The Event Leadership Institute (ELI) is an incredible resource for online event design, styling, and planning classes. They offer affordable, topic-specific, online classes for event professionals. These courses are taught by industry leaders such as Lindsay Landman, Sasha Souza, Jes Gordon, and Mark Addison. Classes and courses can be purchased individually or you can subscribe with […]

Event Design and Styling Classes Online

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So, you’re new to the event decor and design and you’ve just booked your first wedding for decor, congrats! Your client has selected fuschia and teal as her colors..and then, the panic sets in. Should I purchase fuchsia and teal sheer fabric for her draping? Or maybe I should purchase all satin…or taffeta…or crushed taffeta…ahhh! […]

Fabric Draping 101 for Wedding Planners & Designers

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A photo shoot is a mock setup of a wedding. It typically includes a guest table with linen, stationery pieces, place settings, a centerpiece, and guest chairs. Sometimes photo shoots also include a model bride, a cake or dessert display, and a place card display. They can be simple or very elaborate. A photo shoot gives […]

4 Pro Tips for Styled Photo Shoots

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Congratulations to Angie Dunbar from Stylish Events for winning the Wecora contest on Planner’s Lounge! Angie won 3 months free of Wecora for submitting her design boards. Angie is the owner of Stylish Events, a planning and design firm based in Williston, North Dakota. In today’s post, Angie shares her expert advice and top resources […]

Event Design Tips & Resources from Stylish Events

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Wecora is an online tool for event planners and designers to create and present design to their clients. If you have your own inventory or if you make recommendations on rentals, linens, and other items from your vendors, Wecora can keep you organized by streamlining inventory management. How much time would you save by having […]

Using Wecora to Manage Inventory and Images

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If you offer event design in your planning business or if you hope to offer it as a service in the future, Wecora could be the key to your success. Wecora is an online professional software for designers. Whether you are new to event design or a seasoned pro, Wecora is a tool that saves […]

Event Design with Wecora – See How It Works

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If you haven’t heard of Wecora yet, you are missing out on one of the most valuable new technologies available to wedding planners and designers. Wecora is an online software that not only saves time, it offers a professional platform to organize, create, and present event design. Here are four ways Wecora will help your event […]

Event Design Made Easy with Wecora

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Event design is such a relative term. There isn’t a set way of doing event design and if you asked 100 event planners how they do design, you would get 100 different answers. Event design means working with clients to create the overall look, feel, and style of the wedding or event. This includes everything […]

How to Offer Event Design

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In our industry, there are many different roles that we play. Some of us our wedding planners, some are designers, and some are a combination of both. Wedding Planner A wedding planner works on the logistics of the wedding. They create and run timelines, offer vendor recommendations, and work as a liaison between the client […]

Wedding Planner, Designer, or Both?

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The movie 27 Dresses illustrates well how weddings can be extremely different from one another. From the crazy colors to the elaborate, and sometimes, out of this world fashion design. Wedding and event design encompasses many different details to pay attention to including the color scheme, linens, lighting, floral design, stationery, specialty decor, entertainment, venue layout, […]

Pulling the Whole Event Design Together

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