Burgundy Centerpieces

As fall approaches and the leaves start changing, we’ve become inspired to incorporate the natural beauty around us into our weddings as well. One of our favorite ways to do this is by using bold colors such as burgundy in our centerpieces. This rich red color is perfect for setting the tone of a luxurious and romantic wedding reception.

LUXE SANGEET FAVORS

For our South Asian brides, something we like to do is prepare gift bags for their guests after a Sangeet event. Here are some of our ideas for luxurious favors you can prepare that your guests are sure to love! Ganesh Lladró Purses/Clutches Lladró Candles Tuberose Candle Hand Embroidered Bangles

MOST EXCLUSIVE LUXURY PROPERTIES

Over the last 18+ years, we here at SJS Events have planned hundreds of weddings all over the world. After years of experience, here is a list of some of our favorite, most luxurious, properties to consider for your wedding. Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Amanyara Four Seasons Resort Nevis Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como The St. Regis Bal Harbour

SJS Real Weddings – Sharon and Manraj

We are back at our virtual home offices from a fantastic wedding weekend. Sharon and Manraj were supposed to get married on the beautiful Amalfi coast, but due to the pandemic, we made quick changes to the wedding plans for the couple to tie the knot locally in Pennsylvania. We take pride in making dreams come true and we are …

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 …