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HOW TO DESIGN AN EVENT AROUND A VENUE OR LOCATION



JESSIE WESTWOOD TOP UK WEDDING PLANNER

When it comes to full wedding planning it is always better if we start with a blank slate and don't have to work with ingredients already chosen. The biggest and by far the most important element of the wedding plans, is choosing the venue. Think of it as a canvas with which we are going to create colour, texture and layers inside. We tend to start the design process before we even begin to look for a venue!

So what happens if you've picked the venue before hiring a planner or designer? What happens if you've picked somewhere with a strong interior design which is fighting your pinterest board? We thought we'd give you a few tips as this is often a scenario we have to work within.

I have shared visuals a real event we designed, styled and created florals for here too. So you can see how the space comes to life with a little vision and direction!

1. Get Writing

It may seem silly when talking about visual styling to then begin with words. However it's what we always do. Just grab a piece of paper and write down lots of descriptive words and notes about you and your partner:

- favourite/least favourite colours

- places you love to eat - what is the food like, what is the decor like?