Archive | event planning

Hit it!

By LIN ELLIS
CorneliusNews.net

If you are planning to have a Cinco de Mayo party or are looking for a fun decoration for a birthday or other kind of celebration, then consider incorporating a pinata. I just found a great resource for already-made or custom-designed pinatas that are so special I would use them at a party that we were planning; Dale’ Pinatas, on Etsy. Dale’ means “hit it” in Spanish ~ just make sure that everyone stands back during this activity so that your whack does not end up on America’s Funniest Home Videos!

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More than on the tree ~ ornament inspiration

By LIN ELLIS
CornelisNews.net

There is s-o-o much more you can do with ornaments besides grabbing a hook & hanging them on your tree. Today, I am sharing a little ornament inspiration with you.

Strung with coordinating ribbon, ornaments make a fabulous window display ~

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DIY Snow Globes

By LIN ELLIS
CorneliusNews.net

If you want to make a gift for yourself or a special someone that is heartfelt & very personal, consider making your own snow globe.

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Add a dessert buffet to your next event

By LIN ELLIS
CorneliusNews.net

Dessert buffets have become a popular addition to wedding receptions & open houses. You can customize the desserts, the color palette & decor to fit your event’s theme or the specific holiday you are celebrating.

If you want guests to go home with some pastries, aim for these quantities:

for 8 people: 80 pastries, 4 bottles of wine, 2 pots of coffee
for 16 people: 160 pastries, 8 bottles of wine, 3 pots of coffee
for 24 people: 240 pastries, 12 bottles of wine, 5 pots of coffee

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Planning the perfect party, conclusion

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

You are deep in the midst of planning for your party or event ~ you have developed your theme, the invitations have been sent & you are working on your decorations, flowers, menu, beverages, music/entertainment. You want to capture images of this special day ~ the options range from diy with your digital or disposable camera, enlisting a talented friend, hiring a professional photographer, to:


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Planning the perfect party, part 2

By LIN ELLIS
CorneliusNews.net

Here is where we left off from Tuesday’s post on planning the perfect party:

3. It’s now time to embrace the nitty gritty portion of event planning process &, to me, the most fun part ~ the invitations, decorations, flowers, menu, beverages, music/entertainment, etc.

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