2013 has been a great year for weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs and other celebrations! From the art deco influence of the Great Gatsby to the wildly popular candy centerpieces and dessert buffets, we’ve rounded up our top blog posts for you to enjoy!
Here are our 15 most popular articles from 2013.
1. Big List of Bar & Bat Mitzvah Theme Ideas
Our visitors continue to turn to Mazelmoments for inspiration and ideas for their upcoming events. Mazelmoments’ list of theme ideas for Mitzvahs & Parties is one of our first resources to get the party planning going.
Read More: 65+ Bar & Bat Mitzvah and Party Themes
Our Theme Planning Worksheet has also been an invaluable tool for helping our readers get organized and stay on track.
2. Candy Centerpieces
Everyone loves candy – it’s colorful, delicious, and perfect for DIY as well as elaborate centerpieces. It’s no wonder Mazelmoments’ candy centerpieces article earned a place in the top 5.
Read More: 6 Ideas for Candy Centerpieces
3. Jewish Wedding Planning Resources
We’re excited to see our Jewish Wedding Planning Tools so widely enjoyed:
- Planning Timeline & Checklist
- Jewish Wedding Planning Tools
- Wedding Ideas Lookbook
- Real Wedding Spotlights & Inspiration
4. Bat & Bar Mitzvah Planning Resources
Bar & Bat Mitzvah and party planning should be fun! Our planning tools and resources were designed to help families reduce stress and add enjoyment to the planning process.
- Planning Timeline & Checklist
- Bar & Bat Mitzvah Planning Tools & Resources
- Mitzvah & Party Ideas Lookbook
- Real Bat & Bar Mitzvah Spotlights & Inspiration
5. Candy Buffets
Candy buffets were a hot topic this year. The experts at CandyWarehouse contributed 5 tips for your DIY candy buffet.
Read More: 5 Tips for the Perfect DIY Candy Buffet
Read More: 4 Steps To An Irresistible Dessert Bar
6. LED Lighting
One of the hottest decor elements is LED lighting – it’s finding its way into centerpieces, lounge furniture, DJ booths, favors and more. Mazelmoments pulled together some of our favorite LED lighting ideas in two popular posts.
7. The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby, art deco, and the resurgence of vintage chic were natural inspirations for our Vintage Gatsby wedding ideas article.
8. Color Trends
2013 Summer and Fall Color Trends were hot posts. We shared the experts’ results and predictions for the top 2013 color trends and our fans loved it.
Read More: Color Trends for Summer 2013
Read More: Color Trends for Fall 2013
Top Mitzvah Themes & Colors was a popular and widely shared post for our Mitzvah families.
Read More: Top Bar & Bat Mitzvah Themes and Colors
2014 is just around the corner! Check out the color trends for next year!
Read More: Color Trends for Spring 2014
9. Trends in Wedding Decor
We are seeing couples infuse their style into the entire wedding from the invitations to the food and décor. The “New Generation Bride” is all about trying new things. We were excited to share some decor trends to try, and it ended up being a top inspirational piece.
Read More: Top 7 Trends in Jewish Wedding Decor
10. Rustic Wedding
Read More: A Rustic and Romantic Wedding Shoot
11. Chuppah Inspiration
The Chuppah or wedding canopy is not only a traditional element of the Jewish wedding ceremony, but it is also widely adopted and adapted by couples of many backgrounds and religions. It’s no wonder – the chuppah provides a beautiful and significant setting for the ceremony, as well as gorgeous photo opportunities.
Read More: 4 Ways To Make Your Chuppah Unique
12. Interactive Entertainment
Entertainment is no longer a spectator sport. Guests are encouraged to be involved and be a part of many of the entertainment options. Take a look at some of the top ways for your guests to have a blast at your event.
13. New Trends in Photo Booths & Photo Favors
Photo booths and photo favors have taken on many new forms – from the traditional photo booth to the open air and digital graffiti wall, with many social media sharing options.
14. Ketubah-Chuppah Inspiration
With so much effort finding the perfect ketubah, it makes perfect sense for your ketubah to be an inspiration for other elements of your wedding. We love the idea of ketubah-inspired chuppah designs! See 5 of our favorite examples…
Read More: Let Your Ketubah Inspire Your Chuppah
15. Video Montage
Memories of childhood, favorite places and important events are often talked about at weddings, Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s and baby namings. Mazelmoments fans agree that there’s no better way to share those memories than with a video montage. Marlene from Marvelous Montages provides…
OLDIES BUT GOODIES
Although we focused on our top articles published in 2013, there were quite a few older posts that were widely popular this year. Here are just a few…
Balloons, always a popular decoration for bar & bat mitzvahs and Sweet 16 parties, are now making their way into wedding decor – from classy and sophisticated to fun and whimsical! You’d be surprised what you can accomplish with just a little creativity. Here are 15 of our favorite ideas for using this old favorite in a new way!
Read More: Diamond & Bling Theme Ideas
This year has been all about interactivity, and food & drinks are no exception! Whether it’s a build your own cupcake station or a DIY Bloody Mary bar, interactive food & drink buffets are here to stay!
Read More: Interactive Buffet & Station Ideas
The glitz and glamour of Hollywood never goes out of style. We share lots of great ideas for incorporating the Hollywood theme into your event.