No Strings Attached: Trust and Excellence in Wedding Vendor Selection


June 28, 2023

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I recently found the best album ever, lullabies for when 90s kids have kids, and it’s led me down a rabbit hole memory lane in music. Smash Mouth, Britney, and of course the endless conundrum that was Backstreet Boys or NSYNC!? To which my answer is unequivocally NSYNC…

Albums I’ve long since forgotten, I’m now jamming out to with my kids in the car. The other day my daughter told me her favorite song is “the bye bye song*” — NSYNC Bye Bye Bye to be exact, and she proceeded to sing the entire thing. @JustinTimberlake will forever be a fave for all of us.

And yes, the music is good. But it’s the emotional connection that really takes the cake here. That’s why she loves it — because I love it. That’s why she loves Absolution Calling — a story for another day — because my husband loves it.

Which made me think — it’s not about the band, it’s about the brand and the feeling it evokes. The connection we have. And finding your vendors for your wedding works much the same way. In this post Martha Steward Wedding era, choosing the right brands goes beyond mere transactions; it’s about forging a deep connection, an emotional bond that harmonizes with your vision. We’re going to dive right into this thing we call brand loyalty and how it can elevate your wedding journey into an extraordinary and unforgettable celebration. You’ll love it more than my daughter loves N*SYNC.

No Strings Attached in Brand Loyalty

When it comes to orchestrating the most significant day of your life, brand loyalty holds a cherished place in your heart. It is more than simply choosing a brand to work with. It’s the trust and peace of mind you have choosing a name known for its excellence. By aligning yourself with esteemed brands, you tap into their expertise and commitment to craftsmanship, knowing they will exceed your expectations. It’s akin to having a devoted companion by your side, guiding you through the labyrinth of wedding preparations.

Did you know?

  1. Recent surveys indicate that 83% of couples prioritize the reputation of brands when selecting wedding vendors. They seek out established brands that consistently deliver extraordinary experiences.
  2. Studies have shown that 78% of couples develop a profound emotional connection with the brands they choose for their wedding. It’s the trust, reliability, and shared values that forge a lasting bond.

High End Dresses that make you say I Want You Back

Enter the captivating world of high-end wedding dress designers, where dreams are meticulously woven into delicate threads of lace and silk. These visionaries have captivated brides worldwide, creating gowns that epitomize elegance and individuality. Take, for instance, the enchanting designs of Vera Wang, celebrated for her avant-garde style that embraces femininity with a captivating twist. Her iconic dresses have graced prestigious red carpets and adorned countless wedding aisles, making her a beloved choice among fashion-forward brides.

Won’t be Tearin’ Up My Heart with these Planners

Behind every seamless and enchanting wedding lies the expertise of luxury wedding planners. These masters of the industry skillfully craft dream weddings with meticulous attention to detail. Imagine collaborating with a planner like Mindy Weiss, renowned for her awe-inspiring celebrity weddings that grace headlines and set trends. Her personalized approach and ability to transform dreams into reality have garnered a devoted following. With a luxury wedding planner by your side, you can be confident that every facet of your special day will be flawlessly executed.

Take a peek at some planners I deeply admire:

Alison Events

Rafanelli Events

Victoria Dubin Events

Studio Sorores

The Lake Como Wedding Planner

Sugokuii Events

And so many more.

Pop on those Jewels

When it comes to symbolizing everlasting love, exquisite jewelry brands reign supreme. Picture Tiffany & Co., whose iconic engagement rings have become synonymous with elegance and timeless beauty. These treasured pieces, painstakingly crafted with utmost precision, bear the weight of your love story. They become heirlooms, passed down through generations, symbolizing the enduring bond between two souls.

  1. A survey among engaged couples revealed that 92% consider the reputation and craftsmanship of jewelry brands when choosing their engagement and wedding rings.
  2. Research indicates that couples are willing to invest an average of 30% more in luxury wedding brands renowned for their exceptional quality and meticulous attention to detail.

This is How We Do It — immersive experiences

Brand loyalty isn’t just for vendors — trusting brands (and people) with your beautiful wedding day allow you to experience every moment — taking mental pictures a la Jim and Pam in Niagara Falls — while still walking away with gorgeous photos, videos, and dare I say it, A PAINTING!?

When choosing your vendors:

  1. Experience the craftsmanship and artistry that sets them apart.
  2. Ask for personalized consultations with esteemed wedding planners and vendors who comprehend your vision and have the expertise to bring it to life.
  3. Follow your heart and do what feels right for you and your love story.

Capturing Timeless Moments: Book Your Wedding Painting with Courtney Kibby

When it comes to capturing the essence of your wedding day in a masterpiece that will stand the test of time, look no further than Courtney Kibby. Known for her artistic prowess and attention to detail, Courtney brings a unique blend of creativity and sophistication to her wedding paintings. Picture work of art allowing you to relive those cherished moments for years to come.

At Courtney Kibby Designs, I understand the complexities and desires of couples seeking a wedding experience that is both extraordinary and personalized. I’m like your artsy best friend, effortlessly transitioning from a paint-covered studio to a glamorous evening out in minutes.

I treat your wedding like my own, which means I don’t work with just anyone. I want you to feel welcomed, loved, and cared for throughout your journey. The whole process is tailored because professionalism and delivering an excellent experience that aligns with your unique vision is my top priority. And of course, I don’t mind chatting with guests, which adds an element of fun and lightheartedness to the process, making it a joyous and memorable adventure.

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and brand loyalty is a powerful force that shapes extraordinary experiences. By choosing reputable and esteemed brands like high-end wedding dress designers, luxury wedding planners, exquisite jewelry brands, (and a unique live painter?) you tap into a realm of excellence and craftsmanship that exceeds expectations.

And when it comes to capturing the essence of your wedding day in a timeless painting, Courtney Kibby stands ready Picasso without the mustache, to paint a piece that resonates with your soul.

Think we would be a good fit? Click here and fill out my contact form. Your extraordinary masterpiece awaits. I’m ready to transform your vision into a reality that will leave you and your guests in awe. Let the enchantment begin.

Disclaimer: Are these studies true? I don’t know, but does it matter if you have love and a beautiful live painting? 🤷🏼‍♀️

Bringing your wedding day to life, thrilling your guests with a show-stopping live wedding painting experience, and creating a timeless keepsake that honors your sacred bond and will warm your heart every time you look at it – it’s what I do best.

Hey, I'm Courtney.

From behind the easel, I serve timeless brides who still embrace the unexpected by creating heirloom painting experiences that are immersive, one-of-a-kind, and thrilling to watch.

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With a slightly abstract Impressionist live painting experience that captures the love and joy of your story, shows off the beauty of your wedding day, and helps everyone who enters your future home to feel your wedding day, you’ll finally have THE THING that makes your wedding day unforgettable.

And your guests? They'll talk about your wedding forever because of the experience you gave them.


Simply put? This is way more than just a wedding painting.