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A little about yourself and what you have to offer this wedding community?
My name is Lisa Nelson and I am the owner and chief consultant at Elegant Event Planning and Design, a comprehensive wedding planning firm. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to introduce myself and my firm to you.

“Simple, Elegant and Timeless” are three simple words that we would use to describe our style. For over 7 years, we have had the pleasure of helping our clients celebrate some of their most treasured moments throughout New England, Maryland, DC, Virginia, Minneapolis, Kansas City and beyond. We help clients on a consultation basis, and offer customizable event direction, planning, and event management services.

Our professional team members not only specialize in home, Jewish, Persian, and Middle Eastern weddings, but we have extensive experience working in a variety of venues from hotels to historic houses. We combine our past experiences in wedding planning and corporate event planning to help you create the day of your dreams.
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Cutting wedding costs - A Comprehenisve List

Here is a list of suggestions on how to cut your wedding costs.

1. Cut the guest list - if possible. Sometimes it's not possible due to family situations etc. This is the number 1 way of cutting costs.

2. Freelance photographer – A great “freelance” photographer might fit the bill. Often, the wedding is looked through a fresh and creative lens. Expensive back-end costs are often reduced. Warning – if a professional album is your goal, this might not be a viable option for… Continue

Posted on December 22, 2009 at 3:35pm

Friends and Family

Many couples are struggling with the fact that they want to cut down on costs, but still have the wedding of their dreams. How do you find the balance?

Through the years, I have seen instances of couples using friends or family members to take photographs, shoot video, DJ, arrange flowers, bake the cake/cupcakes, and plan/execute the wedding day. In all cases, the couple had unrealistic expectations of what the free, or reduced cost, help would get them. The work of family and… Continue

Posted on October 18, 2009 at 3:03pm

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At 9:20pm on October 19, 2009, Christine Dyer said…

Welcome and thank you for being one of the first members of this exciting new community. So let’s get this party started!

It is so great to have you here because of all of the wedding expertise that you bring to our community. I encourage you to share that expertise with all of us. Here are just a few of the things that you can do here…

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