Krisy Thomas

OWNER & MASTER CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNER

I am Krisy Parker Thomas, a Master Certified Wedding Planner through The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the nation’s leading wedding planning certification program. I was also named 2016 Wedding Planner of the Year. I am extremely passionate about celebrating all of life’s events, especially weddings! I dedicate myself to each and every one of my clients. I genuinely want you to focus on the joy of getting married.

As your wedding planner, I consider YOU to be my number one priority—not the venue or your other vendors. I am more than happy to mediate any issues you may have with your vendors, and I promise to be honest with you throughout the process. Ensuring that you are taken care of and that your needs and expectations are met is something that I take very seriously, and I pride myself in working with my clients to make sure that both the wedding planning process AND the wedding day are incredible, memorable experiences.

Not only am I a wedding planner, but I am also an educator for the wedding industry! I serve as co-instructor for The Certified Wedding Planner Society, where I train and teach other wedding planners from across the country and all over the world. Community over competition isn’t just a motto to me, but something I truly live by.

Among many other things, I love champagne, all things that sparkle, The Golden Girls, spending time with family, Dr Pepper, and being inspired by the people I surround myself with. I am blessed with a loving husband, the sweetest rescue dog, and quite possibly the cutest boys in the world, Jameson and Cortland! I am truly grateful that you stopped by Southern Sparkle Wedding & Event Planning, and I look forward to helping you plan your big day!

The Sparkle team consists of Certified Wedding Planners certified through The Certified Wedding Planner Society,  the nations leading wedding certification company.
Southern Sparkle’s work has been featured in wedding publications and blogs such as Better Homes & Gardens, MidSouth Bride, MOD Weddings, Classic Bride, Ruffled Blog, The Wedding Playbook, Southern Bride, and the list goes on. We have been awarded Wedding Wire’s Couple’s Choice award for seven  years in a row. Krisy was also named 2016 Wedding Planner of the Year by The Bridal Society. Southern Sparkle was also named one of The Nashville Scene's Best of Nashville Wedding/Event Planners.

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THE TEAM

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Krisy Thomas

Master Certified Wedding Planner

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I am Krisy Parker Thomas, a Master Certified Wedding Planner through The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the nation’s leading wedding planning certification program. I was also named 2016 Wedding Planner of the Year. I am extremely passionate about celebrating all of life’s events, especially weddings! I dedicate myself to each and every one of my clients. I genuinely want you to focus on the joy of getting married.  

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Jennifer Parker

Certified Wedding Planner

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Jennifer Parker is the “mom” and Floral Designer for Southern Sparkle. She is also a Certified Wedding Planner through The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the nations leading wedding certification company. Jennifer has a genuine love and passion for design, especially finding and creating one of a kind piecees that add a special and personal touch to your decor on your wedding day. She has designed for family and friends in their homes as well as weddings, showers, birthday parties and other special events. Her love for design carried over with her floral creations. When not designing, Jennifer enjoys pinning on Pinterest, collecting seashells on the beach, gardening and spending time with her family.   

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Alexandria Chaney

Certified Wedding Planner

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Alexandria is not new to the world of special events! She’s been part of the Southern Sparkle Team for over five years where she serves as the Associate Planner and Social Event Planner! She is also a  Certified Wedding Planner through The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the nations leading wedding certification company.  She was the former Assistant Manager at Fun Zone Amusements for 4 years  where she was in charge of coordinating events, decorating for parties and a leader of party hosting. She has also worked in the area of event catering, organizational management, and exclusive party hosting. 

Alexandria loves being in an industry that celebrates moments of happiness and love for others. With her detail- oriented eye and great work ethic, she makes a great addition as our Jackson/West Tennessee Associate Planner. 

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Denitra Barnes

Certified Wedding Planner

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Denitra Barnes is a Certified Wedding Planner through The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the nation’s leading wedding planning certification program. She is a Memphis native and a graduate of Belhaven University. She holds an MBA in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership. She loves creating moments of magic for our clients here at Southern Sparkle. Whether it’s a life event such as: weddings, surprise proposals, anniversaries, showers, or milestone celebrations bringing smiles, organization, and a significant amount of sparkle dust to each occasion is her mission.

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Tori Talbert 

Certified Wedding Planner

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Tori Talbert is a Certified Wedding Planner through The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the nation’s leading wedding planning certification program. She graduated from Freed Hardeman University in May 2017 with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology, and went on to be a Security Officer for Belmont University. During her time there I helped on the planning team for the 2020 Presidential Debate where she was one of three officers that helped facilitate security for the entire event. She  also serves as the Event Manager at Belmont University.  Events are her passion!