Photo Credit: Sarah A. Coon Photography


Something Bleu recognizes that every wedding and event is as truly unique and special as the couple itself.  Let originality, creation and full collaboration come to life to make your day a magical success. A Something Bleu client can expect vintage ideas with modern twists and a highly enthusiastic spirit to every aspect of planning your special day.  Whether you are seeking a wedding planner to assist with every aspect of planning your big day, looking for a day of consultant to ensure the final details are taken care of, or just a creative and experienced hand to deliver budget-friendly wedding décor,  you have come to the right place!


Regardless of the size of your wedding budget, Something Bleu recognizes the importance of managing your expenses in every way.  Rest assured the couple’s personalities will shine through in every detail! Something Bleu is confident in assisting and creating a budget-friendly experience!


While your wedding day is one of the biggest events in your life, it doesn’t have to break the bank, and that is what Something Bleu specializes in!


Meet the creator and owner of Something Bleu:

Julie Riley

Owner, Event Director


With a Business & Marketing degree from Bridgewater College in Virginia and a certificate in Event Planning, Julie brings a youthful and highly creative spirit to her work.  She brings over 9 years of experience in delivering customer delight in planning your wedding or social event, by combining a high degree of personal service with project management experience.


As an accomplished dressage equestrian who has spent over 20 years training and competitive showing,  Julie is driven to perfection through patience, and attention to detail which translates into her love for planning the perfect wedding or event!


Julie is the first person to plan a themed party for friends, baby showers for family members and assisting with fundraising events for a local animal shelter where she is an active volunteer.  

Things I love:

My amazing son, my husband, family & friendships, traveling, tropical destinations, the ocean, martinis, & horses​.

Favorite Love Quote:

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.