Hot Pink & Bling Bat Mitzvah

Hot Pink & Bling Bat Mitzvah New YorkMany of today’s bar & bat mitzvahs feature the teen’s favorite colors, and a logo created for the event. An new trend, according to Melisa Imberman of The Event of a Lifetime, is to create a tagline to complement the colors and logo. Photographer: Peter Oberc Photography. READ MORE ......

8 Fun Ideas for Rosh Hashanah

With Rosh Hashanah rapidly approaching, we’ve got some great ideas for the whole family to ring in a sweet and fun new year!

If you and your family like to do crafts, here are some options that are sure to entertain!

1. Apple & Honey Dipping Bar

Apple & Honey Dipping Bar, Rosh Hashanah Ideas

Get your guests engaged and in the spirit with an Apple & Honey Dipping Bar, like this one from Design Megillah. Set up toppings like graham crackers, ground nuts, coconut, and chocolate, and let guests create their own masterpiece!  You can also serve different honey flavors for a truly unique experience. READ MORE ......

10 Ways to “Set the Bar” – Wedding Bar & Teen Drink Bars

Wedding BarHere are 10 ways to take your bar from ordinary to extra-ordinary!

At most weddings, mitzvahs and events, the bar is a fun place to be. Good drinks and company are only part of the allure. There’s also the set-up and presentation.

The same looks and designs can be used for alcohol-free kids and teen bars.

1. “Setting the Bar” – Lit From Within

Backlighting the bar is cool trick that gives off a soft glow.  This bar gives off a purple haze with a pipe and drape backdrop.   The white light in the cabinet highlights the drink options. READ MORE ......

Making the Magic Happen – Ruby J Events Takes Us Behind The Scenes

Being hired by a bride and her family is always a task the team at Ruby J Events takes very seriously. They know that they have one chance – and one chance only – to get it right. All the months (and sometimes years) of planning mean nothing if the day doesn’t go as seamlessly as every family expects it to.  This Jewish Springtime wedding was no exception, and the results were absolutely incredible!

NYC Jewish Wedding Planner's Amazing Ballroom Transformation - Before & After

How did they pull off such an amazing transformation?  Let’s take a peek behind the scenes with the team at Ruby J EventsREAD MORE ......

Pumpkin Centerpieces – Fall Wedding & Party Ideas

Move over Jack-o-Lantern! Here are 3 more elegant ways to showcase pumpkins and gourds at your fall wedding and bat mitzvah. Or put them on your doorstep for a touch of Fall class! Pumpkin Centerpieces | Fall, October, Halloween Wedding

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Candle Inspiration for your Bar & Bat Mitzvah

By Audrey Isaac, 100Candles.com

As you begin the planning process for your bar or bat mitzvah, you’re likely to come across a number of different options for décor and you’ll have to make some decisions regarding the theme for the party, including the types of candles to use.

Cool Candle Lighting Display for Bar & Bat Mitzvah Party

Candle Lighting Display by Balloon Artistry

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B’nai Mitzvah for New York Twins – Two Times the Fun!

Purple Twins B'nai Mitzvah, Long Island NYWhen a boy’s boy and his girly twin sister have a party together, it’s not all easy decisions! This B’nai Mitzvah – which took place at two venues, New York’s Temple Israel of Lawrence and Chelsea Piers – was as much sparkle as it was sporty. Photography by Art Photographers. READ MORE ......