Chris and his crew truly made our dreams come alive with his lighting services. We asked for 80+ hanging lanterns in our reception pavilion for our October wedding. Not only did ILLUME deliver, but they exceeded our expectations with the quality and beauty of lanterns and artful placement. They were strategically hung and lit to provide a romantic atmosphere to our “vintage, romantic” style wedding. We chose all ivory lanterns to accomplish this look. We received so many compliments from guests and took full advantage of the beautiful lighting during our reception hours when only the lanterns were lit. Of other note, Chris was hands down the most friendly and accommodating team member throughout our wedding planning process. He is professional and prompt with email requests, attends any/all pre-wedding appointments, and is exceptional in customer service. Chris even willingly hung my “DIY” pieces that I tossed at him last minute, all after he drove quite a ways to pick them up from me. Talk about dedication to your customers! I speak for not only myself and my new husband, but my entire wedding party/guest list, when I say that ILLUME Lighting + Event Design was the BEST choice we could’ve made for our wedding design. The lighting added SO much to our day, and I can’t imagine a wedding without their services!
Chris and his team at ILLUME provided a variety of services for my wedding including ceiling drapery, a backdrop for our head tables, drapery for our ceremony structure, illuminated monogram, uplighting, pin spot lighting, etc., all of which made the ballroom absolutely breathtaking. It felt like we were walking into a fairy tale! Chris was so responsive and easy to work with during the whole process. He has great ideas and really works to ensure every design is unique. He even took the time to meet with us at our venue a few months before the wedding to make sure we were all on the same page and to relieve any stress that comes with planning such an event! We couldn’t have been happier and our guests are still talking about how beautiful everything was! Thank you ILLUME!
We had heard a lot of great things about Chris and his decorations from our vendor coordinator, and he definitely lived up to the hype! He gave great advice on our phone consultation on what he thought would work well, and gave us options for us to choose from. His invoicing and contracts were all online and super easy to do, and made it very clear what each party’s obligations were. About a month before, Chris checked in to make sure we wanted to change anything up before the event or had any questions, which was great to make sure we had what we needed. We wanted our lighting to make the venue seem smaller and more intimate, and it did exactly that. We were really pleased with how it turned out, and got loads of compliments on the set up. It looked great! The best thing a vendor could do for us is give us the feeling we had nothing to worry about leading up to and on our wedding day. Chris did exactly that. Thank you!
Chris totally transformed our church hall (almost like a cafeteria) into a soft romantic space that truly set the tone. He was awesome to work with – he met with us in the hall twice and developed a creative vision – an airwall to cut off the empty space and make an inviting entrance; another airwall to hide the kitchen pass-through & door and ugly switches, etc.; a starburst ceiling with fairy lights He was very sensitive to our budget and really worked with us. The setup was meticulous, too – they made the draping fall just right. The room was breathtaking, no one could believe the transformation. I’d hire him again in a heartbeat.
Chris provides beautiful draping for my wedding. I had met with him once prior to my wedding, but he executed my vision perfectly. I sent him a picture of what I wanted and it was beautiful. The morning of my wedding him and his team came in and set up everything and I did not have to worry about a single thing. I got so many compliments about the draping and I could not be happier with the results! ILLUME Lighting + Design is very easy to work with because they are very responsive and work to make sure your vision is perfect. I would absolutely recommend them 100% for any draping and lighting you may need!