STEP 1: MERRY MEET

Owner and Lead Designer, Cher Goggins contacts you to schedule initial ‘get to know you’ meeting to match our services to your needs.
  • Fresh Floral and imaginative Design
  • Full Service and ‘Day of’ event planning
  • unique Specialty Rentals – Lounge environments
  • Decorative Fabric Draping
  • Space Planning and Welcoming Environments
  • Preferred Vendor Referrals
  • Corporate and Social Events
  • Holiday Decorating- Commercial and Residential
  • PaperThread

STEP 2: SAVE THE DATE

+Retainer received and contract in place.
+Initial planning meeting scheduled.

STEP 3: ALL THINGS PLANNING

+Budget planning assistance available
+Site visits scheduled
+Vision and Idea gathering
+PaperThread graphic design offering for Save the Dates, Invitations and all your reception papery needs
+Lead Coordinator attend requested vendor visits as part of our full service package
+Lead Coordinator check in monthly for general Q&A
+Lead Designer to focus on the following vendors as relate to design:
  • Papery +Rental company
  • Cake/Desserts +Lighting DESIGN
  • Venue- Site visit/Room layout ideas
  • Favor ideas
 +Lead Coordinator to focus on the following vendors as it relate to planning:
  • Photographer
  • Entertainment
  • Hair/Makeup Appt
  • Tasting scheduled with Caterer (Cher to attend for design purposes)
  • Transportation
  • Venue timeline and details related to planning
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Hotels
  • Room blocks

STEP 4: ALL THINGS DESIGN...4-6 MONTHS OUT

+Design Demo Scheduled together with our design team
+Custom Inspiration Board Created
+Design Plan Created – Your blueprint for your event atmosphere
+Fresh flowers for welcome party, rehearsal dinner and farewell brunch
+PaperThread design created for invitations

STEP 5: 30 DAYS AND COUNTING...PLANNING MEETING:

+ Details meeting scheduled at our Design studio, phone, FaceTime or skype
+Begin to finalize guest list, seating plan and timelines
+Approval of all PaperThread papery items for reception- ceremony programs, escort cards, welcome weekend itineraries, menu cards, table numbers etc.
+Check in with vendor partners

STEP 6: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN...2 WEEKS OUT!

+ Finalize design plan/ Final numbers
+ Finalize room layout with venue
+ Final payment due to Merry Me
+ Final Planning meeting with lead coordinator
+ Initial timeline to vendors
+2-week checklist to wrap up the details
+Final guest list and seating assignments

STEP 7: WEEK OF!

+Final planning meeting with Lead Coordinator
+ Rehearsal management
+ Production schedule created and orchestrated
+ Final timeline emailed to all vendors
+Welcome party assistance
+Gift bag distribution