Posts in Weddings & Bach Parties
WEDDINGS | We’re Published in PRINT: Our two-page spread in California Wedding Day’s Summer 2019 issue is now on newsstands!

We’re Published in PRINT! Our two-page spread in California Wedding Day’s Summer 2019 issue is now on newsstands! This editorial shoot was in collaboration with the grand opening that we planned for Aventura Ocean Club, Dana Point’s newest harbor-facing event space and we could not be more thrilled to see this shoot in print.

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WEDDINGS | My Recipe for a Unique, Stylish + Memorable Wedding

When your guests arrive to your wedding, we want it to scream YOU.

From selecting the perfect venue, to choosing your menu - music selections, design choices, and everything in between, we feel that each choice should be made together, carefully, and thoughtfully. When you work with our Leilani squad, we really streamline the planning process, but I know that all of the options + tasks, to-do lists + meetings can become a bit overwhelming, so I’ve narrowed it down to a science, if you will.

Here’s my “recipe” for a unique stylish + memorable wedding that will have your guests talking for months (and hopefully years!) to come.

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WEDDINGS | 5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Wedding Planner (and 5 major misconceptions!)

Did you know that Forbes lists “Event Planner” as one of five most stressful jobs? We are right up there with military, pilot, police officer, and firefighter.

A seasoned wedding planner is something that is harder to come by than you might think - there are unfortunately a ton of frauds out there who are just not qualified. I always say - wedding planning is not for the faint of heart, and that is why we only hire less than 10% of the interns that train with LW - it just isn’t for everyone.

Today I’m sharing with you FIVE Things to consider when hiring a wedding planner. Because the person you choose to the be the “glue that holds it all together” should be “the one” - exactly like you will choose your perfect wedding dress, or hey - even how you chose the perfect man to spend the rest of your life with.

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WEDDINGS | Our Youtube Channel, ABC-OC TV is FEATURED today on ABC's National Blog!

Our Youtube Channel, ABC-OC TV is FEATURED today on ABC's National Blog! When the Director of Outreach for the Association of Bridal Consultants National Headquarters reached out telling us how exciting she thought our ABC-OC TV Youtube Channel was, I was honored! To be recognized by the national office of our organization was huge, and inspires me to keep the channel going and to keep creating new content each month.

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WEDDINGS | 9th Annual ABC-OC Trendsetter Awards at Soka University

As Co-Director of ABC Orange County this year, I had the honor and privilege of planning two of our eleven events - our Kickoff January Meeting at Fete the Venue, and our 9th Annual Trendsetter Gala, which was held last week at Soka University.

With 37 vendors, a logistically challenging alternative space as our venue (see below to see what I mean!), an awards ceremony, fashion show, dancers, artists, 300 guests in attendance and three outfit changes (so extra, right?! lol), this was hands down the most detailed event I’ve ever had the honor of planning.

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