Hi! I’m deanna Burks

The founder and artist behind Deanna Burks Design - a full-service wedding planning, florals, and design studio based in Tennessee. My work is art: inspired by my love of nature and bringing people together effortlessly to enjoy special moments in time. My style is romantic, abundant and garden-esque. Every detail I design creates a one-of-a-kind experience you’ll remember for years to come.

Packing Checklist

Packing Checklist


Personal Items

  • Mints/Gum

  • Bobby Pins

  • Hair Ties

  • Your Own Makeup

  • Deodorant

  • Perfume


  • Jewelry

  • Ceremony Shoes

  • Dancing Shoes

  • Ballet Flats

  • Clutch or Small Purse

  • Old, New, Borrowed, Blue

  • Undergarments

  • Getting ready outfit


Personal Items

  • Mints/Gum

  • Comb, Hair Gel, etc.

  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste

  • Deodorant

  • Cologne

  • Shower kit/towel ; ** If you are helping setup, bring a shower kit so you can freshen up if you can't go home


  • Ceremony Shoes

  • Extra White Shirt

  • Extra Bow Tie

  • Cuff Links

  • Tux

  • Belt

  • Socks

Other Items

Be Prepared For Anything

  • Water Bottle

  • Snack or Protein Bar

  • Ibuprofen or Pain Reliever

  • Medications

  • Double Stick Tape

  • Clear Umbrella

  • Overnight Bag

  • Stain Remover

  • Sewing/Repair Kit

  • Screwdriver or multi tool

  • Zip Ties


  • Gifts/Notes for family, wedding party

  • A copy of the itinerary

  • A small safe (like a gun safe) to keep ring and documents

  • Bring your marriage license!!! 


  • Ring

  • Speeches 

Packing Up/Send Off/Event End

  • Containers for your personal belongings

  • Instructions where to talk your personal things, gifts, etc.

  • Tips for Vendors

  • Extra set of keys for someone to bring your car up

  • Directions on who will bring your car up, if you aren't using a car service to take you away

Budgets And Details

Budgets And Details

Ceremony & Reception Playlists

Ceremony & Reception Playlists