Category: Northern Virginia Event Planner

Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin
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Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin

We were overjoyed this year producing wedding celebrations with all our amazing couples.  On October 14, 2017 at Osprey’s at Belmont Bay in Northern Virginia, our beautiful couple, Mike & Carin, started a new chapter in the lives and said, “I Do”. Mike and Carin met at work in 2014, however, they sparked interest with...

4 Tips to Ringing in the New Year and Saying “I Do”!
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4 Tips to Ringing in the New Year and Saying “I Do”!

New Year’s Eve is such a great time of year. It’s the time of year full of renewed hopes, resolutions, and new beginnings. So, why not choose New Year’s Eve to get married? Starting a new year with your new companion surrounded by all of your loved ones and friends at a fabulous party –...

DC Wedding Planner  |  Celebrating Father’s Day…5 Ways to Celebrate Fathers on Wedding Day
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DC Wedding Planner | Celebrating Father’s Day…5 Ways to Celebrate Fathers on Wedding Day

Originating in the year of 1908 leading to the year of 1972, there were several initiatives to begin the official day to honor “Fathers” across the United States.  The first record of celebration began in 1908, when a West Virginia church decided to honor fathers during a Sunday sermon to reflect on the life of...

DC, VA, MD Wedding & Event Planner  |  Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of our Heroes
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DC, VA, MD Wedding & Event Planner | Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of our Heroes

This Memorial Day Holiday is a time of celebrating and having backyard barbecues.  Most importantly, this special Holiday is to pay tribute for those that have fallen and those that continue to serve in our U.S Armed Forces.  This is our true reason to celebrate! Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of...

Washington, DC Wedding & Event Planner  |  Celebrating Mother’s Day…A Tribute Our Grooms & Their Mothers
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Washington, DC Wedding & Event Planner | Celebrating Mother’s Day…A Tribute Our Grooms & Their Mothers

Earlier this week, we did a special tribute to our Brides and their Mothers.  Today, on Mother’s Day, we want to showcase the love shared between our Grooms and their Mothers.  Mother’s Day originated in 1908 by Anna Reaves in memory of her own Mother to encourage children around the world to pay tribute to...

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DC Wedding and Event Planner | The Valentine Cuff Event at House of Jonlei Atelier

Last month I had the opportunity to host an event for celebrity designer and event planner, Diann Valentine, to showcase her signature bridal collection of The Valentine Cuff.  Diann Valentine is a visionary and a true trailblazer.  Her client list consists of a celebrated A-list such as Usher, Martin Lawrence, Tony Braxton, Lela Rochon, Boyz...

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Washington, DC Metro Area Wedding Planner | Valentine's Day Weddings

What day of the year is more romantic than Valentine’s Day? In 2015 and 2016, Valentine’s Day falls over the weekend so we will be sure to see many weddings on The Feast of Saint Valentine. The Effects of Cupid’s Arrow: In preparation for Cupid’s arrow of love, The Alameda County, California Clerk’s office has...

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Virginia Event Planner | Real Events by Perfect Planning Events | Tracy's 50th Birthday Celebration

Working with our Birthday client was so rewarding and inspiring.  Her youthful spirit and beauty always wrapped around you during every encounter.  Ms. Tracy, wanted to celebrate her 50th Birthday in grand style and that was big enough to fit her  personality!  She had a few simple directives – she wanted it elegant, she wanted...

DC Wedding Planner  |  Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events  |  Anthony and David
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DC Wedding Planner | Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events | Anthony and David

“A Marbled Wedding in the City” was the theme and inspiration for the wedding of Anthony Sims and David Butler.  My first encounter with this vibrant couple was one that was of pure exhilaration!  David and Tony were both eager to embrace a new chapter in their life and wanted to celebrate it with their...

R.S.V.P Etiquette Series Part 2…6 Rules of Thumb as a WEDDING PROFESSIONAL
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R.S.V.P Etiquette Series Part 2…6 Rules of Thumb as a WEDDING PROFESSIONAL

In part one of our three part series on R.S.V.P Etiquette, we discussed 10 rules of thumb as a Wedding Guest.  Today, we address the “6 Rules of Thumb as the Wedding Professional” – yes, wedding professionals have an obligation to R.S.V.P to their client(s). As Wedding Professionals, we are so engaged with performing our...

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