You’ve said yes or popped the question, the ring is sparkling, and the excitement of a lifetime with your partner is just beginning. But what comes next? It’s time to plan the big day, and while it might seem overwhelming, don’t fret. We’re here to help with our comprehensive wedding planning timeline and checklist, featured in the 2023 issue of Weddings in Houston Magazine.
“If you can dream it, we can get it created,” says Francisca Ezeadum, owner and in-house designer of Mod Effect Events.
Started in 2009 as an event-planning service, Mod Effect has blossomed into more since adding décor rentals in 2016. They carry everything from luxury décor, furniture, and tableware to fresh and silk florals to make a bride or groom’s dreams into reality.
My name is Tara and I am the Production Manager here at Weddings in Houston. In October 2019, I got engaged to my best friend after over four years together. I was ecstatic, finally all of my “wedding industry knowledge” could be put to use in planning my own wedding! I quickly found out that being on the bride’s side of things is entirely different from the wedding media and marketing side.
Engaged couples have their own set of challenges—challenges that I, myself, have now been experiencing throughout my own wedding planning journey. In addition, with everything going on in the world, we engaged couples are having to navigate wedding planning in an unprecedented way. We are having to utilize virtual venue tours, video calls with potential vendors, and more to plan our upcoming weddings during a pandemic. – All while trying to remain hopeful that everything will be able to go as “planned”. I found that getting started was the hardest part of my own wedding planning process.
Wedding signs are not only a beautiful piece of decor… they are also a guide to direct your guests and help them know what to expect on your big day. Add fun, personal touches to your wedding by including creative wedding signs and stationery, which can be designed along with your invitation suite, to carry through your motif, monogram, palette and/or lettering style.
From ceremony programs to signature cocktail signs, don’t forget to ask your wedding stationery and signage designer about these 11 wedding signage and stationery ideas!
Are you hiring a wedding stationery and signage designer to create your wedding invitations? If you want to keep your wedding “brand” cohesive without being repetitive explore these alternative wedding stationery and signage style options, and mix things up a bit!