Do’s and Don’ts wedding toast and cheers. DO: Keep the focus on the newlyweds. This is not about you. DON’T: Mention any old flames or problems the couple may have overcome in the past. Look ahead to a happy, loving new life. Explain your connection to the couple. Maid of READ MORE…

Flowing Fabrics Create Dreamy Drapery Designs When planning event design, keeping drapery in mind. From formal to funky, serene to silly, tranquil to tuned in – whatever your style sensibility, drapery décor enhances any occasion. Here’s a shot by Frank Salas with room design by Kevin Covey for a wedding on READ MORE…

Part 1: https://www.weddingcompass.com/wedding-reception-rehearsal-dinner-toasts-part-1/ The importance of a wedding reception or rehearsal dinner toast. Just as important as planning your seating chart, or a menu suitable for everyone’s palate, is the importance of when to conduct a toast and choosing those who will be toasting you. The toast is often ignored READ MORE…

Part 2: https://www.weddingcompass.com/wedding-reception-rehearsal-dinner-toasts-part-2/ The length of the wedding reception or rehearsal dinner toast is important. The best toasts are short and sweet, no longer than a couple of minutes, and the content clean and suitable for a diverse audience.  Those giving toasts should remember the guests attending are more than READ MORE…

Elegant Edible Décor Wows Guests No longer is a floral design required to only use flowers! For ease and elegance, it’s hard to beat edible tabletop décor.  Whether you’re hosting a gaggle of tweens at a festive children’s gathering, relatives and friends at a formal dinner, or throwing an over READ MORE…

Mini Bites - mini sandwiches - 24carrots - weddingcompass.com

The Mini Bite Trend Can Be Anything You Want It To Be Recently, I’ve gone to a few parties that have had one thing in common: Mini Bites. I never thought these bite-sized versions of larger meals would be such a hit, but lately, I’ve seen sliders, stuffed tartlets, mini READ MORE…

Huntington Bay Club - Place Setting - WeddingCompass.com

Orchestrated art: Setting the table First, a very special thank you to: Article By: 24 Carrots Catering and Events Written By: Carizza Rose Setting the table design (a look and feel, “scene-setter” really) If you’ve ever watched the opening sequence of Chef’s Table, you know that the art of setting READ MORE…

A Good Affair - Natalie Good - Rehearsal Dinner

Plan the Rehearsal Dinner to Match Your Personalities Planning a rehearsal dinner? How exciting! You can go with tradition and have a dinner that mirrors the flavor and style of the wedding, but why not plan something that reflects the happy couple’s interests? Not sure what’s expected? Today, almost anything READ MORE…