Our client was a law firm that had just moved into a brand new office space. To celebrate this momentous occasion, they invited 150 of their clients and partners to see their new digs. From the very first, the client was clear with his objectives. He wanted to make a splash, while keeping his elegant […]
I really enjoy designing tablescapes. And I usually get my best designs as I’m trying things out. Maybe you’re thinking “What?! you call yourself an event designer but you have to try things out? You mean, ideas don’t just spring into your head?!” Ideas? I have a thousand ideas a minute! They’re springing into my […]
One of my clients was featured on reality TV. Yep! I know someone who was on House Hunter’s. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a reality show — I use the term “reality” very loosely here — that follows a couple or a family looking for a new home to buy. A real estate […]
If I say the word “centerpiece,” chances are you’re thinking “wedding.” Those enormous vases heavy with dripping flowers, feathers and/or major bling at the center of every wedding dinner table. Not so, I say! For one thing, centerpieces don’t have to be 6ft tall and act as pillars hiding you from the other guests around […]
I like bold colors. They add excitement to elegant table decor. But it’s only recently that I realized I could pair them with black and white patterns. When I’m working on a client event that requires rentals — plates, linen, glasses, etc. — I like to head over to my favorite rental company warehouse and […]
Here is a design for a client’s 60th birthday party. She was going to sing with her band at her party and wanted a fun “club”-like atmosphere for her 100+ guests. The colors: Red and silver. The challenge: The event location was my client’s garage — an actual working shop — with tubes, wires, shelves […]
These are pictures from a birthday party I designed for a woman’s 60th birthday party. Her favorite color: pink! The challenge: incorporating pink into an elegant design without making it look child-like. Result: success!