TEAM

Whether we are planning and executing your big day, advocating your needs or simply sharing in your excitement as your friend; we are passionate about the service level we offer and the opportunity of building a lasting relationship with you.  Meet the Polished Fun team!

 

AMY PALAMAR

Founder & Principal Planner

MEET AMY

Raised in Telluride, Colorado Amy Palamar grew up working alongside her mother producing concerts and events at the Sheridan Opera House. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara Amy worked in Los Angeles in film production. She moved to New York City to pursue her dreams of being a producer. Amy was lucky enough to work with some of the most prominent people in fashion serving as producer for Allure magazine.  She established her own production firm, produced fashion shows for NYFW and benefit events at world renowned venues such as The Apollo theater.  In 2013 she moved back to Telluride to start Polished Fun, a boutique destination event planning firm. With over 15 years experience in destination event planning, Amy's work ethic is that of a city dweller: over organized, professional and fast-paced, but with relaxed small town charm.

 

Q: Three words to describe Telluride?

A: Magical. Gorgeous. Local.

Q: What's the best part of your job?

A: Helping someone to create a "stylish" memory that will last a lifetime!

Q: Best gift you have received?

A: I love plane tickets!

 

 

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ASHLEY DEPPEN 

Party Consultant

MEET ASHLEY

After growing up in Telluride, Colorado, Ashley Deppen decided to head towards the sunny southern coast of California, where she lived and then graduated with a degree in English from the University of California in Santa Barbara.  Ashley moved back to Telluride in 2003 where she met and married her husband Ryan.  Together they have two wonderful little boys, Henry and Leo.  Ashley is no stranger to the event planning business, as she has grown up in the Sheridan Opera House, helping her family plan special events, parties, weddings, New Year's Eve galas, and fundraisers.  Ashley brings the art of creativity and personalization to every event. She adds special attention to detail and is passionate about the perfect party! Ashley opened Nested Telluride summer 2018. 

 

Q: Three words to describe Telluride?

A: Home. Beautiful (common adjective, but so true). Unforgettable.

Q: What's the best part of your job?

A: Since I mainly focus on decorating, I think the best part of my job is that I constantly get to be creative.  There's nothing more satisfying than a perfectly decorated Christmas tree or a quirky homemade scarecrow.

Q: Best gift you have received?

A: A beachfront yoga retreat

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