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AMY NICHOLS is the founder of Amy Nichols Special Events® a full-service event and wedding planning company based in San Francisco, California.

Outside of the wedding world, Amy had a successful career in marketing communications & corporate event planning. Amy has taken numerous courses in event and wedding planning at UCLA, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University.  After successfully completing the professional development program with the Association of Bridal Consultants, Amy has earned the designation of Professional Bridal Consultant ™.

Amy Nichols frequently contributes to print and online publications on the topics of wedding & event planning and entertaining, and has been named as one of the The Knot’s Best of Wedding Planners, as well as one of the World’s Best Wedding Planners by Junebug Weddings. Her work has appeared in several publications, including: Style Me Pretty, Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, Snippet & Ink, 100 Layer Cake, Hostess with the Mostess, & many more.

Hi! It’s Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events. I’m here to review a super FUN new book called Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook. If you’re not familiar with Mrs. Lilien, you’ll have to check out her amazing style blog – chock full of visual inspiration in every post. If you love color and savvy style, then you’ll love […]



Hi there! Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events here. I’m so excited to be reviewing Tori Spelling’s new book: celebraTORI! I must admit I didn’t know what to expect when I picked up a copy of “celebraTORI: Unleashing Your Inner Party Planner to Entertain Family and Friends”. When I hear the name Tori Spelling, my mind […]



Hi there! This is Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events – a full-service event & wedding planning studio based out of San Francisco. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be writing my first contributor post for Hostess with the Mostess today! To kick things off, I’m sharing tips on how an entire party theme can […]