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Brittany · Married on 09/15/2018
Amazing Wedding Planner - Must Book!
Annette was an amazing wedding planner! Being that I'm not from Temecula, I wasn't familiar with all the venues, vendors, etc out there. Annette certainly knows her way around Temecula and referred nothing but the best vendors based off of my husband and I's personalities. Annette went above and beyond as my wedding planner from attending the vendor meetings, walk throughs, our timeline, rehearsal, tons of phone calls, questions and sooo much more. I definitely wasn't the easiest bride as I'm extremely indecisive and Annette helped me make decisions! She has a keen eye for wedding design, excellent time management skills and a calmness about her that helps us brides :). Not only was she extremely helpful prior to the wedding but she really showed her true colors the day of. I even had our hair and makeup ladies mention that they had never in their time seen a wedding planner do so much work or miss a beat from literally steaming all my 8 bridesmaids dresses, to my wedding dress, cathedral veil and much more. Everyone referred to her as Mary Poppins because she literally had everything we needed; she even helped sew my sisters dress that day! I came with a lot of ideas and a vision and on the day of our wedding, Annette definitely helped bring it to life! She truly is a professional and one of the best and her #1 goal is to make sure you are happy! I ensure you to utilize Annette for your wedding planning services and you will not be disappointed. Xo - Colby and BrittanySent on 11/06/2018
stacey · Married on 06/30/2018
Annette was amazing and so helpful! Being a wedding planner myself I wanted only the best vendors. I was taking on too much by trying to plan and be a bride so I called Annette to help me with day of and it was the best decision I made. I knew I could trust her with all of my nichey and odd moving parts. I was very particular about my set up and decor as well as all my details in the timeline. I had surprises for my family and husband that had to be worked out carefully and she did it exactly the way we wanted. I was by no means an easy bride since I wanted such a unique experience for my guests. Annette came early, she managed all my vendors, set up, deliveries and even took on extra tasks with out me even asking like putting on my wax seals last minute for my menus! She went over and beyond and worked very hard to create an extraordinary and fun event for my family and I! Everyone is still talking about what a great time they had! Thank you Annette for your attention to detail it was impeccable! Hugs Stacey and JakeSent on 07/15/2018
Mona · Married on 10/21/2017
We always said Annette was worth her weight in gold, and she is! We hired Annette right after we booked a newer Temecula wine country venue. We were impressed with her reputation in the wedding planning community, her familiarity with all the vendors, and her experience with cross-cultural weddings. She was our go-between with our venue after we booked it. She managed all the vendors we booked (we had over 16!). She ordered the speciality linens for us. She made little custom flower petal cups. She worked with us on the satin napkin fold! EVERY little small detail was an important detail to Annette. She was also flexible in our change in vision. When we booked, we wanted a more rustic look. By the wedding, my Husband and I wanted glam and she executed it perfectly. She kept our expectations in check but she never hesitated in making our vision come to life, with budget considerations in mind. We met with Annette in person countless times, at her home office, at the venue, and we had multiple phone conversations. I am embarrassed to say if I type "Annette" in my email inbox, dozens & dozens of emails come up. I emailed her so much and she always responded promptly and never made me feel silly. She also got us industry discounts on upgrades we decided we wanted such as glass gold beaded chargers. She kept us sane and she was our advocate! My husband told me that when my florist called 2-3 weeks before the wedding that she should not get ANY peonies, he called Annette and worked with her to put in my bouquet - It was the best surprise! Her #1 priority was making us happy and we could see that everyday. She handled our wedding timeline and rehearsal. She set up the tables and prepped it for the florist. On the wedding morning, she came and steamed every bridesmaids dress and my veil and dress! She did EVERYTHING for us seamlessly and effortlessly. She also brought an assistant. I have no more space to write, so I'll just say this - BOOK HER!!Sent on 11/02/2017
Kara · Married on 07/01/2017
Annette and her team were absolutely amazing. I had many small details to my wedding which were executed perfectly. I was able to fully relax on my wedding because Annette was so organized and on top of everything! I cannot say enough good things!! Thank you so much for making our day so special.Sent on 07/18/2017
Kaywan · Married on 04/01/2017
She's completely on point on the wedding day. Totally anticipated what we wanted before we thought of it. Highly recommend.Sent on 04/12/2017
Carletta · Married on 03/25/2017
Annette is so wonderful to work with she helped make our Wedding vision a reality. Annette is so organized with lots of experience that it made it very easy for my now hubby and I to work with her. My Wedding day was stress free and very memorable. If your looking for a Day of Event Planner for your Wedding I highly recommended Events by Annette. Carletta & BryanSent on 04/12/2017
Roger · Married on 03/25/2017
I had the pleasure of working with Annette recently at a wedding in Temecula. As a wedding professional myself, I really appreciate working with other pros who keep the wedding couple's vision a top priority and Annette does that and so much more. She, along with her assistant, do such a great job of preparing and planning that the wedding day can't help but run smoothly. And she also understands the flexibility that's absolutely required to adjust to the inevitable on the fly changes that happen at every wedding. Our wedding couple was extremely happy with the way Annette kept everything flowing all day and evening. She's simply one of the best planners I've ever worked with. And I've worked with literally hundreds of them. I enthusiastically recommend Annette and can't wait to work with her again.Sent on 04/03/2017
bree · Married on 03/04/2017
Booking our wedding planning with Annette was the best thing that we ever did! She is amazing!! You will not be disappointed.Sent on 04/13/2017
Kirstin · Married on 01/14/2017
Your team is amazing and I am so happy we hired you! My only regret is not hiring you sooner! Thank you so much for making my day so specialSent on 01/25/2017
Marcie · Married on 01/14/2017
Booking Events by Annette should be the first thing you do. I waited until the last minute, when we were down to the final hour, I realized I'd taken on more than I could handle and the panic set in. The minute Annette took over everything fell into place. She was right on top of things. She made the wedding absolutely perfect. She handled schedule problems, tipsy ushers, nervous parents, rude guests, all the vendors and even gathered, packed up and delivered all the wedding décor, etc. I have absolutely nothing negative to say. She was worth every penny and more. As mother of the bride I totally enjoyed the wedding and had nothing to worry about.Sent on 02/01/2017
Jenn · Married on 10/29/2016
Annette is detailed, creative and very passionate about her craft.Sent on 11/17/2016
After visiting several venues, I was worried we wouldn't enjoy working with anyone. . . Annette was different! After meeting with her, we didn't have to keep looking.
Working with her for our wedding was an excellent investment and I'm happy to say the day went off without any hiccups.
Susan · Married on 10/13/2016
Annette and her team are top notch, We cannot think of one thing we would change she handled everything for us and made our reception experience awesome! You could not find a better co-ordinator. She listened to and answered all of our questions quickly and completely, always with a genuine smile, and very professional and organized. We just can't say enough about how happy we are with the wedding reception.Sent on 12/01/2016
Kerry · Married on 09/06/2016
I would look no further if you are having an event in the Temecula Valley or surrounding areas. Annette was an absolute joy to work with. She did our 25th wedding anniversary party. Make sure and check out Oak Mountain Winery's Cave. Amazing venue.Sent on 11/18/2016
Kate · Married on 06/18/2016
Annette is a rock star. She went beyond her scope of work in many instances in order to ensure our wedding was a success. We engaged her to assist with day-of coordination, and she excelled in every aspect of her services. Below I've summarized some of her most notable positive qualities:Sent on 07/04/2016
1. Well-known with a stellar reputation in the community: Many of my 5 star vendors in Temecula (e.g. A Better Party, Sterling Lighting) were referrals from Annette. She has been working in the community and with wedding vendors for a long time, and has effectively demonstrated her capabilities as a superior wedding designer and coordinator; without exception every vendor with whom I spoke had great things to say about Annette. Her recommended vendors are also in some instances able to provide referral discounts to her clients, which was a plus.
2. Creative and empathetic: Annette's strengths span the continuum between ideation and execution. Though we primarily relied on her execution skill-set, it was clear that she would have been an invaluable asset in the ideation process, had we contracted her earlier on in the process. She has an eye for trends, an awareness of tradition, and a special vision for trying new things to make an event unique. I never got the feeling that she was recommending experiential enhancements that were "standard" for each of her brides; she was very aware of the feel I was hoping to achieve for my wedding, and recommended things consistent with this vision.
3. Organized and timely in execution: As a control freak, I was very worried about vendors missing details. Annette was very diligent in keeping track of all of my event's critical aspects, and was always on time and prepared for our scheduled meetings. Before the wedding, she and I worked to populate a template she'd devised to record the timeline and important details, and then she reached out to each vendor to ensure that the day of the event went smoothly.
Annette is the best!
Susan · Married on 05/28/2016
We were very hesitant to hire a coordinator for our wedding, but we were so very pleased that we did! Events by Annette was beyond professional and did an amazing job in guiding us throughout the wedding planning and was always quick to respond to any of our questions and/or concerns. I honestly don't know how we could've ever managed without her and her awesome team! Our wedding turned out beautiful and all our guests commented on what a wonderful coordinator we had (this is true!). Everything related to our special day was exactly as we envisioned and we owe this all to Events by Annette. The timeline, coordination of all our vendors, set up/clean up, etc., she took are of it all and we had nothing more to do, but to enjoy the happiest day of our lives!Sent on 07/04/2016
Candace · Married on 10/24/2015
Annette went well beyond our expectations. She was always steps ahead of me and always had the answer, solution, new idea, etc. Professionalism to the max!Sent on 03/30/2016
When I popped a button and needed a safety pin - she had it; when I explained my hopes in the quality and presentation of the food - she brought us the perfect chef; after meeting Bill and I and hearing our 'story' - she matched us with the most ideal Pastor to marry us and gave us the perfect ceremony! She had her finger on the pulse of our event and delivered magnificently! I would highly recommend her with five stars!
Angela · Married on 09/06/2015
Annette was amazing!!! She was on top of every detail and truly made my wedding day amazing and stress free. She thought of everything and small details that I didn't even think about myself. I will definitely hire her again for my next event!Sent on 04/06/2016
Steve · Married on 08/22/2015
Annette helped plan and organize a surprise birthday party for my wife. Because of location everything was arranged by phone or email and the first time I actually met Annette was on the day of the event. She did the most amazing job of understanding my ideas for a theme and turning them into reality. It was exactly as I had imagined and my wife could not have been happier. The décor, the location, the wine, the food were all truly wonderful.Sent on 04/06/2016
Jeannie · Married on 06/20/2015
Annette was kind, thoughtful and always a step ahead! Her organizational skills made us feel confident that things would go as planned...and they did!Sent on 03/30/2016
K · Married on 05/16/2015
We have so many wonderful things to say about Annette and one of her coordinators, Jessica. We worked with them both on pre-wedding coordination, and Jessica was there on the day of the ceremony and reception to make sure everything was happening behind the scenes. They are incredibly kind and attentive people to work with! Both were very knowledgable about a great deal of vendors in the area and were able to guide us towards creating the "dream team" for our big day. They are both very detail-oriented, which was very helpful because they helped us address aspects of the wedding that we had not even thought of! We would absolutely work with them again, you will be in excellent hands!Sent on 05/28/2015
Tiffani · Married on 05/16/2015
Working with Annette was a dream. She was so easy to work with and made my wedding day a dream come true. I got to enjoy my day because she took all the stress out of it. She has a great selection of vendors to meet the needs of any event. The wedding ran very smoothly, the guests had a great time, and was absolutely beautiful. I would recommend Annette for any event you are planning.Sent on 06/05/2015
Riley · Married on 04/27/2015
Annette is a very gifted, organized, and thoughtful planner. I swear she's like Mary Poppins - she brings everything and the kitchen sink, just to make sure that your big day is pulled off FLAWLESSLY and nothing is overlooked. She had everything from safety pins to 'reserved' signs with her on my wedding day! Because of her efficiency, and her attentiveness to how my husband and I wanted our big day to go, there was not a single mishap or issue the entire day...at least that I knew of! Everything ran on time, smoothly, and seamlessly because of her hard work and attention to detail. It was an absolute relief to have her there - she's worth every penny! I can happily say that my wedding day was absolutely perfect - and because of her, that's exactly how I'll remember it. I cannot thank her enough! Annette, you're AMAZING!!!!!!!!Sent on 07/14/2015
Jessica · event on 04/11/2015
Annette planned our 10th Anniversary party. She made sure the night was everything we wanted. It was exactly what I dreamed of and more. I would highly recommend her to anyone that wants to plan a special day.Sent on 06/01/2015
Lucy · Married on 03/21/2015
Annette was always available when i had questions or needed to meet. She responded to emails punctually and took the responsibility off of me to contact vendors. Everything and everyone was where it/they should be on my wedding day. Even when one of the flower vases broke because of the high winds, Annette found a way for us to still use the beautiful flowers by laying them in front of our sweetheart table.Sent on 04/05/2016
User1097629 · 2+ years ago
Annette and her team are amazing! She is more than an event planner; Annette is a problem solver, a decorator, a seamstress, has unbelievably creative ideas, and brings a sense of calm to what could be quite a stressful day. Though we used the Day of the Event Package, Annette worked tirelessly up to that day coordinating with other vendors to make sure everything went off smoothly. She was invaluable to making sure my daughter's wedding all we hoped it would be and more.Sent on 05/29/2015