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stylishly designed dakota weddings

an event metric of success or ROE

Recently I had an experience where I fired my client. We still provided rentals & custom decorating services but declined the day of planning services at the last minute, read more about it here.  And when we asked them how … Continue reading

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what is an event designer?

What is an event designer? I mean, what do you actually do – specifically? The simple answer is that we take care of all the big stuff and the planner takes care of the detail stuff. But that isn’t really … Continue reading

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Introducing designer Alayna Richardson

People like to think that South Dakotans do not have a good eye for design. In South Dakota it is hard for creative individuals to break free from the stereotypical views that have been pushed upon us. In fact, being in the wedding … Continue reading

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paper lanterns: the greatest design element of all time?

Can you tell that we have a genuine love of paper lanterns? As a design element they can go so many ways – whimsical, classy, bright. They can be used as centerpieces, lighting, chandeliers and columns. The color flexibility allows … Continue reading

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wedding seating : options in the black hills

Chairs are one of the most necessary yet least glamorous details of event planning. Most places you rent have chairs, be they good or bad, that you have a hard time not using. White wedding chairs or white wood folding … Continue reading

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why to shy from DIY

weddings are big business nowadays. the national wedding budget average is quoted at between 25,000 and 32,000! understandably this can send a cold bead of sweat down any bride to be’s back. and there seem websites, television shows, blogs dedicated … Continue reading

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table4decor centerpiece gallery 2013

One of our favorite things to do for events is the tablescape. Tables dominate any event design space so making them work for you is key. Whether or not we work with you on the tabletop design or you simply … Continue reading

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beware the pinterest traps

Pinterest seems to be on my mind these days. Every bride, tom and harry is talking about it. And it is a useful too….. BUT… i have a couple PPP’s : pinterest pet peeves… 1. Provides misinformation. Prime example – … Continue reading

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the heat is on – or it better be for your reception!

when picking your outdoor reception location, don’t forget what happens when the sun goes down. and no, it’s not the shy single girl from your office that suddenly transforms into the slightly slutty life of the party.  or how your … Continue reading

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real wedding : sundance wyoming

event planner: it’s your party sioux falls sd event design & rentals: table 4 decor venue: private residence caterer: barbacoa’s

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