Tag Archives: Event Planning

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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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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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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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: part 6

On to the last bit of advice on how to get the most for your decorating dollar. Tip #6: Enthusiastically embrace tacky. Before you panic thinking about your uncle’s velvet painting of Elvis, that is not the kind of tacky … Continue reading

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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: part 5

So far we’ve talked about creating great tabletop design; renting vs. buying & using design to draw the eye away from ugly things. Now it is on to the most important design element for large spaces – scale. The most¬†important … Continue reading

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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: part 4

Last week, we discussed the options of renting your wedding centerpieces vs. buying them. This week, part 4 of how to get the most from bang from your decorating buck – spend money on the event flow – and draw … Continue reading

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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: rent

Last time we talked about how important it is to work your tabletop design for maximum impact on any budget. As the tables dominate most event spaces, great table top design will have high drama even if you don’t drape … Continue reading

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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: tabletop design

Last week we talked about focusing your design dollars on where the pictures will be taken. Years down the road, you will look back on your friends and family that day with great memories and have the pictures to prove … Continue reading

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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: part 1

The wedding machine never ends. There are thousands of websites, hundreds of magazines and dozens of television shows dedicated to one upping the wedding of last season. As a bride or groom, the landscape is filled with wedding options too … Continue reading

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