Keri Ketterer’s advice for the affianced? Ditch the Pinterest board and get personal. The planner extraordinaire has crafted her own questionnaire to tailor clients’ events to their tastes, starting with such inquiries as their favorite home stores and what’s on their coffee table or wine rack. “My goal is always to create an original design based on each couple,” says Ketterer, who taps her network of talented floral designers, caterers, calligraphers and other vendors to craft an extra-special occasion.
Always Yours Events
Conceiving of the Big Day as “the first occasion a married couple is entertaining friends and family as one unit,” LoLo founder and lead designer Lo McShay likes to incorporate touches guests might see at an intimate dinner party, like tables of different shapes and sizes that avoid a banquet hall feel...
The delight is in the details for Emily Starr Alfano, who can lend a hand with tablescapes and card displays for DIY brides or pull out all the stops and design a complete visual story to suit the place and personalities involved...