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When Flowers Just Won’t Do

On the lookout for a creation a bit more unique than a bundle of flowers? All you need to do is add a little sunshine and love to these designs to make them blossom like a real bouquet. Lace Parasol Having a vintage inspired wedding? This is a dainty alternative to carrying flowers down the aisle. A lace parasol is unique, yet flows seamlessly with your theme. Paper Bouquet Not willing to invest i ...

Top 11 Winter Wedding Trends for 2011

1. Icy Invites Your winter wonderland wedding planning officially begins with the invitations. If DIY handmade snowflakes seem a little too theme-ish there are multiple other color combinations and script ideas to achieve crafty winter details. Black and white is a classic choice including sparkly calligraphy and perhaps a deep red ribbon at the top. Icy blue invitations will also dazzle guests ac ...

Making it 2 the Aisle: The Final Chapter

Once in a while, love gives us a fairytale Photo Credit: Laura Solod www.rememberthisphoto.com By now you probably know that Sarah wasn’t the type of woman who spent hours daydreaming about a wedding with five thousand pink roses, a gown shaped like a giant pastry, and a diamond encrusted crown. All the same, Sarah isn’t afraid to admit, post-wedding, that she spent her wedding day feeling just li ...

Timeless Wedding Hairstyles

We all have fashion disasters that haunt us, but some days are just too special to risk a fashion regret. Need a look that won't cause you to cringe as look back at your wedding photographs? Choose one of these timeless hairstyles that will earn you compliments for years to come. 1. A clean updo is understated, yet beautiful. Instead of your hair stealing the spotlight, it will be your smile. 2. K ...

Making it 2 the Aisle: Part 5

Let’s Eat! We all know the wedding cake is one of the tastiest parts of the big day, but sometimes all the yummy choices make it difficult to settle on a final decision. Sarah and Adam decided to have their special cake made at Ivy's, a bakery in Canton, Massachusetts. With the help of their baker, Tom, Sarah and Adam made their vision of a square, three-tier wedding cake come to life. Prior to th ...

Saphire Gems: Eight Elegant Event Drink Stations

1. Fresh Lemonade Stand A delicious treat for any season, lemonade is a classy choice. It can be freshly squeezed and brilliantly presented to accommodate guests at all ages. 2. Any Flavor Mojito Luge Strawberry, peach, watermelon, blueberry etc. mojitos are a fresh party beverage that are fun to drink and to pour. Watch as the bright colored liquid makes its way down the luge, into the glass, and ...

Making it 2 the Aisle: Part 4

What to wear, what to wear…  All women dream of wearing ball gown style wedding dresses complete with layers of tulle, dozens of crystals, and Princess Diana-esque trains, right? False. For Sarah, a no-frills kind of girl, this description is the epitome of what she didn’t want. Instead, her only specifications were a simple halter or strapless gown with some flair at the bottom. David’s Bridal wa ...

Keeping a High Profile Event Intimate: Chelsea Clinton Weds Longtime Love

Her entire life, the world has known her as former President Clinton’s daughter, but on July 31, 2010, it was Chelsea Clinton’s time to shine. Planned by Boston-based event planner Bryan Rafanelli, Chelsea tied the knot with Marc Mezvinsky in an interfaith ceremony at the Astor Courts estate in Rhinebeck, NY. Though many speculated the event would  be littered with high profile guests like Preside ...

Making it 2 the Aisle: Part 3

Guests can expect beautiful fall inspired décor from this crafty couple With an October wedding date and a great love for the season, Sarah and Adam’s natural inclination was to make fall the theme of their wedding. Rich autumn colors decorated the day, ranging from harvest gold to deep red, and all the vibrant earth tones in between. Bridesmaids looked sleek and sophisticated in plum colored dres ...

Celebrity Weddings!

Who Wouldn't Want to Look like Grace Kelly on Her Wedding Day? We may not all be able to afford a wedding of celebrity caliber, with $100,000 flower budgets, bridesmaids in  Manolo Blahnik’s, and custom designed Vera Wang creations, one for the ceremony and another for the reception, but hey, who says you can’t fantasize?! Here at Saphire Event Group we’re all about creating the wedding of your dr ...