Classy With a Dose of Sparkle; A New York Bat Mitzvah

This bat mitzvah girl certainly new how to shine, literally! The beautifully beaded bodice of Nicole’s periwinkle dressed sparkled throughout the low-lit catering hall.  Nicole fit in perfectly with the party’s shimmery décor, as photographed by Luciebelle Photography.

Bat Mitzvah Girl SparklesBut she waited for the reception to really glam things up, starting the big day with class and poise throughout her New York bat mitzvah service at a Rockland County temple.

READ MORE ......

Tropical Getaway – A Destination Jewish Wedding in Costa Rica

Beach Wedding Bride Groom ChairsThe 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 ......

Interfaith Weddings: Jewish & Hindu Wedding Inspiration

Traditions for your Jewish & Hindu Interfaith Wedding Ceremony

Jewish Hindu Interfaith Wedding Traditions

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 ......

Top Mitzvah Themes & Colors

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 LookbookDownload your Free Copy Today!

1. Club & Lounge Theme

Bat Mitzvah Lounge ThemePhoto: THE EVENT OF A LIFETIME, Carolyn Dempsey Design

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 ......

Color Trends for Fall 2013 | Wedding, Mitzvah, Party

Top Colors for Fall 2013, from the experts at Pantone

Pantone Color Fall 2013 TrendsPantone 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 ......

Purple Rose Bat Mitzvah Party in Westchester, NY

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.

Purple Bat Mitzvah DressThe 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 ......

Life’s a Masquerade – Mardi Gras Wedding Theme

Ideas for a Mardi Gras Theme Wedding, Bat Mitzvah or Party

Masquerade, Mardi Gras Theme Wedding 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 ......

Ketubah Trends from

5 Most Popular Ketubah Designs from

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?


Top 5 Ketubah Designs

We caught up with the experts at to find out the latest trends in ketubot. READ MORE ......