Marilyn Ambra Weddings
Our Approach & Process
A One-of-a-Kind Wedding that is Yours Alone
Our unique creative process involves getting to know you, discovering your personal style, and working closely with you as we make decisions together in the planning and design of your wedding. We thoughtfully create a comprehensive design that is centrally inspired by you and your story together.
The details we’ll design and propose for your wedding are presented to you in a visual format of options, which may include color palettes and storyboard, floor plans, fabric swatches, mock ups and more. As the foundation of your event design is established, your complete vendor team (catering, entertainment, photography, rentals, etc) is carefully assembled to match the desired style, mood and caliber of your celebration, taking your vision into account all along the way.
Full Service Approach
Wedding Planning and Management
We take a full-service approach to planning, which means that we work closely with you to plan each aspect of your wedding, from sourcing your dream venue to guest welcome bags and everything in between. We provide in-house services in tandem with sourced vendor services that will each become integral parts of your celebration. We then infuse layers of thoughtful details and guest hospitality for the best experience.
Our goal is always to save you time, give you ongoing support and guidance, reduce planning stresses, match you with the venues and vendors that are the best fit for your event, and keep your plans on track so that no planning detail is missed.
Venue sourcing and recommendations, vendor selection, budget development, guest services and logistical solutions are just some of the items we will plan with you in addition to leading the planning team and process throughout the course of your engagement.
On your wedding day, you can fully enjoy each special moment while we are behind the scenes as your representatives directing each wedding professional, manageing every last detail to ensure a seamlessly executed event.
Your Vision, Transformed into a Magical Celebration
A Marilyn Ambra wedding is set apart by the way we transform your vision into a unique and meaningful celebration. Our goal is for your wedding to express who you are as a couple - your charm, your style, your personalities, your experiences…your love story. The design of your wedding will not only be about how it looks, but also about how it makes people feel and the expereince you and your guests have on the day. Your wedding will be the one people remember and reference for their own celebration.
Color palette, event layout, tabletop design, lighting, floral and decor are just some of the elements that will be carefully and creatively curated and sourced for you throughout the design phase of your planning. Our design skills paired with our wedding planning and managment approach creates a cohesive story, an engaging and truly memorable wedding celebration that unfolds beautifully.
Your Complimentary Get-Aquainted Session
Because each wedding is unique, we request an in-depth understanding of your event needs before quoting a fee for our services. Prior to booking an event with us, we’ll have a complimentary get-aquainted session with you by phone or video chat to discuss the details of your event. Once we have a clear vision of the extent of your event needs, we’ll provide a detailed quote for our services customized for you.
Celebrating life’s happy occasions
Whether a rehearsal dinner or welcome reception, mitzvah, birthday, baby shower, or company party, we’ll create a unique celebration for the special occasion you’re hosting.
We’ll take care of the details so you can relax and have fun! From theme and design concept, to sourcing the best fit of vendors, we’ll manage it all, including catering, entertainment, rentals and more. We’ll create floor plans and an event timeline. Party decor and event day coordination is the icing on the cake. Enjoy your guests and celebrate!
You just became engaged, (congratulations!) and prefer a toes-in-the-water approach to your wedding planning. Our Location Scouting opens doors to many hidden gem wedding and event venues throughout Northern California. We’re well versed with virtually every wedding location and will locate the best venue fit for your wedding vision.
Partial Wedding Planning
If you’re the couple who likes doing some of the planning yourselves but also wants an experienced planner by your side, our Partial Wedding Planning may be for you. From the moment we join your wedding team our focus is to relieve the heavy-lifting. Our Partial Planning includes final month planning leading up to the wedding day, along with wedding day management. Add additional planning elements as needed - a sampling of services includes Vendor Selection, Guest Services, Organization and Project Management, and Event Production.