For Wedding Planners

Welcome to the Designed Perfectly Event's blog.
Here we will share our past weddings with you, highlight our favorite vendors and provide you with tips and tricks along the way. If you are interested in reading about a specific topic, please email me at Natalie@designed-perfectly.com.

The Blog

Welcome

We love featuring the beautiful weddings and events of our clients. Click here to view our Client Showcase Category.

We have worked with some amazing vendors over the years. Read our spotlight series to find out more about what they offer and why we love them.

Helpful tips and resources to help you plan your big day with ease. Wedding planning doesn't have to be stressful when you're equipped with the right tools. 

Wedding Tips

Vendor Spotlight

Client Showcase

Meet Amy and Zach. Their wedding took place at the most romantic backdrop, the Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House in Alexandria, VA. Before we dive into the details of their wedding and the wedding planning process, we want to share more about where their love story began.

New Year

How to Prepare for Your Photoshoot

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As a wedding planner, I have collected countless ideas regarding bridal and bridesmaid gifts. The options are endless, and women usually have a fun time picking out specials token of appreciation for the special ladies involved. While the selection for women is virtually endless, men often grapple with gifts for their respective party and loved […]

New Year

Groomsmen Gift Ideas: Groovy Guy Gifts

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Good design begins with a full command of the subject. At Nature of Design, cutting-edge knowledge about flowers underpins everything Janet and her team does. This wealth of experience infuses all our work, allowing her to create inspired floral designs that are unique in terms of color, texture and unusual combinations of species. Just as […]

New Year

Sponsor Spotlight: Janet Flowers of Nature of Design Events

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Brittany Collier is the Owner and Creative Director at Brittany Collier Studio where she specializes in event planning and mentoring. Brittany is the leader of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of The Rising Tide Society. Brittany is a huge force in the creative community in the D.C. area and we are honored to have her as a […]

New Year

Mentor Spotlight: Brittany Collier

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We are excited to be featuring today our fearless Founder, Natalie Seng of Designed Perfectly Events.Natalie’s vision for this workshop is to provide a hand on learning experience that aspiring planners would not otherwise have access to and fresh content for those more experienced. Natalie is an incredible planner and educator and we can’t wait […]

New Year

Founder Spotlight: Natalie Seng of Designed Perfectly Events

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Shalyce is the owner of Sensational Soirees, a boutique planning and design company based in the Southern Maryland area. With her passion for celebrating others, seamless execution and all things sensational, Shalyce loves helping her clients celebrate the best moments in their life in an unforgettable way. We are excited to have Shalyce as a mentor […]

New Year

Mentor Spotlight: Shalyce Tyson

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Taylor and Hov Events and Design is a full service event planning company specialized in social and corporate event planning, design and production, branding and graphic design. They have over 10 years of collective experience planning and designing both small and large events and pride themselves on providing their clients with exemplary customer services and […]

New Year

How to Prepare for Your Photoshoot

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Brittany Branson is a fine art wedding and floral painter beautifying the DMV and beyond. Specializing in floral work, wedding backdrops, venue paintings, and live painting she loves celebrating stories and memories through whimsical brush strokes and ethereal color schemes. Brittany not only loves blessing people with beautiful artwork to make their lives and spaces […]

New Year

Sponsor Spotlight: Brittany Branson

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​ How long have you owned your business? I started Sincerely Pete 1.5 years ago and I began Wanderlust Wedding Co. 6 months ago. ​ How long have you worked in the wedding industry? ​Over 13 years!​ (Photo by: Magnolia Photography) How many weddings do you have under your belt? ​Oh God. Total??? close to […]

New Year

Speaker Spotlight: Sarah Petersen Rizzi

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  We are excited to introduce to you today, Katie Nesbitt, the official DPE Academy Photographer! Katie is a wife and photographer living in Virginia. She is passionate about creating beautiful images for her clients, traveling and education. Katie will be capturing our amazing day on February 19th and she’s excited to meet you there! […]

New Year

Sponsor Spotlight: Katie Nesbitt, Official DPE Academy Photographer

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