Resources & Recommended Vendors

With over 26 years industry experience and a unique outlook on every wedding, Tom has compiled a comprehensive and easy-to-navigate database of tips in our Planner section above. Everything from making your ceremony memorable down to getting your guests amped for the bouquet toss, we've compiled hundreds of pointers to inspire you. Locate the Planner in the menu above.

Below are recommended vendors whom we've worked with before and trust with your special day. We were not paid to sponsor these vendors, but we are invested in making your celebration as perfect as you want it, and these are vendors we know well.

My Great Wedding Tips Site

Starry Nite DJs Wedding Tips Blog

Here You'll find Great Tips for Planning Your Reception, culled from 26 years Wedding Experience. It's worth a glance now...
 

Also, Check out my article "8 Indispensible Tips for Hiring your Wedding DJ"

Photographer

Ross Keller

Ross is a fantastic photographer, and one that we have worked with several times before. He is thorough yet very easy to work with, and best of all, affordable. Visit his website to view some of his work. Tell him Tom from Starry Nite sent you!

Florist

June Earley (Lucian's Florist in Hamden)

Our friend June Earley will do an amazing job providing all the flowers for your special day! We also recommend Carol - she is one of the most helpful people we've ever worked with, and she really knows her stuff. Lucian's was named "Best Florist" in the Best of New Haven Readers' Poll in 2014!
Call for a consultation at 203-248-6970 or email at JuneEarley@yahoo.com

Acoustic Music

David Dyson

David Dyson is an extraordinarily talented musician who can play beautiful music for your ceremony. "I specialize in all denominations: violin and/or organ before and during wedding ceremony, church organ (Catholic/Christian) and piano." Visit his website for more information and samples of his music.

Beauty & Image Consultant; Certified Make-up Artist

Carleen Mcllveen

Carleen is a true professional and wonderful to work with. Visit her website to see stunning before-and-after photos of her work. Her brides look remarkable for their big day!

Justice of the Peace

Karen Zaneski-Nettleton

Justice of the Peace • Bridal Assistant
203-874-6563 • kznettleton@gmail.com