Welcome! I’m so glad that you’re here.

I’m Annie, the owner and creator behind Joy by Design. I’ve loved celebrating any and all occasions since a young age, when I can remember setting the table for family meals with my grandmother's china and candlesticks.

After eight years in nonprofit fundraising and events, my own experience as a bride inspired me to transition into personal event planning. Joy by Design is my response to the needs I felt as a bride, and those I’ve seen frequently while working in the industry over the past decade.

What can you expect when working with Joy by Design? Genuine enthusiasm, hugs (Midwest is Best), and a healthy dose of sanity. A caretaker at heart, I consider it the greatest honor to shepherd my clients through the important moments in their lives that deserve celebrating.

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