Sweet can mean two things: tastes great or stellar experience. There is a lot of sweetness in the U.S. Mountain West and western Canada, but I’ll limit this to talking about the new “Buzzed at Bernardus” experiences at Bernardus Lodge & Spa in Carmel Valley, California.
Kale. Copper. Moss. Lichen. Wood. Wheat. What do all these (seemingly) unconnected items have in common?
They’re all on tap for this year’s décor and floral trends and will be for at least the near future. How do we know? Five experts across Minnesota let us in on the secret, and we’re sharing it with you.
It’s most plausible to think the beginning of the year is when trends pop up and the event industry blooms late, with patterns starting to crop up in the summer—a busy time for all planners.
Flowers that never go bad? Yep, you heard it here. Instead of fresh flowers for your next event, try Lille Syster Paper Flower Arrangements. These handmade beauties are made to last and are crafted out of paper! While planning to host her little sister’s bridal shower, owner Katie Antonson was searching for unique decorations, but couldn’t find anything that quite fit the bill, so she made her own. “After experimenting with many kinds of decorations ...
Event décor is a planner’s ally. It creates a mood, moves attendees through a space in a predetermined way and gives them something to talk about with people they may not know well. Of course, décor trends come and go. The popular trends tend to overstay their welcome; most planners would probably be happy at this point to never see another Mason jar. The best ones never go away forever, but get reinvented and imagined for each new generation.
Two new members have stepped up to Destination Gettysburg’s board of directors.
The CVB recently elected Andrea Proulx, director, sales and marketing, Gettysburg Hotel and Bryan Johnson, CTA, general manager, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson hotel to serve three-year terms on the board, starting July 1.
Event bags are always a hit with guests. And while most parties can’t live up to the standard of celebrity gift bags (This year’s Academy Award gift bags included $20,000 worth of merchandise featuring a private dinner party at Morton’s steakhouse and a pair of Beamer Video Phones), us ‘regular people’ can have just as much fun with gifts for our guests. Themed bags are a consistently good idea, and we have just the thing for your upcoming spring soiree.
We asked Michigan’s experts in all things floral for their 2015 decor tips. Here’s what they told us.
Floral arrangements can be the cherry on top for any event. Mastering the art of putting them together, whether using a florist or not, is of utmost importance. We’ve gathered up tips, tricks and even flower types to make your event bloom from good to great.
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