creating beautiful visual narratives and events since 1999

Thanks for visiting us here at Ritzy Bee Events! After nearly 20 years of event design, planning and creating custom buzz-worthy experiences for hundreds of wonderful clients, we have hung up our design and planning clipboards. We hope you'll pay us a visit at our new company, Wee Bee Box, launching Fall 2018. 


Nationally recognized, their elegant, understated style and refined aesthetic is signature of both their company and the Washington, D.C. area where their studio is based. Since 1999, Maria Baer and Kelly Seizert have designed, planned and produced several hundred weddings and events for some of Washington’s finest families and noteworthy companies. Named by Martha Stewart Weddings as one of the top wedding planners in the country and by Country Living Magazine as one of the country's most creative, Maria and Kelly are also authors of The Southern Living Wedding Planner and creators of the internationally read Ritzy Bee blog. Their work has appeared in many national and local publications including Martha Stewart Weddings, BRIDES, Country Living, Southern Living, Washingtonian and many other esteemed online media outlets. From 2009 to 2014 Maria and Kelly also regularly contributed their design talents to the planning of White House social and holiday events. Maria and Kelly are launching their new endeavor, Wee Bee Box, an online retail gifting site of curated charm for children in Fall 2018.