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Kelly Doonan is the owner and lead designer of Sparkle & Shine Events. A Houston native and newlywed herself, Kelly found her way into event planning through a series of internships during her time as an undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Kelly has her Masters in Hospitality Management with an emphasis in Event Planning from the Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston. She is also a certified wedding planner through the Bridal Society. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys foodie activities such as cooking, trying new restaurants, and watching television shows like Top Chef and Chef's Table. She also loves to spend time with her Frenchie puppy, Jean-Georges.



Based in Houston, Texas, and available for travel, Sparkle & Shine Events is a boutique event planning and design firm specializing in creating unforgettable events. Our focus is to understand and produce your vision through dedication, organization and meticulous coordination. We have the skills and expertise to turn your ideas into reality while simplifying the planning process for you. Every event is unique and we bring a creative and fresh perspective to ensure that your event is flawless. 

Sparkle & Shine offers full service event design and planning as well as wedding day coordination, decor installation and styling, hourly consultation and inspiration boards. We believe that no two clients are alike which is why we offer customized packages based on what
matters most to you. 


Photos by Greg Finck