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Francesca Schettini

Magazine Featured, Wedding Planner, Floral Designer and Creative Director, Francesca Schettini brings her sense of visual style and passion for all things beautiful to every design she creates. She has the ability to visualize any room and transform it into her clients dream wedding and or event.

Francesca has earned the reputation of top wedding planner and florist for Toronto, Muskoka, Durham Region and Kawartha Lakes. At her boutique, they specialize in making every client feel like family.

Certified in Wedding Planning, Event and Hospitality Management, Francesca’s designer background sets her apart from the rest. She is fluent in French and is diversified in traditions and cultures. If she looks familiar it’s because you have seen her on daytime Durham, Topic Lifestyle and even co-produced, designed and hosted her own show on Rogers TV called “Design My Party”.


Our Team


After obtaining a degree with honors in special event management and cvent certification for event planners at Durham College, Kirsten’s passion for executing stunning events led her to to pursue a career in Wedding Planning. Working her way through numerous weddings, Kirsten became a huge asset to our growing boutique and quickly moved into the Lead Planner Position.

Today in her role of Lead Wedding Planner, Kirsten consistently exceeds our customers’ expectations. She loves the process of getting to know our clients and working with them while building lasting relationships along the way. Her attention to detail and budget management is what sets her apart from the rest.


Ethan’s passion for everything weddings led him to pursue a position with by Francesca, xo after following us on social media for some time and jumping at the opportunity to work with us when a position became available. Ethan has a degree in graphic design and marketing and decided this was not enough to fuel his creativity.

Assistant to Francesca, his knowledge of design and making everything beautiful has become an asset to our team and clients. His calm and gentle nature keeps our team smiling and positive with his energy.  He loves assisting Francesca and one day thrives to bring floral designs as his second passion to the boutique.


Angeleigh is our floral assistant and works closely with Francesca to create the perfect floral’s! She graduated with honors at Seneca College in Floral Design. Francesca and Angeleigh met at a floral design workshop to enhance their skills as designers and instantly connected.

Angeleigh is Assistant Designer to Francesca and assists in keeping our floral department organized and on schedule.

Her passion is fueled by bringing Francesca’s designs to fruition. Working with our blooms gives her the creative edge that is pleasing to the eye for all our clients to love.

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”


by Francesca, xo

Located in Toronto and Durham Region Ontario, by Francesca, xo Weddings and Events Is a Boutique that specializes in weddings and memorable events.

With breathtaking floral's and designs for your special day,  we look forward to creating the wedding and event of your dreams.  To us you are not just a client, you are family and we can't wait to work with you...xo

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