Cool Bat & Bar Mitzvah and Wedding Idea: Bonjour Balloons

The new wedding, bat/bar mitzvah and party trend is all about the perfectly round bubble balloon. These are no ordinary balloons! Filled with colorful confetti and feathers, each Bonjour Balloon comes with a beautiful hand-crafted string called “tails” that gives the balloon character and charm.

Confetti Balloons

Bonjour Balloons come in a variety of colors to decorate reception spaces and match your party theme. You can also use them as fun props for your engagement shots or wedding portraits. READ MORE ......

Sweet Southern Jewish Wedding – Charleston, SC

This Jewish wedding was the perfect blend of old-school sweet southern charm and modern flair.  Elana Navon and Ben Wells tied the knot at the Reform Jewish Congregation of Charleston, South Carolina – Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim.  Photography by Reese More Weddings.

Jewish Bride and Groom

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New Lounge & Club Party Venue at The Sands at Atlantic Beach

A beach club is a perfect location for an exciting event, but the reality of travel can stop that plan in its tracks.  It’s hard enough to get some people to leave their home state.   Forget about anything involving jet engines and luggage… not to mention travel fare.

The Sands at Atlantic Beach is one of the few northern stateside spots that seamlessly marry an exotic beach location with practical travel, making it a go-to for Long Island weddings, bat & bar mitzvahs, and parties for the past 55 years.

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Color Trends for Spring 2013 | Wedding, Mitzvah, Party

We’re in the midst of New York’s Fashion Week, and everyone’s buzzing about the latest trends and styles.  September is also a reminder that the end of 2012 is approaching (sigh) and 2013 wedding, bat & bar mitzvah and special event planning is in full gear.  So it’s perfect timing that the color experts at Pantone announced:

Color Trends for Spring 2013

Pantone Color Spring 2013 Trends

Source: Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2013

According to the report, “this season, designers overwhelmingly address consumers’ desire for self-expression, balance and the need to re-energize.”  That sounds about right! Fashion colors can be great inspiration for wedding and party decor.  So we decided to create inspiration boards for some of our favorites.  Enjoy! READ MORE ......

City-Chic Jewish Wedding – Harold Pratt House, NY

From the dress and shoes to the ‘pop of color’ decor, we are in love with everything about Lara and David’s NY Jewish Wedding.  Modern, sleek and city-chic, the wedding was held at the Harold Pratt House in NYC, and the bride got ready at the Trump SoHo Hotel. The gorgeous photos were captured by Farnaz K Studio.

Jewish Wedding Dress & Shoes

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WOW Guests with Topiary Centerpieces & Candy Topiaries

A topiary is typically a shrub that has been trained into a defined shaped.  It has inspired a decor craze that is popping up at weddings, bat mitzvahs and parties everywhere!  It basically starts with Styrofoam shapes of either balls or squares, and from there it can be just about any material or color that a crafty imagination can dream up.  What makes it an especially popular crafting project is that it is relatively easy to get great results with minimal expense.

Rock Candy Topiary

Rock Candy Topiary by Fete Fanatic

Flower Topiaries

Flower topiaries are classy and beautiful.  You can use silk or real flowers.  If you choose real flowers, soak the Styrofoam ball in water to keep the blooms fresh.  Making fresh flower topiaries is a bit more involved.

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Feather Centerpieces – Tips for Your Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, Sweet 16

Whether your planning a bat mitzvah, sweet 16 party, or Jewish wedding, sweeping ostrich feathers are still dramatic, impressive and au courant. Feather pricing, however, is not exactly “lighter than air”.  Lynn Jawitz, owner of Florisan Wedding and Event Design NYC, exposes the top…

Things to be Aware of Before Feathering up Your Catering Hall

White & Pink Feather Centerpieces

White Feather Centerpieces, Pink & Blue Lighting

Photo Credit: Florisan Wedding and Event Design NYC

All feathers are not created equal. As in life, there are fancy feathers and those less so, depending on from which part of the ostrich anatomy the feathers originate. Do not expect male wing feather Cadillac feathers for a KIA price. Contributing cost factors concern feather quality and length of the individual feathers.

Florists & Party Decor

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Alice In Wonderland Bat Mitzvah Guests Fall Down the Rabbit Hole

Are you ready to Fall Down the Rabbit Hole too?

Written by Dana Haugh

Bat Mitzvah Entertainement

Step into Temple Israel of Lawrence and fall head over heels into an Alice in Wonderland themed adventure! Morrell Caterers teamed up with Nikoletta Events to give Jessica a Bat Mitzvah sure to drive all of her friends and family mad with excitement! From the tiny bottled cocktails labeled ‘Drink Me’, to the massive exotic plants shimmering in a supernatural light, to the iron gates laden with vines and flowers that flanked the dining room, you are sure to lose yourself to the imagery and truly believe you’ve been transported to Wonderland. READ MORE ......