In the spirit of Pride Month we spoke with Brides about wedding day attire options for non-binary wedding guests. While adherence to the couple’s dress code is important, ensuring that your guests feel empowered to wear whatever makes them feel their best and like their truest self is We provided professional planning advice on how […]
L + G’s Wedding Day I could go on and on about Lauren and Garrett’s wedding this past September at the Frederick Douglass-Issac Maritime Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Their water inspired theme and decor was the perfect match for their stunning waterfront ceremony and reception. The venue also offers up lots of classic historic Baltimore […]
L + N’s Wedding Day After a two-year, yes TWO YEAR delay (thanks, COVID), this past fall, L + N finally tied the knot in front of their family and friends during a garden ceremony at Belmont Manor & Historic Park located in Elkridge, Maryland. Hands down, these two had the most colorful and vibrant […]
Juneteenth is an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It was also M + T’s wedding day. We’ll be honest, within minutes of meeting these two we knew they were a great fit for our team. They’re committed to social change and knew that they wanted to make a firm […]
What IS a Wedding Rehearsal? This is a run-through of your wedding ceremony and your planner/officiant will go over each aspect of the ceremony from entrance (processional) to exit (recessional). This is the time to make sure everyone knows where they belong and when and to practice any significant moments. You’ll also cover important details […]
Images by Geneva Hiring anyone you know to be a vendor at your wedding comes with pros and cons. If you don’t want to find yourself reminding your partner’s best friend to “get ordained already!”, let’s talk through the ups and downs. Let’s Get Memorable Many couples elect to have a close friend or relative […]
What do you get when two best friends start a podcast to document the highs and lows of planning a wedding? Enter the Hue I Do Wedding Podcast. Ashleigh (Whitby) Coffie (the Bride) and Toniah Paryo (the Maid of Honor) started their podcast in 2019 after noticing a lack of Black representation in the wedding […]
More and more couples are moving away from hiring a traditional officiant for their wedding. Instead, they are opting to have one of their close friends or family members officiate their wedding and make it more of a personal and meaningful experience. Especially with the current restrictions in place surrounding COVID-19, this may be even […]
Planning a wedding can be stressful for just about everyone, and it’s easy to get carried away. But, it’s an experience that you want to enjoy so it’s important to take care of yourself. This is where self-care comes in. Self-care can mean many different things, but essentially should be anything that takes care of […]
ABOUT Hi, I’m Courtney-Rose, owner and lead planner of Dantus & Co. Events. I’m a Colorado native, but now call Maryland home where I live with my husband Adam, our daughter Sydney and two fur babies! I first caught the wedding bug when I planned my own wedding over 7 years ago and I’ve been […]
I’m an event logistics guru and wedding designer based in Washington, D.C. I’m also a wife and mama to a fiercely independent toddler and two fluffy terriers. Settle in as we share our team’s latest love stories, behind-the-scenes adventures and top-notch wedding planning advice.
Dantus & Co. Events specializes in wedding planning & design in the greater Washington, D.C. area and beyond. Our couples are busy professionals who love details, want to incorporate several cultures or religions into their big day, and need a wedding planner who gets it to help.