Welcome to the Capital Style Bride “Expert Tips” blog!

If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration on how to plan a wedding in Central Ohio, you’ve come to the right place. With help from several guest contributors who share a passion for weddings, we’ll offer tips and trends on how to design a day to remember.

We’ll also be featuring a new “Ask the Planner” video series hosted by two professional wedding planners—Emilie Duncan of Emilie Duncan Event Planning and Kasey Skobel-Conyers of Bliss Wedding & Event Design. Drawing from years of firsthand experience, they’ll give practical advice on how to budget for and design an event that reflects your personal style.

The first segment of the series tackles this question: What are the benefits of hiring a professional wedding planner, versus trying to plan your event on your own?