4 Tips For Selecting Mother of the Bride/Groom Gowns

By Alice Zhang, Azazie.com

If the last time you went shopping with your mom was back in high school for a prom dress, it’s time to renegotiate fashion terms! Your wedding is your time to shine, but remember that it’s also a special moment for your mother.

Tips for Selecting MOB / Mother of the Bride & Groom Dressess

Photo Credit: Stephanie Yonce Photography

Luckily, there are plenty of dresses on the market that combine modern detailing with sensible style for older women. When gown hunting, consider the following 4 tips to find that perfect fit:

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5 Fab Ways to Showcase Wedding & Mitzvah Colors

When it comes to wedding, bat mitzvah & event color themes, there are always the usual suspects. The dresses, the flowers, the programs. You may be tempted to play it safe and stick to those white table linens.  The truth is, splashes of color used in a bold way can have a stunning effect on your décor!

Pipe & Draping

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If your event space is less than stellar, you should strongly consider pipe and drape.   A wall that needs a paint job is transformed by a soft wash of color and flowing fabric.  It’s a lush effect created with surprisingly cheap materials of PVC pipe and common sheer chiffon.

DIY Tip:  There are lots of helpful instructions for making your own frame online.   You can even attach a pipe to opposite walls and drape the fabric over it.  Make sure your fabric panels are long enough to pool onto the floor. READ MORE ......

The Showplace Transforms Event Space into Jaw-Dropping Bar Mitzvah Service

Many families want their children to participate in the religious ceremony of becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, even if they don’t belong to a synagogue.  Such was the case for a recent client of The Showplace – Floral Design & Event Decor.  The creation of a temple ambiance in The Paramount venue – where the party would be celebrated immediately after the ceremony – is absolutely amazing!  See for yourself…

Bar Mitzvah NY - Event Space Transformed into Synagogue

Event Space Transformed into Synagogue Ambiance

Photography by Denis Leon & Co. Photographers

This client wanted to recreate an atmosphere for services that had the overall appeal and ambiance of a modern temple.

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Hanukkah Gift Set – Color Me! Cookies

Stop the presses!  We’ve uncovered the PERFECT Hanukkah hostess gift, and also a must-have if you’re hosting a holiday party with kids.

Color Me Cookies - Kosher Hanukkah (Chanukah) Ideas - Eleni's New YorkThese Color Me! Cookies from Eleni’s New York are dessert, entertainment and favors all rolled into one delicious (and kosher!) package.  Eleni’s supplies the frosted sugar cookies and edible ink markers. All you have to do after that is let the kids unleash their inner artist! READ MORE ......

Hanukkah For Kids – 8 Activity Ideas

8 Chanukah Activities for Children – One for Each Night!

Hanukkah Chanukah Kids Crafts Activities Kids LOVE Hannukah!  What’s not to love?  They get eight nights of fun gifts, play games, and eat lots of chocolate and jelly doughnuts.  It’s a dream come true!  So it’s a perfect opportunity for parents to get their children involved and excited.

Here are some products and activities to help kids learn about Hannukah while having an amazing time.

1. Jewish Star Chanukah Desserts READ MORE ......