Shelby Peaden

meet the founder

Favorite Things: Spending time with her family. Shelby has a husband and two small boys, Griffin & Grant. Wine. Game nights with friends.

Owner Shelby Peaden, was born and raised along the Florida Panhandle. Since founding the company over 10 years ago, she has won many accolades to include being named a Top Wedding Planner by Southern Living Magazine. With a background in art & interior design, she has always had a passion for creating beautiful things. It is her goal to collaborate with her clients, translating their vision into a beautiful experience for their guests. 

Suzanne Cotter

meet Our Planner

Favorite Things: Quality time with her family and friends, afternoons spent at the beach, fashion, all things Food Network, and a great glass of wine. 

Suzanne was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, but now proudly calls Florida home. Her genuine love of people, design, and planning led her to the wedding industry over 10 years ago. She graduated from the University of Louisville where she majored in Fine Art with a concentration in Photography and Graphic Design. She’s a firm believer that no detail is too small, and has a passion for bringing her client’s visions to life on wedding day. 

Shelby Peaden Events was named a Top Planner by Southern Living Magazine and has been featured in numerous publications.

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