Category: Event Planner

2016 – What a Year!

It’s taken me almost the full month of December and the entire month of January 2017 to start this blog post. Why? Because 2016 was a phenomenal year and the experiences over this past year are hard to sum up in a few short words and catchy phrases. I will sum up the entire year…

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Orlando Wedding :: Whitney + Alvin

We’re so excited to have our Associate Planner, Briana joining us as a contributor to the OneTouch blog! Briana is here to share with us about her experience with full planning for OneTouch Couple, Whitney & Alvin in Orlando, Florida. *** “Cool Beans!” That was the go to phrase for a very nervous bride Whitney…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Tanisha & Jermaine

There’s no denying that Tanisha & Jermaine have a very special connection with one another. If you are lucky enough to know these two, then you have seen for yourself first hand what true love really is. Tanisha’s best friend worked for Jermaine and when he happened to see a photo of Tanisha, she caught…

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OneTouch Events : Team Introductions

Atlanta's top wedding and event planning team - Samantha Barton

We’re back this week to introduce another fabulous member of the OneTouch Events Team! Today, we’d like to introduce you to Samantha Barton who joined us in May of 2015. Since joining our team, Samantha has helped to play such an important roll for our OneTouch Couples and we are so honored to have her…

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Biltmore Atlanta Wedding :: Jamila & Marquis

WOW. We simply can’t get enough of the gorgeous images captured of our fabulous couple, Jamila & Marquis who were married this spring at the stunning Biltmore Ballrooms in Atlanta. Looking through the countless images, took us back to reliving their special day all over again. We began working with Jamila & Marquis last year…

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OneTouch Events: Team Introductions

Atlanta's top wedding and event planning team - Russell Simon

Hey there! We’re back to introduce you to another one of our fabulous team members! Please meet Russell Simon who joined the OneTouch Events Team in December 2014. Russell was born & raised in South Carolina and graduated with a degree in Accounting from South Carolina State University.  Upon graduation, Russell relocated to Atlanta to…

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Brenna’s New Years Eve Birthday Bash

I don’t know about you, but here at OneTouch Events, we love a great themed event. So when Brenna contacted me about planning her 65th Birthday Bash on New Years Eve, I was all for it! She had never really had a “true birthday party” so she wanted to go all out to celebrate this…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Lorna & Rubin

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, Lorna and Rubin’s wedding day was representative of one of greatest love stories of their time. From the morning to the end of the night, their anticipation for sealing their union was evident and no detail was left untouched.  One of my personal favorite parts…

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Happy Black Woman Blogging School Recap

Where do I even begin? On last week, several months and hundreds (yes hundreds!) of planning hours were made real with our client Happy Black Woman LLC’s 3rd Live Training Event, The Blogging School to almost 100 women entrepreneurs. This time, we took the event on the road to our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. and…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Becky & Jon

John is not the king of surprises. He created this plan for proposing in the park at the end of May BUT on May 6th, Becky was experiencing one of the worst Murphy’s Law days ever. Recently relocated in Nashville, she hated the area, amongst other things that stressed her out. John asked if she…

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Wedding Day Countdown :: Velisha & Mario

We’re counting down the days to Velisha & Mario’s beautiful wedding in Alabama this coming weekend, so we thought what better time than to share their cute engagement session by Sam Jasper Photography with you! They had a lovely outdoor shoot that really captured their romantic side and then they followed it up with a bit of fun…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Kelli & David

I first met Kelli when she was a bridesmaid in my past bride’s, Erica’s wedding. I just love it when I get the opportunity to work with other brides who are friends. Kelli & David’s wedding day was nothing short of perfection. The love that these two share is the kind of love that gives you butterflies…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Ashton & Jason

Today we are sharing Ashton & Jason’s beautiful outdoor wedding at a private residence this past March. They both work in the event industry and fully understand the importance of having Professionals on their side. It was an absolute honor to be able to help make their day special. Our Couple had a lovely tented ceremony as…

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Why Hiring a Wedding Sitter is the Perfect Idea!

Today, I want to share a little about why I think hiring a wedding sitter is the perfect idea! The thought for this blog was sparked by a wedding I planned recently. My sweet couple chose to hire a wedding sitter for their guests and I was able to see first hand what a wonderful…

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{Business Events} Launch Your Business Live Event Recap

On May 1st we had the opportunity to work with one of our repeat business clients, Rosetta Thurman, Founder and CEO of Happy Black Woman. Over the past 9 months, we’ve planned her biggest Live Multi-Day event to date for a registered 100 women entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in what has been described by one…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Kathy & Cameron

Kathy & Cameron met while Kathy was out for a night of dancing with a girlfriend. As the night came to an end, the two decided to stay and dance to “just one more” song. As luck would have it, Cameron and his friend decided to also hit the dance floor and Cameron’s friend began…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Ashley & Beau

Ashley & Beau met at FedEx where they both worked about five years ago. Their interaction was cordial, normal co-worker relationships, but as fate would have it, the two of them ended up having much in common and this allowed for their friendship to develop into a relationship. Beau decided to surprise Ashley with a…

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Modern Wedding Favors

 When planning your wedding, thinking about the small details such as wedding favors that your guests will love, doesn’t always come easy. Here’s a little tip…choose something that you know you would enjoy yourself. It’s always a nice touch to incorporate your personalities into your wedding favors. If you both like to garden, considering making…

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Atlanta Wedding :: Mary Kathryn & Scott

Mary Kathryn (MK to most) & Scott met 10yrs ago while working at Alternative Apparel. MK was working in the HR department where she met Scott while interviewing and eventually hired him. No interoffice romance developed (darn, that would be juicy) however, the two stayed in contact and started dating about 2yrs later and they…

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Bahamas Event Planner :: Joy’s 40th Birthday Flashback

As a Planner by nature, I have coordinated many girlfriend getaways and trips with family in the past, but it wasn’t until I met Joy and was challenged to pull together a 4-day multi-faceted birthday event in Nassau, Bahamas that I truly felt like an “International Planner”. The Charge: Full planning of 4 distinct events from…

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Wedding Planner vs. Venue Coordinator

One of the biggest questions that many brides often have while planning their wedding day is “Do I need a wedding planner?”. While the short answer is yes, there is a lot that goes into the why factor. Your wedding venue provides you with a coordinator? That’s great…but you still need a wedding planner or…

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