About Danielle Pasternak

Danielle is the owner and lead coordinator of DPNAK Weddings. Hailing from Scranton, Pennsylvania, she is wonderfully in love with details, organization, the color yellow, cream cheese, and her pup, Mollie. If you ever want to chat about weddings and/or Harry Potter, prepare yourself for a lengthy convo. Danielle can be found on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

Wedding Vendor Tips: An Easy Guide of Who To Tip, How Much and When

Figuring our your wedding vendor tips will be one of the last to-do's on your wedding planning checklist, but a tricky task to figure out nonetheless. Use this Wedding Vendor Tips guide to determine who you need to tip, how much and when you should give them a tip. Complete with some helpful, expert [...]

Wedding Planning Books: My Favorites for 2017

As we head into 2017, I wanted to share some of my favorite wedding planning books and workbooks with you. These are not your average wedding planning books full of $100,000 budget weddings. They show you how to break the "rules", have a little fun and help make the planning process more enjoyable. [...]

Erin and Mike’s Highlight Wedding Video by Kevin Fonash Studios

This past July, Erin and Mike said their "I Do's" at their backyard wedding on Erin's family property in Thompson, Pennsylvania. The property was gorgeous and anything you could ever wish for when you think of a "backyard wedding". Their ceremony would take place next to a beautiful lake and Erin, a [...]

A Gender Reveal Wedding Cake: It’s A….

On the final weekend of August in the summer of 2016, Ariel and Dray said their "I Do's" and opened their hearts at their beautiful wedding at Friedman Farms in Dallas, PA. Some of my favorite pros came together to make the day not only enjoyable but positively stunning. (However, in all truths, the [...]

Getting Ready On Your Wedding Day: 6 Things To Remember

photo by With Love and Embers at Loriann and John's Scranton Wedding As you approach your wedding day, I bet that you're putting a LOT of planning efforts into the details of your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. From place cards to favors, ceremony programs to flowers, you've got it covered, [...]

Pick Your Wedding Colors with Coolors.co

While I might not be color blind, I am absolutely DREADFUL at putting together colors. Most of my wardrobe is black and neutrals mainly because of this problem. I currently moan and groan about the color I chose to recently paint our living and dining rooms because of this problem. And for the love [...]

How to be a Great Host: 4 Ways to Knock Your Wedding Guests Socks Off

You will always hear me say that your wedding is the first time you officially host an event as "husband and wife" or "official partners". So it's important to keep your guests in mind when you are planning your wedding weekend events. photo by Daniel Moyer Photography from Vicki and Dave's wedding [...]

My Top 5 Favorite Pennsylvania Wedding Venues from 2015

Each year, our couples take me and the DPNAK crew along with them on some amazing journeys to such BEAUTIFUL venues. I can't help but think how lucky we are every single time we get to be a part of such stunning wedding days. That being said, we had the pleasure of working at some awesome places in [...]

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