About Taking the Leap

About Taking the Leap

Owner/Designer Keli Schoonover

Taking the Leap is a full-service wedding planner and florist.

Prior to starting Taking the Leap, Keli Schoonover was a wedding planner and florist for 30 years. Keli started in high school when her family bought a florist shop. That is when planning and flowers became Keli’s passion. Past clients say Keli’s planning and organization skills, as well as her attention to detail, created outstanding weddings and ceremonies.



Owners Keli and Mark Schoonover


Keli and Mark created Taking The Leap together to share Keli’s talents as a designer and planner.  The Schoonovers have been married for 26 years and love being apart of the new beginnings of other couples.




Teea Schoonover Daughter & Designer

Together with their daughter Teea, they do an average of twenty weddings a year.  Teea is a full time dental assistant and is also a very creative designer.  Teea works night and weekends at Taking The Leap when they have weddings. They love spending time together putting all their talents to work.





Let Keli offer you peace of mind and help create your dream wedding.



Serving Springfield to Quincy, Illinois and surrounding areas.

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