yeah, we are tooting our own horn…

But we don’t want Gretchen’s junior high French horn skills to go to waste! From real wedding features to TV appearances, we are proud of everything we do and are honored and thrilled when we receive press, accolades and awards for our work.


Amy and Maury’s wedding featured on MODwedding showcasing “classic glam decor”

Ashley & Ryan’s glamorous and fun wedding at Orchestra Hall. Love the details that Ashley designed like the fabric boutonnieres and custom escort cards.

It is on Gretchen’s bucket list to be featured in Martha Stewart Weddings. Check it off the list with this article in their 20th Anniversary issue.

Honored to be selected as one of the 63 Top Planners in the nation according to the very smart people over at Martha Stewart Weddings.

This is what happens when florist gets married, crazy fern centerpieces! Lacie and Ryan’s deco wedding was one to remember!

Honored to be listed as one of MODwedding’s best planners and designers in Minnesota.

Nicole & Nate’s Calhoun Beach Club wedding on Carats & Cake.

Jess & Paul’s Private Home wedding on Carats & Cake.

Amy & Maury’s Minneapolis Club wedding on Carats & Cake.

Amy & Maury’s wedding is featured on Style Me Pretty – the perfect blog to showcase their beautiful wedding!

Four years and counting! Gretchen takes home the trophies for Best Wedding budget under $50,000 AND over $50,000. A bonus win for Best Tabletop Design for Lacie & Ryan’s wedding.

Gretchen collaborated with Becca Dilley on ways to incorporate craft beer in to weddings.

Emily and Garret’s whimsical food truck wedding can be seen on The Knot! Stripes and mason jar chandeliers are just some of the fun decor details from their day.

Natasha and Zac’s wedding featured a 100+ person bike procession and all vegan cuisine. And of course, personal details such as 1,000 origami cranes.

Gretchen took home her first international award for the Best Wedding budget $75,000 - $200,000. She was also a finalist for Best Team Effort.

Our Twin Cities Live trends feature is showcased in Hearten. Modern Rustic style at its finest!

Nicole and Nate's blingtastic wedding was featured on Favorite details were the all black head table and Nicole's brooch bouquet.

Incredibly honored to be featured on for Erin and David's "scrubs and speedos" library wedding. Too many amazing details to share them all!

For the third year in a row, Gretchen won for "Best Wedding". She was also honored to win "Best Team Effort" for the first time. (Both wins were for Jess & Paul's wedding.)

Gretchen was honored to be selected as the Up-and-Coming Special Events Planner by the MN Meetings + Events Advisory Board, a distinguished group of industry peers and professionals. She received the award at the annual Best Of Awards party and was featured in the Spring 2013 issue of MN Meetings + Events Magazine.

Bailey & Kyle's northern Minnesota wedding is featured on Style Me Pretty. Loved all the personal details and romantic color palette.

Always fun to be on air with Elizabeth on Twin Cities Live! Gretchen talks wedding trends for 2013 using an innovative tablescape.

Julie & Barry's purple ombre wedding is showcased as one of 16 Perfect Minnesota Weddings.

Fantastic photographer Eliesa interviews Gretchen for her Vendor Love blog feature. Great insight to Rocket Science Weddings & Events.

Gretchen discusses the major trends for weddings in 2013.

Gretchen named one of the 30 Under 40 to watch nationally in the event industry.

Emily & Tracy's fun and quirky wedding is featured in the True North: Authentic Minnesota Weddings section.

Gretchen was the big winner for Best Wedding (for Emily & Tracy's wedding) and Volunteer of the Year, as well as being involved in planning the event as the Design & Decor chairperson.

Zoe & Devin's wedding was a bright spot on a rainy day. Highlights from their day include: bold red flowers designed by Zoe's uncle, cheeky photo booth props and Zoe's surprise volleyball cake for Devin.

Gretchen took home the trophy for Best Wedding (for Katie & Aaron's wedding), her first entry and first win!

Happy to help Melissa & Patrick execute their vision for their bright spring wedding.