The Big Apple is one exciting city, but it can be tough to relax with so much going on. Sara and BJ traded their city skyscrapers for sunny tropics for their January Jewish Wedding in Costa Rica. These two New York City lawyers picked the perfect time time of year to shed their winter coats and enjoy the lush vegetation and beautiful beaches. READ MORE ......
Traditions for your Jewish & Hindu Interfaith Wedding Ceremony
One of the most beautiful things about weddings is that it it blends together two lives as one. Two backgrounds, two viewpoints on life, two families, and sometimes two religions.
Growing together in faith is an important part of marriage. If you are having an interfaith wedding, finding ways to harmoniously incorporate the traditions of each faith can be tricky, but it can also make the wedding a unique and wonderful one. You may be surprised to find some unexpected common ground. READ MORE ......
8 Most Popular Bat & Bar Mitzvah Party Theme & Color Ideas
Industry experts share the most popular bat & bar mitzvah themes and styles for 2013.
From the Mitzvah & Party Ideas Lookbook – Download your Free Copy Today!
1. Club & Lounge Theme
For boys as well as girls, the lounge look is in style. Teens are loving the fun, alternative seating as opposed to traditional tables. – Melisa Imberman, The Event of a Lifetime
Sophisticated and unexpected elements are being used in the décor, like standing or hanging lamps, and elements that bring in a private club effect. – Maya Kalman, Swank Productions
2. Name Theme & Logo READ MORE ......
Top Colors for Fall 2013, from the experts at Pantone
Pantone specializes in creating the color templates that inspire fashion design, decor trends, and even cosmetics. Their predictions for fall 2013 include a range of hues that vary from vivid to earth tone to elegant. It’s all about versatility and experimentation, providing the perfect inspiration for your wedding, bat mitzvah, sweet 16 or party. READ MORE ......
Inspired by her favorite color….Purple, and her middle name….Rose, creative bat mitzvah girl Michaela decided to have a Purple Rose theme for her bat mitzvah party. Melisa Imberman from The Event of a Lifetime helped incorporate the unique theme throughout the event.
The bat mitzvah girl fell in love with the process of creating her custom made purple gown, which became the inspiration for the entire event. READ MORE ......
Ideas for a Mardi Gras Theme Wedding, Bat Mitzvah or Party
Mardi Gras can be a great inspiration for a wedding or party. Bright colors, mysterious masks and glittery, sparkling decor make for a fabulous affair. Wren Photography partnered up with many great local wedding vendors to show how different a masquerade-inspired wedding could be. READ MORE ......
A Beautiful Bat Mitzvah with Middle Eastern Flair in Boston, MA!
Bat mitzvah girl Lauren shares two of my favorite loves, so I was very excited to get this submission from Nathalya at NM Events and share it with you all! Lauren and I are both inspired by the Middle Eastern culture, and share a love for the hamsa, as you can see from both of our logos! And I am completely in awe of her photos and the story from her special day. Photography by Dan Aguirre Photography.
5 Most Popular Ketubah Designs from Ketubah.com
What is one thing that bonds you, Kate Middleton & Chelsea Clinton? You will all have ketubahs! The ketubah, or Jewish marriage contract, has become extremely popular even outside of the Jewish religion. The reason is simple – a ketubah transforms your marriage vows into a beautiful work of art that provides a glimpse into your personality and style. There are so many gorgeous options…how do you choose?
You will not believe this transformation! When you have a dad with a fabulous collection of classic cars and a son with a passion for film making, you’ve got the beginnings of one amazing bar mitzvah! Father and son put their heads together and came up with a movie premiere-themed bar mitzvah that oozed with real-deal Hollywood glamour.
Event planner Melisa from The Event of a Lifetime was called in to transform the clients’ garage and basement into their vision of a Hollywood event. She had plenty to work with – including a 5 million dollar vintage classic car. Even the most utilitarian space can be converted to a dazzling affair in the hands of the right event designer.
Before: This garage was, well… just a garage
After: Trendy VIP Bar Mitzvah Lounge
Now this garage is a lounge the likes of a sophisticated night spot. The plain walls are hidden behind a soft white pipe and drape with cool, blue-green uplighting. Satin lounges are accented with plush pillows. The pillows are customized with the bar mitvah’s initials and event date. Blue, white and silver is the perfect color palette for this VIP lounge. READ MORE ......