Creating an unforgettable experience while saying yes to the dress with Melanie Elliott

Melanie truly epitomizes the talent and passion of event industry professionals that we have in our community. Melanie is the owner of Celebrations of the Heart, a wedding dress boutique located in Manhattan, KS. In our conversation, Melanie shares her background as well as tips and tricks for saying "yes to the dress!" I hope you enjoy this conversation with a seasoned and phenomenal entrepreneur as much as I did! 



Celebrations of the Heart is a locally owned and operated boutique in the heart of Manhattan, Kansas, which has been open since January 2000. Melanie Elliott, owner of Celebrations of the Heart, has a passion for creating unique looks for every customer. While attending Kansas State University, Melanie began her 15 years and counting relationship with Celebrations of the Heart.

"I truly enjoy getting to know each and every customer and creating the look they’ve dreamed about."
—Owner Melanie Elliott

At Celebrations of the Heart our goal is to make your shopping experience unique and memorable. After all, planning and dressing for your big day should be unforgettable! So let Celebrations of the Heart show you the way to your happily ever after. You aren’t just a customer, to us you are an individual with a unique personality, you have a background, you have a story, you have a dream… We want to work with you to ensure your dreams come true!


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