About Us

As owner of A Beautiful Memory, Kathy Vaughan has helped couples and their families create exquisite weddings since 1994. She has planned hundreds of weddings across a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds, tailoring each wedding to the couples unique circumstances and desires.

Kathy has earned the designation of Master Bridal Consultant TM, the highest level of proficiency certified by the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC). She is a graduate of the renowned Protocol School of Washington and brings this knowledge of etiquette and protocol to her wedding advice. Kathy was also selected by The Modern Bride Group to be a Modern Bride Ambassador (MBA).

Kathy's advice and comments have often appeared in, The Knot’s Real Weddings, Modern Bride Colorado, The Wall Street Journal, Confetti Magazine, The Boulder Daily Camera, and other wedding publications. Kathy is the author of the popular online resource, Wedding Pro Guide.

Kassie Babcock is our Event Planning and Coordination Specialist.
Years of assisting Kathy Vaughan and designing and coordinating events in Los Angeles gives Kassie the knowledge and perspective to address every detail of your wedding and ensure a seamless beautiful outcome.

Kassie brings an extensive background of interior and graphic design to offer direction in creating the setting you seek. As an etiquette school graduate, she can assist in answering any wedding questions that may arise.