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Welcome! 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 couples. 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

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 […]


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 […]


April 26, 2019

6 Things To Know Once You Become A Bridesmaid