Whether you’re a jet-setting couple or a beach-loving teen, we are absolutely loving the idea of a beach theme for your wedding, bat/bar mitzvah, Sweet 16 or party. You can showcase this theme in the hot summer months or in the winter – when if our feet can’t be in the sand, our heads and hearts certainly are! Using summertime decorations like sand, beach balls, starfish, and sea shells are all fun – not to mention inexpensive – ways to incorporate this theme. The traditional nautical color scheme of white and navy is popular, while including a bright pop of color such as coral or turquoise can really make your decor stand out.
Here are 10 ideas we’re loving for your beach theme!
Now that the warm weather is almost here, we’re sure you’ll be attending, and maybe even hosting (!) some outdoor events! Here are 6 of our favorite inspirations for an al fresco wedding, Bar or Bat Mitzvah or any type of party!
1. Play Up The Venue
If you’d like at least part of your event to take place outside, a location with a beautiful and functional outdoor space is crucial. The Sands at Atlantic Beach (pictured above and below) is a premiere beach-front venue on Long Island, and a perfect option for your next outdoor event! While the interior of the space is gorgeous, you can also set up a tent on the beach. The only thing more fun than dancing is dancing barefoot on (or near) the sand! READ MORE ......→
With trendy favors and fashionable takeaways, sometimes the goodbye is just as good as the party! Weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs are sending guests off in style, with personalized mementos and useful gifts to creatively commemorate the special day!
What ends a day better than candy? It brings party favors back to the days of childhood birthdays and “goodie bags,” with the added excitement of self-serve buffets and colorful candies…like this bright pink and orange CandyWarehouse display. READ MORE ......→
Sam’s family & friends were really looking forward to the celebration and being on the boat. They knew they were in for a different sort of Bar Mitzvah, but not until they approached the pier, could they imagine how different and exciting it would be…
THREE Decks promising an evening filled with fun and excitement!
The Hornblower Infinity, one of the yachts in the Smooth Sailing Celebrations fleet, was lit up in bluish perrywinkle – not only picking up on the ‘nautical’ theme but also the color of the gorgeous gowns that Sam’s mom and sister wore as well as the vests and ties worn by Sam, his dad and his brothers. As Cheryl, Sam’s mom, told us, “The color theme went through the evening. We were all dressed in perrywinkle – It was awesome! It was fun, exciting and the color looked great on all of us.” READ MORE ......→
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this is especially true of wedding, bat & bar mitzvah and party photos. New and unique designs and options for photo booths and photo favors continue to be the hottest trend at mitzvahs, weddings and other parties. Their popularity feeds the Instagram-craze and social media sharing. The options, from the classic to the open-air hi-tech photo booth, and their features are getting better by the day. So we’re excited to bring you….
20 Ideas For Your Photo Booths & Photo Favors
Lights are a great way to add some pop to your next event. By choosing either a color that’s already a part of your scheme, or an exciting accent color, lights will help illuminate your night!
Vanity LED Photo Booth from Vision Entertainment
Vision Entertainment Group reinvents the photo booth with an updated take on the classic. According to Daniela Grafman of Vision Entertainment Group, “Modern photo booth options include LED lighting and are highly interactive.” Choose what color lighting fits with your color scheme and your photo booth will complement your decor. READ MORE ......→
What makes a bar/bat mitzvah or wedding unforgettable?
The entertainment options for bar/bat mitzvahs and weddings can be overwhelming and hard to prioritize. We asked the team at The Main Event, a family-owned business providing entertainment for mitzvahs and weddings since 1996, to help our visitors identify the top 5 entertainment essentials. The Main Event is committed to great relationship building – which in turn makes your event their main event.
1. DJ or Experienced Dance Team
Dance Motivator in Action
For an energized event, the party needs an experienced DJ and dance team. They will motivate the kids and the adults – adding spark and excitement to your affair. READ MORE ......→
Lady Gaga, Madonna, Coco Chanel…you don’t need to be a style icon to party like one! Be a trend-setter with a creative fashion themed Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16 or party. You can showcase your love for a luxury brand like Juicy Couture or Louis Vuitton. Another option is to highlight favorite things to buy, like shoes or handbags. A general shopping theme is always fun, and the possibilities are endless!
Louis Vuitton Inspired Centerpiece by Balloon Artisty
A wonderful way to showcase pictures of the Guest of Honor at your Bar or Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, wedding or special event, is with a Photo Montage. Sometimes, when people hear the word “Montage”, they may think of a repetitive slideshow with picture after picture and no changes. We’re here to show you how truly amazing and fantastic a Photo Montage can be!
Marlene from Marvelous Montagesshares her Top 4 Tips for the Perfect Video Photo Montage for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah or Special Event!
Creative Ideas for a Technology Theme for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Sweet 16 Party
The world and the way we communicate has been revolutionized by Apple products. It’s not surprising that families and teens are taking the cue and creating iPhone, iPad and iPod-themed Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s and weddings!
Here are some of our favorite ways to showcase the “iParty” theme at your next event.
The invitation provides a perfect opportunity to give guests a glimpse of the party theme. With an iPhone theme, there are so many creative options, like this fun invitation from Cutie Patootie Creations. The invitations are completely customizable with any color combination or pattern. READ MORE ......→