{Surprise Giveaway} Fabulous Cupcake Tower & Matching Straws

We have a Surprise Giveaway today!  Remember our $100 Budget Designer’s Challenger that is quickly approaching.  Yes, we know you are ready for the reveals (so are we) but in the meantime, we’ve got a giveaway for you!  The theme for our first challenge is “Go Green”.  Well, today we have a treat for you.  Green

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{Surprise Giveaway} Stella & Dot Jewelry!

Rene Kauder, Independent Stylist for Stella & Dot wants to know what look you LOVE!  Whether it is or your upcoming wedding, honeymoon on the beach, or an everyday look, Stella & Dot has something for you!  And just letting her know what your heart desires, you could win! Rene will randomly select one winner

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{Surprise Giveaway} Sparkling Party Pack!!!

Surprise Giveaway Time!  We have reached over 1,400 Friends on Facebook and I promised a giveaway, so let’s go! Have you been eyeing our stationery designs but want to really know what they are like…this is the perfect opportunity for you to win some fabulous free stationery.  Be sure to check out all of our

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15 April 12th, 2011 in fabulous giveaway

{Giveaway for All} Free Christmas Printables -Sassy Snowman!

Happy Friday! I began working on this collection for my own Christmas decorations before the “big crash“.   I  was able to recreate and finish it over the Thanksgiving holiday break.  This year I wanted to change our color scheme so I selected some nontraditional Christmas colors PINK and PURPLE!  I thought that I would share

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{Surprise Giveaway} Free Designer Camera Strap from Eclectic Whatnot

Happy Monday! The holiday season is upon us and it is my most favorite time of the year. I’m so thankful for all of the many blessings that I receive EACH and EVERY day! I love being surrounded by friends and family. Most importantly I love the giving spirit that takes over everyone during the

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22 November 22nd, 2010 in eclectic whatnot, fabulous giveaway


Today I’m so excited to announce a FABULOUS giveaway!  I have a few more giveaways lined up to get you ready for the holidays but first up is Online Labels!  This is every planner and stationery designers BEST kept secret!  I have used Online Labels for years!  So I’m letting you all in on a

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18 November 16th, 2010 in fabulous giveaway, online labels
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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.