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!
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 ......
7 Ideas for a Beautiful Ceiling
When it comes to decorating a wedding, mitzvah or event space, always examine the venue from every angle. Every nook, cranny, and surface is a design opportunity, and that includes the ceiling.
In fact, the ceiling is ideal! Guests won’t be expecting this, ensuring that “wow” factor!
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:
Before you can host a football-themed affair, you have to invite guests! This custom invitation suite by Cutie Patootie Creations is the perfect kick off for the event. The football leather texture pattern really sets off the invite! READ MORE ......
A wonderful way to showcase pictures of the Guest of Honor at your Bar or Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, wedding or special event, is with a Photo Montage. Sometimes, when people hear the word “Montage”, they may think of a repetitive slideshow with picture after picture and no changes. We’re here to show you how truly amazing and fantastic a Photo Montage can be!
Marlene from Marvelous Montages shares her Top 4 Tips for the Perfect Video Photo Montage for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah or Special Event!
Dave and Buster’s Pelham Manor is your one stop shop for your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah! Whether you’re hosting an event for only 20 guests or a large one for 2,000, you’ve got to check out Dave & Busters’ Westchester location in Pelham Manor, New York. This one-of-a kind venue offers everything you need to make your event fun, entertaining and a time no one will forget.
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Whether you’re a ski or snowboard aficionado, hosting an affair in the winter, or simply love the cold weather, a winter-themed party is a great way to incorporate your love into your big day, no matter if it’s a bar or bat mitzvah, Sweet 16, wedding or any kind of event! Here are some ideas to showcase this cool theme.
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It’s not your grandmother’s kosher wedding cake with white butter crème icing and a plastic bride and groom on top. Today’s wedding and bat & bar mitzvah cakes are works of art and as much a part of the décor as the table centerpieces. If you’re going to invest in a glam cake, it only makes sense to place it in a glam setting. A table draped in pretty linen is just the beginning of setting the stage for the cake cutting.
The right backdrop will make your wedding or bat/bar mitzvah cake table and dessert buffet a focal point in the room.
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5 Steps to The Perfect Mitzvah Project for Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah Child
Your child is approaching Bar/Bat Mitzvah age and celebrations are in order! In addition to party planning and learning religious ritual, many synagogues require students to complete volunteer service in the form of a Mitzvah Project. Connecting this activity to your child’s interests can turn the Mitzvah Project into one of the most meaningful and fulfilling aspects of the process!
Here are some helpful steps for finding the perfect Mitzvah Project that will commemorate his or her transition into adulthood and engage your child’s passions too.
- Brainstorm: Sit down with your child to see what it is this project means to him/her. With this maturing age, you can ask questions like “What are you passionate about?” and “How do you think you can make a difference?” Think about the different types of community service, including volunteer work, fundraising, and/or organizing a charitable drive or initiative. Finding something that sparks an interest will inspire them to get involved.