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Cherry Bomb Events Owner, Shayna


Owner, Principal Event Planner

Shayna has years of experience coordinating weddings, Mitzvahs, theme parties, fundraisers and more. She got her first job, Thanksgiving 1991, when her mother asked her to help decorate the table. She made turkey place cards using Paintshop, created centerpieces with leaves from the backyard and feathers from a school project (she basically invented up-cycling), and folded paper napkins into fans tied with cinnamon dental floss. It was a success, except for spelling almost everyone’s name wrong on the place cards. Shayna will never forget the feeling of creating a beautiful event for loved ones to share. Since that life-defining event her spelling has somewhat improved and her dream of helping people throw amazing parties has come true. 


Shayna delivers top notch event planning to her super awesome clients with a sense of humor, an eye for style, and a love of creating memories in her home state of Colorado. Shayna graduated from CU Boulder and worked for 5 years in non-profit event management while building Cherry Bomb Events. Cherry Bomb's inaugural wedding was in 2010. 


She loves black nail polish, a great floral print, BRAVO, thrift stores, fresh avocados, and in her wallet you will find a punch card to over 20 restaurants and coffee shops; Shayna lives for that 10th free drink. Shayna lives in Broomfield, CO with her husband, three kids and cat.  


Favorite TV Wedding of all-time and why:

The Royal Wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William (TV Event)

David Silver and Donna Martin, Beverly Hills 90210 (TV Drama)

Monica and Chandler, Friends (TV Comedy)

Kim and Kroy, Don't be Tardy for the Wedding (Reality TV)

Favorite Wedding Reality Show:

Who's Wedding is it Anyway


Favorite Wedding Movie:

The Father of the Bride, Steve Martin


Favorite Fictional Wedding Planner:

Jennifer Lopez's Mary Fiore, The Wedding Planner


Favorite jelly bean flavor:

Prickly Pear


First album / CD you ever bought:

Ace of Base, The Sign


First concert you went to:

Pink, The Party Tour


Favorite way to eat potatoes:

Twice Baked Fully Loaded


Favorite Sandra Bullock Movie:

Love Potion No. 9 or Practical Magic


List the last three things you googled: 

How many Letterkenny actors have been in Supernatural

Prosecco Slushies

Vietnamese food Near Me



What 3 Disney characters do you most relate to and why: 

Elsa: She creates beauty with magic and she's a boss!

Joy, Inside Out: She strives for happiness and remembers everything.

Elastigirl, The Incredibles: She's got a big job and a lot of kids

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