Schematic Design Phase
Where to begin your design project
First, let’s keep it simple. You just want to frame the bride and groom. Take into consideration the good and the bad. By framing them, they will lose some visual contact with their guests, so work on how to minimize their visual range. Framing them will ensure that their guests approach them from the front. That creates a great photo opportunity for themselves and their friends and family. The frames to use are Plexiglas, wood and metal decoration stands.
This job was outsourced to my dear friend La Maga Lupe in Las Vegas Nevada
When shipping cost you more the smart decision is to hire a local expert so you don’t only save money but time, have a peace of mind and you prop is in perfect condition. Sketch your design including measurement so you get what you need.
Begin to put it all together
The timeline for this project, sketch, the budget, color schemes, paint, wood, clamps, space, linen samples, flowers, lighting, silverware, Plexiglas, crystals, and candlelight holders.
Let the Fun Begin
For the sake of practicality, it’s always great to use your timeline when working any project. The creative vision and the project do not change, but there is always room for improvement. You can improve by creating something new, or by using better quality materials. Never fear failure in the process of creation. Success and failure always embrace creativity.
Wood, clamps, tools and other accessories are easy to find at your hardware stores such as Home Depot, ACE, True Value, Sears or Lowe’s.
Plexiglas and any plastic work can be done at your local shops found through an internet search.
Flowers, floral accessories, foam, glue, and tools are available through your local floral wholesale warehouse.
Linens and specialty linens are easy to find by searching the internet. Be careful of low price, low-quality fabrics.
LED lights are available at your local professional lighting store or event lighting rental store. To purchase LED lighting seek professional help or research and teach yourself on the difference between LED wall washer lights, DJ lights, PAR can lights and other non-LED lights.
Window of Love in my Winter Wonderland with Snow Machine
Working with wood or plastic may require basic knowledge that can be found from a carpenter or at your local wood shop or Plexiglas shop. Ask questions at your local store; they are the experts and can guide you through your project.