15 creative menu ideas.

Vivid Occasions

Remember your menu can show your creativity too!

And today we give you 15 creative ideas for your menu.

1. Popsicle cocktails.

2. “Make-your-own” bars.

3. Classy carnival food.
And with that we mean cotton candy, cracker jars, funnel cakes, etc. Complete it with a popcorn bar!

4. Coffee desserts.
Espresso-spiked brownies? Yum!

5. Donut bars.

6. Chef stations.

7. Dressed-up comfort food.
Try french fries wrapped in monogrammed paper.

8. Childhood favourite.

9. Cheese wheel cakes.
They are perfect for pre-reception wine and cheese hour.

10. Mad Men – inspired bar.
Ah, the 1960s vibe. Feature several types of whiskeys and bourbons along with a variety of cocktail suggestions.

11. Soup shooters.

12. DIY dessert stations.

13. Bubble bars.
A small specialty side bar featuring only sparkling wines and mixers.

14. Take-home cake boxes.

15. Cereal bar.

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My Notes: 2014 Trends Redefined – New York Bridal Fashion Week

Simple Elegant Details

Well it is all over and we got the 2014 “hint” of the newest trends, colors, fabrics, styles, etc.

As we all know, with Vera Wang introducing the Pink collection, there is a lot of talk about the color “Pink”. I saw this picture on Pinterest the other day and it instantly became my favorite!

I Love the “grand” style of the room, the colors of the walls and the shapes of the drapes. The beautiful crystal chandelier and the antique French chair.

The room is being decorated very simply yet chic and elegant and off course the most important piece, the antique looking pink sofa with different shades of pink and purple pillows and don’t forget the “Pink shoes”! To me this picture represents what 2014 trends are all about!

Here are my notes from the  fashion week:

More of dresses and veils matching

Fuller skirts, but much lighter…

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Wedding Theme – Downton Abbey

life, stuff, and crazy business

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve been here!  Between designing a fabulously awesome wedding reception for this weekend to brainstorming my brand and deciding what I want the most to researching and learning so much about blog design, I’ve been consciously neglecting writing.  Sorry to leave you hanging!  I’m so happy to have everyone who’s visited despite my slacking off!  I really appreciate you!

So, if you follow my Instagram (and I highly suggest you do–especially this weekend as I’ll be posting images from the party!), you may have seen a little of what I’ve been up to.  I love every bit of it!  Wedding design is my jam, guys.  Happy Tags for thank you favors--theSpunkySapphire.wordpress.comLove banner for dessert table--theSpunkySapphire.wordpress.com

Make sure you check the sneak peeks out this weekend to see how it all comes together.  I’m so excited to bring the image in my head to life!

In addition to wedding design, I’ve been…

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Tamar & Norayr – July 20, 2013

N.K Weddings

Planning a wedding demands a lot of time and energy, especially when planning from a distance. For this couple, after beautifully managing a long distance relationship, planning their special day came naturally. With about 250 guests there to join in on the celebration, Tamar and Norayr made sure their wedding would be an unforgettable occasion. A live band, 6 course meal and an endless sweet table, all ensured just that!


Photos of the couple by Badger Photography

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10 Wedding Food Trends for 2013


1)      Local and seasonal foods

2)      Edibles in jars

3)      Anything on a stick

4)      Miniature food servings with several menu choices

5)      Customized menu with a personal touch

6)      Simple comfort foods with a gourmet touch

7)      Interactive DIY Stations

8)      Brunch or Breakfast for Dinner

9)      Fancy Cocktails or Beverage Station

10)     Late night snacks

Go towww.ocweddingsplanner.com to find your Wedding Caterer!

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