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“I worked with Tamra and Ever Swoon for month of planning. She not only exceeded all of my expectations, she made my wedding day a flawless experience for my fiancé and myself and all of our guests. Everyone commented on the wedding itself, how organized it was and how the flow was perfect, all thanks to Tamra and her team. She was perfectly organized and on point with every request I had, every vendor contract etc. She is even perfect at “handling” those rowdy and eccentric wedding guests. During the day of she put me at ease and always handled every request with a calm smile. The wedding was an amazing experience all due to her help, working with her team is the best hire I made during my wedding process. I would encourage every bride to work with her, she is fantastic!”
~ Courtney & Bob, Gramercy Park Hotel, NYC

"Tamra Sanford of Ever Swoon events was one of the most professional, fun, positive and detail-orientated person I have ever worked with... what is more important than entrusting the most important and special day of your life in someone else's hands? Throughout the entire wedding process, I continually said to my husband - Tamra was the best money we ever spent!
Below is the note I sent her the day following our wedding, which sums it all up:
Subject - No words...
There are no words to thank you for all you did for us yesterday and through this entire wedding process... We would not be able to have done any of this without your steady guidance.
Tamra, we adore you and think the world of your capabilities. You made our wedding day seamless, and that is truly the best gift anyone could give us."
~ Cara & James, New York Athletic Club, NYC

"The best decision we made was hiring Tamra Sanford of Ever Swoon to plan our special day. My husband and I didn’t want a big wedding, but we did want an elegant, intimate gathering of family and friends. We had a budget in mind, but that didn’t stop Tamra from delivering high quality vendors who weren’t only professional, but made us feel honored to be part of it. Tamra was extremely responsive and she let us know the best uses of our money…especially in NYC! She not only knows all of the best venues, but she has relationships with the event managers. She is extremely detail oriented, always has a smile on her face and made our day seamless and magical."
~ Annie & Tom, Gramercy Park Hotel, NYC

"When I first set out to plan my wedding, it didn't occur to me that I might need help. Oh how wrong I was. About a month before my wedding, I started a frantic search to find someone to help me cross the finish line (and to avoid a series of panic attacks). At the recommendation of my florist, I connected with Tamra from Ever Swoon, and immediately new I had found "the one". Tamra is such an absolute delight to work with -- she made me feel calm and comfortable throughout the entire process -- like a safety net I never knew how much I needed. Needless to say, I don't know what I would have done without her. I knew she always had my back, and that comfort truly allowed me to enjoy my wedding weekend the way a bride should. I shudder to think of what my wedding day would have looked like if I didn't have Tamra and her team there -- they made the entire day a smooth and drama-free process and for that I will always be thankful. Any bride who needs the extra help will be doing themselves a great service by hiring Tamra. It was some of the best money spent in the entire wedding! Thank you Tamra for making my wedding something I will never forget!"
~ Sandra & Zach, Cipriani 42nd - NYC

"We simply can’t say enough good things about ever swoon. We worked with a different planner for the first 6 months of our 9 month wedding planning process. 3 months before the wedding, it was clear that the other firm was not working out; we needed to find someone to take over with a lot still left to do and not much time. I called ever swoon–Tamra returned my call promptly (on NYE no less!) & agreed to devise a partial planning package that would take us through to the event. From that point on, the whole tone of our wedding process changed–it became fun! We were no longer stressed because it was clear to us that Tamra had everything under control. It takes a very organized individual for a type-A person like me to relinquish control but we could trust Tamra from the beginning. She listened to us when we told her what we did & did not want to spend money on & she came up with creative ways for us to get more out of our budget. She brought incredible ideas to the layout & design of ceremony & reception spaces & she introduced us to many talented vendors. The wedding business can be tough at times & Tamra knows how navigate it to the benefit of her clients; she handles the tough stuff & involves the bride & groom in the fun parts. She responded promptly to all my calls & emails and was readily available for in-person meetings (with champagne!). She brought a great team with her to help on the day of the wedding; guests commented on how effortlessly the event transitioned from one phase to the next. As a further testament to Tamra’s professionalism, the in-house coordinators of both our ceremony & reception spaces cited Tamra as the best wedding planner they had ever worked with & couldn’t say enough good things about her conduct during the planning. We would highly recommend Ever swoon to any bride as Tamra is everything you’d want in a planner–she is expertly organized, incredibly creative & she takes the stress out of the planning process!"
~ Chelsea & Elisha, The Plaza Hotel - NYC

"The best decision I ever made (besides saying yes to the proposal!) was having Tamra as my wedding planner. Before I met Tamra, my husband and I tried to plan a little bit, but that got us nowhere and stressed us out beyond belief. With Tamra by our side though, it was a huge weight off of our shoulders. Throughout the whole process she was a lifesaver, helping me narrow down ideas and details that best fit our style (I had too many after looking at Pinterest), and finding the greatest vendors who all turned out to be the perfect people for the big day. She has unending enthusiasm and energy, and totally helped me keep sane and enjoy being engaged!"
~ Caroline & Wooin , Monteverde at Oldstone - Hudson Valley, NY

"Tamra of Ever Swoon did a wonderful job as a month of planner for our wedding in New York City. She went above and beyond to help us the month before and on our actual wedding day. Tamra was organized and completely responsive throughout the whole planning process.
She gave us honest advice about vendors and how the time line of our wedding day should flow. Tamra was professional but also extremely friendly and a pleasure to work with.
Tamra is very knowledgeable about the wedding industry and has a lot of helpful contacts. My husband and I would definitely recommend her and Ever Swoon’s services to anyone planning an event"
~ Lauren and Rob, New York Historical Society - NYC

"Hiring Tamra of Ever Swoon is definitely the best decision and well spent dollars when planning a NYC engagement session from Oklahoma City. Tamra is extremely professional, organized and cool headed. Even though I contacted Tamra 2 weeks before the shoot, she immediately started on planning and emailed me daily to make sure that all the important details were taken care of such as wardrobes, hair and makeup, transportation, shooting locations and props. I can call or email her anytime regardless of the different time zones and she was there. With my photographer from Washington DC, hair and makeup artists from Brooklyn, she organized the whole team and keep everyone updated with the schedule to the hour. When we check the weather the day before the shoot, I was so worried that it was going to rain. Tamra immediately rearranged the shoot schedule so we can have the best weather for both Up-theme and glam looks even though it took 2 days instead of 1, she was more than happy to help us without extra hours fee. We also got ready at Tamra's beautiful loft, sipping the best sparkling moscato that I ever tasted with chocolate and strawberry. I was definitely treated like an VIP super model for the entire shoot with Tamra there to fix my hair, adjust my dress and keep me smiling :) It was definitely the BEST experience I had with a even planner. Our pictures came out amazing. We could not be happier. Working with Tamra was a dream. We am so lucky that we found her and Ever Swoon."
~ Love, Katie & Bar - NYC

"My wedding was the best day of my life and that is in very large part due to the efforts of Tamra at Ever Swoon.
From the first moment I met Tamra, I knew that I had met someone special. She really understood my vision for the day and, unlike other planners and coordinators that I have worked with on corporate events in the past, she never pushed her vision on me at all. Instead, she dedicated herself to ensuring that my wedding day was exactly what we wanted it to be and that we never stressed about anything at all. Even under impossible circumstances -- getting 40 people to a rehearsal dinner in Brooklyn, during a monsoon and at that last minute -- she kept a genuine smile on her face and told us not to worry about a thing, it would be taken care of... and it always was.
If you are looking for flawless execution, impeccable taste, and just a fun, constantly energetic person who is genuinely interested in making sure that your wedding day goes exactly as you want it to, call Tamra Sanford. She's amazing and in the very near future I guarantee she'll be one of the most sought after wedding planners in the NYC area."
~ Lindsay and Chris, Bridgewaters - NYC

“Tamra is the absolute sweetest, loveliest person and made the planning of my wedding, totally non-stressful and fun. She took my ideas and helped me make them creative, gorgeous realities-- she had so many helpful suggestions, and was never pushy, she just helped me bring my thoughts to life. She also helped me so much with my dress (had a few last minute disasters that she completely took care of), flowers, escort cards, menus, candles, everything. She is completely organized and had great "day of" templates and helped me plan the right timing/flow for the day. No one could be kinder, lovelier, more helpful and positive to plan a wedding with then Tamra.”
~ Rebecca and Lee, Smog Shoppe - LA, CA

"Tamra, of Ever Swoon, is AMAZING! From day one, she was fully committed to making my wedding day perfect. She was my go-to person for everything from deciding on my "snowball" bridesmaids' bouquet to adding the final decorative touches to our guest's tables. Tamra is extremely professional, organized and responsive. She is also very warm and understanding of each bride's dream. I felt like she "got me" whenever I tried to explain some crazy idea that I had for my wedding. On the day of the wedding, Tamra was perfect at ensuring that the day ran smoothly. I didn't worry about a single thing...nothing at all. She ensured that I was fed and that I was happy. Ever Swoon is just what I needed on my wedding day and I highly recommend Tamra for all of your wedding needs. She's got style and personality and she will make sure that your wedding rocks!"
~ Ghimel and Ernie, Ft. Hamilton - Brooklyn, NY

"Tamra is such an amazing person to work with. She helped us coordinate our outfits and styled our engagement shoot. We do not live in NYC and had to correspond with her via email. She is responsive and got back to us right away. She's also extremely organized, enthusiastic, creative and extremely talented. Each picture styled by her came out so amazing. We would highly recommend Tamra. We thoroughly enjoyed working with her - she's an incredible person to work with."
~ Evelyn and Ram - NYC

"I enjoyed working with Tamra on my close friend's baby shower. She was full of creative ideas and had a great eye for detail. She made it her priority to be very attentive to the projects needs, which I really appreciated. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to add sparkle to a special day!"
~ Amelia, Boston, MA

"I love my wedding so much and wouldn't have been able to do it without Tamra, the owner of Ever Swoon.  She was the rock throughout all of the wedding planning.  She relieved my stress, complimented my style, and brought new ideas I would never have thought of on my own.  She is the best friend any bride could have."
~ Leah and John, Art Space 111 - Ft Worth, TX