Imoni Events (while we are underconstruction)….
categories: Imoni Events

Happy New Year!!!  We hope this new year brings you more happiness than you could imagine, and hopefully that includes gorgeous diamond rings and fun wedding plans!!

I know we are SUPER excited for 2012!  2011 was amazing in so many ways (I almost didn’t want it to end) but now we look forward to more fantastic weddings and we are excited to launch our brand new website.  I am seriously in love with the new design and hope you guys like it as much as I do.  But since websites take a TON of work, I wanted to give you a little sneak peak into the new logo design and vision.  This video was made for us by Serendipity Videography and we are very grateful for all their hard work in gathering interviews and video footage of us gals at some of our most recent weddings.  And thank you to our beautiful clients who also offered their time and wedding footage.  xoxo to you all!!!  So enjoy the video (Cameos of Regan, Gretchen, Megan and Alex) and give us a ring as you ring in the new year.  We would love to be a part of your 2012!!!

Imoni Events Promo Film from Serendipity Videography on Vimeo.

Office Line:  480.719.8871

Owner’s Direct Line:  480.254.0555

General Emails: info@imonievents.com

Owner’s Email: jen@imonievents.com

Chat soon!!!!

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Royal Palms Sneak Peak: Whitney + Matt
categories: Imoni Events, Wedding Portfolio

Oh the amazing Whitney and Matt.  I just love them!  I seriously meant it when I posted on facebook that I was going to be sad Sunday morning.  I was.  I will miss that cute little Whitney and her adorable mom, Marianne.  They are just the best!  Seriously can’t say that enough…  So because I love them so much, here is a little look back on their amazing day courtesy of Serendipity Videography.

Whitney + Matt from Serendipity Videography on Vimeo.

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Scottsdale, AZ- Laura + Michael at The Firesky Resort
categories: Imoni Events, Wedding Portfolio

Scottsdale Arizona was the scene for this fancy affair.  Laura and Micheal were are madly in love.  Even though they lived in various states for most of their relationship, the two finally put down roots in good ‘ol CA and then headed to AZ (Laura’s home state) for their wedding.  It was truly a wonderful night.  With a father of the groom speech that will never be forgotten and dancing till everyone dropped, these two started it off right!  Thank you to all the amazing people that made their day possible:

Venue, Catering, Bar:  Firesky Resort

Make Up:  Linda Wagner

Linens:  BBJ Linen

Flowers:  Avante Garde

Cake: La Dolce Pesca

Paper Stuff:  Envelope Envy

Entertainment:  Shining Star Band

Videography: Vongspoth Video

Photography:   O Grace Photography

Happily ever after you two!


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The Reception Dress
categories: Imoni Events

From Megan’s Desk…

It’s your big day, you’ve said I do and shared your first kiss as mister and missus, now for the after party!  Dragging your beautiful floor length gown through the  reception hall you begin to feel concerned that the stunning fashionable work of art that carried you into the newest chapter of your life will be damaged as you party the night away.  You earnestly try to protect it from wandering feet, spilling drinks, and the dust and dirt the hemline is bound to attract.  Not to mention the heavy factor.  What if there were a better way? For many brides there is.

A big trend continuing into this wedding season is the reception dress. The reception dress is a dress that is often cocktail or tea length that provides more freedom than does the traditional wedding gown. It is often more free flowing,  fun, and much less ornate than the gown used in the ceremony. Don’t get me wrong, the wedding dress is key in making your day memorable.  But turning to a reception dress for the evening will make your night comfortable and even more stylish!  To find out more about reception dresses click here.



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Fab Finds | Favor Bags by the Wedding Chicks
categories: Advice, Imoni Events

As wedding planners we get a lot of questions.  Where do I find this?  Where do I find that?  So we are starting a new blogging segment called “Fab Finds”.  Today’s Fab Find comes from the awesome gals of The Wedding Chicks.  They are miniature canvas bags that are adorned by the most adorable, customizable graphics.  Two huge trends in design and weddings right now are soft, natural color palettes and bold graphics.  These little bags hit both of those items in such a stylish way that I couldn’t help but share them.

Amy and Jacey subtitled their magnificent blog with the tag line “All Things Pretty” and it is so true!!  So enjoy these adorable favor bags and the many pretty things on the wedding chicks blog.

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Scottsdale, Arizona | Katie + Brian at Gainey Ranch Golf Club
categories: Imoni Events, Wedding Portfolio

Katie and Brian are tow of those people that you just know will survive whatever life throws at them.  They are so in love with each other, get along great with their families, excepting of others, genuinely interested in life, and happy, truly happy.  So it was, without a doubt, a pleasure to work with them throughout their entire wedding planning season.  Here are some highlights of their day.

Venue: Gainey Ranch Golf Club

Florals: Blume Events

Paper Stuff:  The Invitation Lady

DJ: SKM Entertainment

Video: Beautiful Day Films

Photography: O Grace Photography


Here’s to having a good time all the time!  Happily Ever After you two!

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110 Layer Cake
categories: Advice

Welcome to my new obsession…

As all of you know I am an avid crafter/DIY/repurposer.  So I have been obsessed with sites like Etsy and Pinterest for the longest time.  They are my source of inspiration and more often than not, I buy things based on my findings.  Well, welcome to my new obsession, 100 Layer Cake.  Too many pretty things, not enough hours in the day…  Here is what the 100 Layer Cake gals have to say about their site:

Our new site has all sorts of great features to help you craft your wedding in a most deliciously detailed way.

Our marketplace is a great place to buy and sell pieces of your wedding, browse vendor portfolios, and even post a service request for a vendor for your own wedding. You can also shop our Pop-Up Shop, where you can purchase decor, apparel, accessories, and invites; plus photographers, event designers, and more unique services for amazing discounts!

Our DIY section gives you all sorts of ideas for pretty projects you can do for your wedding, including templates and supply lists. Plus you can browse our list of online resources to buy things like feathers and paper lanterns and pretty fabrics and lots of other essentials for you handmade wedding.

Our A-List section is a tip top list of our very favorite vendors. It’s our personal picks for exceptional members of the industry.

And finally, don’t forget our blog, where you can see daily inspiration, real weddings, color palettes and the like.

Thanks so much for stopping by. We hope you get lost in all the good things we have to offer.

As for stopping by, here is what their marketplace looks like.  A generous collection of slightly used, and new wedding items.  What a great way to be “green” and fashionable.

For instance, I will be buying this later today…


So have some fun with 100 Layer Cake.  Happy Styling!!!

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The Silverleaf Club, Scottsdale Arizona: Erica & Steve’s Story
categories: Imoni Events, Wedding Portfolio

Silverleaf Country Club is just magical at night.  That was exactly what Erica wanted for her wedding, magic.  And magic is what she got.  The day was filled with lots of laugh, lots of love and lots of fun!!!  Thank you to everyone who made their day amazing!  We, and I know Erica and Steve, appreciated you all.

Venue: The Silverleaf Club

Make Up: Linda Wagner

Dress: Destiny’s Bride

Flowers: Petal Pusher

Cake: La Dolce Pesca

Paper Stuff: Definitely Debra

Music: String Serenade

Video: My Wedding Film

Photography: Jennifer Bowen


And this takes the cake for the sweetest moment ALL DAY!!!

So cute, right?

After the ceremony they were just so happy!  And Erica was able to take a load off since her gown was altered to make into a short cocktail dress.  Stunning!

I loved all the soft girl details against the masculine rough walls.  It was beautiful!


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