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It’s almost New Year’s here at Elegant Whims.

Welcome and Happy New Year from Melinda, Patti & Meredith.

At our Christmas Dinner we presented Meredith with her new Elegant Whims Name Badge.  ( She always says, with the Badge comes power).  We are so thrilled that she is a part of our Team.

meredith bdge 2   Meredith & her official name badge.Meredith badge





What does the New Year mean for Melinda and I?   Our monthly Blog will be joined by a monthly Newsletter titled,  The Savvy Planners ( yes Meredith came up with that).  We have added Event Planning  and are very excited that we have booked our first event.

Wedding Planning is our LOVE and we are excited that we will be attending  the  Wedding MBA  ( Merchants Business Academy) conference in  Las Vegas this October, to learn, network and come home to our clients with AMAZING hot off the presses ideas!

Wishing you an Elegant Year


Patti & Melinda


Pottinger Photography



What does that mean for this intern?

Well a few things.

1.) I’m not an intern anymore! I am a full fledged Planner-in-Training. My badge has my name and everything. Patti and Melinda were kind enough to offer me a position for next summer/fall as well – so if your wedding is in those months, you might see me!

2.) This coming semester (January – May 2016) I will be studying in Scotland. What does this mean for you? Patti and Melinda thought it would be fun to have blog posts that have to do with where I am and what I’m doing that relates to weddings. How would my academic exchange relate to your wedding you say? Well, Glasgow (I’m studying at Glasgow Caledonian University) just happens to be regarded as the fashion capital of Scotland, and some argue, the world. I’m sure I’ll be able to find some bridal boutiques that will spark your interest.

Let’s not forget the scenery either – so many castles, cliffs, and moors – perfect for your destination wedding. Remember that Elegant Whims not only serves the greater Cincinnati area, but also wherever your wedding takes us!

Scotland countryside

Be sure to follow our Instagram (@elegant_whims) for pictures of my adventures abroad, and for our favorite Sassy Planners’ adventures here in the states.

That’s about it for us until after the first of the Year!

Have a blessed holiday season from our family to yours.


Meredith Russell

Elegant Whims Planner-in-Training

P.S. Shameless plug: If you want more detail of my time abroad, aka a lot about the coffee shops that I can walk to, and the food, go follow my personal blog (netflixisaverb.wordpress.com).