Expert guidance and execution
Your wedding is a reflection of all the hard work you and your family have put into planning this day. Not only does your wedding begin the rest of your lives together, but it’s a celebration honoring your friends and family, too! And while you’re confident you’ve done a pretty amazing job . . .
At Verve Event Co., we love empowering people like you so you can feel comfortable making the right choices and enjoy the wedding planning process.
And on your wedding day, you want a professional team to ensure all your careful planning is executed flawlessly.
At Verve Event Co., we love supporting couples people like you so you can feel comfortable making decisions along the way and still enjoy the wedding planning process. We look over your plans with a meticulous eye so that when your wedding day arrives, you can revel in the time you have with each of your guests because we believe life’s too short to waste it on moments without meaning.
The day's finally here and you’re giddy with excitement. While you’re getting ready, sipping champagne, and immersing yourself in the day, my team and I are busy executing all the beautiful details we’ve spent months planning.
My unique special event background has prepared me to produce your day as an intricately choreographed show. We usher you along the day from one segment to the next. All you need to do is revel in the beauty and love and connect with everyone around you.
With regular check-ins, we make sure
you know what needs to be done
(and what can wait.) You receive regular feedback so you're always making progress.
You feel confident and comfortable making decisions big and small.
Once you’ve secured your core vendor team, we discuss what lies ahead to make sure you stay on track. My comprehensive planning documents walk you through
your wedding planning checklist
as if I was planning the wedding
This package comprises so much more. Please inquire for the full menu of services.
Your wedding will be the most special experience you will share with your friends and family. let's make sure everyone remembers it for generations to come.
We chose Verve because Desirée was hands-down the best candidate. She's extremely responsive and made us feel like we could ask any question and get honest, thoughtful advice. I knew I could rely on her to make the day turn out exactly how we envisioned it! She's also extremely professional, organized and detail oriented - exactly what a planner should be - and a pleasure to work with.
Desirée is exactly what a planner should be.
Tess and sean
Desirée allowed me to have the time of my life!
Megan and rick
I will probably never feel as stress-free and joyful as I did on my wedding day. I almost want to cry thinking about it because I will never be able to thank Desirée enough for giving that to my husband and me. Also, nothing went wrong! Desirée ran a tight ship and was worth literally every single penny. She's an experienced and knowledgeable resource for the entire wedding industry and couples."
We weren't sure if we could afford a planner, but Desirée was amazing and well worth everything we spent. She helped us keep track of everything, did all of the vendor coordination required in the weeks leading up to our day, and helped us plan things we weren't even thinking about. Not only is she great at planning, but Desirée is absolutely a professional and a very warm person to work with."
Desiree was well worth everything we spent.
sarah and ryan
Since 2007, I’ve produced events from coast to coast. I've received awards from The Knot and the International Live Events Association and I’ve been fortunate to have my work featured in several outlets, including the Today Show, New York Mag, Parade, Bridal Musings, Wedding Chicks, and Inspired by This!
I've enjoyed working with royalty, heads of state, and celebrities. Thanks to my experience planning on an international stage, I approach my events with a focus on precision, originality, and design.
As my family has grown, my perspective on events has deepened. Time with our loved ones is finite. You don't get it back.
When everyone gathers together for your wedding, I want you to immerse yourself on that day. I want you to connect with them and revel in the moment. I am honored to be able to give you the time and space to do just that.
I’m an enneagram 2 (the “Host”, shocking, I know) and love learning about personality types. When I’m not planning, you’ll find me choreographing dance routines with my interns, AKA my kids; staying fit with body pump; or crafting new cocktails with my husband, whom I met while attending a high school leadership conference. (Can you guess who was excited to be there and who wasn’t?). I also use a lot of exclamation points when I write (I’m trying to cut back) and never turn down a glass of champagne.
Want to get to know me more? Stalk me on Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook! (It's definitely not weird.)
I would love to hear from you! Click the link below to contact me or drop me a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. I can't wait to connect with you!
Payments are available in 4 installments. These installments coincide with milestones in your wedding planning:
•Planning & Design: due with your contract
•Event Management: due 30 days before your wedding
I would love that! The Event Management package is great for this! I give couples extra guidance along the way and they get to take advantage of all my tools to save them hours of planning!
I'm so glad you asked! Custom design is a key component of my Full Service package. We discuss in depth your tastes and style and I tailor the wedding design to you. It walks you through the day scene by scene. Imagery, color palettes, layouts, and fabric swatches are only the beginning.
Click here to see an example.
One of the first things I do for my full-service clients is draft a realistic budget. It accounts for your priorities and your vision for the day. I present you with pricing options so you have control over your spending. This prevents anxiety about surprise costs and gives you more control of your budget. A wedding planner is an investment in you and your wedding. A majority of vendors are with you on your day and your day only. I support you for the duration of the planning process AND at the wedding and often even after. You are paying for expertise to manage a complex team of vendors with intricate nuances. My couples want their wedding to be a time of joy and celebration for them and their guests. They want to experience the day calm and focused on their family, not distracted and tense. I help them achieve that.
In reality, the venue has at least 1 wedding every weekend. They don’t have the time to devote to your wedding and your details like a professional planner does. Nor are they supposed to. The venue coordinator represents the venue. I represent you. If something goes wrong at the venue, I make sure they provide a fair resolution to the situation. If you don’t have a planner, you are at the mercy of the venue.