Ariana Simms, Owner, Wedding Planner and Designer
Ariana Simms began her company in 2010 with the intent to make every wedding and event a beautiful celebration. The ability to be able to visualize a space whether it would be in preparation for a wedding or a remodeling project, Ariana has the design expertise to help make any space come to life. Ariana is a certified International Wedding Planning Professional (IWWP), and has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the University of Central Oklahoma. She received one of the most prominent awards during her senior year from the university for the “Awards in Excellence” in Interior Design. Ariana was nominated and recognized in November 2016 as being amongst the “NextGen 30 under 30″ individuals who have demonstrated talent, drive, and service to their community. In January 2019, Aisle Be With You was rewarded with The Couple’s Choice Award on behalf of WeddingWire and The Knot.
At a very early age, Ariana knew she had the passion for design and event planning. Her creativity and attention to detail create seamless experiences and unforgettable memories. The best reward she could receive is being able to work with loving families and wonderful vendors who care about making every individual and detail count.
Ariana will work with a variety of talented and responsible professionals to make sure that your special day will be accomplished with the best team. She helps provide a stress-free environment through personalized event planning, and accommodating each individual’s interests and design preferences. With the trained skills to recognize your event’s best needs, she will work with your budget and assist in making every bride’s and groom’s dream into a reality. Ariana only accepts a select number of full planning brides per year. Her work has been published on top wedding blogs & magazines, such as Style Me Pretty, Trendy Bride Magazine, Inspired By This, Green Wedding Shoes, Carats & Cake, Grey Likes Wedding, The Brides of Oklahoma, Bridalifestyle Wedding Magazine, and The Ruffled Blog.
Ariana and her husband, Matthew, welcomed their first baby, Sofia, on May 31, 2018. Ariana enjoys spending quality time with her family, friends, and giving back to local animal rescues. If she isn’t working on a wedding, she is most likely working on the interiors of a home. A few other fun facts about Ariana is that she enjoys traveling to new parts of the world and experiencing new cultures, attempting to be a gardener, and hosting fun game nights at her home.