Our Team

About Us

Meraki Designs is a mother/daughter duo who takes their clients vision and make it a reality. We bring passion and creativity into everything we do and take pride in designing our customers beautiful day. As you can imagine, we work really well together and create the perfect balance during the event process. We each bring different styles and perspectives to the table to help achieve our clients overall look and feel.

Each one of our events are 100% custom and unique to our clients vision. We provide our professional advise, guidance, and expertise along the way to ensure a fun and stress-free experience. We work along side our clients and their vendors to transform rough concepts into polished realities that will last a lifetime. Our attention to detail is only matched by our top-notch customer service and dedication to each of our clients. It is with gratitude and privilege we get to do what we do. We thank our past, present, and future clients for trusting us with your dreams.


Paula is a creative, dedicated, and a motivated designer. She takes pride in each project and puts her personalized spin on everything she touches. This stems from her background in art. She is the mother of two and has been happily married for 27 years.

“I enjoy the creative process and the challenge of thinking outside the box. I truly believe everyone deserves their own beautiful and special day. My favorite part of the process is seeing the reaction from the client as they see their venue finalized. I cherish the relationships created with each one of our clients and look forward to the continual growth over the process of the event.”


Emily is detail originated and passionate for checklists. She is a Registered Nurse and excels at multitasking. Emily is mama of two fur-babies; Rastis and Copper. As a recent bride, she relates well with the current process her clients are going through. When she is not working on creating client’s dreams, she loves to spending time with her husband and cheering on the St. Louis Blues.

“My favorite part of the job is to see the vision take shape. From the initial consultation to the day of the event, I love seeing how everything comes together. I am always excited to meet new clients and help their unique vision become a reality. “