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This upscale, custom and artistic event design consulting experience is ideal for people who are "Visual" and want to see (and approve) sketches of their exact, original wedding or event designs before creation so they can relax and trust that their talented designer will seamlessly bring it all to life. 

Why work with an Artist as your Designer?
 Fine Artist & Event Planning Professional

  • Clarify your event vision in vivid detail with ease

  • See beautiful illustrations of your designs for your approval

  • Feel confident that your event will be actaully what you want

  • Use our certified floral designer studio to create you designs

  • Know your stunning flowers & decor will look like the sketches

  • You can have fun, relax, and enjoy making amazing memores
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The refined, transformive magic that curates and creates your dreams is MORE than just a "Pinterest board".

PROUDLY SERVING VIRGINIA, DC, NC, NATIONWIDE, AND BEYOND

Amazing!! I don't even know if that word does Janel justice! She blew my expectations out of the water.  I absolutely loved how everything turned out!   All of our guests raved about our centerpieces and all the décor details and I still am in love with my bouquet. Janel was an absolute pleasure to work with always friendly and great at returning emails timely and answering any questions.  I felt as though every penny was worth it."

- Olivia H., Bride

A f t e r

limited number of Designer Clients taken each year

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When should you contact us?

No two clients (or love stories) are the same and neither should the look of their events. Once we begin working together, I carefully tailor your designs around you and this takes time. 

That's why I limit the number of clients we select to work with per year.  As a result, event dates can book up to 18 months in advance so contact us a soon as possible to "check availability" and request a private, complimentary consultation application.

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Event Design Consulting

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Florals + Decor Sketches

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Final Design Production

How the expereince works

Signature Experience"Designer Retainer" start $1,500

(Schedule a consultation to discuss Signtaure Event Design Consulting details)

When you check out Janel's portfolio you will realize she is an amazing creative force-of-nature! Beginning with her original artistic watercolor designs culminating in the final reveal—she goes above and beyond. You'll know you're in good hands because she will be thinking of every detail possible to bring your vision to life - adding touches you didn't even realize you needed!" 

- Dane, Bride

Branding Mini Session- Janel Bailey-Keen

about us

I'm Janel Bailey Keen, is a formally trained artist, marketing professional, and corporate trainer turned an award-winning event and floral designer with over 20 years experience of personal development, project management, logistics, coordination, installation and production work to help bring your amazing visions to fruition.​

How did I go from professional Artist & Consultant to Event Designer & Educator?  Well, to be honest, I did it in tears.  It was after a near disaster during my own wedding in 2003.  I knew that if there was a way I could use my gifts and knowledge to help other brides not go through what I had gone through I wanted to be a part of that.  3 years later, in 2006, Vivid Expressions was born! 

Over the years my team and I have had the honor of helping hundreds of couples celebrate the most amazing day of their lives.  And it feels like pure magic to see our clients live out their dreams.

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BEFORE

Each exquisite event design is unique...  just like you.

  • Preview sketches so you'll know it will be exactly what you imagined.

  • Seamless, worry-free execution.

  • Avoid costly mistakes, confusion and wasted time.

  • Relax and enjoy your amazing event and memories.

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AFTER

Other Unique & Exclusive Specialty Services
(L I M I T E D   A V A I L A B I L I T Y)

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Artist Commissions &

Commercial Stylist

  • Live Event Artist 

(ex: Live event scene painting)

  • Private 1-on-1 Coaching

  • Styled shoots