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Welcome! I'm Nilsa. I am the lead planner and designer behind Emerald Events by Nilsa. Since 2010, I've had the honor of working with the most incredible brides. When I began this journey, I never knew that becoming a wedding planner would allow me to live my best life. I can honestly say, I am happiest when planning and designing weddings. 

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wedding & event coordinator

nilsa l. tolliver

the blog

Check out this gallery of my home office! I think it is super important for space you work in to make you feel inspired and happy. My workspace is my second home, not just an office. My color palette When choosing the colors I, of course, chose my company colors! Muted pink, emerald green, white, […]

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May 17, 2019

Emerald Events Home Office

Find the Perfect Venue Finding the wedding venue first will help you set a date and location. Finding something aesthetically beautiful while also being convenient for all your guests is hard but by focusing on you and your partner’s wants, it can be easier than you think! When you go to visit the venue try […]

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May 3, 2019

The Initial Steps To Planning Your Wedding

It’s not your wedding. This seems obvious but is actually something to keep in mind during the whole planning process, including picking out the bridesmaid dresses! Of course, you can give your opinion but don’t over step, what you like might not be what she likes! Sometimes the bride is looking for validation or approval […]

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April 26, 2019

6 Things To Know Once You Become A Bridesmaid

Hi, I’m Nilsa Tolliver! I am the founder, Designer and Lead Coordinator of Emerald Events and would love to tell you a little bit more about myself. Here are 10 facts about me! My favorite colors are of course emerald green and a light shade of pink! My birthday is May 7th, meaning emerald is […]

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April 19, 2019

My Gift To You is a Little Something About Me

Everyone asks how I came up with the name Emerald Events. Well like anything else there is a story behind the name. My birthday is May 7th. Shout out to all the May babies!  Being a May baby my birthstone is Emerald. I remember being about 7 years old and my grandmother buying me jewelry […]

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April 11, 2018

THE STORY BEHIND THE NAME