Eddie, Birthday Girl's Husband

When I first thought of the idea to organize a 50th birthday party for my wife, it soon became apparent that I would need help. I was able to capture the requirements for the event, but identified the need for assistance in the planning and execution given the breadth of the requirements. 

Ivette is a very detailed person and she was able to see my vision and put together a plan in one short meeting with her. She was quick to present  options, weighing the pros and cons for each one, and very easy to work with. 

Once we had the plan put together, Ivette was engaging me and my wife in every phase so that we could visualize first-hand what the overall theme was going to be and make any adjustment. She knew the vendors we could use at the most reasonable price. Ivette composed a comprehensive spreadsheet with all of the details of the plan to ensure we missed nothing.

On event day, Ivette and her team were at the venue 4 hours early to coordinate the setup of the space. Once done, the venue looked spectacular. The guests were most impressed. The décor was classy and in good taste.

The event schedule was adhered to without any issues given Ivette attended the event to keep everyone on schedule. She was effective in ensuring people knew where they were to be and at what time. And she did this with grace and charm!

There were over 100 guests at my wife’s birthday party and to this day some still remind me of the wonderful time they had, as does my wife. All of this is because, behind the scenes, we had Ivette running the show.

Jill & Chris
"Excellent result, attention and ability. Our wedding was an incredible experience for us and Ivette (Affairs of the Heart) did a great job to make it so. The day we met Ivette knew exactly what we wanted and, even surpassed all our expectations.
Thanks to the intervention of angels we were able to successfully solve a very serious unforeseen situation a few weeks before our wedding and we could not have solved it without Ivette's help. Her work, the care, and her ability to solve the unforeseen has been very positive"

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Background & Experience

Ivette is available to plan events throughout New Jersey and the New York City area, as well as Mexico and the Caribbean. Ivette earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2001, and then added a Wedding & Event Planning Certificate from QC School of Wedding Planning.

Her passion for event planning began at a young age when she took on the planning for her own quinceañera, family's special gatherings; such as birthdays, holiday parties, and multiple religious milestones, and then her own wedding.

Ivette has helped to plan many memorable parties ranging from 30 guests to over 300! From the spectacular to the simple. Ivette has earned a reputation as the smart choice for anyone wanting to create a magical event at any budget. Her attention to detail will guarantee a special day with spectacular memories that will last you a lifetime.

Ivette is qualified to plan any event, including quinceañeros, bridal/baby showers, birthday parties and corporate meetings or special events. She is determined to create the day as you envision it, regardless of budget or time constraints.

Enjoy yourself during this exciting time in your life, leave the work to us and be a guest at your own event!

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Ivette is an extremely detail-oriented event planner, who specializes in planning memorable and elaborate weddings.

Affairs of the Heart is known for their chic sense of style and signature dramatic flair. Ivette’s creativity and trend-setting designs have made her a must have for style conscious clients everywhere