Carmen Mesa

You said YES ! – 4 Things “to do” After your Engagement

Congratulations!  You’re Engaged! This is a very exciting moment in your lives.  Once the excitement wears off, you may start to feel the pressure and stress of planning your special wedding day. Your 1st “to do” is to do nothing, but Relax and enjoy this special time in your life with your fiance. Do the

Gina and John’s Destination Weddingmoon® at Sandals Negril

This past August, I had the pleasure of planning a destination wedding and honeymoon for Gina and John. As it was a second marriage for both, they wanted an intimate and romantic wedding, just the two of them. They planned on a reception with their grown children, family and friends upon their return home. From

Destination Wedding Tips

A destination wedding is an exciting experience for both you and your guests! However, a destination wedding requires much more planning than an average wedding and details must be finalized well in advance.   Below are some tips to help you avoid the stress of planning a destination wedding.   1.   Timing is everything!  Send

“First Look” Wedding Photos – Trend or Tradition…

“First Look” Wedding Photos – Trend or Tradition Recently during a planning session with a new couple, when discussing the ceremony and reception timing, the issue of the “First Look” came up. They both asked me what that was. When I explained it, one was fore, and one was against it. They are still deciding…..

We have just entered the Wedding Industry Experts 2014 Awards

We have just entered the Wedding Industry Experts 2014 Awards. It’s official! Carmen Mesa Weddings and Events has entered the Wedding industry Experts, 2014 Awards in the category of Event Design and Wedding Planning in Fort Lauderdale. We want to send a clear message to future clients that we are proud of the level of

Color your Wedding

Color your Wedding Your wedding décor will be based on your color palette, so choosing the right colors early in your planning stage is very important. Color sets the tone and formality of the event. Finding your wedding colors doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are a few tips to help you: What kind of

Welcome to my new redesigned website

Hello! and thank you for visiting my newly redesigned website…. I’m looking forward to sharing great wedding tips and ideas with you, along with real weddings of my lovely couples. Have a fabulous weekend! Happy Planning, Carmen