For many years now I’ve been planning weddings and events starting with my own.

When I decided to plan, design, and coordinate absolutely everything about my own wedding everyone, including my fiance thought I was crazy!

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
— Lao Tzu

Why I love it

They were right! I am crazy because unlike most people I love organizing, compiling, styling, and coordinating every little detail down to what direction the knives should be facing. Some people call that crazy, but other people, who typically hire a planner, call that a blessing. I keep the stress off you and I don’t get stressed about it either.

Seeing my clients light up at their venue reveal or reception first look is such an amazing feeling and it’s what drives me toward perfection for every single event. Each event is unique, so even though I’ve executed four events at the same venue you can tell they are all special in their own beautiful way. Putting details together and making sure big pictures become reality is what I strive for.

In my personal life I am just as crazy, just ask my large group of friends who typically say “that’s so Shivani” (and yes it is typically said to the tune of “That’s So Raven” from the early 2000’s). But I have a wolf pack as I like to call them and once you are a client, you quickly become part of my wolf pack.

In my personal life I am just as crazy, just ask my large group of friends who typically say “that’s so Shivani” (and yes it is typically said to the tune of “That’s So Raven” from the early 2000’s). But I have a wolf pack as I like to call them and once you are a client, you quickly become part of my wolf pack.

What does that mean? You get priority, you get undying commitment, and you get someone who is willing to drive 2.5 hours at 5 am the day of your wedding because you forgot your “bride” undies and the thought of not wearing them on your wedding day is seriously a problem that needs fixing.

I live in Springfield with my husband and two fur babies. I love planning so much that my wolf pack is always at our house for our annual parties including: St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween (because it’s my birthday!), New Year’s Eve, and whatever excuse I can find! I’m a huge LOTR and RuPaul fan, so I pretty much can match anyone’s fandom with equal excitement. However, I am most passionate about GLITTER!!! Yes it is it’s own category of color and is required at every event I throw for myself, but don’t worry, I will not impose my glitter obsession on your tasteful, delicate event.

I have a full time job that I love so this planning gig, it’s all because of the passion I feel for providing every single bride or groom with the opportunity to feel the way I felt on my wedding day: stress free, inexplicably happy, and ready to party no matter your orientation, color, size, religion, or identity!