meet alex manatt and liz mcguire

Hello, we are Alex and Liz, the co-founders of Oh So Grand! We are a Des Moines, Iowa based custom, branded gifting and event concierge boutique.


Prior to creating Oh So Grand, we both operated separate small businesses which often collided. Liz, a gourmet baker of all things divine, and Alex, a polished, yet playful designer of custom stationery and invitations. We would often collaborate on favors and gift boxes, or work side-by-side on the same event. The marriage of both businesses with the addition of gifting, seemed a natural next chapter.


Whether you are throwing an elaborate event,  hosting a small and intimate dinner party or expressing gratitude to a client, we love the challenge of creating edited, cohesive and polished elements.


Above all, we believe in celebrating life’s every moment and the art of giving the perfect gift.