So Cold in NYC… Work, Work, Work!

It is only 9 degrees outside! I guess it is really good as I have not left my house for the last two days! I am so overly caught up on work. I love it. We have been off to a great start this year with lots of calls and bride bookings. We have been telling brides not to let …

Love the Manolos!

One of brides who was married this past August had on these Manolo Blahnik Brooch d’Orsay Pumps. They looked so nice when she walked down the aisle with her sari that I absolutely had to get them for myself! They are the perfect gold shoe to go with any Indian outfit. Good lesson for brides.. just treat yourself to something …

A Note From Katherine! I really miss you..

My long time assistant and friend has left to move to Cali and plan her own wedding in Oct of this year… I really miss her and here is a note she wanted us to post: My Experience with Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants I have worked for Sonal and SJS just shy of two years. It has been a …

ORGANIC / GREEN WEDDINGS

My entire family is on an organic kick thanks to my dear sister-in-law. It actually really feels good to live organically as they say. Why not do the same for your wedding? Here are some easy ideas to have an organic wedding.. yes, Indian Weddings too. 1. Serve organic wines… go to sites like www.fourchimneysorganicwines.com or ask your venue if …

Candy Display Tables

At one of our recent weddings, we did two display tables that represented the bride and the groom. At the entrance of their sangeet ballroom, we set up two large tables- one had photos of the bride with her family and friends, and the other with the groom’s side images. We added accents to it by showing their hobbies. The bride …

Ask Them In Style

Why just telephone your friends to ask them to be your bridesmaids when you can put it in writing. Gone are the days when you just say, “Will you be my groomsmen or flowergirl?”. For the modern bride, the way to do it is by mailing them a speically designed card asking them to participate in your special day. Check …

New Movie– Bridal Wars

Like any wedding obsessed person, I love movies about weddings. Some of my favorite movies are Father or the Bride, The Wedding Singer, The Wedding Planner, etc. I cannot wait to see the movie Bridal Wars, a movie about best friends that choose the same wedding date and the tension between them. This is every bride’s nightmare. It has two …

From Shital’s Point of View

From Shital’s Point of View Hi I am Shital. A bit about me. I grew up in Dubai. I got married and moved to New York. New York (the multi-cultural city) and I love the fast paced life. I read this statement once which I think is so true “If you get bored in New York, it is your own …

Distinctive Stamp for your wedding

So many of our brides are looking for ways to personalize their wedding. I found this great company online www.customwaxnseals.com that does wax seals. You can add a custom designed wax seal to the following: invitations, menus, escort cards, save the date cards. It could be one of the items you carry over onto everything paper at your wedding. Normally, …

Guestbooks

We always have brides ask us what they can do as a different idea to traditional guestbooks. We found some companies that can do some cool things other than just getting boring autographs. www.guestbookstore.com lets you personalize your event by having your guests write out special wishes, their favorite memories of you and the groom and asks your guests questions …

Seema and Anish’s Wedding

Here are some photos from the wedding we just did at the JW Marriott.. Wedding Day for Seema and Anish. How awesome do they look? The weather was a perfect 65 degrees. Yes, that is Katherine setting up all the Mithai for the ceremony. The bride and groom’s garlands were delivered from NY.. how cool. This baby was soooooo cute.. …

How Interesting!

I find inspiration in the most unlikely places.. I really love this centerpiece. I was crossing a hotel today in Manhattan and saw this lovely centerpieces.. It was so clean but the wired callas were so pretty. Goes to show you that you can find inspiration everywhere.  

Our Team at Dulhan Expo

We had such a great time at Dulhan Expo yesterday. The brides who stopped by our lovely booth had so many questions for us.. it was great. I really enjoyed meeting them and their parents. It is so cute when all the family members come to support the brides and make a family event out of it. Our booth looked …

Rain in Arizona!

Here I am… back in AZ! Yeah! Well trying to escape the cold weather of Philly/NYC did not work as it is COLD, COLD, COLD here! We did a wedding last Thanksgiving in Arizona for Meghana and Yagnesh and it was so cold. Kayleigh, Monica and I were frozen solid! The hotel was giving out beach towels and blankets to …