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Luxury wedding planner + designer based in New Orleans. Personalizing traditional, yet custom + timeless, yet modern weddings. Named Martha Stewart’s Top Planner!

HI, I'M ELYSE

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I so often get asked questions about the wedding planning industry, how I started my business, what makes New Orleans weddings unique, and more, so when Helen from Borrowed & Blue— the online planning resource that can help you plan a New Orleans wedding—got in touch with me to learn more about my company, I […]

EJWeds Q&A with Borrowed & Blue

Apr 7, 2016

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The goal for this shoot was to design a wedding for my ideal client! Something elegant and gorgeous with traditional roots, but a design that pushes the boundaries of tradition. Neutral and timeless, yet a little organic and free flowing. Overall, just magical. I love the way that every design element feels full of life and even […]

Styled Shoot | Organic Elegance at Il Mercato

Mar 28, 2016

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When I rebranded my business from Tying the Knot to Elyse Jennings Weddings, I wanted to design a shoot that would speak to my ideal clients! While I could have only dreamed that it could also speak to the nation, I about died when the editors said YES! Here’s their take on our ideal wedding!

Featured | The Knot Magazine

Mar 5, 2016

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This beautifully gilded wedding of a former pageant girl and her Dr. is still making me smile! The wedding’s backdrop was the chippy and charming Race and Religious in New Orleans, LA and Greer Gattuso Photography captured every emotion and detail through film so perfectly! We designed the wedding with the idea of pure timeless […]

Morgan + Lonnie | Gilded Glamour at Race & Religious

Feb 20, 2016

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Our wedding. In Print. Le sigh. See the full gallery of our wedding here…

Featured | Southern Weddings Magazine

Feb 15, 2016

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A favorite from many of our 2015 weddings… From the bottom of my heart thank you my brides, grooms, and creative partners for putting your weddings in our hands and trusting us to bring it to life. It’s been the most rewarding year yet. Cheers to 2016! XOXO

2015 A Year in Review

Dec 31, 2015

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From the very moment we started planning with Megan and Phil, we knew their wedding should be the epitome of Southern elegance- just like them! Her delicate Monique Lhuillier dress set the tone for the design: soft, feminine, and custom. We incorporated light colors, fluffy flowers, custom calligraphy monograms, ceiling drapes and chandeliers to bring their wedding […]

Megan + Phil | New Orleans Wedding Filled with Love

Dec 30, 2015

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                    This award is one of the most meaningful I could ever receive because it’s based solely on my clients and their experiences in working with us! Not because we pay for advertisement, not because an editor deemed us qualified, but because we exceeded our couples expectations […]

Featured | The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2016

Dec 28, 2015

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Genny and Barr’s all white wedding highlights everything that New Orleans weddings are known for! The only color- Genny wore a mint colored Monique Lhuillier gown! They were married in the golden glamour of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and celebrated at their seated dinner reception at the iconic Waldorf Astoria Roosevelt Hotel in the French Quarter! […]

Genny + Barr | A Ballroom Wedding Dripping in Orchids

Nov 16, 2015

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I was that little girl who dreamed about her wedding since she knew what weddings were! I remember the princess Halloween costume that evolved into a bride the next year, then a dead bride the following. I always doodled wedding dresses, bouquets and the occasional groom, all while dreaming of what my wedding day would […]

Elyse + Jack | My Very Own Tented Wedding

Nov 6, 2015