Martha Stewart Weddings

Press: How Much Time Does It Really Take to Plan a Wedding from Martha Stewart Weddings

Photo: Carrie Patterson Photography A Professional Planner (our very own Amy!) Tells All: How Much Time Does It Really Take to Plan a Wedding? At the best of times, planning your wedding can feel like no big deal, but at the worst of times, it can feel like a full-time job. Why? Because it kind of is. If you sat down and tracked every single hour you and your future husband or wife spent organizing the details of your big day, you'd probably be surprised by the findings. How many hours do most couples really devote to planning their ceremonies and receptions? In...

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Press: Modern Wedding Tips on Martha Stewart Weddings

Brides-to-be, if you want a modern wedding, you are in luck! We are excited to announce that Amy and other industry experts recently shared their advice on 21 Ways to Make Your Wedding Feel More Modern, Straight from the Experts on Martha Stewart Weddings. Here are the best tips for making your wedding a modern masterpiece, while still keeping traditional elements. Amy's advice is all about making your bridal bouquet modern and beautiful- take a look for full details. Fun fact: the featured bridal bouquet is Amy's bouquet! When Amy and Mark applied for their...

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Press: Amy’s Wedding Cakes on Martha Stewart Weddings

How sweet it is! We are so proud that Amy's wedding cakes were featured in 30 Romantic Wedding Cakes on Martha Stewart Weddings. When Amy and Mark tied the knot at Cavallo Point in San Francisco last July, one wedding cake just wouldn't do for this happy couple- they had three! Luckily, Cake Coquette was all too happy to do the honor and designed three stunning wedding cakes with a delicate lace pattern, and graced with fresh blooms. The three beauties were accented with a cake table decorated with light pink laser cut linen from La Tavola Fine Linen and...

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Real Wedding: Amy’s San Francisco Wedding on Martha Stewart Weddings

Pop the champagne and cue the confetti! We are bursting with pride and excitement to announce that Amy's beautiful wedding, A Professional Wedding Planner's Heartfelt Nuptials in San Francisco, is featured on Martha Stewart Weddings. After a seven-month engagement, Amy and Mark got married at Cavallo Point in San Francisco last July. This classic wedding has it all- iconic setting, incredible style, impeccable design, and gorgeous details filled with meaning for the happy couple. We would like to extend special thanks to the creative talents who helped make this...

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Press: New Year’s Eve Wedding Ideas Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

We're not done talking about New Year's Eve weddings yet!  We are proud and excited to spy one of our clients' gorgeous weddings on Fun and Festive Ideas for a New Year's Eve Wedding on Martha Stewart Weddings.  When your guests are giving up their New Year's Eve parties to celebrate with you, the pressure is on to deliver an amazing, fun celebration.  To do just that, we recommend this great slideshow, brimming with fabulous ideas to plan and execute the perfect New Year's Eve wedding. Among the inspiration, take special notice of our clients' lovely...

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Press: Wedding Album Alternatives Feature on 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...

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Press: Calligraphy Seating Chart Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

Calligraphed Seating Chart Photo Credit: Kathleen Geiberger via Martha Stewart Weddings Hooray!  We're excited to have Amy's style and design project, Calligraphed Seating Chart, featured on Martha Stewart Weddings. This bright, tropical wedding had a classic touch, thanks to this white and pink seating chart calligraphed by Miss B Calligraphy. Calligraphy isn't reserved for one type of wedding. From traditional celebrations to more modern weddings, these calligraphed ideas can inspire any big day, whether you're ready to go all out or want small touches here...

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Press: How to Plan the Perfect Mini-Moon, No Matter How Short

We’ve been featured over on Martha Stewart Weddings talking about the most effective ways to plan a mini-moon even if you're really limited on time! A snippet: "If you're getting married at a luxury resort, consider extending your stay there for a few days. Most of your guests will probably head out the day after the wedding, which means you'll have the resort to yourself. You may also be able to take advantage of a lowered room rate offered to your guests and get a few nights of honeymoon bliss for a reduced rate." Venue: Horned Dorset, Puerto Rico...

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Press: Barn Weddings Tips Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

Barn Wedding Photo Credit   We love barn weddings and we love Martha Stewart Weddings!  So it's obviously a huge honor for Amy to contribute a great tip on 11 Clever Ways to Elevate Your Barn Wedding on Martha Stewart Weddings.  Barn weddings are certainly special, although many tend to think rustic is the only decor option.  Not to worry, there are plenty of ways to add glam to rustic with these wonderful tips on everything from decorations to stationery to altar and dance floor option.  Each and every bit of advice from esteemed wedding industry experts is...

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Press: Save-the-Date Faux Pas Advice on Martha Stewart Weddings

Oh happy day!  We are thrilled to share that Amy is a wedding industry expert who contributed to Wedding Insiders Share the 9 Biggest Save-the-Date Faux Pas on Martha Stewart Weddings.  Brides-to-be, please read this important article before you tackle save-the-dates on your wedding planning to-do list.  We like Amy's advice the best, but each one is quite valuable.  Take tips from the pros so your dave-the-dates are as informative and as perfect as can be.  Please read, then share with your engaged friends and...

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Real Wedding: Tropical, Colorful Maui Wedding Details

We are still over the moon that our wonderful clients' Tropical, Colorful Wedding in Maui was featured on Martha Stewart Weddings!  We love, love everything about Christen and Tim's beautiful destination wedding at Sugar Beach in Maui last April.  If you don't mind, we'd like to share some of our favorite details with you.  Sit back and enjoy the...

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Real Wedding: Tropical Maui Wedding Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings

What a wonderful week for Amy Nichols Special Events!  First, Amy's tip for customizing your wedding appeared on Martha Stewart Weddings.  Next, and even more exciting, our wonderful clients' destination wedding is spotlighted on Martha Stewart Weddings.  Cue the happy dance! We are beyond thrilled that our clients' Tropical, Colorful Wedding in Maui is featured on Martha Stewart Weddings.  Christen and Tim had a destination wedding at gorgeous Sugar Beach in Maui last April.  Oh, this wedding was a Hawaiian treasure!  Full of natural Maui beauty, Hawaiian...

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Press: Wedding Customization Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

We are pleased as punch that Amy's tip for designing an one-of-a-kind wedding was featured on Martha Stewart Weddings!  Please take a peek at 11 Unique Ways to Customize Your Wedding for awesome advice from Amy and other wedding industry experts on how to make your wedding not only original, but distinctly yours.  Of course, Amy's suggestion is our favorite but we love them all.  Brides-to-be, if you are looking to make your wedding truly distinct, this helpful article is for...

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Wedding Cake Alternatives Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

Most weddings end on a sweet note with a traditional wedding cake.  If cake isn't your thing, you have plenty of options.  Amy, along with other industry experts, offers alternative choices in 11 Wedding Cake Swaps Guests Will Love on Martha Stewart Weddings.  From (our personal favorite) a cheese bar to miniature pies and everything in between, there is a wedding cake alternative to please every bride and groom.  Each alternative is delicious, unique and fun.  Your guests won't even miss the wedding...

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Engagement Party Tips Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

It's always a true honor to see Amy Nichols Special Events mentioned on Martha Stewart Weddings!  This time,  Amy and other industry experts are contributing their advice in The Dos (and Don'ts!) of Engagement Parties on Martha Stewart Weddings.  There are things every couple should know about engagement parties and this helpful article has the full scoop.  Straight from the pros, each engagement party tip is useful and wonderful, but our definite favorite is...

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Post-Engagement Dont’s Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

Big congratulations to the newly engaged!  Now that the beautiful engagement ring is on your finger, what's the next step?  Believe it or not, what you shouldn't do is just as important as what you should do.  As always, Amy has good advice which she was honored to contribute in 7 Things Not to Do Post-Engagement on Martha Stewart Weddings.  With Amy's tips, every bride will start their engagement and wedding planning on the right track.  This great article is a must read for...

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Avoiding Common Conflicts Between Brides and Grooms Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

We are thrilled and honored to see Amy's name on Martha Stewart Weddings!  This time, Amy is telling it like it is on the wedding planning subject of The 4 Most Common Things Brides and Grooms Fight About.  As much as she would love to say wedding planning is all roses and sunshine, the truth is there can be conflict between brides and grooms.  Four common problems are identified, along with Amy's wisdom on how to handle them.  Follow this great advice and enjoy drama-free wedding planning with your...

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Creative Wedding Invitation Tip Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

We are excited to have Amy's wise advice featured in Think Beyond the Wedding Invite! 6 Ways to Get Creative with Paper on Martha Stewart Weddings.  When Jess Levin of Carats & Cake consulted top stationers and event designers for their expert tips on making wedding invitations unique, it's such a great honor that she asked for Amy's input!  Amy suggests color, and provided a prime lavender example.  This lovely letterpress invitation suite by Smock Paper shows how a dose of lavender goes a long way in making an invitation stand out.  For the full scoop on...

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Real Wedding: New Year’s Eve Wedding Feature on Martha Stewart Weddings

It's a dream come true!  We are happy and excited to have our beautiful clients' Dani and Victor's New Year's Eve wedding in Chicago featured on Martha Stewart Weddings.  With a traditional Catholic ceremony at historical St. Michael in Old Town and a snazzy reception at Cafe Brauer in Lincoln Park Zoo , this destination wedding was truly magical.  Please take a moment to enjoy every elegant detail at Destination Wedding: Dani and Victor, Chicago on Martha Stewart Weddings! Want to see more?  It's our pleasure to share our favorite details from this gorgeous...

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