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MEDIA CONTACT

We welcome media inquires and are pleasured to offer new worthy media content, expert insight, and resources to media professionals. 

Feel free to contact our Executive Artistic Direction,

Janel Bailey-Keen at:

 

Email:

Janelkeen@

vividexpressions.com

 

RADIO & PODCAST

Vivid Expressions LLC logo Norfolk, Virginia VividExpressions.com
Our Artistic Director, Janel Bailey Keen, had the pleasure of touring Max Media in Virginia Beach, Virginia and was featured at in a radio interview showcasing wedding professionals.  Here Janel talks about the designer process, how early to start the process and who to have with when you start the journey of planning your special day.

PRINT & ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

WeddingLovely Blog Vivid Expressions
In April 2017 Vivid Expressions was featured on WeddingLovely.   WeddingLovely is a simply "lovely" online planning community with over 7,500+ vendors worldwide.  Vivid Expressions was simply honored to be selected to be showcased on the WeddingLovely blog.
Detais Flowers Vivid Expressions
In early January 2017 our owner and Executive Artistic Director, Janel Bailey Keen, was honored to be featured by Details Flowers.  Used by many of the floral design industry's top florists and designers,  Janel was delighted to be interviewed by Details Flowers and share her experience and knowledge.   
Tent wedding ceremony Boho style Vivid Expressions
We were delighted to have our unique and boho chic style ceremony alter design, personal flowers, and reception design as part of the Spring 2017 edition of The Wedding Planner of Hampton Roads magazine.   This magazine featured a dramatic custom-made floral, linen and a back-lit birch branch and fabric ceremony tent accented with fresh roses and curly willow branches.  Another innovative floral design was circular bouquets and other stunning floral creations.
Fresh blush peach gray blue flowers Vivid Exressions roses blue delphinium
We are proud to appear in 2 features found in The Wedding Planner of Hampton Roads magazine premiere 2016 edition.  
 
The 1st feature, "Local Love" (page 111), showcases enchanting floral designs for both an intimate bridal show as well as a reception at Harper's Table Restaurant in Suffolk, Virginia.
Wedding table centerpieces Design Vivid Expressions O'Connor Brewing Company
The 2nd feature in the premiere edition of The Wedding Planner of Hampton Roads magazine was in "Love is Brewing" (page 101) - a unique, eclectic and modern take on wedding ceremony and reception designed with O'Connor Brewing Company in Norfolk, Virginia as the backdrop.


 

Hampton Wedding Guide spring 2016
Hampton Wedding Guide spring 2016

Hampton Roads Wedding Guide Magazine Vivid Expressions feature Virginia

Hampton Wedding Guide spring 2016
Hampton Wedding Guide spring 2016

Hampton Roads Wedding Guide Magazine Vivid Expressions feature Virginia

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We specialize in designing and creating stunning tablescapes for amazing clients.  You'll find an example of our unique process of cohesively blending all the elements a client loves seamlessly together in the theme wedding design feature in the spring 2016 edition of Hampton Roads Wedding Guide.  Our client's wedding, "Tropical Sunset with Southern Charm", conveyed all that they loved about the warmth and beauty of Hawaii (where the couple became engaged) in hues of coral, navy, peach, pink, and more with all the southern charm of the Albermarle Plantation Golf Resort in North Carolina.


 

Hampton Roads Wedding Guide
Hampton Roads Wedding Guide

Hampton Roads Wedding Guide Magazine Vivid Expressions LLC Virginia

Hampton Roads Wedding Guide
Hampton Roads Wedding Guide

Hampton Roads Wedding Guide Magazine Vivid Expressions LLC Virginia

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It was a pleasure to be asked to contribute expert wedding planning content to the respected 
and informative publication, 
Hampton Roads Wedding Guide.  Janel Keen's article, "How to get the most out of your Bridal Show experience" (page 184) was featured in in the magazine. 
Vow Bride Magazine Spring interview
Vow Bride Magazine Spring interview

VOW Bride Magazine Virginia Wedding Design Expert interview and article Vivid Expressions Norfolk, Virginia

VOW Bride Magazine Trend Table Prt I
VOW Bride Magazine Trend Table Prt I

Interview part I VOW Bride Magazine Virginia Wedding Design Trends and Design Expert interview and article Vivid Expressions featuring Janel Bailey Keen at The Town Point Club in Norfolk, Virginia

VOW Bride Magazine Trend Table PrtII
VOW Bride Magazine Trend Table PrtII

Interview part II VOW Bride Magazine Virginia Wedding Design Trends and Design Expert interview and article Vivid Expressions featuring Janel Bailey Keen at The Town Point Club in Norfolk, Virginia

Vow Bride Magazine Spring interview
Vow Bride Magazine Spring interview

VOW Bride Magazine Virginia Wedding Design Expert interview and article Vivid Expressions Norfolk, Virginia

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Janel Keen was asked to join a round table of three of the area's top local Event Floral Designers being interviewed for the now regular feature "Trend Table" in VOW Bride Magazine.


 

Scene & Heard in VOW Bride Magazine
Scene & Heard in VOW Bride Magazine

VOW Bride Magazine, Virginia, features Vivid Expressions in Scene & Heart Virginia

Scene & Heard in VOW Bride Magazine
Scene & Heard in VOW Bride Magazine

VOW Bride Magazine, Virginia, features Vivid Expressions in Scene & Heart Virginia

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We were honored and delighted that the move of our Consulting & Design Studio in Downtown Norfolk was featured in the "Scene & Heard" section of VOW Bride Magazine.  
VOW Bride Magazine
VOW Bride Magazine

Cover for VOW Bride Magazine. Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions featured as on of the Contributors writing and providing artwork for article "Sensational Settings" in Norfolk, Virginia and Virginia Beach, Virginia

VOW Bride Contributing writers
VOW Bride Contributing writers

Cover for VOW Bride Magazine. Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions featured as on of the Contributors writing and providing artwork for article "Sensational Settings" in Norfolk, Virginia and Virginia Beach, Virginia

VOW Bride Sentimental Settings
VOW Bride Sentimental Settings

Cover for VOW Bride Magazine. Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions featured as on of the Contributors writing and providing artwork for article "Sensational Settings" in Norfolk, Virginia and Virginia Beach, Virginia

VOW Bride Magazine
VOW Bride Magazine

Cover for VOW Bride Magazine. Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions featured as on of the Contributors writing and providing artwork for article "Sensational Settings" in Norfolk, Virginia and Virginia Beach, Virginia

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We were honored to asked to provide contributing content to VOW Bride Magazine.  Janel Bailey Keen was a featured contributor to the magazine in the article focusing on stylized tablescape designs in "Sentimental Settings"

 

Skirt Magazine - Business Woman
Skirt Magazine - Business Woman

Skirt Magazine Hampton Roads featured Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions in Norfolk, Virginia as a notable women entrepreneur

Skirt Magazine feature Janel Keen
Skirt Magazine feature Janel Keen

Skirt Magazine Hampton Roads featured Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions in Norfolk, Virginia as a notable women entrepreneur. Image by Eleise Theuer Photography

Skirt Magazine - Business Woman
Skirt Magazine - Business Woman

Skirt Magazine Hampton Roads featured Janel Bailey Keen of Vivid Expressions in Norfolk, Virginia as a notable women entrepreneur

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Janel Keen was featured as a woman to watch in Skirt Magazine as an artist and entrepreneur.
The Knot Magazine Stylish Wedding
The Knot Magazine Stylish Wedding

The Knot Wedding Magazine featured Vivid Expressions in an article entitled 10 ways to host a Stylish Wedding in Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Knot Magazine Stylish Wedding
The Knot Magazine Stylish Wedding

The Knot Wedding Magazine featured Vivid Expressions in an article entitled 10 ways to host a Stylish Wedding in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Vivid Expressions LLC and our unique services were honored to be featured in The Knot Magazine as one of "10 ways to have a stylish wedding in Virginia Beach".  
Premier Bride Magazine
Premier Bride Magazine

Premier Bride Magazine featured the floral design and decor of Vivid Expressions in a Cotton Candy inspired tablescape and stylized shoot (along with DCPG Photography, Waterford Event Rentals, Memorable Events By Apryl, and the Hermitage Museum & Gardens) in Norfolk, Virginia

Cotton Candy inspired tablescape
Cotton Candy inspired tablescape

Premier Bride Magazine featured the floral design and decor of Vivid Expressions in a Cotton Candy inspired tablescape and stylized shoot (along with DCPG Photography, Waterford Event Rentals, Memorable Events By Apryl, and the Hermitage Museum & Gardens) in Norfolk, Virginia

Cotton candy inspiration
Cotton candy inspiration

Premier Bride Magazine featured the floral design and decor of Vivid Expressions in a Cotton Candy inspired tablescape and stylized shoot (along with DCPG Photography, Waterford Event Rentals, Memorable Events By Apryl, and the Hermitage Museum & Gardens) in Norfolk, Virginia

Premier Bride Magazine
Premier Bride Magazine

Premier Bride Magazine featured the floral design and decor of Vivid Expressions in a Cotton Candy inspired tablescape and stylized shoot (along with DCPG Photography, Waterford Event Rentals, Memorable Events By Apryl, and the Hermitage Museum & Gardens) in Norfolk, Virginia

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Vivid Expressions LLC was the featured Floral Designer in a stunning cotton candy inspired theme tablescape in Hampton Roads Premier Bride Magazine.  The magazine spread showcased an enchanting tablescape design with fresh flower chair accents and table floral designs.