A Fond Farewell

I ventured into the wedding industry 9 years ago. It is hard to believe that it has been that long since eagerly walked into my first day of interning with an LA planner while in school at UCLA. At that time, brides did not have thousands of blogs within their fingertips- they mainly read wedding [...]

Boutiques coming up and a new sweet product!

Happy Halloween everyone! Courtney’s shop, Joyful Joyful, will be selling at two boutiques coming up in Southern CA. If you are in Orange County or San Diego, definitely come check them out! The first is this coming Thursday in Mission Viejo. The Market at Saddleback Covenant Church will have lots of great handmade items and [...]

Queen Bee Market!

I am so excited to be participating in the Queen Bee Market again! If you have not heard of Queen Bee, it is a killer handmade & vintage boutique in Southern CA. The next boutique is on Saturday August 6th in Downtown San Diego and I cannot wait! I am working away on banners, tags [...]

A DIY Wedding Class with the Cricut

A couple of months ago, Provocraft flew me out to Utah to film a class on creative ways to use the Cricut for wedding decor. For those of you who have not heard of the Cricut, it is a cutting machine that can cut literally thousands and thousands of shapes and fonts with themed cartridges. [...]

Thank You & Just Married Banners back in the shop!

After a a brief hiatus while I was on maternity leave, our Thank You and Just Married banners are back in our etsy shop, as well as our mr & mrs letters. They are making their comeback with a new title: The Simple Collection. Clean, cute and clear- these banners are great photo props for [...]


Over the years, I have been blessed to have an amazing team of ladies working for me. Today, I am so excited to introduce to you to one of the best things to happen to our company: Bre! Bre has been working for our company for the past couple of years and has been a [...]

Wedding Wire Brides Choice Award!

We are so excited and honored to share that Joyful Weddings and Events has been selected as a recipient of the 2011 Wedding Wire Brides Choice Awards! In Wedding Wire’s words, “this award recognizes the top 5 percent of local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate quality and service excellence in the wedding industry”. Yay! Recipients [...]

Merry Christmas from the Toneys- a free Christmas CD!

Every Christmas, my husband and I record a 4 song Christmas album to send out to our friends and family as our Christmas card. It has become such a special tradition and is even more fun now that our son can sing! We do a mix of Christmas favorites and originals written by my husband. [...]

Ubuntu: A San Diego Boutique- this Saturday!

This Saturday, I will be selling my items at a boutique here in North County San Diego. This boutique is extra special because a group of friends and I are putting it on in response to wanting to do something this holiday season to think outside of our little world. To use what we have [...]

Last Call for Custom Orders

In an effort to simplify this holiday season, I will no longer be taking custom orders in my etsy shop through December. That includes our Thank You banners, flags and mr & mrs letters, in addition to any custom holiday or birthday banners. Photo by Matthew Morgan Photo by Jessica Claire Photo by Melissa Kelsey [...]