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In Father of the Bride, one of the most iconic wedding films of all time (in our opinion), George Banks has a difficult time coping with his daughter’s upcoming nuptials. “I was no longer the man in my little girl’s life. I was like an old shoe. The kind we manufacture and get all excited about, then after a few years discontinue. That was me now. Mr. Discontinued.”
With Father’s Day approaching this weekend- we thought we would chat a bit about what you can do to honor your father on the big day. We don’t want your Dad feeling like an old shoe!
We found this terrific article on Huffington Post with great ways to incorporate your dad! Check it out!
It’s that time of year again!! School’s almost out and graduation is near!
With summer right around the corner, vacations, summer activities and all other planning starts to become a bit hectic.
Whether you are planning a graduation party for a young child or an adult, it should be kept fun and light-spirited. After all, the hard work throughout the years has finally come to an end and it’s time to enjoy it- worry free!
A few tips for planning a worry free (and small budget) graduation party!
1) Decor- keep decoration simple, yet fun. Whether you are a fan of balloons or not, having bright centerpieces or decorations throughout your venue (at home or not) instantly brings cheer and screams “Celebration”. Inexpensive decorations, like these below are perfect because you can recuse the glass jars and balloons are rather inexpensive. Flowers, such as tulips are also a great idea for a little bit more of a mature celebration.
2) Food- you want to keep food items very simple and small. Anything that can be grabbed and put either on a napkin, small bowl or a small plate is perfect. Now is the time to mingle and enjoy the company of those you may have rejected during your studies- there’s a lot of catching up to do- sit down dinners may take that away from the mood oft his type of party. Opt for mini sliders, pigs in a blanket, and sandwiches as your primary dishes. Pasta salad can also be taken in small bowls or cups and may not be as messy as lettuce with dressing.
3) Dessert- keeping the theme of small bits, opt for cupcakes or cake bites rather than a large sheet cake for a celebration like this. As people are most likely standing around and chatting, cupcakes are perfect for this type of occasion as it also help keeps the sense of movement.
4) Drink- have options as far as alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Feel free to get creative here. Have a bartender come up with a signature cocktail for your special occasion. Make sure to be able to have alcoholic and non-alcoholic variations of this drink as well.
A graduation ion is a grand celebration and should not bring on any anguish or stress. These simple ideas for planning a care-free event are perfect for the busy individual who does not want to compromise the meaningfulness of this celebration.
Contact Touch of Elegance for more ideas and consultations to plan any event you may have this upcoming season!
We hope you had a wonderful weekend!!!
Touch of Elegance plans and coordinates all types of events. Whether small or large, we like to incorporate details that will make every event as unique as it’s host.
Sweets bars are still a very popular trend. These candy buffets, or dessert bars can defnitely add something special to each event if they are presented elegantly. Having a variety of candies or desserts can make this a fun experience for your guests as they gather around them and pretty much feel like a “kid in a candy store”
With the enormous variety of candy out there, it is fully understandable to get overwhelmed when deciding what to incorporate in your own bar.
Stick to a color palette and choose the type of candies that are easy to scoop up or grab with tongs.
Keep in mind that if this is for an outdoor event, you want to avoid soft candies and chocolates that may melt if left out in the sun too long.
Below are a few photos to inspire your sweets bar.
Please feel fee to contact us so we can build your own unique sweets bar.
via Aileen Tran
Hello and thanks for joining us this week! There are so many decor elements that make an event beautiful and unique. From an entire theme to invitations and place settings, lots of thought goes into every detail. Many times, centerpieces … Continue reading