Posts tagged event planning
Brides, Bubbly and Wedding Chat

Happy New Year everyone!  I'm starting this year off with a bang, by hosting my very own bridal event on January 31, 2015.  Along with some of Atlanta's best wedding vendors, we will educate the brides in our areas of expertise and answer questions to help make the wedding planing process as smooth as possible.  Brides and their guests can register at

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How To Use Lounge Seating At Your Next Event

Hi everyone!  So I'm planning a 40th birthday party and my client asks to include lounge seating.  I was so excited because lounge seating is such a fresh take on the traditional seating of tables and chairs, and it adds just the right touch of sophistication.  Another great advantage of using lounge furniture is that it encourages your guests to relax and really take in the evening.  I've put together some examples of how to wow your guests with lounge seating at your next event.

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Real Raven J. Event: Sydney's Sip and See

Hi everyone!  Things have been pretty busy around here, but I am excited to share pics from a recent event I planned.  You're probably wondering, what exactly is a Sip and See?  A Sip and See is a southern tradition where parents welcome friends and family into their home to meet their new baby.  Similar to a shower, except the Sip and See takes place after the baby is born.  For my client's Sip and See, we chose a pink and gold color scheme.  There were several "Sips" for the guests to enjoy including pink lemonade, sherbet punch and my favorite, a bubbly bar featuring mango, orange and cranberry mimosas.  The guests nibbled on heavy hors d'oeuvres and spent the rest of the day doting on baby Sydney!  It was such a joy to help this couple plan their first baby's sip and see.  I hope you enjoy some of the detail pictures below.

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Atlanta Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Hi everyone!  A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of touring and enjoying dinner at the

Mandarin Oriental

 in Buckhead.  The Mandarin Oriental is a luxury boutique hotel.  It boasts several event spaces, suitable for weddings, parties, and meetings too.  The hotel carries a residential vibe throughout, which makes for a more personable and intimate gathering.  Check out a few of my snaps below.

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Raven J. Event: 50 Shades of Pink Bridal Shower

I had the pleasure of planning a bridal shower for one of my SWEETEST friends and sorority sisters. Since pink was her primary wedding color, we chose to design the shower using the same color scheme. To coincide with the theme, "50 Shades of Pink", the guests dressed in their favorite shade of pink. To match the brides trendy personality, I chose to line the tables in a fun fuschia and white chevron print table runner, accented with hot pink roses, individually boxed cupcakes and paper fans for favors which her a HUGE hit with the guests. We played fun games and celebrated the bride for the wonderful person that she is. See the pictures below and be inspired!

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