Emma was born to host and has always found an excuse to throw a party, and not just any party. With a passion for entertaining, Emma makes sure everyone always feels at home, ensuring that even the tiniest details are never spared. After studying Hospitality in college, becoming a wedding planner was a natural progression for her. With over nine years of experience in wedding planning and design in Charleston, along with a touch of venue management and floral design, Emma Ivey Events was born.

Emma Ivey Events is a full service wedding planning and design company that specializes in creating custom, sophisticated weddings that weave each couple's personality and aesthetic into every part of the day, all while ensuring that it is a completely stress free process. With a network of talented, vetted vendors, Emma personally pairs each and every client with a curated team who will share their vision, every step of the way. 

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Growing up on a horse farm in South Carolina, we had no shortage of nature surrounding us. Being able to see my grandparents house out of our kitchen window was the cherry on top. My grandmother's farmhouse was filled with framed portraits of any bird you could name and you could always find her bird watching from her worn in spot at the end of the couch. 

Signs and messages are all around us. Cardinals follow me. I greet one outside of my apartment every morning. I see them in the trees on my walks with my yellow lab, Violet. They swoop in front of my car, especially on Kiawah Island. They are a symbol of love and that someone who loved you is with you.






I'll never turn down a crisp glass of a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Acts of service are my love language - fitting. My Violet Anne is the light of my life. Give me a triple espresso over ice any day (well really, every day please.) Heard of Yellowstone? Yep, obsessed. All things Marchesa. The Lumineers. To Kill A Mockingbird is my all time favorite book. An overload of butterfly ranunculus will be in my very own bridal bouquet one day.

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