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Meet the ladies of MasterPiece Weddings...

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We love weddings!

When we say weddings are our jam, we mean it. 

Being able to help you celebrate who you are and your love story together is truly a privilege for us. We're blessed to be a part of such a treasured day in your life. We can't wait to have the honor of helping bring your dream wedding to life!

Meet Rachel...

Rachel Griffin, owner & lead planner


The Basics: Married to my hubby Chad for 20 years & counting, mom to three amazing boys

Number of years doing what I love (wedding planning): 

over 10 years as owner of MasterPiece Weddings

Favorite moment at weddings:  When the bride walks down the aisle

Wedding detail I love to look for: A great guestbook, especially when they're fun & creative

Reception song that always gets me grooving: Ice, Ice, Baby by Vanilla Ice

Favorite wedding movie: Tie between Father of the Bride (the Steve Martin version) and The Wedding Singer 

Wedding pet peeve: Chair covers and non-alphabetized seating charts

Favorite wedding memory: When a bride had me delay ceremony line-up to see if the Gators could score on the goal line first (they did of course, Go Gators!)

Celebrity crush: Ryan Reynolds

Favorite geek-tastic brands: Bob Ross, Harry Potter, Expedition Unknown, Pokémon and Friends

Favorite food: Dark Chocolate & Italian food

Bucket-list wedding theme: Back to the Future or Ski wedding

Rachel, owner of MasterPiece Weddings with her family being silly
Rachel, owner of MasterPiece Weddings, walks with her family under oak trees
Crysta, lead planner with MasterPiece Weddings, shares a drink with her future husband at Taco Bell
Crysta, lead planner with MasterPiece Weddings, smiles at her future husband

Meet Crysta...

Crysta Brown, assistant & lead planner


The Basics: Cat mommy to 4 cuties, about to be married to my fiancé, Hunter. Co-owner of FTG Boutique Catering Company

Number of years doing what I love (wedding planning): 9 years

Favorite moment at weddings:  There is nothing better than a first look or when couples see each other down the aisle for the first time

Wedding detail I love to look for: Any fun signage, unique favors, and of course, the food! 

Reception song that always gets me grooving: No matter what I’m doing, I will always do the Wobble! 

Favorite wedding movie: Wedding Crashers 

Wedding pet peeve: Guests taking photos/videos during the ceremony (even after an unplugged announcement) 

Favorite wedding memory: Finding out the bride was actually wearing her sisters wedding gown for her wedding too. It was so sweet watching them all day together laughing and talking about it! 

Celebrity crush: Zac Effron since forever! 

Favorite geek-tastic brands: Pokémon 100% 

Favorite food: Sushi

Bucket-list wedding theme: something fully Italian themed - Pretty garden/vineyard with delicious pasta stations & gorgeous blues and yellows! (Preferably in Italy)

Images by Ciara Mackenzie Photography

We offer

complimentary consultations

to get to know you and chat all about your ideas & plans. We're looking forward to meeting you both!

an African American bride and groom run though a dried flower toss on their wedding day at Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville Florida
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Rachel and Crysta did such an amazing job helping us through our day, and the weeks leading up to it! We had such a sense of relief

knowing that we had someone we could trust creating our timeline, reaching out to our vendors, and guiding us through the day!

From Shelby

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