Wedding Blog

Greens & Orange Showcased at The Hobbs Building

This blog post is focused on showing how color & attention to detail, partnered with a great venue will create an amazing wedding. No need to be afraid of color. Our bride did an outstanding job of focusing on the details to make their day meaningful and lived it “out loud” with the amazing green […]

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First the ring…then the dress…now what?

First the ring…

then the dress..

Now what?

Did you know it takes an average of 150-200 hours to plan a wedding. Not to mention all the decisions and stress. Most of our brides are just like you. They are professional women working more than 40 hours a week and many of our brides even live out of state. […]

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Congratulations on your engagement! How exciting!

Here are some tips from Above & Beyond Weddings:

1) Pop the cork, embrace the moment and celebrate with friends and family!

2) Take a breath!! Don’t let your family and friends get you all wound up. Your journey to your wedding day can be fun and enjoyable…don’t be fooled!

3) Wedding Planners […]

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Adam & Laura – Indian Hills Country Club

Romantic and Classic describes Adam & Laura’s wedding. The day began at the InterContinental Hotel with brunch and hair & make up. What a fun group of ladies to work with. The love between both families radiated. It was refreshing and enjoyable to witness. Village Presbyterian Church in Praire Village, Kansas was the site for […]

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Classic Contemporary at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

It was a perfect September day for Sas and Brandon to tie the knot. The ceremony took place at the Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral…one of Kansas City’s most beautiful churches. The architecture and old world charm was simply stunning. They moved from a more traditional ceremony, to a classic and contemporary reception at Kemper […]

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Don’t Stop Believing: Rachel and David

Don’t Stop Believing: Rachel and David
from Firooz Filmz

Fate brought Rachel and David together for the first time in Buenos Aires. Love sealed the deal when they got married at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City (

The day was one big celebration of their relationship! This video by Firooz Filmz perfectly […]

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An Indian Affair!

Jatin and Darpana met in a fashion show for Indian clothes in which they both took part in 2000. Twelve years later the two became one. They had a traditional Indian wedding with 4 days full of events! Color and tradition was the theme for this wedding. Beautiful floral accented the colorful linens and lighting. […]

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Alexis & Neil – The video tells their story

I love the opportunity to be a part of weddings from all religions and traditions. Alexis & Neil were married in a traditional Jewish ceremony at the Westin Crown Center Hotel Ballroom. It was such an amazing day. I love how the video speaks of the beauty of Kansas City!
Congratulations Alexis & Neil!
Their wedding video […]

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Details, Details, Details

 The June wedding of  Jonnelle and Jerad was one of details. Choosing the same piece of land that  Jonnelle’s parents were married was the beginning of her planning and  vision. This day was filled with very unique and thoughtful details. Jonnelle, along with help from her friend Erica Spurgeon, brought her vision to life using elements that mean […]

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Above & Beyond receives WeddingWire 2012 Bride’s Choice Awards

We are happy to announce that Above & Beyond Weddings is one of the very best Wedding Planning services within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Project Wedding,, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. Thanks to their […]

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Choosing Your Wedding Party

Being in a wedding party can involve a lot of responsibility and expense, especially for the honor attendants (best man and maid of honor). Bear this in mind when asking; make sure all parties involved know up front what you are expecting of them. To give everyone ample time to plan, ask your attendants not […]

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Gorgeous Couple, Gorgeous Colors, Gorgeous Day!

We are absolutely in love with this wedding!  From the gorgeous couple, can we say Barbie and Ken!!!  To the beautiful colors this wedding was amazing!  The ceremony was held at Bethany Lutheran Church in Overland Park, and then after the fabulous Sarah Dickerson finished photos, the reception was at The Ritz Charles, also in […]

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