Welcome to the newly reimaged Sparkling Events & Designs! This rebrand has been a true labor of love! As a designer myself at times it is hard to take a step back and let someone do what you think that you can do. I designed my initial logo and I loved it for a whileRead Me +
Over the next few weeks I will be adding many new invitation sets that I have completed over the past year. I haven’t always been able to photograph and post them but I’m trying to get better about that. These invitations turned out just beautiful even though like many of my fellow colleagues, working withRead Me +
Last month we shared pictures from our Christmas Ornament Wedding Reception Celebration and today I want to share these beautiful invitations that we created for the event. We used traditional Christmas and Holiday colors of red and gold with of course a touch of sparkle. We used the gorgeous gold jacket sleeves and wrapped itRead Me +
There is still snow on the ground here in the Washington, D.C. and I’m finally getting around to sharing some photos from one of our corporate end of the year events from last December at The Ritz-Carlton in Tyson’s Corner. A local McDonald’s Co-Op hired us to design a winter wonderland celebration for their owners. Ronald McDonald even showed up! We decided to use these gorgeous 6ft tall crystal trees on alternating tables surrounded by soft pillowy foam and orchids at the base. On the remaining tables we did an arrangement of white flowers including hydrangea, stock, and roses filled in a round orb vessel with silver ornaments. The cool blue LED lighting and the lighting emulating snowflakes falling really made the room just beautiful!
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It’s hard to believe that we launched in 2010 on this very day and it’s been 4 years! What a magnificent 4 years it has been. Around this time of the year, I typically reflect on the previous year and everything that I accomplished and didn’t accomplish. I tend to focus on all the thingsRead Me +
Today I’m sharing photos from a beautiful Casino Royale Holiday Celebration hosted by one of our corporate clients for their employees. This particular Sunday in the Washington, D.C., area it snowed, sleeted and rained – but that didn’t stop the almost 200 guests from arriving and partying the night away! Here are a few of myRead Me +
Today I’d like to share with you a few photos from an at-home Christmas Holiday Wedding Reception for a lovely couple (Jillian & Andrew) who got married in Dominican Republic. On November 29th, the very beginning of the Christmas season, their parents hosted an amazing reception at Wolfgang Puck’s – The Sunset Room in the National Harbor. We were brought in to handle the design and decor for the event. Embracing the holiday spirit, we opted for arrangements featuring red and gold Christmas ornaments, pairing them with red and white floral arrangements. They turned out just beautiful. It was held on the night of the annual Christmas Tree lighting which made for an absolutely beautiful setting.
Enjoy photos provided by Capitol Media USA.
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In January of this year, Kim contacted me to discuss her upcoming wedding in June. She had me sold at “the reception is going to be at National’s Park baseball stadium!” This was such a unique selection for a wedding reception, I was thrilled to be asked to plan this wedding. It brings me so much joy when couples make their wedding a true reflection of their personalities. Kim and Emil were such a joy to work with. Kim was hands down the most laid back bride that I have ever met! When I started working with Kim, the only items that had been decided with the venues and dresses, so I had my work cut out for me. I think that it turned out absolutely stunning.
Check out these goregous photos from Connor Studios.
Read more about the details of this wedding on Brides.com as a featured Real Wedding!
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Today I’m excited to introduce a new series to our blog! In our home we have “Free-Day Friday!” and that the night that we typically will order food in, typically pizza. Our girls get so excited about “Free Day” because they don’t get take out like that too often and they get to stayRead Me +