This week I would like to share an exciting opportunity Inspire to Gather was a part of recently. We had the opportunity to present our business to the local community of Wilmington, NC in a informal Pop Up style event. We showcased our talents in interior design, event planning, and DIY at the Sawmill Point Apartment complex in downtown Wilmington.
The evening first began with delicious food provided by a local catering company, Flavors; and a chance to mingle with the residents. During this time we wandered around the beautiful upscale industrial modern space chatting with the residents about what Inspire to Gather offers and getting to know them. We shared both the interior design and event planning sides of our business through the presentation of the food and room vignettes.
Each vignette portrayed a different style through the use of design boards, fabric swatches, and accessories. The residents each gravitated towards a different style which helped us to get to know their design personalities. We found that a lot of the residents are new to the area and/or downsizing and having trouble decorating their spaces. Often times homeowners and renters struggle to make their furniture and accessories work in a new space, which is how Inspire to Gather can help. We are passionate about design and want to relieve the stress and burden of designing a new space. With these vignettes we showed the residents how everything can come together with a few simple pieces, a touch of paint, and a few personal touches.
After we filled our bellies and shared what Inspire to Gather offers, we journeyed into the beautiful conference room to lead the residents in a fun DIY project. At first they were a little hesitant but soon they were all talking, laughing, and having a wonderful time. We showed the residents how to make coasters using ceramic tiles, fabric, and mod podge. From a business stand point this time allowed us to further our connections, showcase our crafty talents, and present another aspect of our business, which is DIY Parties. Inspire to Gather plans to host DIY parties at local venues where we can inspire people from all walks of life. So if you are local to Wilmington contact us to host a DIY event for your friends and family.
In the end this event proved to be very rewarding from both a business and personal standpoint. We had a wonderful time with the residents and would like to thank Sawmill Point for helping us to create this evening and hope to partner with the again soon. We would also like to give a Yummy shoutout to Flavors Catering Co. for providing all the delicious food.
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