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The Process

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Every potential project begins by building a foundation of trust and understanding. Even before we start, I spend time getting to know you with a live call or meeting. I approach creating pieces for weddings as the ultimate branding project—how can we infuse the essence of you and your partner’s personal brand in the tangible work we make? What makes your love different from others and how can we reflect that in the designs?

It doesn’t stop there though. As your designer I’m not here just to create a single piece for your big day, but to be a sounding board of ideas, another mind to brainstorm with, and a collaborator with the resources and expertise to get things beautifully created and made just for you. Here's how it works:

1) Consultation. You reach out to me and we schedule a discovery call or in-person meeting to get to know one another and chat about your deepest wedding desires.

2) Proposal. After our consultation, I’ll send over a proposal and agreement with design pricing and a timeline for the project. Once you confirm by signing the agreement and paying a 50% retainer fee, your project is locked into the studio calendar!

3) Design Phase. This is when the magic happens! I’ll work on your pieces, sketching out ideas and concepts, and presenting rounds of designs to you. I’ll also source materials, peruse paper stocks, and fine tune the details that will make your pieces one-of-a-kind. My process is unique in that you’re not charged for printing costs up front which limits our ability to be creative. Instead, we work together to create a design that is holistically crafted to your unique needs, while discussing the production possibilities along the way.

4) Production Phase. Once you’ve signed off on the approved design and production costs, we’re off to the races! I coordinate with all the necessary manufacturers, from paper makers to ribbon weavers and silkscreen printers to turn your pieces into a sumptuous reality. Finally, they will be packaged and shipped to you, or assembled in-house and mailed on your behalf.