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If you have not had the pleasure of walking Prospect Park in Brooklyn and stumbling upon the Boathouse, I highly suggest you clear a day for it in the Spring or Fall and maybe plan a picnic! Built in 1905, the Boathouse in Prospect Park was one of the first buildings in New York City […]

Wedding Table Design

June 21, 2022

Featured: Summer Editorial // Prospect Park Boathouse

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One of the more affordable ways to dramatically transform a room is with lighting (and also maybe draping! but that’s another post for another time). There are several key types of lighting we would recommend for any space. Firstly, pin-spots. These are small lights placed on the edges or ceiling of the room that wash […]

Backyard Wedding, Lighting

June 17, 2022

Lighting Considerations: Wedding Planning 101

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Typically, your first tasting would happen 1-2 months before your wedding as a means to finalizing the menu with your venue. Sometimes, and especially if you’re bringing a caterer into a raw or tented space, you may do a tasting as part of your decision making process for a caterer. They will let you know […]

New Jersey Wedding Planner, New Jersey Wedding Planning, Tasting

May 13, 2022

Your Wedding Tasting: What To Be Prepared For

Four Crostinis for a Wedding Tasting
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NESS MCGOVERN EVENTS & DESIGN NAMED WINNER OF THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2022 16th Annual Best of Weddings Awards Recognize Top Wedding Vendors Across U.S. Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ / January 15, 2022—Ness McGovern Events & Design is pleased to announce that they have been selected as a 2022 ­­winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, […]

Awards

May 12, 2022

WINNER OF THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2022

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United Kingdom, 2022- LUXlife Magazine announces the winners of the 2022 Global Wedding Awards. It takes a truly special company or individual to distinguish themselves on the global wedding landscape. Indeed, while all industries demand a certain dedication to excellence, the luxury events sphere seeks only the best, and only the best can find enduring success. […]

Awards, Uncategorized

May 9, 2022

Most Organized Wedding Design Planner

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It’s not what you expect to happen when your wedding day arrives, but it happens often enough that there should be a plan in place so you (the couple) don’t need to worry about it! And you can let someone else deal with these couple issues. We’re talking about:  1) Unexpected wedding guests (they never […]

New Jersey Wedding Planning

February 25, 2022

Unexpected Wedding Guests? Late Wedding Guests?

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Maybe you are newly engaged or maybe you’re finally getting around to planning your wedding post-pandemic. We’d love to help you get started on creating a wedding that truly reflects you as a couple. We also know that wedding planning can seem overwhelming. We’re laying out the first 3 steps in getting started with wedding […]

Average Cost of Wedding Vendors in Northern New Jersey, New Jersey Wedding Planning, newly engaged

February 23, 2022

Wedding Planning: 3 Steps for Getting Started

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The average cost of a wedding in northern New Jersey for 2018 was about $60,000. Keep in mind, that means that half of weddings were below that amount and half were above that amount. Many of my New Jersey couples who come to me for wedding planning don’t know where to begin when it comes […]

Average Cost of Wedding Vendors in Northern New Jersey

February 17, 2022

The Average Cost of Weddings in Northern New Jersey

Idalia Photography // The Farmhouse
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It’s no secret that wedding planners know and network with vendors. That helps wedding planners match a couples style, budget, and personalities with great vendors. We plan or execute dozens of weddings a year and work with all types of vendors. That’s what you get when you hire a wedding planner. You get somebody who […]

New Jersey Wedding Planner

February 10, 2022

💫 Finding the Perfect Wedding Vendors

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We’re a New Jersey Wedding Planning Company with a focus on full service planning and design. We love helping couples plan a wedding that is not only fun and exactly what they want, but also visually beautiful. Centerpieces are central to the design of wedding space! Did you know that the shape of the table […]

New Jersey Wedding Planner, Wedding Table Design, wedding table size

January 21, 2022

Centerpieces and Table Sizes 🍽

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