From the outside, it may seem like turning a dream wedding into a tangible reality is as easy as snapping one’s fingers (we wish!). But it’s more like choreographing a complex dance, knowing there’s no dress rehearsal before the big show.
This is why every step in the planning process is crucial, including concept creation. This early stage of organizing your wedding involves developing a vision and overall theme to guide subsequent planning decisions.
And because it’s the first big step on the planning journey, we’d love to give you a peek into our process.
It Begins with a Phone Call
This is our moment of connection when we get to know you as a couple. We understand that your wedding should reflect your unique love story, and this call is the first step in uncovering the elements that make yours unique.
From our conversation, we’ll learn what you like, how you want your wedding to look and feel, and what specific ideas you have in mind. We’ll also consider who you are as a couple. Your backgrounds, where you come from, and what you enjoy doing are important clues.
For example, if you have special traditions or things you like, we can include those in the wedding to make it more personal.
Gathering as much information as possible is key because these details are our guiding stars throughout the planning process.
We Find Your Ultimate Venue
Our goal is to find a location with “good bones,” a venue that complements and resonates with your wedding vision. Having a venue like this is like having a blank canvas, which can significantly ease the subsequent stages of design and decoration.
When we speak of a venue having “good bones,” we mean it has the qualities and features that align with the aesthetic and style you have in mind for your special day.
For instance, if your vision is a rustic countryside affair, a venue with exposed wooden beams, stone walls, and lush natural surroundings can serve as a picturesque backdrop. Similarly, if a sleek and contemporary urban wedding is your dream, a venue with modern architecture and clean lines can provide the ideal foundation for your design concept.
By choosing a venue that naturally aligns with your vision, we save time and resources and enhance the overall atmosphere and guest experience.
Of course, the practical aspects matter, too. We consider the size of the venue to ensure it can comfortably accommodate your guest list, the availability of essential facilities, and whether it’s easily accessible for your guests. These logistical considerations and a venue that aligns with your vision create the perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding day.
We Immerse Ourselves in Inspiration
Whether perusing Pinterest boards, scrolling through Instagram, or chatting over the phone, we dive deep into the pool of creativity to gather ideas and themes that resonate with you. From this inspiration, we start weaving together a cohesive concept that will become the heart of your wedding.
During this phase, we aim to collect ideas and distill them into a vision that is uniquely yours. We consider every aspect, from the color palette and floral arrangements to the table settings and the font on your invitations.
In this collaborative and creative process, we encourage you to share your thoughts, feelings, and any new inspirations that may emerge along the way. It’s a journey of discovery, where the final concept often evolves and crystallizes as we explore different paths together.
We Assemble Your Creative Dream Team
At this point, it’s all about collaboration. This is where we bring in our trusted vendor partners who share our commitment to telling your unique story. They are the talented people who will turn your inspiring ideas into tangible designs.
We work closely with each vendor, facilitate open communication, and ensure they are aligned with your story and the concept we’ve crafted together.
And we encourage collaboration meetings where you can meet and connect with your chosen vendors and discuss ideas, preferences, and any special touches you want to incorporate into your wedding day.
Ultimately, it’s about surrounding yourselves with a team of talented professionals as excited as you are about the journey ahead!
We Put it All Together
As we near the final stages of concept creation, we meticulously go through every detail. We ask ourselves, “How will your guests experience each moment of the design?” Because we want to ensure every element contributes to a seamless and enchanting experience for all.
However, it’s essential to understand that the concept-creation process is ever-evolving. While the urge to have a fully-formed design from the start is strong, it’s crucial to let the concept breathe, evolve, and adapt. Sometimes, tweaks are needed, and unforeseen factors come into play.
Trust the process, and know that we’re here to guide you to that awe-inspiring moment when you step into a space that once lived in your thoughts. It’s a magical experience like no other! And we’re happy to help make it happen.
Contact us, and let’s start the concept creation journey today!