January 30th, 2013 |

SEQUINS

sequin linens for parties

While scouring the web for inspiration for my sister’s recent baby shower, I slowly became obsessed with sequin linens.  An emerging trend in the events industry, we’re seeing them used for weddings, dessert tables and in my case, for showers.  Done in neutral colors, they are extremely sophisticated and add a touch of luxe glamour to [...]

January 25th, 2012 |

Creative Window Seating Chart

When it comes to seating a large party, whether it be a wedding, birthday party or even charity event, placecards can be quite an expense.  I love the idea of creating a visually appealing seating chart for guests to view during the cocktail hour.  Take a few creative cues from this one made from old windows. [...]

June 3rd, 2011 |

{Lightbulb Idea!} His & Her Cocktails

I came across this picture while swooning away over one of Salt Harbor’s latest weddings.  It was like a lightbulb went off above my head…..his and her signature cocktails!  It’s totally charming, and somewhat genius….and would make the perfect addition to a wedding or special birthday party.

So….if you and your significant other had to choose a [...]

December 13th, 2010 |

Holiday Table Challenge: Jubilee Events & Datura: A Modern Garden

Today’s Holiday Table Challenge entry is from the FABULOUS Jubilee Events.  Based out of Connecticut, Jubilee Events is an event planning boutique specializing in designing chic weddings and fabulous occasions across New England. They’re young, stylish, artistic, fun, and creative – and love to infuse that energy into every event they do! I am always a [...]

May 26th, 2010 |

Bridal Shower: Lavender Luxe

Wedding season is in full bloom and so is our giveaway from Minted!  Make sure to head over to our facebook page and tell us what is your favorite invitation.  Lavender is on trend this season, and I love it paired with grey, lime green, or even pink!  It makes a lovely, [...]

May 13th, 2010 |

Hanging Flowers

I fell in love with this image from The Knot – it’s the perfect solution to the “I want large floral centerpieces, but don’t want to block my guests view”  problem!  Not to mention it looks so new and fresh!  I think you could take this concept and scale it down a little bit for an [...]

May 3rd, 2010 |

Wedding Inspiration: Parisian Chic

It’s getting to be wedding season!  Spring is such a fabulous time to get married….the beautiful blooms, the soft, pastel colors, and everyone’s love for anything looking fresh!  Here’s a little bit of Spring inspiration for your Monday morning!

Images: bride (kellyoshireevents.com), table setting (stylemepretty.com), party favor bags (brides.com), invitation (weddingpaperdivas.com), [...]

April 29th, 2010 |

An Elegant Celebration

We focus so much on theme parties here on The Party Dress….but some occasions just call for pure elegance!  Whether you are planning a wedding, an engagement party, a 60th birthday celebration or an elegant company event – there are always 4 main ideas that are key to making your event one to remember.

A [...]

February 19th, 2010 |

Elegant Bold Stripes

 

When I started putting together this inspiration board, it was with a formal wedding in mind.  However, after pulling these ideas together, I really think you could use this for any type of formal entertaining!  I absolutely adore the use of bold, black and white stripes – from the tablecloth, [...]

February 17th, 2010 |

Purple Dessert Table

Since purple seems to be the trend today….I thought this beautiful dessert table sent to me by Shauna Younge was the perfect fit!  Shauna Younge Dessert Tables is a high-end dessert buffet design firm in Minneapolis. Each dessert table incorporates beautiful, delicious sweets and meticulous details.  As you can see from this example…exquisite work!

This particular table [...]

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