Pinterest For Wedding Planners
Pinterest is all the rage these days. It’s quickly become a part of our daily vocabulary, and has changed the way we do a lot of things. We find ourselves saying “Hey, I think I saw that on Pinterest!” more and more, and it’s now our one-stop shop for recipe, DIY, décor, event, style and travel inspiration.
As a wedding planner myself, I’ve watched as the site has quickly made itself an invaluable resource to professionals in the event industry. And for good reason. Aside from finding inspiration there, I find it’s also an incredible way to connect with my clients.
Gone are the days of magazine clippings. A picture might paint a thousand words, but a Pinterest board filled with a bride’s wedding inspiration can save a thousand words. It’s now easier than ever to communicate concepts, which makes the whole wedding planning process much more efficient.
Now, one of the first things I do with my new clients is create a secret pin board. In the past this would have been a physical folder full of magazine clippings; oh how the times have changed!
My only tip? Recommend to the bride that she not look at Pinterest starting at least one month from the wedding. Pinterest bombards us with new and inspiring images every day, which makes it so easy to second guess those table centerpieces we were so sure of a few months before. I promise, getting your bride to commit to banning Pinterest for that last month will save you both a lot of hair pulling stress!
The possibilities are endless, so let the pinning begin!
Kim is an experienced wedding planner, a cultivator of ideas with the resourcefulness to make creative dreams a reality. From concept to completion she is a detail oriented, creative out of the box thinker whose experience and knowledge are second to none. She takes great pride in assisting others to achieve their dreams beyond expectations. She has had opportunity to live in many locations including Europe, Quebec City, Montreal and even rural Ontario; her travels have deeply influenced her creative flair making her an invaluable resource to her clients. Connect with Kim via LinkedIn and Pinterest!