Since I was a little girl, I have dreamed of weddings. I couldn't get enough of the lace, flowers, and celebration of romance! While planning my own wedding, I enjoyed thinking through every little detail. For five more years, I continued to focus on my day job of elementary school teaching but left full-time teaching upon having my two daughters. As a hobby, I enjoyed hosting barn dances at my parents' horse ranch and baby/bridal showers for close friends and families. My love for planning and lists never went away! Upon coordinating a couple of weddings for friends, I realized that this was something I could very much do for a profession. I cannot wait to help more couples realize their dream weddings in the beautiful wine country of Lodi, CA!
Modern weddings can be anything that the couple can dream up! Traditional, casual, or over-the-top fabulous... weddings today are such a wonderful way to celebrate LOVE. The reality is that choosing to mark such a momentous occasion with all your loved ones takes a lot of logistics and planning. I thrive on the list-making and attention to detail needed to bring my couples' ideas to fruition!
"Despite all of these amazing things that Kristen handled - rehearsal, checklists, timelines, vendor/family communication, etc. - one of the things I appreciated the most was her ability to be incredibly thorough from the beginning, while still making me feel like I had control and was in charge of the details. She made it clear from the get-go that my vision for my wedding day was of the utmost importance to her, and she would be as involved (or not) as I preferred in making my specific vision come to life. Because of her, we were able to fully relax and enjoy being with our loved ones on one of the best days of our lives. Even with last-minute changes due to weather and set-up, Kristen calmly adapted to the situation and made magic out of mayhem. She still brought my vision to life, despite last-minute changes, and that is the sign of an excellent day-of-coordinator. She had taken so much time getting to know us as a couple, going over timelines and checklists with us multiple times, that when a problem arose, she knew how to deal with it and still bring our specific vision to life. She is simply great at what she does, and I can not recommend Kristen Jones enough for your wedding day-of coordinator needs." - Lauren, bride (Santa Barbara)