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Maria Vella

Toronto, Ontario View map

About

Maria Vella was formally known as Three Wedding. The business provides event planning services in Toronto, Ontario. Maria knows that creating a memorable event is not about making it grand but about emphasizing the finer details. She approaches every event with a blank slate and uses her clients’ personas to chalk out the details of the event. Maria works closely with her clients every step of the way and strives to bring their wedding visions to life. Maria and her team cover weddings and events in Toronto, Ontario.

Experience

Maria grew up in the hospitality industry, planning events with her mother through the family-run catering business. She is a certified wedding planner of The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada. She has been planning events and weddings for over eighteen years!

Services offered

The business covers civil, destination, eco-friendly, and double weddings. Maria coordinates rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, and receptions. She can also plan and coordinate small-scale boutique weddings. Full and partial wedding planning and day-of services are available. These include the following:

  • Budget development
  • Theme development
  • Money saving tips
  • Vendor suggestions and selection
  • Personal wedding schedule
  • Proper wedding etiquette and protocol
  • Wedding day schedule
  • Hall decorating and design
  • Venues and vendors confirmation
  • Assist the wedding couple the entire wedding day

Maria will provide clients with a budget analysis, guest lists, event planning, and day-of coordination during the first consult.

Other services

Maria can provide planning and coordination services for other types of events as well. Some of the events that can be covered include:

  • Engagement parties
  • Bridal showers
  • Other pre-wedding celebrations
  • Holiday parties
  • Galas
  • Birthdays
  • Themed parties

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    Nelly N. Married on 05/08/2019
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    Event Planner that Treats Your Wedding Like Her Own!

    My mom beat me to the punch and posted a very accurate review of Maria below. I was recommended Maria as a wedding coordinator for our special day by my Maid of Honour who works in the corporate events industry. From the moment i met Maria, I felt an instant connection and that she was the right person for the job. Unlike many event coordinators who are hired for the day and touch base only a month before, Maria started our 4-5 meetings right away and through the wedding planning phase. She was available at a moment's notice for any question I had. She's a busy woman with another full time job and had many weddings booked this summer, but she always made me feel like I was her only bride and her number one priority. Maria is extremely detail oriented and double checked everything to ensure the day went off without a hitch. Even when she got injured, she still managed to run around and make the wedding day so perfect. I can admit that I am not an easy going bride as I am a worrier and a perfectionist. However, it was easy for me to let go the day of the wedding, as I knew we were in perfect hands. Maria treated our special day as if it was her own wedding and I feel that I have made a new friend too! We love you Maria:) Thank you again sooo much for everything you did to make our special day so perfect and magical!
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    Angelo S. Married on 06/07/2022
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    Horrible event

    This girl cheats on her boyfriends with her clients husbands. She’s insecure and suicidal. And I have screenshots of her trying to kill her self and jump off a bridge in Etobicoke. Do not hire her. She comes off as nice but she’s bipolar. She is diagnosed. If you have any questions you can reach out to me and I will provide evidence. Do not hire her.
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    Melissa Married on 07/05/2022
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    Maria is incredible!!!!!

    Maria was my day of coordinator for my wedding but she was so much more than that. She kept us on task the entire year leading up to the wedding, helped us navigate some tricky situations with vendors and guests, but most importantly, she became a friend. Her attention to detail is impeccable and she treated our wedding as if it was her own. Maria is amazing at what she does and the day would not have been a success without her. Thank you Maria!!!!
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    Maguid N. Married on 05/08/2019
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    Maguid Nash

    Maria and her team provided an excellent and professional service beyond our expectations. Her skill, knowledge and dedication was second to none . She planned everything to the finest detail. She made the day run very smoothly and the Bride, Groom, and the family enjoyed themselves and did not worry about anything . We were in very good hands. Thanks. you Maria and and thank you to your dedicated professional your team.

    Maria Vella's reply:

    Thank you so much Maguid for the message and review! Means so much to me! The wedding was so beautiful ! Nelly and Radu are perfect ! Wish them a lifetime of happiness! Thank you again!
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    Nabila N. Married on 05/08/2019
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    Nabila Nashid ( mother of the bride )

    Maria is an amazing person . She made my daughter wedding perfect in every aspect .
    I met her the first time at the wedding rehersal I was impressed with her accuracy during the rehersal . She knows everything about the event . The walk when to start and when to stop she coordinated everything like a mastero of an orchestra .
    On the day of the wedding she had it all figured out came to my daughter apartment . Took care of bridesmaids . Her assistant was with her helping and assuring we are running on time
    What really got me to like her is her energy .
    Inspite of the fact she had an injury she fall and injured her leg few days before the event she was amazing . So professional running around with aircast as if she is not injured at all
    I highly recommend her without hesitations
    Very assertive and wonderful
    During the event she was all over in the outdoor pictures making sure everything run on time
    In two days I got to love her I felt she is family
    Good job maria we were blessed to get you for my nellys wedding
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    Adele F. Married on 11/08/2018
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    The best wedding planner out there!!!!

    There are no words to describe how lucky we were to have Maria be part of our special day. We booked her as a day of coordinator and we shared a bond right from the beginning at our first meeting and it was smooth sailing ever since. Her level of professionalism is amazing and the way that she organized our wedding day was unbelievable and it wouldn’t have got as smoothly as it did if it wasn’t for her! Thank you x1000000 times for all that you did for us! You truly are the best planner out there!
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    Diana D. Married on 22/08/2015
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    Maria, thank you so very much for all your help with the preparation of our wedding this past August. Your attention to detail, professionalism, organization, sincerity and devotion were some of the many things we loved about working with you and what made our day flawless.
    Thank you for everything!
    Diana & Alessandro
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    Chantel K. Married on 08/08/2015
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    An amazing coordinator who ensured our wedding day was the best day and more. She kept us on track with everything and was very personable. We are blessed to have her in our lives and is now a forever friend! We highly recommend her services and will be recommending her services to all our friends getting married in the future.
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    Alexandra C. Married on 12/07/2015
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    Maria is an absolute power house! The minute I met her all of my wedding worries disappeared. Maria made my husband and I feel extremely confident in her abilities to make our wedding day a dream come true and she did just that. She is reliable and organized. She commuted to my house 4-5 times to discuss our progress, thoughts and visions and she formulated organized and detailed plans for our special day from morning until night. Maria came highly recommended by a great friend of mine and without her I don't think our wedding day would have been as seamless nor as beautiful as it was. As a bride, you worry about the little details like the linens and centrepieces being perfect, as well as the bigger things like the music, the lighting, the flowers making it to your house and the vendors being set up and on time. As the bride you are the host, you don't want to be distracted trying to manage all of these things. Well- Maria does it all! And she does it all without you noticing- quickly and quietly. And she managed to keep me fed, hydrated and smiling throughout the day. She is a spectacular woman, wedding planner and now a friend forever. We absolutely adore her!
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    Jordana A. Married on 07/06/2014
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    There are no words to describe how incredible Maria's services were to us for our wedding day. Maria guided us throughout the entire wedding planning process. She met with us throughout our engagement, and followed up on issues, questions, details etc.

    On the day of the event, I can tell you LITERALLY not a thing went wrong. NOT ONE THING. The entire event was flawless from the ceremony to the reception. Maria dealt with minor issues so quickly and efficiently we didn't even know about some of them until after.

    Maria is incredibly professional, exceptional time management, kind, no-BS, roll-with-the-punches, sweet and great to work with. She was like part of the family on our big day. I could not imagine our wedding without her, and recommend anyone and everyone reading this to Maria. I have no idea how we could have done it without her. My husband and I were stress free, as were our MOH and Best Man.

    Maria, thank you from the bottom of our hearts! You were amazing!

    xo
    Jordana + Remo

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