My name is Kelly and I LOVE to celebrate life’s moments.
I have 20+ years experience in Event Planning and Designing from ‘All Things Wedding’ to Corporate, Non-Profit, Community, Private and Holiday Celebrations whether hosting 50 or 5000.
I love to ‘idea-inspire’ and I specialize in creating and designing memorable wedding celebrations which are completely custom and YOUniquely the Bride and Groom.
Wonderful Weddings have a ‘flow’ and are as enjoyable for the guests as they are for the Bride and Groom. Although there is absolutely NOTHING like a Traditional Wedding executed with excellence (I’m a Forever Fan, it will stand the test of time–I LOVE to attend&coordinate), there is also power in the ‘Unexpected’ done well. The most memorable weddings have a touch of surprise; whether found in the design details, the venue or menu selection, the construction of the ceremony or reception, the lay-out and flow of the space, or the special music that forever touches the hearts and then creates the atmosphere for celebrating—I can help you design the day which you will forever cherish and your guests will never forget.
I am confident and passionate when I promise a JOYful Journey to I Do and guarantee your Best Day Ever. I would love the privilege to meet you and ‘get the party started!’ Kiss-Kiss, Kelly
Kelly is a planner with ‘heart’. Having served alongside some of the highest level executive teams in the country, her corporate background in the planning of events across the United States, combined with her love for people and marking moments, created a natural transition for starting Backyard Soirée Weddings and Events in 2010.
Located in Rockford, Illinois, Backyard Soiree Weddings and Events is proud of the excellent reputation it enjoys and the strong relationships with venues and vendors it has earned. Due to it’s wonderful ‘word-of-mouth’ business, Backyard Soiree Weddings and Events has worked with Brides in Chicago, Crown Point, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Lake Geneva, Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Sacramento, The Quad Cities and Owensboro, Kentucky, arranging lodging and transportation as well as hiring and directing the venue and vendors until she is onsite to execute.
Whether it’s a small informal party, a romantic, intimate wedding, or a thousand-person formal black tie gala, Backyard Soirée Weddings and Events will plan and execute every detail with excellence.
References gladly provided upon request.