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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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6/24/22

What is a Wedding Manager: So you have just recently gotten engaged! Congratulations! Once all of the excitement turns into the reality of planning, you will ask yourself “what should I do now that I’m engaged ”. I’m here to tell you- hire a wedding manager. We are here for you! A wedding manager from […]

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6/17/22

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 […]

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6/03/22

Modern technology makes it easier than ever to serve our clients and simplify our planning process and communication. Below is a (non-comprehensive) list of the tools and apps I use in my wedding planning business.  Showit You’re viewing this blog and my website on Showit. Showit is a drag-and-drop website platform that provides creative freedom […]

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5/20/22

So it’s time to tackle the dreaded guest list (and all of the forewarned stress they say it brings), and you’re unsure where to begin. We understand – we’ve been here before. While it’s the planning task that involves the most important people in your life, we’re here to reassure you that making your list […]

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5/16/22

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 […]

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3/08/22

Whether you’ve had your eye on the ideal venue for a year or you’re sifting through lists of recommended venues in your area, I think we can all agree that your wedding venue will set the tone for the rest of your big day. Just think about it: your venue is the place that will […]

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2/25/22

S + J’s Wedding Day When it came to Sam and Josh’s wedding, this sweet couple envisioned an intimate, outdoor Jewish ceremony that was safe for all of their loved ones, and sought our guidance on best practices and finding trusted vendors. We could not be happier to help their vision come to life!  When […]

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1/31/22

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 […]

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1/18/22

We’re well into 2022, and approaching the end of the most popular engagement season! Whether congratulations are in order for you and your partner, or whether you’re expecting a proposal in the near future, it’s never a bad time to begin thinking about your first steps in wedding planning. After celebrating with loved ones and […]

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12/13/21

Referrals are one of the highest forms of thanks to us here at Dantus & Co. That’s why we were over the moon excited when one of our April 2021 couples, referred us to L + J. These two envisioned an intentionally intimate day with lots of playful details. The American Visionary Art Museum in […]

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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.

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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.