Back in Fall of 2021 we stumbled upon Kandace through theknot.com, adamantly searching for the perfect wedding planner for our funky, yet romantic beach wedding. We envisioned what was a non(official) wedding venue to be transformed into the Beach celebration of love and friendship of our dreams. Amid the busiest work season for both of us - I told Sean, I didn’t need the fanciest of anything, what I wanted was to hire a wedding planner… Someone to keep us on schedule, help remember important details, and translate our dream into a wedding reality. I could shout from the rooftops how absolutely perfect Kandace was of a fit for our big day. She was kind, she was humble, she was professional, and more than that - she became a friend and someone so dear to us during these last few months. Kandace went above and beyond to help schedule preliminary meetings and site visits (which if you know us and our whacky availability, is no small feat!), she built an outstanding vendor-venue timeline detailing every minute of when things were arriving/departing, and when Sean and I needed to be participating in certain events. Let me tell you - BRIDE BRAIN IS A REAL THING. Without her guidance, this night would’ve looked a lot different. So grateful for her and her assistant’s help every step of the way. She turned our dream into a larger than life reality, creating an unforgettable atmosphere for us and our guests. We can’t thank or recommend her enough. Cheers to you, Kandace!!! We love you!!!
Noble Photo Co.
WE HAVE NO WORDS… We came to Kandace over a year ago with the dream of transforming the St. Petersburg Pier into a beautiful wedding reception and ceremony space. Kandace not only made our dreams come true but exceeded our expectations us in every way possible. I cannot explain enough how important it is to have a mature, communicative, kind, and knowledgeable Wedding Planner by your side for your wedding (especially when you are looking to do some thing a little out of the box). Kandace was able to take a space that has never been used for a wedding and make it completely our own. There was never a doubt in our mind that Kandace would take care of us. She completely understood my vision and helped it come to life. all of our meetings were so much fun and brought so much joy to not only me but my husband. I can honestly say I consider Kandace a friend now. Her calm, and supportive spirit helped us the entire way of wedding planning. She is excellent at thinking on the fly, it started to pour 15 minutes before our ceremony and Kandace was still able to still accomplish every single thing we wanted for the day of and keep us on time! She made so many important calls that I could not deal with the day of. She is so dedicated and so capable I would trust her all over again with our most special day. I could go on and on because there are so many little details of things that Kandace has done to help us and support us throughout the wedding process. But all this to say that she is amazing and we owe her our first born or something like that!!! She worked magic on our behalf and I’m forever grateful for her skills and expertise!
Matlock & Kelly Photography
Kandace is absolutely incredible! She and her team assisted us with partial wedding planning, primarily design, as well as day-of event coordination. Words truly cannot express how wonderful it was to work with her. She saw our vision from the very beginning and helped bring it to life. So much so, that in several vendor meetings when asked about our preferences, I flat out turned to Kandace and said “what do I like?” She was that good and she knew me better than I knew myself. She is always on top of it – punctual, helpful, and prepared. For day-of coordination, I really underestimated just how much she would be interfacing with our family and friends, not just our vendors. There were a lottt of strong personalities throwing constant questions her way and she handled it all with such ease and grace. Cannot recommend Kandace and her phenomenal company enough!
Dewitt For Love
Kandace was my month/day of coordinator for my June 2023 wedding and we are so happy we had her and her team with us. We had a destination wedding and Kandace had resources locally for us and was familiar with our venue, way more so than we were. I didn't want to have to think/worry about anything on our wedding day and she came in and made that possible. If there were any hiccups, we didn't know about them on that day and still don't. She was present enough but also stayed in the background, didn't stress us out over timelines and truly just let us have the day we dreamed of and handled all of the logistics. We couldn't have picked a better planner and I would recommend her to anyone. Thank you Kandace and Helena!
Erin Tremble Photography
Having Kandace as our wedding planner was truly one of the best decisions we could have made! From our first meeting to executing every detail for us on our wedding day she absolutely nailed it. Wedding day she was such a calm presence even while multiple things had gone wrong- she evaluated and fixed these issues without us ever having a clue! We truly can not express how wonderful she was through the whole process and recommend her without hesitation to anyone!
Meredith & Jeff Stein
Kandace was the MVP. Seriously. We looked back upon our wedding and of all the vendors, of all the folks we worked with for a very big wedding (175 guests), Kandace was the BEST. Can't recommend her enough. We got positive feedback about all the work she did from our wedding party, family, the venue, and other vendors. Great communication. Very calming presence. Super helpful timelines provided in a timely manner. Extremely knowledgeable and helpful with the small details, like table settings or handling vendor tips. She really was a key to our super successful wedding day.
Sabrina Autumn Photography
Kandace is AMAZING! Highly recommend working with Kandace... she was such a pleasure and so professional...very attentive to my wishes and attentive to every single detail. Kandace was instrumental in the success of our wedding day, and most importantly, made me feel completely at ease. Kandace was very perceptive of how much/how little to help with decision-making along the way. She was a natural fit with me and my mom during the planning and I can't imagine having done it without her. Consider yourself very lucky if Kandace has the availability to work with you for your own big day!
Jacqui Cole Photography
We are so grateful to Kandace and her team for helping us execute our wedding flawlessly. Kandace served as our professional wedding consultant and wedding day coordinator. From the beginning, we found her to be organized, professional, creative, and responsive. We had to reschedule our wedding (multiple times) and Kandace helped facilitate the moving pieces and made sure nothing was forgotten. Having her communicate and direct our vendors in the weeks up to the wedding was a huge relief. On our wedding day, we were relaxed knowing Kandace would take care of everything (which she did!). We couldn't recommend her enough.
Rachel Galluzzo Photography
I couldn't have better things to say about working with Kandace and her team. Throughout the planning process Kandace was helpful, attentive, organized and so personable. She went the extra mile to get to know us as a couple, our family dynamics and what our dream wedding day consisted of. On our wedding day she was calm, detailed and kept all of our vendors on schedule. She has the skills, resources and personality to make your wedding day perfect! She doesn't miss a beat! I couldn't recommend her enough!
Shane Long Photography
Kandace is an amazing wedding planner. She’s calm, organized and detail oriented. She made our reception effortless and we’re so grateful. We had one major hiccup that Kandace was able to correct and make it seem like a minor inconvenience. I definitely recommend reducing the stress of your important day with a calm, friendly, organized professional like Kandace!
Stephanie Lanni Photography
Kandace did a tremendous job planning my wedding. She was an excellent resource and helped make the planning process so much less stressful. She is kind, diligent, patient, well organized and highly detailed. I cannot recommend her enough. She truly helped make the wedding of my dreams come true.
Love + Covenant
I am SO glad I found Kandace. She was absolutely amazing to work with from start to finish. She is so organized and very detail oriented. She made sure my wedding day was perfect. I couldn’t recommended her enough!!!
Stephanie Velez Photography
I cannot recommend Kandace’s services enough. She was hard working, professional and calm throughout the entire process of planning our wedding and the day-of coordination. We booked Event Day Coordination services for our small wedding at Station House in St. Pete, and it made our day perfect. Kandace touched base with us regularly in the months leading up to our wedding, and went above and beyond day-of to ensure that my husband and I could fully enjoy our day, free of worry. If there were any snafu’s during our wedding day, we never knew it. If you are looking for a planner who will provide skill, calm and professionalism, look no further.
Arron McNeile Photography
Kandace was absolutely amazing to work with! She was so thorough and the most approachable & responsive vendor I worked with. I would work with her a million times over! Our wedding wouldn’t have been nearly as amazing without her.
Katelyn Rose Photography
Kandace was such a pleasure to work with! Working with Kandace was like having an additional big sister helping you out for your big day! I relied on her experience for guidance and advice on a number of different details. She is very professional and organized! She handled the timeline, was in contact with all the vendors and she also ran the wedding rehearsal. On the day of our wedding, our seating chart had not been delivered so I sent a digital copy to several guests so that everyone could help everyone find their seats. Without being asked to, Kandace printed out several copies of the chart and put them in stands and placed them where all the guests could see. I don’t know why I hadn’t thought of that but she is someone who thinks ahead and takes initiative! She also helped with the ceremony decor, making sure our flower girls stayed on the right path and even reminded me to put my veil on right before I walked out! (Definitely would have forgotten to wear it) I would recommend Kandace to anyone who wants a stress free wedding day!
Lifelong Photography Studios
We wouldn't have survived wedding mania without Kandace. To say Kandace is the most patient, professional and organized person around, would be a complete understatement. Kandace made wedding planning a breeze and made the actual wedding day itself incredibly stress free. She also was such an instrumental part of keeping our wedding together, as evidenced by fixing my father-in-laws broken bowtie 5 minutes before the ceremony! So technically, her skills are limitless. All that to say, we appreciate all that Kandace did for us and it's beyond words to explain how grateful we are that she was a part of making our special day, so special. Thank you for all that you do.
Noble Photo Co.
Kandace is an absolute gem and I am so lucky that we hired her to help with our big day!! Best money we ever spent was including her. As soon as we did it took the stress out of wedding planning. She gave Nate and I our dream wedding and I will forever be grateful. There were a couple hiccups that came up on our wedding day and Kandace just stepped in and handled it. She made magic happen that day and I am still trying to figure out how. She is just that good!! She was my sounding board and helped make my vision come to life. She is the best investment you will make in your wedding so just do it!!! Thank you Kandace!!!
Dani Nichol Photography
Kandace was spectacular!!!! She transformed my vision into a reality! She was extremely diligent, professional and detailed oriented. Most of all she was as pleasure to work with!
Lifelong Photography Studios