Category archives: gallery

valley & co. tips :: corresponding with your guests during a pandemic

valley & co. tips :: corresponding with your guests during a pandemic
While 2020 has been the year of moving wedding dates for our sweet couples, it's also brought a renewed feeling of joy and excitement as we plan ahead for weddings. Our team has gotten it down when it comes to how to move dates as smoothly as possible (and we've written about that here and in our complimentary postponement guide). While we love snail mail and beaut[...]

valley & co. press :: harper’s bazaar top wedding planners in the world

valley & co. press :: harper's bazaar top wedding planners in the world
Over our 17+ years in business we've really been rewarded with the best team, the most wonderful clients, and an amazing community of esteemed peers and creative friends that allow us to create the magic that celebrates others. So we are over the moon delighted to share that Harper's BAZAAR named Valley & Company Events one of 47 Top Wedding Planners in the World![...]

wedding planning tips :: 2020 food and drink trends and advice from Lisa Dupar Catering

wedding planning tips :: 2020 food and drink trends and advice from Lisa Dupar Catering
When it comes to developing the food and beverage (and dessert!) concepts with our wedding couples and party clients, we go wild for big ideas that are creative and clever, and also trusted ones that help to tell the story of the people or the mission of the event and ones that we know will stand the test of time (and service). We asked our incredibly talented friend [...]

valley & co. event :: mountain welcome party

valley & co. event :: mountain welcome party
You'll most always hear us say that pre-wedding welcome parties are a must! They not only set the tone for the fun wedding festivities to follow, but they are a fantastic ice breaker and introduction for guests who may not have ever met! Eloise and Ian's welcome dinner was as festive as they come - nestled below the mountains (where a massive herd of elk made their ni[...]

valley & co. designs :: valentine’s day party

valley & co. designs :: valentine's day party
It's finally February and it means only a few more weeks until spring is here - our snowdrops and hellebores are in full bloom, and we can hardly wait for spring's arrival. Until then, we're excited to enjoy February and to share our spin on Valentine's month - a month where we spread joy through flowers and cookies to our neighbors and friends. I look forward to Ava [...]

valley & co. planning :: top tools for planning your wedding

valley & co. planning :: top tools for planning your wedding
'Tis the season for couples defining their style and diving right into the wedding planning process, so we're dishing up a few of our favorite planning tools and fun resources to get you started on the right track.  First stop: sign up for BAZAAR Bride - you'll receive twelve newsletters brimming with pro tips in various categories, gorgeous eye candy, styling ti[...]

valley & co. planning :: 5 tips for planning a wedding day timeline

valley & co. planning :: 5 tips for planning a wedding day timeline
We know that task of planning a wedding day timeline can feel overwhelming - most of our clients say they don't know where to start, which is why they're grateful to have us aboard! 16+ years of planning timelines has given us such great insight into what people really want. We start fresh with each and every client, listening intently to their priorities for the wedd[...]

valley & co. tips :: 6 fun ways to incorporate fall into your event

valley & co. tips :: 6 fun ways to incorporate fall into your event
Fall is officially in full swing and we're loving applying warm and cozy details to our autumn events. Incorporating seasonal components into your wedding or party can bring home your vision and really punch up the personalized feeling and can be done in effortless ways that have great impact. The bar area is likely one of the first action stations your guests will se[...]

valley & co. designs :: throwing a summer cocktail tasting party

valley & co. designs :: throwing a summer cocktail tasting party
Gathering a group of friends or family around an outdoor dining table to enjoy good drink and great food is one of our favorite summer pastimes. We're sharing some of our go-to tips for doing just that but putting a wedding spin on it! During the pre-wedding planning process, final menu and dessert planning and cocktail offerings are in full swing 3-4 months out, whic[...]