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Krisy Thomas

I'm Krisy Thomas, Owner and  Master Certified Wedding Planner with Southern Sparkle,  as well as Vice President and Certified Educator with The Certified Wedding Planner Society, the world's leading wedding planning certification program. I was also named 2016 Wedding Planner of the Year. I am extremely passionate about celebrating all your life’s events, especially your wedding! I dedicate myself to you. 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—I can promise that your wedding will be planned with grace and kindness, keeping you at the forefront of your beautiful event. I will also ensure that you are taken care of every step of the way, and that your needs and expectations are met. I pride myself in working to make sure that both the wedding planning process AND the wedding day are incredible, memorable experiences.

Fun facts: Among many other things, I love champagne, all things that sparkle, The Golden Girls, spending time with family, and being inspired by the people I surround myself with. I am blessed with a loving husband, 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!

Accolades: The Sparkle team consists of all Certified Wedding Planners who have been certified through The Certified Wedding Planner Society,  the world's leading wedding certification company. Southern Sparkle’s work has been featured in wedding publications and blogs such as Martha Stewart Weddings,  Green Wedding Shoes, Junebug Weddings, The New York Times,  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.  Southern Sparkle was also named one of The Nashville Scene's Best of Nashville Wedding/Event Planners. I was also named as one of Martha Stewarts Wedding Planners To Follow!

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  • Owner, Southern Sparkle Weddings & Events

  • Vice President & Certified Educator, CWP Society

  • Master Certified Wedding Planner

  • Certified Wedding Design Consultant

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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!

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