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I'm just a girl trying to to bring a little light and lessen the load to the lovely brides-to-be and hosts in this world.

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I'm just a girl trying to to bring a little light and lessen the load to the lovely brides-to-be and hosts in this world.

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Dear Brides & Hostesses, When it comes to weddings and events, I always recommend a client establish three non-negotiables. This allows me (and them) to focus the budget and design to realize the event desired. I’ve mentioned this idea (see here) as a key step when beginning wedding or event planning, but I’d like to […]

September 16, 2019

Pinterest vs. Professional With all the amazing finds on Pinterest, wedding or event planning and décor can seem like a breeze. You can easily pull together a vision of what you like and what you don’t. Pinterest can also be hugely helpful in conveying your ideas to your event planner, designer, florist, photographer or caterer. […]

September 9, 2019

Wedding and event floral design is costly. Dear Brides, I know several online sources say the average bride spends under $2,000 for floral design for her special day. And, I know several online sources suggest the budget for flowers need not exceed 10%. So, you are thinking if your total wedding budget is $20,000, then […]

What type of gathering do you prefer? A large crowd or a small gathering? A sea of people you barely know intertwined with those you do or familiarity with every face in the room through intimate events? For me it is the latter. It always has been. I have hosted elaborate holiday parties but the […]

Come August 1 Amberly Events will have officially launched and I am both excited and nervous. Amberly is the third name change for my business and the first real rebrand. In 2017, I launched my business as Chaqué Detail. “Chaqué” being the French word for “every” seemed chic and smart. It, apparently, is also completely […]

Dear brides, As you plan, remember to stay clear of the “runaway mind” (the term coined by my mother to explain what happens when our thoughts become obsession). “Runaway mind” can easily happen to the best of us especially during wedding planning. Our thoughts will go a million different places trying to cover every detail […]

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