How to be Your Own DJ

how to dj

Can you imagine your event without music? Probably not! Music fills your venue with background noise (no awkward silences at your party!), provides entertainment and sets the mood. Given that, music is clearly one of the most important aspects of any event. While most hosts think you need to spend a lot of money to have the best music at your event, acting as your own DJ is doable when you follow these four tips! Continue reading “How to be Your Own DJ”

How to Feed Your Guests Like a Pro

Wedding Food

What will most people remember about your event? The food, of course! Food is the great uniter—the one thing we all have in common—and is often the highlight of an event. While your menu will likely (and rightly so) reflect your likes, dislikes, culture or traditional menu, do remember your guests may have different needs. Between food allergies and special diets, you don’t want anyone to find themselves with little to nothing to munch on! We’re not suggesting you try to prepare an individual meal for each guest, but everyone should feel comfortable. This week we have a few tips to keep in mind when you’re making menu decisions for your event. Continue reading “How to Feed Your Guests Like a Pro”

New (Fun!) Wedding Traditions

wedding traditions

Your wedding day is YOUR special day! Don’t get stuck in the thinking that you have to follow the same old wedding traditions that have been around for decades. Modern couples are starting new wedding traditions, and so can you. Think about what you want, and don’t be afraid to do something different. This week, we came up with a few areas where you can start challenging the norm. Continue reading “New (Fun!) Wedding Traditions”

Mardi Gras Party Ideas

Mardi Gras just wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without the characteristic masks, beads and exotic colors, but you don’t have to stick with the usual. A Mardi Gras theme can go beyond the typical expectations with a few awesome extras. So, just in time for the celebration, we’re sharing a few of our best ideas for infusing the spirit of Mardi Gras into your event!

Start with the Food!

Mardi Gras Party IdeasFood is the best part of every party, don’t you agree? Mardi Gras is definitely a meal-ready holiday with tons of great eating choices. Pancakes are usually served on Fat Tuesday, but there are lots of options for the rest of the two-week Mardi Gras season. For your get-together, you’ll definitely want to consider serving shrimp gumbo, jambalaya or mufflueta. Some of the customary Mardi Gras sides are red beans and rice, meat balls and cole slaw. Of course, you can’t forget to finish up with yummy beignets and the traditional King Cake. Continue reading “Mardi Gras Party Ideas”

How to Use Twinkle Lights to Set the Mood

Twinkle Lights

Twinkle lights aren’t just for winter holidays! LED light strings or curtains will transform any venue into an enchanting new world. Whether you’re inside or outside, twinkle lights set the perfect mood, but the true magic comes from how you use them. Here are a few ideas to get your creativity rolling! Continue reading “How to Use Twinkle Lights to Set the Mood”

Ostrich Feather Centerpieces We Love!

Ostrich Feather Centerpieces

The right ostrich feather centerpiece will tie your entire event together, and finding the perfect one for your special day is easy with our beautiful pre-designed kits. Each kit contains our high-quality ostrich feathers and your choice of vase. With more than 30 vibrant ostrich feather colors and a variety of bases, we promise you’ll find the best look for your event.

Struggling to choose between so many gorgeous options? We understand! That’s why this week we’re featuring our all-time favorite centerpieces! Continue reading “Ostrich Feather Centerpieces We Love!”

Decorating with Wine & Martini Vases: Tips for Keeping it Classy at Your Next Event

Wine and martini vases are a beautiful way to add personality to your next event. This category of glass vase provides many opportunities for customization. You can create something that’s outrageous and fun or go the other direction and build an arrangement that’s sophisticated and elegant. What can you do with glass wine and martini vases?

Create Centerpieces with Classic Style

Martini and wine glasses are a great way to add instant nostalgia to your celebration. When displayed the right way, they can conjure images of old Hollywood films and the beloved stars who made them shine. Try adding gemstones, pearls or even a tastefully placed feather boa to get started. Pour pearls (or beads with a pearl finish) inside the vase. Add variety by choosing 1 or 2 colored pearls and combine with white pearls. Glass pebbles or clear water gel beads are also a good way to go for a more refined look.  Continue reading “Decorating with Wine & Martini Vases: Tips for Keeping it Classy at Your Next Event”

4 Unique Ways to Decorate with Glass Terrariums

Glass terrariums are a gorgeous way to add detail to any event décor. They come in a variety of shapes, each offering a clear surface that blends well with any color scheme or theme. If you are trying to find creative ways to use terrariums in your event, we can help. Read on to discover five unique ways to use glass terrariums in your next event!

Pear Glass Terrarium
Along with apple shaped terrariums, you can also try pears!

Create a Whimsical Setting with Candlelight

Terrariums look gorgeous when they glow! Try adding a tealight or an LED candle to make your terrarium light up. LED candles are appealing because they can be used with other décor items inside the terrarium. Add a bed of leaves, flower petals or fabric then place your LED candle right on top. When decorating for an outdoor event, consider hanging from tree branches at different levels for a more enchanting backdrop. You can even maintain a natural theme by choosing our glass apple terrariums. Continue reading “4 Unique Ways to Decorate with Glass Terrariums”

Accenting Your Event Décor with Centerpiece Mirrors

Heart Shaped Mirror
A heart centerpiece mirror offers a unique shape for decor placement.

Centerpiece mirrors are a gorgeous way to accent your event décor. The key is choosing the right shape and size for your display. Whether you’re building the perfect wedding centerpiece or trying to draw attention to your accent décor, these simple event accessories are very eye-catching. Mirrors will add depth through reflection so your finished arrangement looks bigger, fuller and more detailed. How can you incorporate centerpiece mirrors in your event décor?  Continue reading “Accenting Your Event Décor with Centerpiece Mirrors”