S.H.E. SHOWCASE PARTY

We are Back and We Pulled it Off! In case you missed it we had an amazing time hosting our official business launch party a couple weeks ago. Held at the recently opened Fairmount Grille in Hyde Park, we transformed their standard private function room and created a upscale -chic cocktail lounge! And if I must say it turned out FAB-U-LOUS! Our guest enjoyed delicious appetizers, signature cocktails and tunes by amazing Dj Casper of  Takeover Sound.  After launching our company in 2010 It was such an amazing experience to meet such amazing  people who believed in our vision, while witnessing all of guest enjoy our event services first hand! If you didn’t get a chance to make it take a look at some of our pics below!

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Whats what for Weddings in 2014…!

Were back and Happy to be out of hibernation! We have made some changes,  and we hope you like 🙂  It has definitley been awhile and we are back with LOADS  to dish on the latest trends and styles  for Weddings  in 2014.

As you all know its officially Wedding Season.  With that being said,  if you are already in the process of planning your wedding you may be overwhelmed with all the wedding pop up ads, and confused as to which pinterest board speaks to your wedding dream day. Here is a straight to- it guide on whats in for 2014, in the areas that matter most when it comes to walking down the aisle.  What know more?! Well keep reading. It gets better!

Ceremony

The most important part of the wedding, but often times overlooked when it comes to making a statement on the Big Day.  Trending this year when it comes to ceremonies is the  couples recessional .  Some might say what the hell is the recessional and what does that have to do with the ceremony? The recessional is the first moment after the ceremony the Bride and Groom introduce themselves to world as a married couple. Instead of the traditional flower petals or rice toss try something your guests wil truly remember. Like dazzling Sparklers or  be different and do something that symbolizes something special like the first time you met at the bike park with a bike line recessional! Whatever you decide remember Bold is Better!  Another ceremony statement for you to think about.. Guess.. you know what Im going to say.. that;s right Bridesmaids dresses! That washed up tradition of  all your Bridal party wearing the same ugly taffeta dress is out the window. Keep it Chic n Unique with ever so popular ombre or two tone brides maids dress. And our personal favorite the very non- traditional idea of totally bridal gowns but with the same color tone. Ladies if your Bridal parties body types are completely  different  this option is the Best FIT for them.

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Reception

The most anticipated part of the Wedding , the good ole reception. So many important elements when it comes to planning a memorable wedding reception. One of the most important things to remember is SIGNAGE. We are not just talking about signs to point out the direction of the bathroom ( which is also important) but signage that will represent the theme or mood you want to express. This year I have seen so many creative ways to display guest seating assignments and instructions for beautiful guest book tables. I’m absolutely in love with the escort envelope wall!  And of course those beautiful hanging mirror signs.  All of these elements are perfect ways to add a little something extra special to build those lasting memories 🙂

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Decor

Yeessss, over the top,  gaudy wedding decor is BACK!  From lux rental pieces like mirror top tables, gold crystal candelabaras, and extravagant floralscapes,  all perfect decor elements for a signature wedding. For those with a more contemporary taste, architectural centerpieces; with a  focus on shapes and height,  are becoming more  and more of an industry trend. Dare to be Different folks!  And for the for those vintage rustic brides out there, the Tuscan table is EVERYTHING when it comes to the perfect country wedding design. My favorite design element this season is the luscious wedding table flower garland. A little pricy but what better way to get the WOW-FACTOR your are looking for then a  anaconda arrangment of goregous blossoms running across your tabletops! (Stay tuned for more blogs tips on how -to make your own garland and accomodations for weddings on a budget.)

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Food & Beverage

When it comes to what’s on the menu and what’s to drink its all about appealing presentation and mouthwatering flavor’s! Couples are no longer using that standard hotel bartender. Unique companies are popping up all of the place, that strictly specialize in custom bar designs and signature drink menus catered to the Bride and Grooms personal taste. What would your signature drink be called or taste like ?

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Now that you are fully equipped with whats what for weddings in 2o14, planning your wedding should be a little less stressful and a bit more fun.  For more helpful tips, resources or suggestions for your wedding day schedule a personal consultation with our event design team!

Sheeventplanning@gmail.com

617-329-5180

S.H.E. Cast A Spell On you….

Whew  we’ve been very busy the last few weeks! And I had to take a moment to show off our Spooktacular Halloween Dinner Party we setup this past weekend!

Halloween Tablescape

Inspired by the new Hits Tv series American Horror Story: The Coven and Witches of East End. I decided to TRANSFORM my dining room and  do a  dinner party table with elements that reminded me of witches, love spells, and their powerful magic!

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We draped the table with Creepy little Creatures and Spider Webs!  Whats Halloween without a couple of insects to make your skin crawl!

skull place setting

 This Glitter N Gold Skull- Rose Place Setting was above all my favorite element of the dinner Party! This was a very simple DIY addition to our tablescape design to give a hint of Glam but still SCARY!!!

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 For signature Cocktail drinks we  served our Special Guests,  True Blood and Eye Ball Margarita’s  YUM!!!

  batcaps!

For an extra little something, something we decided to add BATS as chair caps for each guests seat.  Another event Trick as a Treat for our friends 🙂

We had and amazing time planning this gathering for our friends and family. Halloween is absolutely one of favorite holidays!

Wanna Share your Halloween Success or Horror Story?

We loved to Hear about!!!

 Email Us for more details on how to pull off this Horrific  party next year!

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HAPPY HAUNTING EVERYONE

Honey N Tea Party!!!!

We almost forgot to post the pics from our latest event!  On Labor Day weekend, we had the opportunity of hosting a Fun event we called the Honey N Tea Party!

The theme for this event was inspired by Classic Winnie The Pooh. I organized this event for some close friends of mine and their children. Being that we live in the city of Boston, It’s not that likely that our city kids or their parents will ever attend a tea party. Anyone can host a tea party and it doesn’t have to be for any particular reason. Any reason is perfect to dress up, look good and eat good. So the Honey N Tea party was born!

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 One of the major components for this event was the Honey Snack Bar. The overall design concept for the snack bar was a woodsy-rustic feel with a hint of elegance, being that it was for a tea party. All the snacks on the snack bar were all Honey flavored except one. The snacks included:
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Honeycombs Cereal
Honey Teddy Graham Crackers
Fried Dough Pops
(All food items were purchased from Family Dollar. The Pizza dough purchased from Stop & Shop was rolled into balls and dropped in a deep fryer. Then I coated them in powdered sugar and cinnamon a few moments before the tea party began!)
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Design Elements For the Snack Bar: 
Handmade  “Honey Bar” Banner (S.H.E. Event Planning)
Beehive Basket (found/purchased at local thrift shop)
Mini Bee’s( A.C. Moore)
Honey Pots( Spray Painted Yellow, purchased at A.C. Moore)
Vintage Milk Bottles (S.H.E. Event Planning)
Honey dippers (craftparts.com)
DIY materials for Banner and Invitations : 
Banner Template
Card stock Paper
Printer
2-3 1 yd. rolls of Lace Trim
Scissors
Twine
Hot Glue Gun
Elmer’s Glue
Duct Tape
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The Honey N’ Tea party table was setup for 8 special guest with multiple floral arrangements, wooden garden chairs and a simple but very pretty lace table cloth. The menu for the tea table included:
Tea (Apple Juice)
Tea Sandwiches ( Peanut Butter + Jelly)
Cheese and Crackers
Ambrosia( Fruit cups)
Pudding
Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Cupcakes (provided by Stop & Shop)
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Design Elements for Tea Table:
Floral arrangements( My Personal Garden)
Wood Garden Chairs (Be Our guest Party Rental)
Tea table place settings (S.H.E. Event Planning)
Lace table cloth (local Thrift Shop)
Hand made Labels (S.H.E. Event Planning)
DIY materials for Food Labels
Label Template
Card stock paper
Printer
Laminator
Scissors
Label Stands
The Honey N Tea Party Activities: included story time and a Scavenger Hunt. I wrote and created a personalized story book called the Honey N Tea Party Adventure. The story was about Pooh and his friends getting ready to go to a Honey N Tea Party where they must bring and share their favorite things. But Pooh and the Gang can not find their favorite things so they must get help from the Guests at the Tea Party( here I listed our actual Tea Party guests in the book!)
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After I read to the kids we began the scavenger hunt. All the kids received a scroll which acted as a map for all the items they must find.
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The Scavenger Hunt items were:
Pooh’s Honey Pot (small mason jars)
Piglet’s Blankets (old pink sheet cut into strips)
Eeyore’s Tail (black and gray felt, pink ribbon A.C. Moore)
Rabbit’s Carrot (whole carrots from Stop & Shop)
Owl’s Notebook( A.C. Moore)
Tigger’s Slinky (Iparty)
Guest Favors:  I purchased small jars of Honey and each jar was labeled with a tag that said ” Thanks for BEE-ing Here!”
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DIY materials for Honey Jar Labels:
Label Template
Card stock paper
Printer
Scissors
Hole Puncher
Twine
 Event Design Credits: S.H.E. Event Planning
Photography Credits: Allyson Voner Photography www.Allysonvoner.com
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