{A Sneak Peek} Featured in The Knot!

Here at Principles in Action, we couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that one of our weddings made the Knot San Antonio Magazine, which was released this past weekend. We’re including a sneak peek into the issue, but we’ve left some parts of the article a mystery to encourage you locals to go buy a copy of the latest issue to see it for yourself!

Thanks to Kelly and Clayton for their wonderful testimonial:

“If you want a flawless, magical wedding day, before you decide on the flowers and the cake and the linens and the vows (and all of the other things you didn’t realize you’d have to decide on), decide to hire Ansonya Burke and her team, Principles in Action, for all of your wedding coordination and consultation needs.  If you know of other brides stressed and busy in the middle of their own wedding planning, recommend Ansonya Burke and her team, Principles in Action, to calm their fears, relax their nerves, and take away all of the pressure and stress.  Her expertise, attention to detail, kind words and supportive meetings, careful thought process and knowledge of the wedding industry put her and her team steps above the rest of the coordinators in the business.  She is meticulous behind the scenes, manages vendors with the utmost of care and stops quandaries before they might begin with elegance and steadfastness. Ansonya Burke’s personal goal is to take your ultimate wedding vision and transform it in to real life magic.”

“Before hiring Ansonya and her team, Principles in Action, to plan our wedding, my fiancé and I were in a terrible situation with another consultant. We were not getting the attention we deserved as bride and groom. The consultant was not listening to our wedding desires and wishes to make our special day as magical as possible. We felt that the consultants were ready to take over our wedding day!! With exactly one month until our wedding, we were without a wedding consultant and felt the pressure mounting by the minute with calls from the florist, the photographer, the bakery, and all of the other vendors we had been working with!  I received a recommendation to contact Ansonya Burke and her team, Principles in Action.  I emailed her and within 20 minutes had an email response and a follow up phone call to chat about my wedding details. Very impressive and far from my experience with my previous wedding coordinator!!  Read on, it gets better…”


“Ansonya and I were able to chat on the phone later that same afternoon and she seemed so involved and so inquisitive about our feelings around the wedding and what we wanted as a vision for our wedding; not where she believed we should go with our vision.  Ansonya was easy to talk to, gave me information about herself and her background and then focused all of the attention on Clayton and I.  What an amazing thought – to focus the attention on the bride and groom of their own wedding!!  How refreshing!  I was so excited, I called Clayton immediately to tell him that I had found a perfect wedding planner and he said to go with it, so, I asked Ansonya to work with us in the final days before our wedding.

We met shortly after our conversation, I handed over my “wedding bible,” a binder that included vendor names, phone numbers, contracts, design ideas and all of the essentials to complete the vision of our wedding and we were off to the races.  Within 24 hours, she had contacted and touched base with all of our vendors.  She gave constant feedback, had superb communication and was always in close contact with myself, Clayton and the vendors regarding all wedding details.  When she contacted vendors, I was always made aware of modifications and felt very informed.  She was very professional and attentive to my crazy wedding ideas and last minute changes.  She was understanding and patient with me when I felt overwhelmed and took charge when it was necessary.  I also received a venue mock up 3D floor plan from her design consultant with the floral arrangements and all of the decorations on the tables and chairs set up at our wedding reception venue to preview prior to the day of the wedding.  After seeing that 3D mock up, I was able to suppress my anxiety and fears of not knowing how the reception venue would look the night of the wedding.  This was also a great surprise to see everything finally coming together in the last days!!”

On November 20, 2010, I married my high school sweetheart and the love of my life in a romantic church ceremony and amazing sunset reception at one of the highest points in San Antonio.  This could have only been done with the professionalism and extreme care taken by Ansonya Burke and her team, Principles in Action.  Ansonya managed my wedding day of 170 guests and 18 vendors with such ease and grace; she was on top of every vendor, and managed heated and difficult situations without anyone ever knowing.  She allowed Clayton and I to enjoy our celebration fully.

I highly recommend Ansonya Burke and her team, Principles in Action.  Her willingness to help, her attention to fine detail and her execution of perfection will make her one of the best and most sought after wedding coordinators not only in San Antonio, but in Texas and the United States.

We are also super excited to reveal some more amazing news regarding the Knot, but we have to keep that under wraps until after the New Year. Be sure to keep stopping by to get the latest news and happenings from our team at Principles in Action! We are so honored for all of the media attention and can’t thank our couples enough for being such fabulous inspiration!

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