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Bride and Groom getting their pictures taken on the day of the destination wedding in Mexico with a view of the ocean

YOU’VE SAID, “YES!” AND YOU’RE ON CLOUD 9

but thinking about planning your destination wedding has your head spinning in circles

The wedding of your dreams is an experience that’s full of relaxed elegance and epic fun, and you’ve got the Pinterest board to represent your vision! But figuring out how to get from “yes” to “I do” for your destination wedding isn’t as easy as you thought. You’re ready to bring in an experienced destination wedding planner who’s got the connections, and the design know-how to make your dream day happen.

No two destination weddings are ever the same, but Dazzling couples who plan their Mexico weddings with my team invest an average of 90-120k for their wedding event. The amazing news is that the VALUE of your wedding investment goes so much further in Mexico. Think killer ocean views, incredible food, craft cocktails, gorgeous blooms, dazzling details and entertainment all wrapped up into an unforgettable experience with your closest family and friends.

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Girlfriends at the rehearsal dinner for a destination wedding in mexico taking shots of tequila

Plan your destination wedding the Dazzling Way

The process my team uses to plan has been fine-tuned throughout 18 years of destination wedding experiences. It caters to the on-the-go schedules of my couples – organized by monthly projects and goals – at the tip of your finger, any time of the day, available on your laptop, ipad and iphone! Whether you are travelling the world or snuggling at home on the couch, planning your celebration is simple and stress-less!

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CREATING THE

vision

To kick-off the planning process, I love to learn about you and your lifestyle. Understand your non-negotiables (“must-haves” and “absolutely nots”) as well as the overall vision you have for the celebration! So we’ll chat about the vision for your wedding.

BUILDING A

proposal

After our chat, I’ll get to work on building a proposal that brings your vision to life with the perfect vendor team and an ambiance plan to help you understand how Dazzling your wedding will be!

ALL THE

details

Our design team dives deep into creating a unique, cohesive aesthetic for your wedding that includes the development of a comprehensive visual story through personalized design concepts, detailed storyboards, a custom render and a table mock-up. We infuse your vision and personality into every aspect of the wedding’s look and feel.

SAYING THE

I Dos

The day you’ve been dreaming of! So relax, lounge and laugh with friends, sip champagne (or toss back tequila, whatever your vibe). The Dazzling Details team will be on site from sun up until the last guest has gone home ensuring that every moment and detail of your wedding day and decor is just Dazzling!

FAQ

I know you have questions about all things destination weddings, and I want you to have all the info necessary to make the best decision for you! So, here is a list of some frequently asked questions to get you started. If these don’t cover all your bases, schedule a chat and we’ll get it all answered.

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Plate of exquisite food at a Destination Wedding Reception in Mexico Designed and Planned by The Dazzling Details out of Puerto Vallarta
WHEN IS YOUR WEDDING SEASON?

The Dazzling Details team offers wedding services November through May, months that coincide with the best weather in the area and accept no more than ten weddings per season in order to be attentive to each and every event detail. (While we will occasionally accept a special event June through October, I will always do my best to educate you about the reality of summer/fall weather in the area and necessary precautions to take.)

WHAT TYPE OF VENUES DO YOU OFFER?

There is a variety of venues throughout the region in which to marry – private estates and villas, gardens, restaurants and hotels. While we have worked at all of them, the majority of our weddings take place at private estates and oceanfront garden venues across the Bay. As part of our service, we work together with you to help find the perfect venue fit and ensure the best possible experience with the location.

DO YOU SPEAK SPANISH?

Absolutely! Despite having arrived to Mexico with a very limited Spanish repertoire (Corona and Hola!), I purposely immersed myself in the culture and language and have learned organically from neighbors, friends and my community over the years. I am now fluent (and proud of it!) The rest of the team is composed of native Spanish speakers!

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

The Dazzling Details is based year-round is Puerto Vallarta. In case you’re wondering, I am originally from a cute little island town in Northern Wisconsin, so I have that “Midwest Nice” about me, but I moved to Mexico in 2001. The rest of the team hails from different parts of Mexico but have all settled and now call this lovely city “home.” We offer our wedding planning and design services in Puerto Vallarta and its surrounding areas including Sayulita, Punta Mita, Mismaloya and everywhere in between!

DO I NEED TO BE IN TOUCH WITH EVERY VENDOR?

No. That is why you have us! There are some vendors who I recommend you speak to directly (photographer and cinematographer, for example) because you will be interacting with them directly on wedding day, and it is so important to feel like a good fit. We do all the communicating with the remaining vendors – our goal is to simplify your wedding planning life!

WILL YOU HELP ME WITH MY WELCOME PARTY / REHEARSAL DINNER / BRUNCH?

Yes please! We offer different service and pricing options to assist with pre- and post- events depending on what level of planning is required. We absolutely love to be involved in these special events as it gives us an opportunity to ensure an extended quality experience as well as to spend more time with you and your guests!

Groomsmen sipping bourbon during a destination wedding in mexico

Get Started

We can’t wait to help you plan your special day. So, let’s get started and get your Dazzling Discovery Call on the books!

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Kristin was our single most important choice.

Reflecting on the magnificence of all Kristin accomplished for our wedding, we settled on "she's a miracle."  Kristin was our...

Beautiful bride in white dress with sweetheart neckline stands on the beach with her bridesmaids and holds moody wedding bouquets at her destination wedding in Sayulita, Mexico

Yvonne + David

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2020-05-14T20:21:56+00:00

Yvonne + David

Beautiful bride in white dress with sweetheart neckline stands on the beach with her bridesmaids and holds moody wedding bouquets at her destination wedding in Sayulita, Mexico
Reflecting on the magnificence of all Kristin accomplished for our wedding, we settled on "she's a miracle."  Kristin was our single most important choice, and with her, we created a magical celebration that exceeded all of our expectations.

Kristin exceeded our wildest wedding dreams.

Kristin and her team pour their hearts and souls into everything they do and they exceeded our wildest wedding dreams.

Bride and groom stand hugging each other with palm trees behind them at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico

Natina + Eli

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2020-05-14T20:26:37+00:00

Natina + Eli

Bride and groom stand hugging each other with palm trees behind them at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico
Kristin and her team pour their hearts and souls into everything they do and they exceeded our wildest wedding dreams.

Kristin really has vision!

There are not enough words to describe how amazing Kristin and her team are. From the moment I inquired about...

Bride and groom pose with their wedding party holding moody bouquets at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico

Jenn + Michael

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2020-05-14T20:35:47+00:00

Jenn + Michael

Bride and groom pose with their wedding party holding moody bouquets at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico
There are not enough words to describe how amazing Kristin and her team are. From the moment I inquired about working with the Dazzlign Details down to the very last second of our wedding, Kristin really went out of her way to make sure everything was perfect. I tend to be extremely picky and from the beginning of the planning process, it seemed like Kristin could read my mind and ask me about a detail of the wedding before I even had to worry about it. She’s extremely organized and maps out a full planning timeline so you know exactly what needs to get taken care of by when so you’re not pulling your hair out (I will admit we fell behind schedule due to busy work schedules but Kristin was very good about sending us gentle reminders to stick to the agenda and we’re so grateful for it as it saved us loads of stress as we inched closer to the day of the wedding) a week before the wedding trying to scramble to finish up last-minute details. Besides being extremely organized and always two steps ahead of you, Kristin really has a vision for how to put the perfect wedding together based on your tastes. I always felt like I couldn’t put a cohesive vision together based on the jumbled thoughts I had in my head of my “perfect wedding.” But with her help, she pieced all of my random ideas together into the most beautiful wedding that my husband and I could’ve possibly imagined. All of our guests raved that this was one of the best weddings they’ve been to and we have Kristin to thank for it. The food/drink was amazing, the service was great, and the decor/ambiance was exactly what I had imagined. We’re so...

Kristin and team are phenomenal!

Look no further! Kristin and team are phenomenal! If you are searching for the perfect wedding planner....stop right now! You've...

Bride and groom exit their ceremony after the kiss at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico

Kristin + Brad

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2020-05-14T20:40:59+00:00

Kristin + Brad

Bride and groom exit their ceremony after the kiss at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico
Look no further! Kristin and team are phenomenal! If you are searching for the perfect wedding planner....stop right now! You've found her! Kristin is the absolute best, and made all of our wedding dreams come true. From the food, to the decor, the ambiance, the flowers, etc. everything turned out exactly as we hoped and imagined. We had so many friends and family tell us that our wedding was one of the best they had ever been to! Kristin did not disappoint in the flawless execution of our big day. I am an extremely organized planner myself, and throughout the entire process she was amazing to work with. Kristin was amazing with communication, in providing recommendations,  ongoing guidance and advice.  I actually miss her already and wish we could redo the wedding! She is absolutely amazing at what she does. Long story short, we were beyond happy with our wedding, loved every single moment, and can not recommend Kristin more highly!! She is hands down the most wonderful wedding planner and truly dazzling!!!

Kristin gave us the dream wedding I never knew I wanted.

The universe truly blessed us with Kristin and her team. She took most of the stress out of planning a...

Bride and groom exit their ceremony to a biodegradable confetti toss at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico

Mak + Yusef

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2020-05-14T20:43:47+00:00

Mak + Yusef

Bride and groom exit their ceremony to a biodegradable confetti toss at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico
The universe truly blessed us with Kristin and her team. She took most of the stress out of planning a wedding - something that I dreaded dealing with to be honest.  Kristin gave us the dream wedding I never knew I wanted... until it actually happened. She has this down to a science and is connected to the best caterers and other vendors you could possibly imagine. People have told us that this was the best wedding they ever attended, and that was 100% because of Kristin's immaculate planning, patience, care and attention to detail. Even our parents, who always have something to complain about, had nothing but kind words to say about her work. She handles any challenges thrown her way with so much grace and positivity. You won't be disappointed if you decide to work with her, truly.

Kristin has enthusiasm and passion for throwing beautiful weddings!

Kristin will make your dream wedding a REALITY! The best possible decision I made for my wedding (other than choosing...

Bride and groom exit their ceremony to a petal toss at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico

Melissa + Omid

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2020-05-14T20:47:31+00:00

Melissa + Omid

Bride and groom exit their ceremony to a petal toss at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico
Kristin will make your dream wedding a REALITY! The best possible decision I made for my wedding (other than choosing my wife) was hiring Kristin as the Wedding Designer/Coordinator. Kristin's enthusiasm and passion for throwing beautiful weddings made the entire process of having a destination wedding much easier to deal with. On the design side of things, Kristin listened to what we wanted even when we couldn't adequately put it into words. The end result was a wedding design that our guests still cant stop talking about till this day. It was both colorful and classy, and very creative. On the coordination side of things, Kristin is a superstar as well. I am extremely disorganized and somewhat of a procrastinator. Kristin had a very intuitive system for organizing all the tasks that we had with the varying deadlines that they needed to be done. She would also ever so softly nudge us when we needed nudging. When we had issues with the hotel room block contract, Kristin went above and beyond by stepping in to mediate and resolve any language barriers. Kristin works with only the very best vendors with proven track records of consistent quality. As a result everything from the food, to the flowers, to the DJ was simply incredible. On the day of the wedding, Kristin and her team were consummate professionals who ensured that our special day went off without a hitch. I can say without a doubt, that you will NOT regret making the decision to go with The Dazzling Details for your wedding!

I knew Kristin was the person I wanted to plan our wedding.

Kristin changed my view on a destination wedding as soon as we first spoke. I loved the idea of our...

Bride and groom hold hands during their wedding ceremony under a beautiful floral arch in Sayulita, Mexico

Caitlin + Jake

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2020-05-14T20:52:03+00:00

Caitlin + Jake

Bride and groom hold hands during their wedding ceremony under a beautiful floral arch in Sayulita, Mexico
Kristin changed my view on a destination wedding as soon as we first spoke. I loved the idea of our family and friends being together for a weekend and celebrating our marriage but I was worried we would end up at a big hotel that lacked the intimacy and character that really represented who we were as a couple. As soon as I spoke with Kristin I knew she was the person I wanted to plan our wedding. She was extremely organized, creative and seemed as excited as we were to plan the event which were all very important to us since we were planning a wedding in Sayulita while living in Los Angeles. Our wedding ended up far surpassing any of my dreams and all of our guests expectations. Not only were the design, lighting, flowers, FOOD!!!, and venue more than I had ever hoped for, Kristin was so amazingly on top of things and supportive on our wedding day. I truly can’t imagine going through the process with another planner. Thank you so much for everything you did for us Kristin. Our guests are still telling us it was the best wedding of all time!

Kristin truly listened to what was important to us.

Working with Kristin and her team is absolutely amazing.  She is so professional, has fabulous interpersonal skills, has incredible vision...

Bride looks romantically at her groom right after their first look at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico

Tracey + Eddie

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2020-05-14T20:57:33+00:00

Tracey + Eddie

Bride looks romantically at her groom right after their first look at their destination wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico
Working with Kristin and her team is absolutely amazing.  She is so professional, has fabulous interpersonal skills, has incredible vision down to every last detail. From the very beginning she combed though venues to find the perfect location for our sandy beach wedding.  Kristin truly listened to what was important to us on our wedding (food, people and music) and put it all together perfect. Our food service was ahhhhhmazing, dancing was perfect and most of all our friends and family said this was the best wedding they had ever been to. I wish I could go back to our wedding day and relive it! It was so stress free and laid back, but extremely well executed. Most of all, Kristin made us feel comfortable about our 7 month old who was going through his stranger danger phase during our wedding. We had all hands on deck for our little guy which really eased my mommy anxiety and let me focus on our wedding. I would hands down recommend Kristin to anyone looking to have their wedding in Mexico. No task was too small or big to be made perfect by dazzling details.

Kristin surprised me with additional details!

Kristin and The Dazzling Details team made our dreams come true! First, I want to start by saying that I...

Bride and groom have a first look beneath a beautiful tree at their destination wedding in Punta Mita Mexico

Koryna + Greg

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2020-05-14T21:00:42+00:00

Koryna + Greg

Bride and groom have a first look beneath a beautiful tree at their destination wedding in Punta Mita Mexico
Kristin and The Dazzling Details team made our dreams come true! First, I want to start by saying that I am quite wedding crazy and super into the details. I was very nervous that by opting to do a destination wedding in Mexico that I would have to sacrifice some quality or aesthetic that fell short of my vision. I can honestly say that not only did Kristin and her team deliver exactly what I envisioned, but they surprised me with additional details I didn't think of (didn't think this was possible!). Throughout the course of the 10+ month wedding planning process I probably emailed Kristin 2-3 times a week with all kinds of crazy questions, scenarios, what if's etc. and she not only walked me through every scenario but relieved my stress and gave me so many visuals so I could have a better idea of what to expect. She helped with getting a room block and communicating on our behalf when we requested her to, and always went above and beyond her contracted responsibilities. A lot of the visual details like flowers, tables, cutlery do not get decided until just a few months before the wedding so that was a lingering stress for me- however, wow did Kristin deliver! The flowers at both my rehearsal and wedding were exactly what I wanted and she captured my exact vision. The day of the wedding was seamless! Im fairly certain she probably got 2 hours of sleep between my rehearsal and wedding day. In fact we ran through a lot more tequila than anticipated at the rehearsal so instead of going home that night, she headed to the liquor store to get extra for the wedding day. The transportation was always early, the caterer she pairs up with is AMAZING...
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