Two years after graduating from the University of Rhode Island together, Johanna and Bryan re-connected in New York. Recently, they married in a romantically whimsical Jewish interfaith ceremony at The Sands at Atlantic Beach, a beautiful beachfront property in Long Island, NY. Photography by: Ron Soliman Photojournalism
When Sara and Avidan got engaged, they knew they wanted a bright airy space with natural light. They celebrated a beautiful summer wedding at the Calhoun Beach Club in Minnesota. Erin Johnson Photography captured their special day!
Sara and Avidan wanted their wedding to be bright and cheery, but also simple. According to Sara, “we picked flowers in colors that would really pop, but then were really thoughtful about where we put them. Also, I love polka-dots so I snuck a few in here and there for fun.” READ MORE ......
One of the most fun parts of planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is picking a theme and incorporating the guest of honor’s favorite things into their special day. Bar Mitzvah boy Paul and his family took it a step further by hosting Paul’s reception at Yankee Stadium! From a pre-Bar Mitzvah photoshoot in the dugout and locker room, to a montage played on the jumbotron, this truly was an event of a lifetime planned by none other than Melisa Imberman of The Event of a Lifetime, Inc. Photos by Ray Karaman Photography.
Baseball Bar Mitzvah Decor
After an inspiring Fashion Week here in New York, Pantone has announced its’ Fashion Color Report for Fall 2014. The colors for the fall are decidedly bold, yet soft, with shades of purple (Radiant Orchid made the cut yet again!), blue, yellow and red in the mix. This palette is an excellent and fun one to turn to for bar & bat mitzvah and wedding inspiration.
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Many young girls are into fashion, and it lends itself to being a great theme for your Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16 or party. Whether you focus on individual items of clothing, designers or stores, there are endless possibilities for incorporating fashion into your next event! We reached out to some of our favorite vendors for fashion theme inspiration. Hope you enjoy!
1. Show Off Your Favorite Brands
Balloon Artistry shows us a few different centerpiece ideas for a fashion-themed event. Blown-up cutouts of the party girl donning her favorite fashion brands, like Louis Vuitton, are fun and personal. READ MORE ......
So much time is put into the decor of parties, specifically Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, but it seems that once guests arrive, the entire room is in disarray. Bags, shoes, giveaways and photo booth frames are all over the place, and inevitably someone will be missing something by the end of the night. Cubbies or lockers are an excellent idea for your next affair, as they will keep everyone’s things organized so nothing gets confused.
Planning a special event, whether it’s a wedding, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, or any type of affair, can be both stressful and expensive. There are so many venues and vendors to choose from, and the sheer quantity of options can be extremely overwhelming! Enter the all-inclusive venue, where everything – including catering, photography, entertainment, decor, favors and more – is under one roof and included in the price! We’ve rounded up the top options in the NY / NJ tri-state area to help make your next event as stress-free as possible!
Long Island Venues
Glitz, glamour, excitement, action….and most of all, ENTERTAINMENT! These words can only mean one thing – Hollywood! So it’s no wonder that Hollywood and Movies are such fun and popular themes for bar & bat mitzvahs, Sweet 16s and parties. If you’re thinking of a Hollywood theme for your event, we hope these photos will inspire you. Thank you to all our amazing Decor & Centerpieces Specialists for sharing your creative designs!
When you think of Hollywood, one of the first images is the famous Hollywood sign in the hills. Balloon Artistry incorporates the Hollywood sign into the ballroom’s backdrop for a striking effect, and highlights the theme with neon illuminated feather centerpieces. READ MORE ......
Balloons, always a popular decoration for bar & bat mitzvahs and Sweet 16 parties, are now making their way into wedding decor – from classy and sophisticated to fun and whimsical! You’d be surprised what you can accomplish with just a little creativity. Here are 15 of our favorite ideas for using this old favorite in a new light! READ MORE ......
“Hangin’ With Hunter” in Westchester
A huge trend in the current Bar and Bat Mitzvah circuit is doing a theme and subsequent decor, logo, cake and favors based on the Bar or Bat Mitzvah boy/girl’s name! Hunter Goldman’s Bar Mitzvah, held this past January in Westchester, NY is a great example of that trend and how to make it upscale and personalized. With a dazzling reception held at Life…The Place to Be, food provided by Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships and photos by Londin Photography, Hunter’s Bar Mitzvah was surely one to remember!