Posts Tagged ‘Ostrich feathers’

5 Creative Ways to Use Ostrich Feathers

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Use Ostrich Feathers

Ostrich feather centerpieces are one of the best choices for your tables, and for good reason—they are a versatile decoration that adds flair to any event. But what do you do with the beautiful feathers when your event is over? With proper care and handling, you can use ostrich feather centerpieces forever, but what if you want to get creative? We’re sharing a few ideas to help you make the most of your leftover feathers. (more…)

Designing with Ostrich Feather Plumes & Drabs: 5 Tips for Making Beautiful Wedding Centerpieces

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Ostrich feathers are a popular decoration choice for many event planners – especially couples organizing a wedding. There’s something alluring about the luxurious texture and brilliant color of ostrich plumes and drabs. Before you begin building a DIY wedding centerpiece, make sure you read the following so you can create the most spectacular presentation in less time!

Mardi Gras Ostrich Feather Centerpiece

A 3 color wedding centerpiece

Ostrich Feather Design Tip 1: Don’t Limit Your Centerpiece to 1 or 2 Feather Colors

Single and double color wedding centerpieces look gorgeous, but don’t feel stuck with a limited palette when designing your décor. Some ostrich feather centerpieces feature three or four colors that look stunning. For example, if you’re planning an autumn event you may want to go with red, yellow and orange feathers. If you’re planning something for Mardi Gras, try purple, green and yellow.  (more…)

How to Care for Ostrich Feathers, Boas and More: Getting the Most Out of Your Event Décor

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Feathers and boas that are well cared for will last much longer. If you want to get the most out of your event or wedding décor, you need to know how to keep everything looking its best. The good news is that ostrich feather maintenance isn’t difficult and doesn’t take a lot of time. Preserve your gorgeous feathers and boas for far longer by applying the methods listed below.

Never Store Feathers in a Space That is Likely to Have Pests

ostrich feather

To insect and rodents, your ostrich feathers and boas make ideal nesting material. Make sure the place you plan to store your feathers is completely pest-free. Once unwanted inhabitants find their way into your feather décor, it will likely have to be thrown away. An old shed or garage that’s not well sealed is not an ideal storage option for this type of material.  (more…)

Milestone Birthdays: A Roaring Past 30’s Party

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Don’t want to swim with the fishes? Then lend me your ear for a few ticks of the clock.  Jen Carver, from Banner Events here with a guest post that will help kick up your next adult birthday celebration a notch or two with a few bullet-proof principles of party design.

Make Milestone Birthdays Memorable:
Who says turning 40 has to be the pits? Milestone birthday celebrations will always be en vogue,  and celebrating a 40th birthday can be the bees knees for both the guest of honor and party goers with a little planning,  some swanky party props, costumes & décor and of course, delicious food & drinks. (more…)