"The best dreams happen when you're awake."
When I first entered the world of weddings in 2014, I felt I found what made my heart sing. Since then, I've been helping couples create their dream days whilst making the planning process fun along the way! I've never been "Type A" or "Type B" I have always landed smack dab in the middle, and I bring that approach to wedding planning too. The mix of logistical and creative, fun and organized - these are all assets I bring to the table and love bringing my couple's visions to life.
You can often find me at my favorite local coffee shop sipping on a vanilla latte, on a long drive jamming out to Kacey Musgraves or at home with my two pup binge watching Grey's Anatomy or The Bachelor/ette.
Flowers might be our favorite aspect of events and we love working with all our local, talented artists! I have been known to freelance with florist-friends on my free weekends and love to make arrangements with my backyard garden in the spring time.
It's no secret Virginia has an amazing selection of wineries, Charlottesville specifically! You can find me at any of my favorites (Veritas Winery, Pippin Hill Winery or Early Mountain Vineyards) on a hot summer day enjoying a cool glass of Rosé.
A goal of mine is to travel to a new place every year, whether that be for work or play! My favorite place to travel to is Europe. I love the culture, laid-back atmosphere and the fact that cappuccinos are acceptable at any time of the day or night.
Our favorites places in Europe are the Dutch countryside and the Champagne region in France. Next on our list; Italy and Portugal!
"Looking back, I wish I just booked her for full planning rather than partial. ..
She is so personal, we even call her family now."
- Chloe, October 2018
"My favorite part of working with Elise was her personality. While she was very organized, she was always creative and calm.
She got along with everyone and our guests and vendors loved her.... Our wedding day was seamless and we had a blast."
- Kristina, April 2019
"If you're looking for the best wedding planner, who is super detail-oriented, incredibly thoughtful, hardworking, and just a joy to be around - hire Elise!
I honestly don't know what we would have done without her, and she was absolutely worth every penny."
- Jess, August 2019