Knot Too Shabby Events

​PO Box 1467, Wilmington, NC 28402 Map · Phone number
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About Knot Too Shabby Events

Knot Too Shabby Events is an award-winning wedding planning company based in Wilmington, North Carolina. Melissa Burton, Principal Event Planner and owner of Knot Too Shabby Events, founded the company in 2014. The KTSE planning team grew to include, Katelyn Mattox, Lead Planner, in 2017. Knot Too Shabby Events will make your big day unforgettable thanks in large part to its kick-ass team of event assistants. Let Knot Too Shabby help you choose the most suitable theme for their wedding according to your style and personality.

Experience
Melissa Burton has grown from a small venue manager beginning in 2011 to one of the most sought after wedding planners in the area. (Shout out to winning #1 event planner with Encore Magazine in 2020 + 2019 and Wilmington Magazine in 2018!!) With Melissa's obvious love for what she does, it's no wonder she has captured the hearts of so many couples and local vendors. Melissa now has over nine years of experience in event management and six years in planning & design as lead planner and founder of Knot Too Shabby Events. Add on 10 years of customer service experience before that and she's worked with just about every type of person possible. She's a go-getter and serious when it comes to executing a perfect event but somehow makes it all look fun and enjoyable along the way. Reach out to Melissa to start chatting about your next event!

Services Offered
Knot Too Shabby Events offers wedding packages with the option of personalization to meet all their clients’ requirements for ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. It caters to various wedding types including civil, destination, military, religious, non-religious, eco-friendly, and double weddings, as well as elopements. Their planning services include:

  • Budget analysis
  • Event management (formally known as "month of" coordination)
  • Event design
  • Full planning
  • Partial planning
  • Referrals
  • Timelines
  • Guest list
  • To-do lists

Contact us today to schedule a Zoom consultation to see if we're a good fit to work together. From there, we'll send you a planning proposal - all quotes are custom.

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84 Reviews for Knot Too Shabby Events

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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Tina S. · Getting married on 08/03/2022

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    Excellent event planner!

    WoW.... Melissa was Totally Top Notch! Melissa was on Time, Made a Schedule and Kept the Wedding moving throughout! We are SO Thankful for the hard work she put into my daughter's wedding! Even in a Pandemic, with All New Questions regarding Protocal, Melissa was Excellent!

    Sent on 03/24/2021
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    Lauren D. · Getting married on 03/06/2022

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    Best decision we made!

    We had the BEST experience with Melissa throughout the planning process and then with the team on the day-of! From the very beginning, Melissa was hands-on and able to help us craft what we wanted into actuality. When we first got engaged, I had a hard time explaining our dream wedding; Melissa helped us create the event of our dreams and was able to work within our budget constraints. She is also so well-connected with different vendors. We were able to get in touch and hire the best vendors suited for our event based on her recommendations.
    Like many people, we had to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. When we realized we had to make changes to our event, Melissa and her team were able to follow health and safety guidelines seamlessly and work to ensure we, as clients, were happy and help make sure vendors were all on the same page too.
    Hiring Melissa and her team was hands-down the best decision we made for our big day. Working with Melissa virtually eliminated the stress associated with wedding planning and made this chapter of our lives exciting and enjoyable.

    Sent on 07/04/2020
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    Kari S. · Married on 05/01/2021

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    Bessette Day Ever-Kari and Colby 5.1.21

    Melissa and her team went above and beyond to make this day everything we dreamed up. Being out of state and having a wedding during COVID was not easy but Melissa was there to help every step of the way! She had great vendor recommendations and had great attention to detail. She had great ideas on how to use space and keep within our budget! She and her team guided us through the day of without any hiccups! If you are looking for a genuine, trustworthy and detailed orientated team to help plan your wedding 1800callmelissa!

    Sent on 06/05/2021

Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
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Knot Too Shabby Events FAQ

  • Do you offer an hourly rate?
    Yes
  • What is the hourly rate?
    $ 75
  • What wedding events do you provide services for?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What wedding planning services do you offer?
    Budget Analysis
    Day-of Coordination
    Event Design
    Full Planning
    Guest List Creation
    Partial Planning
    Timelines
    To-Do Lists
    Vendor Referrals
  • What weddings do you have experience planning?
    Civil
    Cultural
    Destination
    Double Weddings
    Elopement
    Eco-Friendly
    Military
    Non-Religious
    Religious
  • How many planners are on your team?
    3

Professional Network & Endorsements

22 Endorsements

  • Michael Moss Photography
    Michael Moss Photography Wedding Photographers

    Melissa and her team were amazing to work with! Everything always looks good and timelines are always spot on! You always have the feeling that everything is taken care of when she is running things and that is a great feeling!

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    Melissa and her team are true professionals. Life is always easy when they are the planners at any event we do together. Fun, friendly and organized she let's the vendors do their jobs while keeping your event moving smoothly. Hire them now!

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