17.08.17 |

New Wedding Gift Collection on BoxFox

Wedding Gift Collection Photo Credit: Boxfox


From Yes to I Do, there are plenty of gift giving opportunities during wedding planning.  Here to make gift-giving simple, beautiful, and personal is Just Say Yes, the bridal collection by BoxFox.  Brides, bridesmaids, and wedding guests will find a special, unique gift box for every wedding occasion.  Not only are these boxes packed with pretty, they make wedding gift-giving effortless.  We adore the Be My Side box, a fun twist on the “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” gift, as well as the Just Married box, a fabulous gift for the honeymooners.  From engagement to just married and all the fun events in between, the Just Say Yes bridal collection has gifts for every wedding celebration covered!

16.08.17 |

A Wedding Planner Weds!

Amy’s Wedding Photo Credit: Carrie Patterson Photography


With great joy, we share the exciting news that Amy and Mark tied the knot!  Amy and Mark got married on July 22 in San Francisco at Cavallo Point, featuring sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.  The picture perfect day was full of plentiful love and happiness for the lovely couple, as well as the gorgeous details that Amy Nichols Special Events weddings are known for.  When a wedding planner weds, you can bet it is an epic, swoon-worthy event to remember!  Carrie Patterson Photography perfectly captured the joy and the details, including chic flowers by Natalie Bowen Designs.  For now, we have this fun sneak peek and we will share more soon.  Until then, let’s extend our heartfelt congratulations to the newlyweds, Amy and Mark!

If you simply can’t wait for more details on this incredible wedding, we remind you to follow Amy Nichols Special Events on Instagram.  A few beautiful sneak peeks have been posted already.  We promise  there are more to come!

03.08.17 |

Top Rosé Wines for Summer on New York Magazine


Rosé Wine Photo Credit: Fuori Strada Wines via The Cut


Warm summer days are made for a glass (or two!) of rosé wine.  With summer in full swing, now is the prime time to decide which pink wine is best.  Cue The Cut of New York Magazine, bringing you The Best Rosé Wines to Drink All Summer.  This summer rosé guide has you covered from brunch to vacation to festivals.  It also ranks rosé for taste, aesthetic and more.  You can easily choose the best rosé for your summer lifestyle.  We’ll take one of each,please.  Cheers to a beautiful summer with a rosé in your hand!

02.08.17 |

Wedding Album Alternatives Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

Wedding Album Photo Credit: Sylvie Gil Photography via Martha Stewart Weddings


Once the stunning photos from your dream wedding are ready, it’s time to make a wedding album.  But what are your options if you don’t want to go the standard wedding album route?  Amy, along with other wedding industry experts, offers advice in  7 Unique Alternatives to a Standard Wedding Photo Album on Martha Stewart Weddings.   Traditional wedding albums are great, but you may not admire those lovely photos very often.  Here are wonderful, creative ways to display and enjoy those amazing photos on a frequent basis.  Of course, we like Amy‘s suggestion of a wedding album alternative the best, but take a look for lots of great ideas!

27.07.17 |

Summer Party Ideas on Town & Country


Summer Party Photo Credit: via Town & Country


With only about one month left of summer, it’s never too late to start planning summer parties.  Naturally, the small details of a summer party can make a big impact!  For summer party inspiration, we’re loving 15 Stylish Tips For a Memorable Summer Party on Town & Country.  It offers unique ways to add a lovely touch of summer to every aspect of your party, from decor to food to drinks.  Just add a warm day or night and your nearest and dearest for instant summer fun!

20.07.17 |

Bridal Shower Features on Shutterfly

Bridal Shower Invitation: Shutterfly


Amy‘s got the full scoop on bridal showers, specifically bridal shower invitations and bridal shower themes, on Shutterfly!

First, Amy shares her expert bridal shower opinions in Pretty Bridal Shower Invitations Templates and Theme Inspiration.  She dishes on everything from picking a thoughtful bridal shower theme to using bridal shower invitation templates to make bridal shower planning easy.  Yes, that’s right a bridal shower invitation template can not only help with the invitation itself, but with the entire bridal shower design process.  Read this fun article for all those details and more!

Next, Amy lends her wise advice on Throwing a Nautical Bridal Shower: Invitations and Colors.  For a bridal shower inspired by the sea, Amy shares every last detail on everything from the color palette to the invitations.  A nautical bridal shower is ideal for a bride who loves the ocean, surf, and sand.  Here are all the ideas and inspiration you could ever need for a this theme.  Consider the helpful article a handy how-to guide for the perfect nautical bridal shower!


19.07.17 |

Amy’s Wedding Shower


Wedding Shower Photography Credit: Yvette Roman Photography


You’re in for a real treat today!  We are so excited to share Amy‘s wedding shower with you.  In case you missed the happy news, Amy is engaged and planning her San Francisco wedding.  We can’t wait to see the beauty of her wedding but, until then, we adore the images from her lovely wedding shower.  Our special bride-to-be was showered with the love and good wishes of her family and friends on a glorious afternoon in Ventura, California.  As you can imagine, no detail was spared and the results were stunning.  We cordially invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy all the pretty!





12.07.17 |

Wedding Toast Tip Feature on MyDomaine

Wedding Toast Photo Credit: Stephanie Pool


When tasked with giving a wedding toast for family or friends, everyone wants it to be the best mix of sentimental, funny and engaging.  How does one write the perfect wedding speech for the bride and groom?  Amy, along with other wedding experts, offers her wise advice in How to Write a Wedding Toast (When You’re Staring at a Blank Page) on MyDomaine.  Here are all the ingredients for the ultimate wedding toast, from sensitivity to length to cheers.  Simply take this great advice to heart and you have it made when it comes time to give your speech.  You can do it, we believe in you.  Feel free to pass along to all the maids of honor and best men you know.  Cheers to the perfect wedding toast!

06.07.17 |

Vendor Refund Advice Feature on Brides

Vendor Refund Photo Credit: Kathleen Geiberger Photography


When your weddings is all said and done, and you are not happy with a vendor’s work, is there a possibility for a vendor refund?  Well, it depends on the situation.  Amy shares her expert advice in Didn’t Get What You Paid For? Here’s How to Negotiate a Refund with a Vendor on Brides.  Specific contracts and clear communication are key from start to finish in wedding planning.  Should you encounter issues like missing wedding centerpieces or poor wedding photos, Amy outlines how to handle refund negotiations with and grace.  While we hope you never have to use it, please check out Amy‘s wedding vendor refund advice!