Floral Wedding Services
Floral Wedding Services by Bisli. I believe that through flowers, I will be able to express feelings that are sometimes difficult to put into words. My goal is to use all my nature’s living gifts to brighten people’s lives.
Her expertise in floral design which has won her awards and the accolades of her peers. As the owner and creative designer of San Antonio, Texas-based event planning and event design company, Bisli Event Services, Bisli draws on her background in fashion, theater, marketing and management as well as an unerring talent for creating distinctive and exquisitely beautiful floral designs to make special events and once-in-a-lifetime occasions such as social events, corporate events, destination weddings and honeymoons truly memorable.
Her event design talents have been the subject of television shows around the world for conferences, seminars and other events at which she brings her wealth of design expertise to her audience. Bisli drew some four hundred attendees and received high praise from the international event industry during her Amazing Centerpieces presentation in Las Vegas Mirage Hotel Theater , and at the Paris Hotel Las Vegas. Today, her talents are sought-after not only for top-tier weddings but for any event in which a smooth flow and a perfect design are of paramount importance, including high profile conferences and seminars.
From Mayesh Blog by Sabrina
When it comes to bling and WOW Bisli Vazquez knows what brides want. Bisli and her team presented the attendees with some great or as she would say “Amazing” bouquet ideas at this year’s Catersource Event Solutions and Idea Factory show in Las Vegas. It is hard to outshine the lights outside, but Bisli managed to do just that.
I don’t know what I loved more. Her cute Texas glam boots or the fact that she shows just how a bride should strut with this unique Phalaenopsis bouquet. It is a fresh take on a cascade. She used a plexiglass tube (which she blinged out of course) to hold oasis, in which the orchids are inserted. Easy technique wise but what a statement.
This purse was finished on stage by a fellow attendee. They are freeze dried rose petals that have been layered and glued onto a clutch. I thought this would be such a cute keepsake for bridesmaids.
Does this bouquet remind you of anyone? If you said Marie Antoinette you would be 100% right! Inspired by the young royal hair of the iconic Marie Antoinette this bouquet is made up of light pink Rice-flower, Sweet Peas, Sweet Akito Roses and pink Anthurium. This is a bouquet that can go right from the aisle to a table.
For that bride where the white dress is just not enough of an attention grabber, Bisli designed a long multi-strand bouquet featuring beads and wire as well as bright orange Cymbidiums.
Bisli Event Services Floral
Bisli gave some great advice for all you wedding designers and consultants.
- Selling is all about the details. Small things make the big picture.
- Build a report with your client. It may not always be possible to love your client but your client should love you.
- Always listen 80% of the time and talk only 20% of the time. You never want to miss a small detail that could be THE detail that makes the wedding.
Thank you Bisili for a great session and “Werk it, Gurl!” (I just love the way she makes flowers seem sassy)
SA Wedding Planner
SA Wedding Planner. Can You Afford It? When you want something in life, you must work for it and make it happens. Do not expect somebody to do it for you! For example, let’s talk about the industry I belong to. It looks so miserable when somebody wants to take advantage of our business because they don’t want to pay the right price but want the best service. Every time a prospective client meets with any vendor in this industry and sometimes beg or command to deliver beyond what their budget can buy, it makes the prospective client look embarrassing. If you just can’t afford something, just don’t think about it as an option. On the other hand, if you just don’t want to pay for the experience you must understand that every dream has a price tag that we must pay for if we want it to happen. Instead of looking miserable trying to negotiate, cut your guests list because the more guests you have means the more you will need to spend. It is so frustrating when we meet with people like this that want everything for nothing and we try to educate them and it seems like they do not listen.
I have learned that when I want something and I know I can’t afford it, I put it on my wish list until I can get it and if I still can’t buy it, I forget about it and buy what I can afford. It is the same in this industry especially if the prospective customer knows what their budget can buy. Remember, we go as far as your budget can take us and avoid frustrations before planning an event, hire a professional and experienced planner that has a great reputation for actual events. An experienced event planner can take all of that frustration away from you but remember when hiring a planner that we are not negotiators. Instead, we match your budget to the right services that can work within it without sacrificing the quality of your event and also help you to stay within your budget as much as possible. Do not expect free services or free products but instead make changes and listen to the professionals and what they recommend because if you have choices, then you can achieve the best parts of your dream. It is as simple as this: If you can’t afford it, you can’t have it all.
Sometimes, cultural differences with our clients create an atmosphere of negotiation and concessions we are not used to within our communities. Do not concede and instead explain that they are getting absolute quality for the price. Ignore professional negotiators and work with the client directly, confirming them that only you can really make their dreams come true, but only if they work with you instead of against you. Events do not happen overnight and to produce an event it takes sometimes over a year and some take months of planning and money. Next time when you have the idea of asking for discounts or needlessly negotiating, think twice and think about how you would handle it if it happened to you. Think about how strange this would look with other professional services such as doctors, spas, lawyers and the like. You must pay the price tag set for the service you desire and that’s how it works.
You have choices:
And you can get these services for a lower price but you will not get exactly what you want. If you are getting married and have an amazing bridal dream for your special day, but find out that your budget doesn’t match your dream, you then decide to go with the cheaper option, only to find out you’ve been passed over in true quality for another event where their dreams are coming true and yours are not. You do not want this to happen to you! Next time, when you go out there to get a professional service and you can afford it, do not compromise in quality because you don’t want to pay for it. You can still have a great event without blowing your budget by renting instead of buying, replacing flowers for other decorative centerpieces and decor, getting a DJ package that goes with your budget instead of hiring a band, reduce the guests list and so much more. In other words, replace the high ticket items for ones that will not bring frustration and disappointment and please, if you can’t still get closer to your vision, do not write negative reviews just to get your frustration out. Instead, be nice, listen and be realistic so you can enjoy your event and the professionals will do everything in their powers to make it memorable. Also, don’t be foolish and invite more guests at the last minute thinking your costs will not increase. These and other mistakes can cost you even more in the long run. Plan smart!
My Reviews are from The WeddingWire and Facebook. Why are honest reviews are important to online research? Without honest reviews, our business does not last long. And consumers will be stuck with ordinary services if research is not done properly. Just because 10 people rave that X wedding planner is good for their wedding does not necessarily mean it is good for your wedding. Similarly, if 5 people out of 600 complain about a particular wedding vendor, that doesn’t mean the vendor is necessarily bad. Be patient, be skeptical, and be slow to form an opinion. Therefore, thank you for your friendship, your business, and the opportunity to serve you.
Wedding Budget Tips
What Comes Before the Dress, and the Call-A-Thon!
By: Bisli Vazquez, Luxurious Event Planning and Design
Congratulations on your engagement!
Now is the time to call all of your girlfriends to go and try on wedding dresses until you drop! Wedding Budget Tips! Well, wait actually, not too fast. The first thing you will need to do is to take your time and work on the actual wedding budget. This includes everything you will want for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception (including all of the rentals), wedding dress and your honeymoon. If you don’t have any idea where to start as a majority of couples don’t, it will be smart to call a qualified wedding consultant or planner. Either one of them will help you to put together a realistic wedding budget.
Wedding planners are not designers, caterers, bartenders, or anything else as such. They are definitely the only ones that are qualified to help you save time while getting all of this information for you from the right professionals.
The first consultation with the wedding planner or consultant is to gather information needed. At the same time to give you an accurate wedding budget and at this moment you can also request a professional vendor list. This list should have at least three referrals for each vendor category and it will definitely help you to plan this part of your wedding. Some consultants or planners may have a list of their preferred vendors and sometimes that limits the couple in regards to choosing what they really want and whoever they are comfortable working with. These professionals vendors must be legit with a business license or permit, liability insurance, knowledge of their services, and with great customer service amongst other things.
Once the planner or consultant has all of the details of the budget ready, they will need to meet once again to give you a detailed wedding budget spreadsheet.
This service has a cost that will start from $150 and up per hour depending on the amount of time needed, due to the knowledge combined with years of experience that sets them apart from the amateurs or novices. The fee is well worth it because it will give you the knowledge of how to communicate when meeting with these professionals. Also eliminate the embarrassment of the ignorance of prices at the time of talking costs.
To reiterate, wedding planners or consultants are not the ones that deliver all the services needed for a successful event. Eventually they are for sure the bridge that takes you from point A to point B in this regards. They will put all of the team together and, with them, the magic happens. You must also be aware that some professionals don’t have a set price for their services. The floral designers, event designers, caterers, cake artists, stationery providers, bartenders and others because this industry is constantly changing. Also the price. You can choose the ones that save you a good amount of money and still don’t deliver to your expectations. Why sacrifice on bringing your vision to reality? Whatever you choose, remember that real champagne will always taste better than the knock-off. The same is true about every aspect of your special day.
Now you’re ready to call your girlfriends and have fun choosing the right wedding dress! You know that one that will speak to you and you feel comfortable in it, knowing you’ll look like the treasure you are. If you don’t have the time to do the planning after getting the wedding budget and the professional vendors list, then it will be very smart decision to hire a qualified wedding planner. That will take care of the full planning, partial planning or only the month of, saving you all of that unnecessary hassle.
If you have any questions about where to find a qualified wedding planner or bridal consultant, please contact Bisli.