Rehearsal Dinner - Mozambique Dining Room Laguna Beach

Traditions of the Rehearsal Dinner You’ve got an engagement ring, the invitations, the dress and everything else in place.What about the Rehearsal Dinner?   Private Banquet Room: Mozambique Restaurant, Laguna Beach   You’re counting down to the moment you both say “I do,” and one detail left on your plate READ MORE…

Reception Lounge - Photo by Frank Salas

The Reception Lounge Phenomenon (Transform your cocktail pre-reception and wedding reception into an intimate lounge) Special Thanks to: Kevin Covey for assistance in the design of this article!   It’s a very busy time in the event world, as engaged couples are excitedly starting to plan their weddings.   Image READ MORE…

Softly ruffled chair covers add elegance to outdoor dining. Image provided by French Buckets Florist

The Evolution of the Well-Dressed Chair When they walk up to their table, will they say, wow? Table design has to be there, but what about the chairs? Did you know chairs started off as objects that signified dignity rather than objects for ordinary use? If you look back on READ MORE…

Fiore Design

Lampshades Create Elegant Appeal Go beyond the expected and create some excitement when you incorporate romantic lighting touches in your dream day décor. A very special thank you to these great contributors: French Buckets Florist, Square Root Event Design, Kevin Covey Weddings and Events, Tic-Tock Couture Floral Creations, Studio EMP, READ MORE…

The Art of Setting a Table

Orchestrated art: Setting the table First, a very special thank you to: Article By: 24 Carrots Catering and Events Written By: Carizza Rose If you’ve ever watched the opening sequence of Chef’s Table, you know that the art of setting a table is an orchestrated art. (If you haven’t, it’s READ MORE…

Trying to keep the rehearsal dinner within budget? Check out these ideas. Whether large or small, casual or formal, sit down or buffet style-rehearsal dinner planning can sometimes take its own route, a route often outside of your wedding day plans. It’s important to remember that the rehearsal dinner is READ MORE…

Winery Weddings

Perfect backdrops for a winery wedding. Winery Weddings: Unforgettable sunsets, starlit skies,vineyards with magnificent lawns and vine covered arbors for your perfect backdrop. Make your day romantic by creating your wedding at a winery. A special thank you: Hulse Photography provided these wonderful photos. Celebrate on a peaceful hillside with 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. Create a fun, frilly and unexpected backdrop as a stage for your event! Lavishly draped fabric mingled READ MORE…

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 as a minor READ MORE…

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 fellow frat boys READ MORE…