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Ask the Patch Pro: Seeking Local Wedding Planning Experts

Patch is looking for experts who can talk dresses, venues, flowers and offer their wedding planning expertise this week.

We want to find the answers to all your wedding planning questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about the perfect place to find a dress, color schemes, flowers, getting in shape for the big day, banquet centers and more. 

If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to jordan.lanham@patch.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Jan. 24.  

Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts:

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So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?

Shannon Lemp January 21, 2013 at 01:57 PM
Weddings:so many details, so much family advise and so many ideas created on Instagram and Pintrest. Have you ever put together a puzzle of a thousand pieces by yourself? Have you experienced the magic when the last piece goes into place? Wedding planners are an essential component to a magical worry free day... Handholding from start to finish. Shannon Lemp Shannon.lemp@stlhospitality.com 314-398-2909
Mark blaskiewicz January 21, 2013 at 03:00 PM
One of the most important, but most often overlooked aspects of a wedding is the choice of music entertainment for the big day. My advice for couples is to do their homework. If you decide to go with a DJ, there is a tremendous advantage in working with an experienced owner-operator. Their rates are competitive with the multi-system DJ operations, however the level of attention and overall quality you will receive from an owner-operator is truly second to none. Also, with an owner-operator there's no question who will be your DJ on your wedding day. You're entertainment will rest in the hands of a seasoned professional, whose only concern is making sure you and your guests have a fantastic time dancing the night away. Want to talk more? Call Mark at Top Tier Entertainment at 314-744-9190, or visit us online at www.toptierdjstl.com! The site is currently under construction, but there's a lot of great info there!
Bobette Kyle January 21, 2013 at 05:13 PM
Thanks, Jordan! I just sent an email to you detailing what I could offer. Bobette Kyle http://www.MyOnlineWeddingHelp.com
Ellen Gutierrez January 21, 2013 at 10:05 PM
I am Ellen Gutierrez, owner of Bride's Vision Weddings and Events, a full service wedding and event planning company in Kirkwood. I would be happy to help The Patch as a knowledgeable wedding professional. I can be reached by email at ellen@bridesvision.com or 314-580-2381.
Trish Layton January 22, 2013 at 02:22 AM
I would love to help your readers answer their Gown and Formalwear and Decor questions questions. I can be reached at: bridalexchange@hotmail.com. TY! Trish Layton c/o The Bridal Exchange-Resale & Rental Boutique 1522 Caulks Hill Rd. St. Peters, MO 63304. #314-629-8027
Trina Priese January 22, 2013 at 03:54 AM
I know a very cool wedding liaison who helps couples of all walks of life begin their wedded state with budget conscious, no-debt weddings. Her name is Carolyn Burke, and she is also licensed to perform the wedding ceremony. Her business is called Carolyn Burke, Wedding Liaison. Her FB page, Carolyn Burke - Wedding Liaison and you can read about her at http://www.weddingliaison.com/aboutus.html
Elizabeth O'Fallon January 22, 2013 at 04:07 PM
For all of your bridal, and family picture needs, check out the amazing work of Golden Photographic here. https://www.facebook.com/GoldenPhotographic
mary craig January 22, 2013 at 06:26 PM
I help brides and their wedding party find a perfect makeup look for their wedding. I also have skincare products to get your skin "picture perfect" for your big day! My website even has a virtual makeover app that has a special section just for weddings! https://www.marykay.com/mccraig
Richard Shoaf January 22, 2013 at 11:19 PM
There is so much that goes into planning and arranging the perfect day. It starts with a concept that grows into a vision then becomes reality. We have the opportunity to work with some of the best wedding photographers and cinematographers in the industry from our full time studio in Lake Saint Louis - www.RS7Studios.com Give us a call to schedule a free consultation and discuss your plans for your special day. We can also recommend a vast array of exceptional people to help you.

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