Des Moines, IA


Kavita + Dev’s Traditional Wedding at The Conrad Mansion

Kavita + Dev’s Traditional Wedding at The Conrad Mansion 2.17.22

The Conrad Mansion is a historic building in Conrad, IA. It evolved from farmland to a family home, to a wedding venue in the past century. With so much history behind it, it only made sense for Kavita + Dev to have their wedding day there. The mansion was not only just a venue space […]

National Wedding Planning Day

National Wedding Planning Day 2.3.22

National Wedding Planning Day is an annual holiday celebrated on March 1st. What is this day all about? Great question! And we have all your answers here. We sat down with Esther Lee, Senior Editor for The Knot who has covered events like the 2018 Royal Wedding and the premiere of Crazy Rich Asians, to […]

5 Wedding Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of

5 Wedding Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of 1.27.22

A wedding is filled with tons of wedding traditions that are so standard, it doesn’t feel quite like a wedding without them! From the bride wearing a white dress, to exchanging wedding vows in front of your family and friends, wedding traditions make the day so special and cherished. Today, it’s common for couples getting […]

Moments To Capture On Your Wedding Day

Moments To Capture On Your Wedding Day 1.10.22

It’s safe to say that your wedding day will be one of the most important days of your life. Your wedding day is filled with so many moments that should be captured. By having these moments captured, you can remember them for years to come. With our many years of working in the wedding industry, […]

How To Throw An Unforgettable Holiday Party!

How To Throw An Unforgettable Holiday Party! 12.23.21

‘Tis the season to party!! And drink, and eat, and gain some weight, but it’s all in the spirit of the season! If you’ve been itching to throw a holiday party, we have all the starting points for you and how to have an unforgettable night!  

bridal shower games

Bridal Shower Games 12.14.21

Bridal showers are a moment to breathe in between planning your wedding and your engagement. This is a great way for your guests to meet each other for the first time before your big day. The big question is, how do you keep your guests entertained? Whether you’re planning on having the party for just […]

FAQ's Burnout from Wedding Planning

Burnout from Wedding Planning 11.12.21

Burnout from Wedding Planning happens to almost every couple at some point during the wedding planning process, and we are here to tell you how to survive it. Maybe you started out excited and motivated, but lately, you are straight-up not having a good time.  Feeling overwhelmed or stressed during the planning process is totally […]

wedding with no local family

Planning A Wedding With No Local Family 11.9.21

Whether it was your college town, hometown, or just a special city you’ve fallen in love with, your heart might be set on getting married in a town you no longer live in or you’ve only visited before. The bustling city could be appealing, or maybe it’s the town’s remoteness and bright, twinkling stars at […]

Garden Wedding

Vanessa & Brandon’s Botanical Garden Wedding 10.18.21

A garden wedding is an affair that never disappoints, and Vanessa & Brandon’s wedding was no exception. Vanessa & Brandon were married on October 10th, 2021, and had an exquisite wedding at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden filled with friends and family from all over the United States.


Party Like Its for a Good Cause! 10.12.21

Each year, Complete Weddings + Events works to provide services to the most vulnerable in the developing world. Our Do Good Together fundraiser has come back once again to make a difference! During the month of October, when you choose Complete Weddings + Events, 3% of your package goes to this important cause. Learn more […]

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