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  • Testimonials
    All testimonials posted on this website have been received by US Mail or email from our customers. The original documents are on file in our office.


    "Thanks so much for all that you did to make Jennifer and Jimmy's wedding and reception a "dream come true!" The last few months have been a great experience as we worked to make this the special event that they could remember forever! Your guidance and expert advice helped so much! Not only did we have a great planner, but we made a new friend! "
          Faye B., Garner, NC

    "No words can express my appreciation for the wonderful job you have done executing my daughter's wedding other than "thank you." You have a great eye for detail and personal finishing touches. You made the wedding day flawless, exceeding our expectations. All was well put together and we received nothing but praise from our guests... thanks to you."
          Hoda G., Raleigh, NC

    "I began planning my wedding on my own and it ended up being much more difficult than I had thought!! I decided that I needed someone to be there the day of to direct the wedding and also to create a timeline to send out to vendors and the bridal party. I interviewed a couple of planners and Joy was definitely the most responsive and knowledgeable! She quickly started working her magic and in no time I had a timeline and vendors ready to go.

    She did a fantastic job at the rehearsal and at the wedding keeping everyone's attention - I don't think we were off schedule on anything! Joy was a pleasure to work with and I would recommend her to anyone who needs assistance planning or executing a wedding! :)
          Adria M., Raleigh, NC

    "We had weddings for two of our daughters within four months of each other. One was a destination weekend long event, and the other on a cruise boat on the Potomac. With Joy's help, both weddings went off without a hitch. I could not imagine trying to keep everything organized and on schedule without her! I would give her ten stars if I could. She was a blessing to our family. I would highly recommend her wedding planning services to anyone."
          Beth S., Midlothian, VA

So you’re engaged and thinking about wedding planning….

  • Do you want to plan the wedding of your dream reflecting who you are, your style, your personality and on a budget?
  • Are you overwhelmed and confused about where to begin, the options, the choices, and the to do list?
  • Do you want to relax and enjoy the entire wedding planning process knowing that every detail is taken care of for you and your family?
  • Do you want the peace of mind knowing that your wedding will flow smoothly and seamlessly as possible so everyone can enjoy the day?
  • Are you planning a wedding in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the surrounding areas or states?

If this is you, then I can help. What I specialize in doing for brides, grooms and their families is solving these wedding planning problems.

My wedding planning and design services are for brides that have:

  • little time and busy schedules,
  • may or may not know what they want,
  • need resources, choices and options,
  • little stress, and peace of mind,
  • wants organization and control, and
  • a successful beautiful wedding with personality and flair!

I work with brides that struggle, are overwhelmed and stressed out and have no idea where to begin. They would like to create their dream wedding to begin their new life together but need assistance in wedding planning and work on a budget.

By using my resources and connections I can saved you valuable time in your wedding planning so your time can be used in other ways. I search for the quality venues and vendors that match your style and your budget. I help you get the most value for your money.

I can take the load of stress off of you by providing many tools that help you through the wedding planning process. You will have guidance each step of the way with timelines and budgets that keep us on track, and with open communication that includes unlimited emails, phone calls, and meetings. These tools plus my experience take the confusion out of the equation and give you peace of mind.

I know what it takes to put on a successful wedding. I’ve done it hundreds of times and so with my expertise and hard work, you, your family and guest will all benefit by having a beautiful, smooth flowing and seamless wedding day experience,… an experience, which every bride wants.

My wedding planning team can help you whether you’re interested in full wedding planning services, a little assistance along the way or wedding day coordination, we can work together to make your day everything you imagined!

Want to know more?

Fabulous! The next step is for you to call me, Joy at 919.810.0777 or you can email me using the website’s contact form to set up a “meet and greet” appointment. This way I can hear about your wedding planning needs and to see if I’m a good match for you and what wedding planning services will fit your personality and budget.

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