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January, 2010 Archive

Blog- LIGHTS, ACTION!

One of my favorite things to design is custom light fixtures.  I have created modern medieval chandelier out of metal and milk glass plexi With Christmas ornaments Wine bottles On my recent trip form Paris, I saw innovative things such as: – a chandelier made out of bread at this amazing bread specialty shop – […]

Mix It Up

Great weddings have great drinks. When it comes to making a wedding exciting in this area, I look to talented mixologists for inspiration. Mixologists are celebrity-chefs for the mixed drink world, and this is great news for celebrations.  Right now, hot trends include incorporating herbs, like thyme and basic, into drinks. I also love the […]

It’s Bar and Drink Week at Fete!

It’s only 18 days into the new decade but could I use a drink! A great celebration requires great drinks and an amazing bar. I love to create big bars and use the design to make them a guest destination. For a wedding in an old bank space, we created a PESO bar, and it […]

Response Card Fun

One fun idea for your wedding is to make your response cards creative.  You won’t believe how creative guests can get when given the opportunity!  Use the wording below as reference.  And remember, don’t use the response card to ask your guests if they want steak or fish at your wedding.   It’s one of my […]

Escort Card Alternatives

As most of you know, Modern Bride, Elegant Bride and InStyle Weddings have all closed.   The upheaval of the media industry in full motion.  We were fortunate to be included in InStyle Weddings final issue – see below.  In the next week, check back for some really fun escort card alternatives that you can use […]

Travel Sample Sale!

I am a big fan of the luxury shopping website Gilt.com. The are known for “by invitation only, to Men’s, Women’s and Children’s coveted fashion and luxury brands at prices up to 70% off retail.” However, this fall they expanded, bringing this “sample sale” approach to travel, in particular luxury hotels.  As they ramp up […]