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Monday, December 14, 2009

The Knot Party

In October we had the privilege to plan an industry event for the Knot Wedding Network. This was such a fun event to plan. Mostly because it was an opportunity to do something for all of our fabulous Columbus wedding professionals who work so hard for the wedding community all year long.

Station 67 was kind enough to host us. It's a great venue downtown that had the perfect "blank canvas" spaces for our event that we love. We set out to create a comfy yet stylish lounge where our guests could grab a cocktail, sit down and relax. It's rare that we all are able to get together and just talk. Most times we're emailing, tweeting and running into each other for brief moments at our events. We also made sure there were plenty of delish food on hand for snacking. One of our favorites was the Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream cart!

Our guests also took in the sounds of Crescent Fresh, a hip new band, as they lounged in the chic living room space. A fun photo opportunity was available for guests. Instead of the same old photo booth, we decided to mix it up a little and do a "Step & Repeat" -just like the celebrities on the red carpet. Everyone had a lot of fun posing for pictures and receiving a copy to take home with them.

The Lounge

tall cab
We did a mix of tall and short cabaret tables

Our little white Fuji mum centerpieces with a touch of blue

tall centers
Tall white dendrobium orchid displays that were lit from below

signature cocktail
Our sparkling Paw Paw signature cocktail

specialty liquer
Our second cocktail used a specialty apple cider native to Ohio

cheese display
Ohio cheeses and Ohio apple display

cupcake yum yum
Yes, that is bacon on that cupcake. So YUMMY!

Knot tote favors

crescent fresh
Crescent Fresh

Kate & Dina with their swag

The whole Bliss Wedding & Event Design Team: Tracie, Kasey, Christa, Kelsey, Angela and Chelsea

A big thank you to all the vendors who helped make our night a smashing success!

Event Location: Station 67
Event Planner: Bliss Wedding & Event Design
Photography: C Studios
Catering: 2 Caterers
Floral: Rose Bredl
Linens & Furniture: Event Source
Entertainment: Class Acts Entertainment – Crescent Fresh
Photo Booth: ShutterBooth
Lighting & Draping: Variations
Cupcakes: Cupcake Yum.Yum
Ice Cream: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Favors: Bakery Gingham, Lasting Impressions, Freedom Bakery & Confections, Event Source
Raffle Items: The Columbus A Renaissance Hotel, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, The Wedding Skills Workshop

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