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Where the Wild Things Will Be

Where the Wild Things Will Be Thursday, October 3, 2013 weddings

"Schnappviecher (snapping beast) on Shrove Tuesday" Photograph by Charles Fréger via National Geographic I've been talking with a dear friend about resurrecting a music festival project that is very near to my heart. After a very successful 3 year run, the people in charge ...

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Wedding Industry Experts 2013 Awards…& Our Greatest Hits

Friday, April 12, 2013 weddings ID Bohemia events awards

I've been nominated for Best Event Designer and Best Wedding Planner in the Wedding Industry Experts 2013 Awards. Winners are chosen by vote, and voting starts April 16th thru 23rd. Do you believe I'm the best?  Please mark your calendars and cast your votes for me:Best Event DesignerBest ...

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A Fantasy Garden Party & Modern Venetian Masquerade

Saturday, January 7, 2012 weddings ID Bohemia set design new project

Bridal Fantasy recently released a sneak preview of two editorials for the 2012 issue, for which ID BOHEMIA created the set designs. Enjoy!A Fantasy Garden Party (see our inspiration board Fantasy Garden Party on Pinterest)A Modern Venetian Masquerade (see our inspiration board Venetian Modern on ...

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Accolades for ID Bohemia

Monday, September 19, 2011 weddings ID Bohemia events

We received a letter of gratitude in two parts from our our wonderful clients and friends Michael and Pragya. It made me us happy that we wanted to share it with you.Hello dear decorator and friend!! We are safely back from the tropics. I wanted to touch base with you earlier and thank you for such ...

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Beauty & The Beast: The Art Director’s Cut

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 weddings ID Bohemia events set design inspiration board floral Beauty and The Beast fashion

The Inspiration Board we put together - via WedLuxe.comWell, my dears, the day has arrived! Beauty & The Beast - A Modern Interpretation of a Classic Fairy Tale is available for your viewing pleasure on the WedLuxe Couture Chronicles!Putting together a photo shoot is a complicated undertaking, ...

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Make It Like You Mean It

Friday, November 19, 2010 weddings ID Bohemia Design Lesson

My friend Scott and I were having a conversation yesterday about Darren Aronofsky and how he made Pi. The aesthetic of Pi was a consequence of its low budget, but because the film was so successful1, the style that might never have happened, had Aronofsky had "enough money", has since been ...

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Design Lesson: Inspiration Boards

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 weddings ID Bohemia Design Lesson inspiration board

Aaron and I took a trip further northwise yesterday evening to deliver a décor package I prepared for Shaun Scade and Stephanie Emmerzael of Scade Photography, the winners of our Bridal Fantasy drawTWO + 2 + 2 = WIN!When asked,If "fortune favours the bold",HOW ARE YOU BOLD?Stephanie answered, "I ...

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For your eyes only VI: An Idea on Centerpieces and other Table Accoutrements

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project floral

For the tables, Aaron and I found these Moroccan-style lanterns. They will make beautiful centerpieces.We would like to do something like this with the lanterns, covering the tops with lush green moss (alluding to the temperate rainforest outside the wedding venue)but with this orchid stem.We'll ...

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For your eyes only V: An Idea on Flowers

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project floral

We have these vases. The tall one is 24” x 6” and the short one is 10” x 5”. Their simple shapes open them to a range of treatments with flowers or candles. Ryan asked for some sort of stair treatment, so we’d like to do a line of vases going up the stairs , with alternating arrangements ...

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For your eyes only IV: A Little Idea

Monday, May 4, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project

The paper mural is our Big Idea. Now for a Little Idea.In thinking of other alludingtomeetinginschool-type supplies we could use, I found this pictureon the site for Fête, a New York-based event planning and design company: a blackboard seating display. The bridesmaids dresses are black and the ...

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