How to make stunning statements with Linens, Flowers and Lighting!

Virtual Weddding

 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

City of fairfax holiday lighting

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

Drive Thru holiday decor and Winter Wonderland

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

Wine barrel bar great for rustic wedding reception

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

Lights from Army Navy Halloween drive thru event recap

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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The Best Centerpiece Ideas for a Fall Wedding

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Crisp air.  Blue skies. Colors of the trees….  The fall is here – A wonderful time of year for a wedding, especially outdoor weddings. Fall colors are dominant and for weddings, that usually means floral centerpieces take charge and set the “stage.”  In many ways, it is easy to decorate in the fall.  I usually …

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Election and Inaugural Decor

American Flag Election Stage Set

Do you need a 20 x 30ft giant US Flag?  They are great as a stage backdrop.  Ampa has a variety of sizes in stock from standard 3x5ft to giant options.  All state flags, flags for every department of the military and other ceremonial flags are available. It is the political season.  audio visual services, …

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