Diann Valentine


Courtesy of Jeremy P Freeman

Celebrity event producer and designer, Diann Valentine, has created spectacular weddings for the likes of Usher, Toni Braxton and Kelis and Nas. And now through her hosting duties on TNT's "Wedding Day" and her first book, "Weddings, Valentine Style," Valentine is sharing her keen eye and stunning creations with the rest of us. She was also gracious enough to take time out of her busy schedule to chat with me about trends, budgeting, centerpieces and the advice she gives all her brides. —Victoria Loustalot

Are there any new wedding trends you're especially excited about right now?

Yes! With the economy being what it is, brides are thinking more about how they can make their weddings personal. In other words, they're having smaller weddings and inviting fewer guests. As a designer, that's music to my ears, because...

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