Archive for November, 2014

How to Use Floralytes in Your Centerpieces and Decor

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Floralytes are a convenient choice for centerpieces that need a little illumination. Lights can draw attention to your finest décor. That’s why so many couples and event planners choose to light up the centerpiece on every guest table. Create a stunning display that will leave guests in awe with floralytes!

Colorful Floralytes

Floralytes come in many colors

Using Floralytes Step 1: Choose a Floralyte Color for Your Centerpieces

Floralytes come in a number of beautiful colors. You can stick with plain white or choose a hue that will add glowing highlights to your décor. Find something that matches the color scheme. For example, blue or green might be better for a sea themed event while red or pink might be better for something with romantic flair. View all available colors to find the best shade for your personal taste and venue. (more…)

How to Use Water Beads: A Quick Guide for Gorgeous Décor

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Water beads are one of the most versatile, convenient and beautiful vase fillers you can use. Wedding and event décor requires perfection, right down to the fine details. Pliable water beads are the easiest way to fill glass vases and other containers to create a gorgeous, shimmering wall of color that makes your venue look absolutely breathtaking!

Using Water Beads Step 1: Prepare Containers Big Enough to Hold the Saturated Water Beads

You will need a container that’s much bigger than the dried water beads. A single 340 gram bottle can grow to as much as 60 times its original size to a total of 15 gallons. If you plan to use different colors, make sure you have a different container for each water bead color (unless you plan to mix them). This will allow you to create single-color containers or to work with layers. (more…)

Table Linen Care: Instructions That Will Make Your Linens Last Longer!

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Table linens are a must-have for any high class event. Whether you’re hosting a wedding reception, graduation party or a milestone birthday party, linens can take the décor and atmosphere to the next level. Quality linens will last a long time as long as they are properly cared for. Wholesale tablecloths are a great investment as they can be used for years to come. Make your event investment last even longer by getting more out of your fabric accessories!

Machine Washable Cloth Napkins

Linens you can wash at home
are much easier to maintain.

Always Follow the Manufacturer’s Instructions

Your table linens will include specific instructions recommended by the manufacturer. This will usually include a note about how to clean and care for your fabric products. Make sure you read this information entirely and follow it as specified. This is the best way to avoid faded colors, unraveled seams and other common cloth napkin issues. (more…)

Wedding Sparkler Photo Ops and How to Make the Most of Them at Your Event

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Wedding sparklers are not just fun, they are also a great way to create spectacular scenes for your wedding photographer! You may want to take things further by creating your own sparkler photo ops so you know your photographer will get amazing shots that you’ll want to keep for decades.

Wedding Sparkler Photo Op Idea 1:  Writing in Fire

Sparklers are often used to create shapes, letters and numbers that are literally written in fire! For a romantic event like a wedding, simple heart shapes and circles are a great choice. It may seem overdone, but each wedding sparkler writing photo will look unique because of your specific décor style and venue.

Wedding Sparkler Photo Op Idea 2:  A Kiss That Ignites Passion

Kissing photos are a common find at weddings, but your sparklers can give them more life and detail. Have the bride and groom each hold a burning sparkler while commemorating the event with a passionate kiss or other affectionate gesture. This is a great shot to capture after dark! (more…)