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2/22/21

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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11/16/20

After months and months without weddings, we can’t tell you how incredible it felt to design and be around other amazing Washington, D.C. area wedding pros again. Our “Fall in Love” styled shoot was recently featured on Munaluchi Bride and we can’t wait to hear what you think about all of these gorgeous, warm, rustic, […]

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11/14/20

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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11/09/20

I’m sure you’ve seen those epic photos of couples having the absolute time of their lives as they dash through rows of their friends and family holding sparklers to their exit vehicle. They’re amazing – but sparklers are not without their issues. Not every venue allows sparklers for your end of the night send-off. And […]

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9/16/20

Photographer Credit: Elaine Li Photography Let me begin this post by first apologizing on behalf of the wedding planning industry. We have let you and thousands of other couples down by misleading you to believe that day-of wedding coordination exists. It doesn’t. There is no magical formula, secret sauce, or whimsical, time-traveling elves that I […]

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8/14/20

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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6/25/20

Your wedding is all about you! So your wedding day should reflect that. As a couple, you should plan a day that is uniquely you; not what you’ve seen on Pinterest, in wedding magazines, or at your friend’s wedding. There are so many things that end up being included in a wedding day that are […]

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6/17/20

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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5/20/20

It was never my plan to become a wedding planner. In fact, until I began the process of planning my own interfaith, interracial wedding in 2012, my only understanding of what a wedding planner did was from (terrible) 2000’s rom-com movies about the profession. I’m looking at you, J. Lo.  It can be hard to […]

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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.