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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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Design : the most fulfilling part of the planning process for me. (well, second only to my clients hugs at the end of wedding day) Our brides and grooms come to us at all stages of their design generation- some just with colors and a theme, others with ideas as specific as linens, cakes, flowers and […]

Design Portfolio

Oct 22, 2015

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It’s 2015 and we’re kicking this new year off with some new goals and some new news! One of our main goals is to blog more often, and our first blog post of 2015 is sharing some big news! We’ve been named Best of Weddings by the Knot for the THIRD year in a row! […]

Featured | The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2015

Jan 6, 2015

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When I started Tying the Knot from my bed in the sorority house, I had countless dreams for what I wanted my new little company to become. I was shooting for the stars, but I never thought to shoot this high. I have been honored by Martha Stewart Weddings as a Top Planner for 2014- […]

Featured | Martha Stewart Weddings Top Planner

Dec 28, 2014

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Ahh! Finally I have one of my favorite shoots live on the blog! It’s about that that I share this rose gold beauty with you! I designed the shoot with the idea of “ART” in mind! I imagined the groom to be a painter and the bride to own a gallery- which is how they […]

Styled Shoot | Watercolor Inspired Colorful Shoot

Dec 3, 2014

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When pretty weddings are featured on blogs, I get very happy! But when pretty weddings are featured in magazines, I do a happy dance! This season’s issue of Southern Bride just came out with a three page spread of Ashley and Michael’s Roosevelt Hotel wedding! This glamorous and classic affair offered ample soft seating, mirrors […]

Featured | Ashley + Michael in Southern Bride Magazine

Jul 2, 2014

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To say that Jack and I’s engagement party was the best night of our lives to date is an extreme understatement! But seeing our photos on Style Me Pretty took a very (very) close second! A dream come true! If you haven’t gotten a chance to view their take on our soiree, it’s worth taking […]

Engagement Party | Elyse + Jack

Jul 1, 2014

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This wedding is both trendy and timeless- a perfect balance of traditions and personalization! And my, was it personalized! Here’s a list of my favorite personal touches: the groom modeled her engagement ring after the bride’s parents ring, a gorgeous ceremony at the iconic St. Louis Cathedral, the reception started with a second line where […]

Ashley + Michael | A Roosevelt Ballroom Wedding

Feb 25, 2014

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While I love a bride who is completely into personalizing their wedding day designs, I know that not all brides are ready to commit to that trend! We wanted those brides to know that there was a way to have the best of both worlds and prove to them that personalizing your wedding doesn’t mean […]

Styled Shoot | Rehearsal Dinner on the Half Shell

Nov 1, 2011