{New Stationery} Hello Baby Sip and See Baby Shower Invitations

We are loving this baby boy Sip & See Baby Shower invitations we designed for a client. Navy blue, gold and  just the right amount of sparkle fit for a new little prince. Just what is a Sip & See? According to The Bump,  “A sip and see is a party mom and dad throw

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{Real Soiree} Cherry Blossom Baby Shower

{Meet the Challenger} Libby Lane Press

We are here with our final challenger, Nicolle from Libby Lane Press.  As you may know Nicolle is a regular contributing writer here on The Sparkle Spot.  She owns and operates Libby Lane Press, a stationery boutique focused on stylish invitations, one detail at a time!  We totally love her style and designs.  I know

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{Real Invitations} Damask Baby Shower Invitation

Today we are sharing some new invitations that we designed over the summer for a sweet little baby shower.  Our client wanted damask, fuchsia and everything girly so of course this was right up our alley! ………………………………………….

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{Real Invitations} Alice in Wonderland Inspired Baby Shower Invitations

Happy Monday! Happy Monday! We know we’ve been MIA these past few weeks and we are checking in to share with you these beautiful invitations just so you can get a sneak peek of one of the many activities we have the pleasure of planning right now. In June, we were brought on to plan

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{Real Invitations} Butterfly Flutter Invitations

With summer coming and the sun shining, what a better way to start of this week with some beautiful summer invitations! I was contacted to create these super cute invitations by a lovely couple who adopted this precious little girl and soon thereafter found out they are expecting a little bundle of joy themselves. How

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{Real Invitations} Chocolate & Blue Chic Baby Shower

Today, we would like to share one of our latest invitations.  We called these Chocolate & Blue Chic – Baby shower.  We used a beautiful chocolate and white floral pattern background with a lovely pregnant silhouette.  These were mounted on a lovely navy shimmer paper.  We also completed food signs, water bottle labels and circle

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{Real Invitations} A Noah’s Ark Baby Shower Invitation

We love our loyal clients!  Earlier this year I designed these beautiful graduation invitations for a client.  She was so happy with them they she turned to us for invitations for a baby shower in her honor.  It is always such an honor when you have loyal clients who love your work and come back

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{Real Invitations} Peace, Love & Babies Baby Sprinkle Invitations

Happy Friday!   Today I’m ending the week with some oh so special baby shower invitations.  We call these the “Peace, Love, & Babies” Baby Sprinkle.  When designing this invitations I incorporated hippy, earthy and eco-chic themes.  I wanted them to be completely unique and reflect the theme of the shower, which is turning out

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{Real Invitations} Prince in Progress Baby Shower Invitations

A couple of weeks I introduced my “Princess in Progress” baby shower invitations and immediately got questioned “what about my little prince?”  So here ya go!  “Prince in Progress” in one of my favorite color combinations.  I chose to give this invitation a more modern color scheme of turquoise and orange! Honestly, I’m not a

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Welcome to the blog! I’m Ebony Sparkes and I am southern belle wedding and event planner serving the DMV. I love LOVE and celebrating all of life’s special occasions and this is why I became an event planner. I have been fortunate to plan amazing celebrations in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., New York, Georgia, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic!

Our work has been featured by several industry icons like Preston Bailey, Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess and Munaluchi Bridal.  Sparkling Events & Designs, LLC is also a recipient of Wedding Wire’s 2011 & 2012 Bride’s Choice Award, The Knot’sTM Best of Wedding Vendors for 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 and an active member of the Association of Wedding Professionals.

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Founded in 2010, our mission was to celebrate life's special occasions, all of them. Today, we love working on all events big and small. We have a passion for designing events and stationery that are truly reflective of who you are. Contact us today to get started.