a quick run through when we got to the Chapel, first with the bridal party, then with the groom and groomsman. We had a very tight timeline and Edelina's organization and direction kept us on task from beginning to end. The wedding was incredible, better than I could have imagined. I highly recommend Edelina and her services as a wedding planner.

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ALD EVENT SOLUTIONS
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rey G.
Verified review

The entire ALD team is incredible! Communication, professionalism, decorating...all of it. Impeccable. They did a fantastic job for my Grandmother’s 90th birthday party. It was beautiful. Not only did April do exactly what we asked but she anticipated any other need we might have and was prepared for that as well. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone. I have already given the information out to quite a few people. ALD is definitely where it’s at!

  • 11 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren C.
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Angie of Honey Do Wedding and Event Planners was one of the best decisions we made throughout our wedding planning process. She was affordable (especially for a student and military wedding) but always made us feel like her number one clients. Not only was she a great value, but she went over and above what we were expecting. We hired her to be our day of coordinator, but we met with her on a regular basis and she always responded to all calls, texts, and emails. Angie is incredibly personable, knowledgeable, and has connections with various other wedding vendors. As a same sex couple, she never treated us any differently than an opposite-sex couple, and she actually was great at recognizing the subtle differences that come with having two brides. At our first meeting at a potential venue, Angie came prepared with examples of her work and binder with all of our info. She even printed out new forms that said bride and bride instead of bride and groom. These small but significant touches are what make Angie stand out among other wedding planners. She helped us negotiate with vendors to get better prices and confirmed all vendors the week of, lifting a lot of the stress off of our shoulders. We can't speak highly enough of Angie and the Honey Do family!

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MJM Events & Staffing, LLC
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Darlene D.
Verified review

Mary is the perfect wedding coordinator. She is very genuine and very in tune to every detail. My wedding day was stress free because she managed 180 guests and my entire bridal party along with other vendors. She was sensitive to the time and she provided agendas at each meeting. She went the distance at my wedding and truely sacrificed to be at meetings including the wedding rehearsal. I couldn't have ask for anyone better. She was humble, engaged actively, and made decisions for the better. She even provided additional details that could make my ceromony more romantic and meaningful. She ensured everything was in its place for ceromony reception, cocktail reception, and wedding reception. She was everything more than a coordinator and fulfilled my hearts desire. I love her and she has the right heart. She gives back in the lives she connected by celebrating others victories. I'm grateful that I found her she was an answer to a prayer.

Event Planning DC
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Alanna D.
Verified review

I had the distinct pleasure of working with the incomparable Michele Palmer (and her dynamic team) for my recent wedding in October 2016. I hired Michele and her team to help with month-of wedding coordination. Initially, I thought I only needed someone to help set up the venue on the day of the wedding and handle week-of phone calls with the other vendors to make sure that everyone was on board and had the correct details. However, as this was my first time planning a wedding, and despite my tendency to be an extremely organized person, there were so many little things that Michele and her team took care of that I hadn’t even expected or anticipated and that helped my wedding go off without a hitch. I would ABSOLUTELY hire Michele and her team again, for any event I host, and merrily pay whatever price to secure her services. In chronological order, and among other kudos for things that I am sure happened behind the scenes and of which I am unaware, I can credit Michele and her team with: -Coordinating the walkthrough at the venue with the caterer, myself, and her team (which happened more than a month prior to the wedding) -Working with the unusually inflexible venue to book a real band, get the band in for training, and arrange for the band to be there with ample time to set up and take down their equipment -Working with the venue to design a floor plan and timeline that the venue was able to understand (despite their perpetually baffled reactions to things from cabaret-style seating to the timing of cocktail hour) -Arranging two rendezvous with myself and my husband (prior to and after the wedding) to meet halfway and transfer LOTS of wedding “stuff” from one vehicle to another. (NEW BRIDES: this is SUPER IMPORTANT because it allowed all of our wedding guests and ourselves to leave the venue at the end of the evening without having to wait around for any handmade decorations, gifts, etc. to be collected and transported into someone’s car. It was the #1 thing that made us feel like we could celebrate on the day rather than be the hosts.) -Chunking last-minute detail information for me, such as deciding on linens, and communicating that information to the caterer (including number of each type of linen for each specific type of table in the venue) -Making useful suggestions that enhanced the wedding experience for the guests (pintuck linens instead of plain, three lanterns on the tables rather than one so they wouldn’t get lost) -Exchanging seemingly hundreds of text messages to answer my last-minute questions and attend to last-minute requests for things such as changing out an escort card when one of the guests broke up with his date two days before the wedding -Arranging for 29 sets of fairy lights for our lanterns, checking the batteries for each one, and stuffing them into the lanterns (saving me from a seriously tedious task) -Being prepared to handle any number of high-maintenance relatives, including knowing their names and where they would be seated -Handling guests that showed up to the venue 75 minutes early (!!!) when the venue was not ready to receive them -Checking in with myself and my husband multiple times throughout the evening to make sure we were OK and had everything we needed (food, drink, a moment to collect ourselves) -Working hand-in-glove with the caterer to accommodate our unusual ceremony (of unknown duration) -Helping me to bustle my dress quickly and efficiently with little direction (CRUCIAL when you don’t have someone at your final fitting and simply need someone to bustle the dress who has bustling experience) -Tearing it up on the drums as a guest drummer for the live band for a song or two -Checking in after the wedding to arrange any and all wrapping-up details PS: Michele can totally hook you up with lanterns and make your tables look SUPER romantic! See attached photo. :-)

Make it a Delightful Day!
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Diana R.
Verified review

Jacqueline coordinated my daughter's wedding which took place on Jan. 2nd She handled a very large bridal party with professionalism, poise, and even prayer. Very attentive to detail, especially timetable. Regularly available by phone and email. Provided excellent consulting w/regard to etiquette, also able to come up w/backup plans as needed. Very personal and good experience.

Sensational Signature Events
4.7
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Allen C.
Verified review

It was great working with Michelle. Very helpful and provided many choices. The centerpieces turned out amazing and I would recommend Michelle to anyone needing any wedding services!

Pure Elegance Events
4.7
from 8 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Marcia W.
Verified review

We never had a wedding ceremony and reception when we eloped 10 years ago. Now that we had the funds, and our 10-year anniversary was coming up, we thought it would be a good time to finally have the wedding we never had. I am so glad we hired a wedding planner. We knew we wouldn't have time to research the vendors, nor know which vendor to choose, and we wanted everything to go smoothly on the day of the wedding. Tynise of Pure Elegance Events did all the work we knew we didn't have time to do and presented various vendors for our wedding for us to choose. She stayed in constant contact with us throughout the preparations, and followed up on our questions and comments via emails. We told her exactly what we wanted, and she made sure to make it happen. Even though we started the planning a few months later than normal, Tynise made everything work while staying within budget. On the day of, Tynise brought two assistants to help out the bridal party while she was running logistics with the hotel coordinator. Even the DJ commented on how she was on top of things. When everything was over, she and her assistants helped the hotel staff clean up everything that evening, both in the ballroom and ceremony room, so there was no need for us to wake up early the next day and clean up. Nothing went wrong on wedding day. Absolutely nothing. Everything was set up perfectly, and we were able to view the reception set up before the ceremony began. We also tried to help out by giving Tynise a printed layout of how we wanted things set up, a full list of the ceremony and reception items, the wedding party's names and contact information, and specific requests as early in the planning as possible. Tynise and her assistants, Amanda and Katie, were the best. Hiring Pure Elegance Events was the best decision we made.

Little Black Book Events
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea R.
Verified review

Little Black Book Events did a wonderful job planning my bridal shower and bachelorette party. I really felt that Vanessa listened to and heard what I did and didn't want and designed parties that were perfect for me. It was elegant, classy, and fun. All of the guests had a wonderful time. I would absolutely use Little Black Book Events to plan a party in the future!

Events by Erin
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Alecia W.
Verified review

Erin planned and cooridnated my bridal shower, engagement dinner, reception, and wedding and everything was flawless! I was a hands off bride as I just had a baby a few months ago so I needed someone who would take the reigns and do everything for me. Erin was the right person for the job and she did not disappoint. I was extremely nervous the day of my wedding and Erin went beyond by having champagne and cupcakes (two of my favorites) delivered to my room and my bridesmaids rooms. She didn't have to do that but she could feel my nervousness. After a while, it was like I was working with my best friend instead of just another party planner. I would highly recommend her to anyone who asks.

K.Chic Events
3.7
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Olivia G.
Verified review

K.Chic Events did our family reunion which was incredible and in the making for a year! KISHA kept all family members abreast to what was going on since a lot of the family lived out of town! Kisha even went out of her way to handle lounging for some of the family. That was a major plus.The food,decorations,DJ was absolutely fabulous!! Kisha even had a few surprises for us (the family) with shirts with every member name on it,celebrating my mothers' birthday, plus my 40th wedding anniversary! Kisha professionalism was incredible! I will certaintly be using her services again! Thank you K.Chic Events (Kisha) for making our reunion a memorable celebration. Mrs.O

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany H.
Verified review

I didn't think I needed planning assistance, but eventually became overwhelmed with all of the shower details. I met Tillie through this site and she helped me every step of the way. It really pays to hire someone who has experience and knows what they're doing. Party planning sounds fun and easy, but there's alot to it that I didn't realize at first. Thank you Tillie for helping me and creating such an amazing and fun bridal shower.

Riveting Events
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Sherry B. P.
Verified review

Gabrielle is who you should contact to ensure that your celebration is a "Riveting Event. As a professional wedding planner, certified through the worldwide Association of Bridal Consultants, she has not only the right skills, trend-setting creativity, and years of experience, she has the brightest personality of the type of person who you would want to help you with every aspect of your wedding or other special occasions. She loves what she does, and it shows through her focus on details and quality in making your event memorable. I know because I have seen her in action. Contact her today so you will see what she can offer you. Many other happy brides already know how she will make a BIG Day even a bigger and better one. You got it Gaby, and this is my "shout out" so everyone else will find out too. Wishing you the best always, Sherry - your colleague and owner of "Sweetie's Petals" floral designs

The Concept Consultant
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Omar T.
Verified review

I loved working with Sharon and Concept Consulting. She was a true professional, had amazing and creative ideas and she was super personable and friendly. She has a natural ability to make things happen. She's a pro when it comes to luxury events, decoration, catering, and creating the perfect vibe. Concept Consulting is my go-to for events and I look forward to using them again and again in the future.

Macy and Marie Events
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Kim K.
Verified review

Definitely a pleasure to work with. I did my first bridal show in September of 2014. Michelle is great to work with!!

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With years of event planning and management experience, Ashley and Calhoun can add a dash of southern charm and elegance to any event. We plan wedding, corporate, and social events throughout the country.

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When we finish our job the client is satisfied and happy.

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We are specialized in catering and consulting services. We do the following: * Start-up * Turn-around * Training and Coaching * Menu Development

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I provide cost effective creativity. I am especially great at creating a beautiful event while maintaining the budget. I not only help you to create a budget but I also can create flower arrangements, bring music, backdrops and lightning. I can add a personal touch to what you may already have to bring the event altogether. My goal is to see you smile.

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Kimberly Greene Wellness provides consultation on fitness programs and specializes in providing support and accountability groups to help clients achieve their health and fitness goals. I will push you to meet your goals and want to see you live an even more amazing life. I am also an event planner and can assist with planning aspects if you are getting in shape for a big event such as a wedding or family reunion.

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Bwrite Ideas is located in the DC area and offers over 10 years of event planning, proposal development and social media writing services. I began the company because I enjoy helping people create events that connect people. Whether it's a networking event or celebrating a special moment, I believe in finding the best cost effective solutions for ideas big and specialize in site selection, contract negotiation, marketing and on-site support. Through the process, I will walk you through every step and provide solutions. Let me help bring your vision to life!

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