The pre-mitzvah portrait shoot is great for a lot of reasons. Of course, we get to create some amazing images of the bar/bat mitzvah boy/girl, which are most often on display at their celebration. These photographs capture the bar/bat mitzvah kid as they really are at this moment in life and provide a counterpoint to the bima/temple portraits, which are more formal and religious in nature.
Sometimes all you need for a completely personalized bat mitzvah theme is to look no further than the name of the guest of honor.
At Bailey’s chic and fun New York bat mitzvah, her nickname “B” inspired the party theme. Event planner Melisa Imberman of The Event of a Lifetime worked with the family to come up with the best words to describe her. Phrases such as “B Compassionate” “B Silly” and “B Musical” became the basis for much of the day’s decor. READ MORE ......→
Planning a child’s bar or bat mitzvah should be fun but can also be a big challenge. As a bar/bat mitzvah professional, Stephanie of Cutie Patootie Creations used her expertise and experience to plan and design her son’s perfect mitzvah celebration. The results are spectacular – and her son Jack couldn’t have been happier!
Brooklyn-Heights-based Alexandra Partow Events planned a Bat Mitzvah held at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s stunning new ecologically sustainable event space – The Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium. Photography courtesy of Maggie Marguerite Studios.
When Justin Havas was getting ready for his bar mitzvah, he expected a quiet luncheon following the service and a dinner party reception with basketball decorations. Who could have guessed the surprises that lay ahead would have the entire day pay homage to his beloved sport, and sure – a little bit to him as well. READ MORE ......→
AJ’s Bar Mitzvah theme was Inspired by his favorite tropical dance house music and his love of family vacations in the tropics. Showplace Floral & Event Design‘s creative team transformed The Paramount Theater in Huntington, NY to a tropical paradise filled with bold bright colors, flowers and fauna mixed with custom “pop art” graphics for his Bar Mitzvah celebration.
A lot of event designers are making creative use of this often overlooked part of the room. The trend is to suspend decor elements from the ceiling on clear filament for the illusion that your decor is actually floating on air. There are lots of clever ways to use this technique. READ MORE ......→
Child or adult – who doesn’t love candy? When we came across Esprit Events’ fun and creative dessert idea – candy sushi – served at a bat mitzvah, we couldn’t wait to share this innovative idea with our kid and adult fans.
Candy sushi rolls are made with rice crispy treats, wrapped with fruit rollups and topped with a variety of candies to include kosher Swedish fish, rock candy, colorful marshmallows, sour straws, and licorice to name a few. Can you pick out some other candy? READ MORE ......→
The football quarter and semi-finals are coming up meaning Super Bowl Sunday is almost here! Let’s step away from making game-day plans and menus (for just a moment!) and start thinking about planning a football theme for your next bar / bat mitzvah or party!
Here are 10 Ideas for a Football Theme Bar Mitzvah:
Cutie Patootie Custom Football Texture Bar Mitzvah Invitation Suite
Before you can host a football-themed affair, you have to invite guests! This custom invitation suite by Cutie Patootie Creationsis the perfect kick off for the event. The football leather texture pattern really sets off the invite! READ MORE ......→
Looking for an extraordinary one-of-a-kind, customized yarmulke for your upcoming bar/bat mitzvah or wedding? Forget boring logos! With Pic A Kippa you can upload your own images and design a unique picture kippa!
Custom Camp Themed Yarmulke for Ellie’s Bat Mitzvah