Grit & Grace Inc

Grit & Grace Inc We are a coordination and design firm whose passion is creating unique, memorable and stress free events. With a team mentality, our clients experience endless inspiration and consistent attention.
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Truly amongst all my favorite planners is honor and showing this unbelievable installation that was for Chelsea & TJ at-...
01/09/2020
Carats and Cake

Truly amongst all my favorite planners is honor and showing this unbelievable installation that was for Chelsea & TJ at-home wedding over again is a joy!

Best Backyard Designs of 2019
The best ground-up installations we've seen this year: http://bit.ly/3548wU2

This weather has us yearning for Mexico....let’s relive our last wedding there...
01/09/2020
Carats and Cake

This weather has us yearning for Mexico....let’s relive our last wedding there...

#FromCaratstoCake featuring Katie & Nick's beachside #Mexico destination wedding. See every sun-drenched moment from planner Grit & Grace Inc at this pop of pink filled soiree at NIZUC Resort & Spa. http://bit.ly/2LMvcSb

12/13/2019
White In Revery

Quite easily one of the most wonderful and emotional weddings we have ever had the honor of being apart of.

Here it is – Our most EMOTIONAL wedding video we have ever filmed. Grab the tissues, you will need it!

Feel free to share with friends and family ❤️

Such a wonderful wedding to relive!
12/13/2019
Carats and Cake

Such a wonderful wedding to relive!

#FromCaratstoCake featuring Katie & Nick's beachside #Mexico destination wedding. See every sun-drenched moment from planner Grit & Grace Inc at this pop of pink filled soiree at NIZUC Resort & Spa. http://bit.ly/2LMvcSb

Another stunner!!!! Hooray for sharing this Special Spring Beauty!
10/05/2019
Martha Stewart Weddings

Another stunner!!!! Hooray for sharing this Special Spring Beauty!

Gigi and Kyle's Parisian-themed wedding included Champagne, Chanel-inspired corsages, custom façades that looked like they belonged on French cobblestone streets.

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Event Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Martha Stewart Weddings
08/12/2019

Martha Stewart Weddings

The couple asked florist Canteiro Weddings to create tall centerpieces—that wouldn't hinder guests' conversations—using a mix of red and pink roses and tulips. Smaller carnation-centric arrangements, placed in gold geometric terrariums, were placed flush on the tabletops.

Check out more from this couple's wedding: https://trib.al/cCYrw5e

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Event Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Join us at Planner Suite Conference in January! Use our special code: LRitchieTPS2020 to sign up! https://plannerssuite....
08/02/2019

Join us at Planner Suite Conference in January! Use our special code: LRitchieTPS2020 to sign up! https://plannerssuite.com

Hooray! Sharing this epic wedding on Martha Stewart !
07/31/2019
Martha Stewart Weddings

Hooray! Sharing this epic wedding on Martha Stewart !

Cancun's vibrant sunsets inspired the pink, red, and gold color palette Katie and Nick selected for their Caribbean beach wedding celebration, complete with a waterfront reception dinner.

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Event Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Birds & Beese...Let’s talk about it. Guys last night was beyond epic, enjoyable + enchanting. What an incredible wedding...
07/28/2019

Birds & Beese...Let’s talk about it. Guys last night was beyond epic, enjoyable + enchanting. What an incredible wedding to design + plan along side this family and with the best vendor team in town. It was all truly #meanttobeese @lindsaydubroff @jcbeese @missydubroff dancefloor design @saima_says_design which was from the invitations 🐝

Never going to be over this super science savvy wedding!
06/04/2019
Washingtonian Weddings

Never going to be over this super science savvy wedding!

Science nods included subtly themed letterpress menus, periodic-table-reminiscent place cards, and a deconstructed decal of the double helix on the bar. A color scheme of navy, black and gold combined with greenery to complete the winter-wedding look.

Photographs by K. Thompson Photography
Planning & Design by Grit & Grace Inc
Florals by Sweet Root Village
Venue: Carnegie Institution for Science

https://www.washingtonian.com/2019/06/03/science-themed-wedding/

Guys...We’ve been converted to full blown Rent The Runway obsessed ladies! So much easier than looking for the perfect d...
05/10/2019

Guys...We’ve been converted to full blown Rent The Runway obsessed ladies! So much easier than looking for the perfect dress for an event or for a work meeting. We were deemed ambassadors too and you can now get a month of Unlimited RTR for 50% using our code: LRITCHIE50 or CYERKS50

Unlimited means you basically get a closet of four items on repeat, exchange, or keep for a whole month.

You’re welcome!

Go to: www.renttherunway.com

Hair & Makeup Artistry by Claudine
03/09/2019

Hair & Makeup Artistry by Claudine

Happy International Women’s Day to all my boss ladies! Weather you’re the boss of your household, your job or your company, together we make this world go round! 🌎 hair by me, brides makeup by me, makeup by @julierichardsmakeup. Photo @lisaziesing for @abbyjiu | bouquet @hollychapple | BOSS ladies pictured @gritandgraceinc @etccoordinators

Will never get sick of this suite!!
02/27/2019

Will never get sick of this suite!!

Gorgeous wedding planned by Grit & Grace Inc and featured on Style Me Pretty yesterday. We received so many requests for evergreen with foil this winter, so this suite was ahead of the trend! Swipe right to see the fun detail.
Photography: @lisaziesing for Abby Jiu Photography
Planner: Grit & Grace Inc
Calligraphy: Just Write Studios Calligraphy & Design
Venue: Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown
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02/27/2019
Wild Bloom

Such a special experience to work with our past bride on her baby shower and get to work with the lovely Wild Bloom!

Because fireplaces need love too.

This was for a very special baby shower in Detroit last week.
Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Newly Engaged? Currently planning and completely lost? Want to simply pick our brains and ask all the questions? Come jo...
01/23/2019

Newly Engaged? Currently planning and completely lost? Want to simply pick our brains and ask all the questions? Come join us!!!

Calling all Brides 💍 You are not going to want to miss our upcoming Wedding Workshop with the amazing ladies from Grit & Grace Inc . Come get FABulous tips on how to plan your wedding, while enjoying the process. This Specialty Event is on February 27th from 6-8pm. Register now because SEATS ARE LIMITED. Tag all your best Bride Friends 👰🏼 https://www.arworkshop.com/loudoun/events/special-guest-wedding-planning-with-grit-grace/

Garter Gorgeousness!
01/11/2019

Garter Gorgeousness!

Dolce, Dolce, Dolce // There are few words for this bride's style, it was so on point that I'm rendered speechless. Legit. Check it out in all its D&G inspired glory in the current issue of The Knot. I have no words for you either Grit & Grace Inc - you blow my mind every. single. time. working with you is all my dreams rolled into one!

⬅️ Scroll left to see her heirloom up close, and personal.

Find your heirloom to love forever, simply visit our link in bio 💕

Photography Bonnie Sen Photography | Planning and Design Grit & Grace Inc | Floral and Production @amaryllisinc | Venue Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown | Hair and Make Up Hair & Makeup Artistry by Claudine | Video Bowen Films | Rentals White Glove Rentals and @dcreventrentals | Stationery Haute Papier | Calligraphy Laura Hooper Calligraphy | Welcome Box Cookie Sugar Studio | Matchboxes ForYourParty.com |Dress Oscar de la Renta | Bridal Salon Carine's Bridal Atelier | Veil Lela Rose | Shoes Christian Louboutin | Bag Sarah's Bag Bride @vanessalily
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Still in love with this November wedding!
01/08/2019

Still in love with this November wedding!

Hello textures!!! We’re loooving this modern table set up with out black plates and gold + black flatware✨ @gritandgrace totally nailed the design with tropical florals from Sweet Root Village and super fun menu cards created by Brave Creative Design!⠀
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Featuring✨The Onyx: Dinner Plates⠀
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Design: Grit & Grace Inc | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen | Paper goods: Brave Creative Design | Venue: @districtwineryweddings Photography: Abby Jiu Photography | Base plates and flatware: Something Vintage Rentals @ District Winery

Deliciousness with Haute Papier !
01/08/2019

Deliciousness with Haute Papier !

Drama Mama in the BEST possible way! We loved working with @vanessalily and Grit & Grace Inc to bring their dramatic Italian-inspired vision to life in what was our most colorful wedding suite of 2018! Swipe for a few of our favorite pics.
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Photography Bonnie Sen Photography | Planning and Design Grit & Grace Inc | Floral and Production @amaryllisinc | Venue Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown | Hair and Make Up Hair & Makeup Artistry by Claudine | Video Bowen Films | Rentals White Glove Rentals and @dcreventrentals | Custom Napkins @bellalinolinens | Napkin Rings @terrain_gatherings | Stationery Haute Papier | Calligraphy Laura Hooper Calligraphy | Bottle Labels Paper Daisies Stationery | Bottles San Pellegrino Fruit Beverages | Welcome Box Cookie Sugar Studio | Matchboxes ForYourParty.com | Music Entertainment Exchange | Officiant @withthisringitheewedd | Dress Oscar de la Renta | Bridal Salon Carine's Bridal Atelier | Veil Lela Rose | Shoes Christian Louboutin | Custom Garter The Garter Girl | Bag Sarah's Bag | Bridesmaid Dresses Jenny Yoo Collection | Groom's Attire Suitsupply | Bride @vanessalily @ Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown

A wonderful way to end the year! Thank you to everyone who voted!
12/21/2018

A wonderful way to end the year! Thank you to everyone who voted!

The longest king table ever turned out better than we could of imagined!
10/20/2018

The longest king table ever turned out better than we could of imagined!

At this NIZUC Resort & Spa wedding, over half the couple's 150 guests sat at this long table overlooking an infinity pool.

Check out the full wedding feature: https://trib.al/ppqXmNa

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Event Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Never going to be over this incredible wedding weekend and this design! Thanks Martha Stewart Weddings for sharing
10/18/2018

Never going to be over this incredible wedding weekend and this design! Thanks Martha Stewart Weddings for sharing

The reception décor fit seamlessly into the rest of the event's design. "The emphasis was on mixed metals and artfully-arranged leaves," the bride shares.

Check out the full wedding feature: https://trib.al/s2ne3Yg

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Event Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

10/17/2018
Grit & Grace - Highlight

So we did a Podcast for Northern VA Advice Givers and if you want to give it a listen there are some good BTS and little tidbits of advice that we share https://vimeo.com/294637573

This is "Grit & Grace - Highlight" by Northern Virginia Advice Givers on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Even WeddingWire is glad we came!
10/15/2018

Even WeddingWire is glad we came!

Orange you glad you have this killer seating chart tool? 🍊 Check it out here: http://ow.ly/OQUX30md6ZJ

{Planning by Grit and Grace Co.}

Come join us for Part Two of our Series at AR Workshop Alexandria focusing in on wedding design. How we do it, what work...
08/17/2018
SPECIAL WORKSHOP – Curated Wedding Design – Hosted by Grit & Grace

Come join us for Part Two of our Series at AR Workshop Alexandria focusing in on wedding design. How we do it, what works and whats worth it! Sign up now!

https://arworkshop.com/alexandria/events/special-workshop-wedding-workshop-101-part-1-hosted-by-laura-ritchie-of-grit-grace/

BACK TO CALENDAR SPECIAL WORKSHOP – Curated Wedding Design – Hosted by Grit & Grace Monday, September 17, 20187:00 pm - 9:00 pm Join us for Part 2 of our 2-Series Special Wedding Workshop, hosted by Laura Ritchie and Christie Yerks of Grit & Grace, an event design and planning firm based in...

Let there be cake! Join us for a fun evening of drinks and desserts while we have a panel discussion regarding planning,...
08/10/2018
Women Who Take the (Wedding) Cake

Let there be cake! Join us for a fun evening of drinks and desserts while we have a panel discussion regarding planning, trends and all the good BTS scenes of the wedding industry ins and outs at Milk Bar with Abby Jiu and Sweet Root Village Get a ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-who-take-the-wedding-cake-tickets-48371789324?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Join us at the Milk Bar Logan Circle Clubhouse for a conversation on all things wedding! Discover how to take your wedding creativity up a notch and deliver the unexpected on your big day, from D.C.’s top wedding experts: Laura Ritchie, renowned wedding planner and owner of Grit and Grace, Abby Ji...

This amazing escort wall was a labor of love and time and worth every moment!
08/02/2018

This amazing escort wall was a labor of love and time and worth every moment!

To make their large celebration feel more intimate, the couple took the time to write each and every guest a "love letter" expressing how special they are to them.

Check out the full wedding feature: https://trib.al/Lo7n5Ew

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

07/25/2018
Martha Stewart Weddings: All-Access

Such an epic film capturing the best of the best!

When the bride writes a personal note to every one of her guests, you know the wedding is going to be full of heartfelt touches! This Southern riverfront celebration in the bride's childhood backyard featured a boat entrance, magnolias, and lots of bourbon! Watch and see all the details come to life.

Check out the entire wedding feature: https://trib.al/D3grmgA

Videography: East West
Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Loving this bouquet and the chance to reshare this love all over again!
07/25/2018

Loving this bouquet and the chance to reshare this love all over again!

Kendall's bouquet was lush but understated with cream roses, cotton, astilbe, delphinium, and magnolia leaves.

Check out the full wedding feature: https://trib.al/J1npndA

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Floral Design: Amaryllis, Inc. Floral + Event Design
Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Hooray! We finally get to share the full spread of Kendall & Nicks gorgeous southern soirée at their family home!
07/21/2018

Hooray! We finally get to share the full spread of Kendall & Nicks gorgeous southern soirée at their family home!

Kendall's bouquet was lush but understated with cream roses, cotton, astilbe, delphinium, and magnolia leaves.

Check out the full wedding feature: https://trib.al/J1npndA

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography
Floral Design: Amaryllis, Inc. Floral + Event Design
Planning: Grit & Grace Inc

Summer Summer Summmer Time! Check out some tips and tricks for outdoor entertaining this summer from some out industries...
06/06/2018

Summer Summer Summmer Time! Check out some tips and tricks for outdoor entertaining this summer from some out industries best on Town And Country now: https://www.townandcountrymag.com/style/home-decor/g20651297/summer-table-decor/ Including our take on casual picnics withKatie Stoops Heirloom Catering & Event StylingSweet Root VillageLaura Hooper CalligraphyButtercream Bakeshop and more!

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