Margaret has been entertaining guests since she was old enough to say, “You’re Invited!” In 2007, she decided it was time to share her passion and start helping others plan memorable events. Details by Margaret was designed to provide event planning services while helping clients stick to a budget. Margaret is experienced in coordination, flowers and décor, and being a friend for your special event. She loves any excuse for a party and has a way of making every event magical!
Fun Fact: I collect serving pieces. Platters, bowls, trays…I love them all!
Three words that describes me: Energetic, Creative, Assertive
Favorite Detail of a Wedding or Event: Coming up with creative ideas and seeing a happy Bride!
Mary Jo has always been a social butterfly. She loves being surrounded by family and friends and turning every gathering into an event. After planning her wedding in 2008 and then helping several friends with their weddings, she decided she wanted to put her skills learned as a stage manager to use for a different kind of production. Joining the Details team in 2012 was the perfect way for her to utilize and grow her event planning skills. Logistics are her specialty, so even if she isn’t at a particular wedding, you can almost guarantee she has had a hand in the planning somewhere along the way.
Fun Fact: I am a hockey fanatic (and I introduced my best friend to her new husband at at hockey game). Go Preds!
Three words that describes me: Organized, Fun-loving, Ambitious
Favorite Detail of a Wedding or Event: Seeing the glow on the face of a bride and groom walking down the aisle as a newly married couple.
Stacie grew up with a love for entertaining and finding ways to add that ‘special touch’ to every event she took part in. With a background in film and the theatrical arts, she wanted to find another outlet to use her love of production. In 2011 , Stacie successfully gained her Wedding and Event Planner Certification and immediately began working with Details by Margaret. Stacie loves helping couples find their special way to evoke their personalities into the little details At the end of every big day, the wedding vows undoubtedly the most important part, but Stacie hopes she can help make it a day your friends and family won’t soon forget.
Fun Fact: I was a dancer at Disneyland straight out of high school!
Three words that describe me: Funny, Perfectionist, Outgoing
Favorite Detail of a wedding or event: Flowers and Decor and watching the bride walk down the aisle while watching the groom watch her.
Faye joined Details by Margaret in June 2010. Her experience started in the hotel business setting up events and receptions. It was there she was bitten by the event planning bug! She is a pro when it comes to banquet set up and service. Faye is a leader and helps with vendor relations on wedding day. She is there to make sure your day stays on track and looks beautiful. Her expertise has made her such a huge asset to the Details Team!
Three words that describe me: Honest, Loving, Open
Favorite Detail of a wedding or event: Food and Banquet
Kristie joined Details by Margaret in 2013. She has an extensive background in graphic and web design which lends a unique eye to the details team. In her spare time Kristie enjoys baking, cooking, canning and crafting.
Fun fact: I collect antique light Insulators – I just think they are so interesting
Two Words that describe me: creative, detail orientated
Favorite Detail of a wedding or Event: The inventiveness of the cake or desserts and the Decor
Sarah joined Details in February 2015 and fit in with the team right away. Growing up an Army-brat, Sarah knows a thing or two about last minute changes and thinking on your feet. She has lived and traveled all over the US and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Film in San Francisco. Sarah has said, “working on weddings is not much different from working on films; instead of coordinating actors, directors, and crew members to be where they need to, now I coordinates brides, wedding parties, and vendors to where they need to be”. Sarah and her husband, Lenny, with their two pups moved to Nashville back in 2013 and have not looked back! They have planted roots and plan to spend the rest of their days living the Nashville life!
Fun fact: If it has an owl on it – I want it! Owls are my spirit animal!
Two Words that describe me: quirky, witty, creative
Favorite Detail of a wedding or Event: The bride’s dress-it’s always about the dress!
Devyn discovered early on in life that she had a gift for event coordinating. She was always the social planner in her group but the experience she gained as lead on fundraising dinners and formals at the University of Tennessee is what led her towards a career in marketing and corporate event planning. Devyn joined the Details team in 2014 and has found so much joy through this new outlet of event coordinating. She loves the details that go into making that day so special, from the beautiful invitations to that floral design. Knowing that at the end of the day the bride’s wedding was everything she had dreamed it could be is the best reward you could ask for.
Fun fact: I have a passion for travel and have been to over 30 different countries.
Two Words that describe me: social, foodie, thoughtful
Favorite Detail of a wedding or Event: The father of the bride’s first look before walking down the aisle.
While event planning wasn’t always something Jessi knew she wanted to be involved in, she caught the bug at one of her first weddings with Margaret and the team. She quickly discovered a knack for flower design and really enjoys that part of the process as well as being part of each bride’s special day. Each event is different and that definitely keeps us on our toes and makes every wedding weekend fun and exciting.
Fun fact: I meet my husband at a hockey game.
Two Words that describe me: fun, friendly, outgoing
Favorite Detail of a wedding or Event: Flowers and decor.
Jamie joined the Details By Margaret team in May 2015 after interning as part of a MTSU program. She quickly jumped in to start helping on a busy wedding weekend and shortly became an official member of the Details team. Jamie brings a double benefit to the Details By Margaret team. Her degree in Marketing with an emphasis on Social Media helps us support all the social media platforms and blogs. In addition, Jamie is big into crafting so when it comes to decorating for a wedding her knack for design and attention to detail further compliments the Details team.
Fun fact: I met my fiance online (and we are getting married April 23, 2016!
Two Words that describe me: organized, crafty, giving
Favorite Detail of a wedding or Event: I love being there the day of and watching all the details come together to make such a beautiful event.
Keely has been fascinated with weddings since the first time she heard Shelby Eatenton utter the words, “my colors are blush and bashful” in Steel Magnolias. After spending many years as a self-proclaimed band nerd, designing shows and musical scores for local band programs, it seemed only natural that her talents for creative production led her to join the Details Team in 2016. A lover of any good party, she looks forward to pulling together all details, big and small, to create the most memorable events.
Fun fact: I play marimba. (google it)
Two Words that describe me: creative, enthusiastic, thoughtful
Favorite Detail of a wedding or Event: Bride’s entrance – I always watch the dad and groom.