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 ......

Party Food Trend – Interactive Action Stations

Party food is all about being innovative and delicious – the less predictable the better! Jewish celebrations – weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs and brises – are moving away from the typical Kosher catering food choices and presentations. Trendy cuisine options for your special event menu are being served in innovative and fun ways.  The experts at The Original Jem Caterers share the latest trends in kosher party food.

“Grab & Go” Appetizers & Interactive Food Stations

Jem Caterers Pass Around Shooters

Pass Around Shooters from The Original Jem Caterers

Garden Theme Jewish Wedding

Romantic Jewish WeddingWhen planning a Jewish wedding, one of the first aspects a bride will decide upon is her colors. This can certainly be helpful, but there are other ways to go about it. If you can decide on a mood or a setting that you want to capture, that can set the tone for all the other plans to come. Photography by The Collection. READ MORE ......

How to Set Up a Candy Buffet – Featuring A Candy Store

4 Steps to an Irresistible DIY Candy Dessert Bar!

Candy Buffet - Rock Candy Bar

Rock Candy Buffet

With all of the elaborate (and pricey) details that go into planning a wedding or bat/bar mitzvah,  it’s refreshing when a a trend comes along that’s fun, easy, and budget friendly.  This is never more true than with candy buffets.  With a few coordinated jars, several bags of candy, and a bit of decor, you can easily create an eye catching display and give your guests a fun treat. READ MORE ......

Carnival Wedding, Mitzvah & Party Theme Inspiration

Carnival Theme Wedding, Bat & Bar MitzvahPhotos & Inspiration for your Carnival Theme

Fun is in the air at a carnival.  It’s the kind of good time that most any group can get on board with.

If you are looking for a fun, whimsical theme for your bar/ bat mitzvah, wedding, or event, don’t be afraid to unleash your inner kid with a carnival reception.  This is an especially great idea if you want to have a kid-friendly wedding.

There are practically unlimited possibilities for your food, decor, and entertainment.

Carnivals are nothing if not colorful.  The key to pulling this off is to keep everything bright, cheerful, and inventive.  Consider all the elements of a carnival.  There’s games, popcorn, cotton candy, prizes, rides, and entertainers.

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Let Them Eat Candy Cake

Candy Bar Cake

Candy Bar Cake

9 Fun Ideas for Candy Cakes

With all the sophisticated sweets that typically make an appearance at a wedding or bar/bat mitzvah, sometimes…Nothing compares to good, old-fashioned candy!

If candy is what you really want, don’t fight the urge. Candy cakes are fun and easy to make – not to mention delicious  They’re also pretty budget friendly, whether you make it yourself (family fun day!) or decide to order one. If you are not particularly crafty, try these easy instructions from Monica of the blog Lick the Bowl. Kosher candy can be used for a kosher candy cake.

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Downtown Jewish Interfaith Wedding – Indianapolis, IN

Jewish Wedding Indianapolis

Certain brides know exactly what they want.  They’ve seen a few things, developed their tastes, and are not caught up in the hoopla put out by the latest edition of bridal magazines.  Nicole was that kind of bride.   READ MORE ......

Dessert Tables with an Unexpected Surprise

Dessert brings out the kid in all of us.  There are plenty of moments in a wedding to be grown up and sophisticated, but dessert isn’t one of them.  The latest trend in weddings and bat & bar mitzvahs is to complement traditional dessert items with unexpected surprises!

Wedding Cake & Candy Apple Combination

Wedding Cake & Candy Apple Unexpected Pairing

Wedding Cake & Candy Apple Unexpected Pairing

Now that fall is here, you and your guests can enjoy classic seasonal favorites.  This dessert bar from Pink Cake Box gives you wedding cake and candy apples. READ MORE ......

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 ......