10 Ideas for Easter Design and Activities

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Spring is here.  Blooms and color is popping up everywhere.  The weather is getting warm – great for golf, skeet shooting, tennis, hiking and other Covid safe outdoor sports.  And, Easter is just around the corner. Here are 10 great ideas for Easter Designs and Crafts from Biz Bash Photo: Courtesy of BizBash Choose Ampa …

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Spring explodes with color

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I love gardening and have planted forsythia along our tree line. The Yellow announces spring. Tall centerpieces make a dramatic statement. Forsythia is perfect for height and by using bulk material, the effect is fabulous.  With every program, my task is to design the most fantastic event possible within the budget. As a result of …

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The spring is here! Finally!

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The collective consciousness of our country feels refreshed and hopeful with the onset of spring. Part of this is normal with spring but 2021 is anything but normal.  With vaccinations continuing at a faster pace than forecast, this spring is even more hopeful as we collectively look to the end of the pandemic and breath …

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Flashback Friday!

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We are not afraid of working in the hot sun. We had a great time working on the parking lot at Amherst County High School installing a Custom Designed and Built Stage set, a large sound system, trailer-mounted LED Jumbotron screen, FM Transmitter, camera stand, and support gear for a wonderfully successful Drive-In Graduation. Call …

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How to make Stunning Statements with Linens, Flowers and Lighting!

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What a lovely design with a wintery motif.  I love using Hydrangeas.  There is something fun about their soft puffiness. As the principle Buyer for Ampa Evens, I have been shopping at all of the design shows for the past 25 years.  Years ago, I bought dozens of Ampa’s tall and dramatic Hurricane candle holders.  …

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Holiday Lighting and Decor

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Holiday lighting and decorating programs available from Ampa Events. At Ampa, we bid for state and government contracts as well as provide holiday decorating for corporate centers, malls, gardens, town centers and universities. With event equipment rentals, holiday lighting, specialty lighting, and custom fabrication building solutions for Santa reception areas with custom signage and brandable …

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Drive Thru Holiday Decor

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The Army Navy Country Club Drive Thru Holiday Decor! Happy Holidays! Look what fun we had this past weekend installing seasonal displays! No matter what the conditions are in the world, The Show Must Go On! You are looking at a Drive Thru adaptation to Army Navy Country Club Brunch with Santa events. Call for …

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3 Great Wedding Reception Locations in Virginia

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Virginia and the Mid Atlantic are blessed with great weather and lovely colors for the fall. Indian summers are frequent and an outdoor space for your wedding service and reception gives guests the ability to roam, enjoying the grounds, and the venue while celebrating your special day. As a designer, I love venues with nooks …

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3 Great Wedding Reception Locations in Washington, DC

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Our nation’s capital is teaming with fantastic event sites!  How about the historic Hay-Adams Hotel!  If you are a history buff, this corner of H & 16th Streets at Lafayette Square was the center or Society Events from the late 1880’s through the early 1900’s. Washington DC has numerous historic properties with gardens. Two of my …

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Halloween Drive Thru Event Recap

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Spooky Drive Thru Event! Thanks to the Army Navy Country Club for a long and successful relationship. We had a lot of fun installing and operating the halloween drive through attraction on the parking deck this past weekend. Share this Article! Share on facebook Facebook Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on twitter Twitter Share on …

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