FAVORITE EUROPEAN WEDDING DESTINATIONS

Destination weddings are often the perfect way to create a memorable experience for both you and your guests that would last a lifetime, what better than to plan a wedding in the romantic countryside of France or the beautiful seaside towns in Italy? Below is a list of beautiful venues and destinations in Europe that you definitely won’t forget. The Dolder …

FAVORITE WEDDING CAKE VENDORS

Wedding cakes are often seen as a cornerstone symbol of a wedding celebration. As such, it’s important for you to find a cake vendor that you trust to execute your dream vision. Here is a list of five incredibly talented vendors we love to work with, who can help make your wedding cake dreams come true. Ron Ben-Israel City Sweets & …

MOST PICTURESQUE ENGAGEMENT SHOOT LOCATIONS

For many brides, engagement photoshoots are the perfect way to immortalize their love and announce their celebrations. However, for truly spectacular photos, you’ll need an incredibly skilled photographer to work with. Hands down, one of our favorite photographers is Clane Gessel. For some inspiration for beautiful photoshoot locations, check out some of his stunning work below and on his website or Instagram. …

#SJSXLLGAspenShoot Behind the Scenes

What a whirlwind weekend it has been! We are finally back from Aspen, Colorado and missing the picturesque location already! We wanted to send a huge thank you to all the vendors on bringing our #SJSXLLGAspenShoot to fruition. And a special thank you to the W Aspen and the St. Regis Aspen Resort for their generous hospitality. We have been …

PHOTO WALL IDEAS

One of our favorite ways to entertain guests at a reception is to include a photo booth or photo wall for them to enjoy. From giant floral walls to geometric sculptures, here are a couple of our favorite inspirations for unique and stunning wedding backdrops that will surely get your guests excited.

ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL WEDDING CAKES

Although traditional cakes have long been the quintessential symbol of a wedding, we understand that cakes might not always be everyone’s favorite. From donut stacks, croquembouche towers, to single serve cakes and cupcakes, here are just a few examples of alternatives to a traditional cake that you can have at your wedding.

CHECKLIST FOR YOUR HOME EVENT

In the midst of an uncertain time as we all adjust to a new normal, many couples are choosing to host smaller, more intimate, ceremonies in their homes and postpone a larger celebration for later. To help you plan your home event, here is a checklist of essential things you should plan to make sure your day goes as smoothly …

FOOD AND BEVERAGE CART IDEAS

One of our favorite ideas to improve any reception is by hiring mobile food carts. Guests can enjoy the novelty of being served champagne on tap from a small truck, grabbing a pretzel, gelato, or cotton candy, just to name a few. Here are some of our inspirations for mobile food carts that you can also hire for your wedding.

Personalized Items to Keep Your Guests Cool During Your Outdoor Event

Choosing to have an outdoor event at your wedding can often be the perfect option. However, to keep your guests comfortable during the hot summer months, we recommend having a few additional items. From misters and fans to sunglasses and parasols, these personalizable items would help keep your guests cool and double as cute wedding favors for your guests to take with them.

Arizona Themed Save the Dates and Invitations

Here at SJS Events, we plan many Indian weddings in and around Arizona. Arizona’s distinctive desert landscape and unparalleled natural wonders makes it the perfect location to say “I do.” It’s truly the perfect destination wedding location without needing a passport! As more and more of our South Asian brides are choosing to get married here, we thought it would be time to …

Modern Luxe Save the Date Cards

The beginning of planning any wedding starts with creating Save the Date cards to send to your guests. Moving on from the outdated magnets, here are some newer inspirations for beautifully elegant Save the Date cards. By using foil lettering, velvet fabric, wax seals, or even even black acrylic cards, these ideas will create the luxurious look! Here are some …

Newly Engaged? 7 Things to Do First!

Written by Guest Blogger: Steven Young from STAK Studios The happiest moment of your life just happened! And you said yes! Enjoy this moment like no other. Bask in it for a while before even thinking about moving on to what needs to happen next When you’re ready, bring all that excitement into your planning. It may feel overwhelming at …

Entertainment for Your Wedding Celebrations at Home

As more and more couples are choosing to host backyard weddings, we’re always looking for new backyard entertainment ideas. Along with a classic set of lawn games like Giant Jenga or Cornhole, photo booths and photo walls where guests can hang a Polaroid of themselves can also add a modern twist. For food and drink, hiring food and champagne trucks …

Personalized Protective Items for Your Home Event

As the world around us evolves to deal with COVID-19, our wedding favors can too! From personalized masks, hand sanitizers, tissues, or even custom emergency kits, here is some inspiration for timely, but cute, favors that guests can actually use for your wedding.

WAX SEALS AND HOW TO ENHANCE YOUR INVITATIONS

One of the best ways to elevate any wedding invitation is by adding a wax seal. This extra detail adds the perfect balance between modern elegance and timeless charm. Here are some of our favorite examples of wax seals.