Profile: Lynda Barness

Lynda Barness launched I DO Wedding Consulting in 2005 after a successful and award-winning career as a real estate developer and homebuilder. She completed the Certificate Program in Wedding Planning and Consulting at Temple University at the start of her new career and has achieved the designation of Master Wedding Planner TM by the Association of Bridal Consultants. In 2015, her book I DO: A Wedding Planner Tells Tales was published )and is available on Amazon and Barnes&Noble.)

Her passion for details is evident in her wedding planning and consulting, and she helps navigate the complexities and challenges of planning the big day. Her background and experience are varied, and she has been both a participant and leader in a variety of civic, philanthropic and political activities.

Although Lynda contributes to the outside world, she has always been involved in the daily running of a demanding business, and her hands-on approach gives her insight into the world of wedding planning, strategies, marketing, systems and personnel.

Her weddings have appeared in Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot magazine, Philadelphia Wedding magazine, Brides Philadelphia, New Jersey Bride and more. Please feel free to visit