Wicker Furniture ideas for Social Outdoor Events

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Why should I have an outdoor event? More than ever social gatherings are being held outdoors.  The restraint on the number of guests allowed to attend your next event outdoors gives you more opportunity to utilize nature to your advantage.  Whether your planning for a spring wedding, social party, or gala event you may want …

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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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10 Ways to Include Your Guests in Your Virtual Wedding

Virtual Weddding

If you’re hosting a wedding in the coming months, there’s a good likelihood you’ll have some guests attending virtually. Adding a virtual component to your wedding allows you to have a smaller (and safer!) in-person event, while still including loved ones who may live across the country—or the world. However, you’ll need to do more …

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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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