So, Who Are We?
And What Else Do You Need to Know? 

About Us and FAQ

This is about YOU. Your wedding.
YOUR Love Story.

This is about YOU and your love story. You deserve the wedding of your dreams, and we can help you get there - without spending thousands over your budget or pulling every last hair out in the process.

The Wedding Planning DIY program isn’t just another collection of blog posts or another series of thinly veiled advertisements. Listen, I get it – the wedding industry is massive. And you can never be sure what advice is well-intentioned and which is just trying to get you to buy something WAY out of your price range.

Wedding Planning DIY is designed to get you the most customized roadmap you can get, at a fraction of the cost of an elite planning outfit. Can you continue combing the entire Internet for the best hacks, tips, and hints? Sure. But do you really have another 100+ hours to frustrate yourself that way? Our guess is no. And what's more is that we genuinely believe that the wedding should be enjoyed in three-parts: the planning, the day itself, and in the remembering of it all. 

With access to bite-sized video tutorials, customized checklists, sample timeline PDF’s, and cheat sheets to make every last bit easy peasy, is pretty much the answer to all of your wedding questions…all tied up with a pretty bow, in one place! And at a tiny fraction of the price of hiring an a full-service wedding planner, this just might be the best investment you make for your wedding.  (And considering our founder has been planning weddings & events for over 20 years, with work featured in everything from Martha Stewart Weddings to Vogue, The Knot and Bride's, we know weddings.)

The good news here is that to "DIY" your wedding doesn’t mean you have to be lost in the “world of weddings.” You can be a highly informed Wedding DIY’er, with access to some powerful tips that will make a huge impact on both your bottom line and your timeline. Plus you can upgrade your membership to include one or more consulting calls with an expert wedding planner from our team so that you are sure you’re taking the right steps at the right time, not to mention get advice tailored for you specifically. 

A Note From Our Founder: 

How do I know this program is going to be a game-changer for your planning experience? Because I’ve been planning weddings of all kinds for over twenty years.

I’m Tonia Adleta – owner and Creative Director of Aribella Events – an award-winning wedding and event planning and bespoke floral design studio. I am a planner by trade, an artist by passion and a coffee-lover by circumstance.

As a wedding planner veteran, I truly believe that wedding professionals are uniquely positioned to change the world by our creativity and the power of celebration. But I also know that a full-blown wedding planner just isn’t in the budget for everyone. Based on my experience, I know that not every wedding needs a planner, but every wedding needs a plan. I’m excited to bring all of the tricks of the trade to you and your planning process so that you can benefit from what I know and apply it in order to design and implement the wedding of your dreams!

- Frequently Asked Questions

You do your research. We get that - and what's more, we appreciate it. Here are a few questions (and just as important - the answers!) we get most often, to get you started:

How much time will this course take to complete?

As much or as little as you want it to. This is a resource for you to access and utilize at your own pace. That being said, you will get out of it what you put in. Practically speaking, there are over 50 videos, ranging from 2 to 5 minutes each, along with customizable planning tools and an editable PDF workbook. You can watch the videos and go do to the work for each before watching the next, or devour them all at once; it’s totally up to you and how you work best.


If you put in just an hour or two per week for the full three months, you’ll be able to consume all the material included. (Of course, you’ll have to allow additional time for actual implementation and planning.) And at any time you need a little extra help, we're just a scheduled consultation away. The good news is, any of the Wedding Planning DIY program options will cut down your research, planning and frustration time considerably! (And considering it takes around 528 hours to plan a wedding,* the course is a massive time-savings!)

*According to this article in the Indepent, Janaury 2019

What level of knowledge do I need about wedding planning before taking this course?

None, nada, zip, zilch. All you need to know is that you’ve found “The One.” We’ll cover the rest together. :)

Is there a money-back guarantee?

No - because this is a fully digital product and you get immediate access to all the material, there is no money-back guarantee.

What if this doesn't work for me?

Here’s the thing, the “DI” part of “DIY” is . . . "do it.” So you’ll have to put in some time and energy to make it work for you. This will (definitely!) make knowing what to do - and just as important, how to do it - easier, but it’s still dependent on you doing - and/or delegating.


And even if/when you opt to bring in the pros, you will be so much more educated in how to hire the right people to help you design your special day. So really, it will help you tremendously no matter what - unless you just flat out don’t do anything with after purchasing. (We can't help much on that one.) ;) 

What next?

The best way to get a taste of what is all about is to sign up for the FREE mini-wedding planning course. (You can do so just below these FAQs.) No matter where you are in the planning process, there are things to glean from the foundational free course that give you an idea of the 50+ additional videos, workbook and monthly calls. 

I'm a wedding vendor and want to get in on this; how can I do so?

We LOVE our wedding partners, especially those of us who have been around the block a time or two and know first-hand how much effort, love, and laughter (ok, full-disclosure: and a little stress) go into making couples' dreams come true for their wedding days. 

If you'd like to be a part of what we're creating here with please email us at to introduce yourself and let's see how we can collaborate!

More questions? Feel free to email us at!

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