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Christopher’s Carnival Communion

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Make it Your Own | 0 comments

Christopher’s Carnival Communion

Communion season is upon us and last week we celebrated Christopher’s Communion.  There are a limited number of non-sports themes for an event for a boy, but after going over the different options, Christopher decided to go with a carnival theme. Once the theme was finalized, we selected blue as the main color and green as the accent color.   The table linens were in royal blue with white stripes and polka dots accented bright green napkins draped down the table.  We alternated the stipes and dots throughout the room to and, in keeping...

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March 2012 Bridal Expo

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Getting Married, In Season | 0 comments

March 2012 Bridal Expo

Last Tuesday we hosted our second Bridal Expo for 2012. It was a beautiful day with temperatures in the 60’s. The daffodils were starting to bloom and there was a hint of spring in the air. At this Expo, our featured colors were  ivory, champagne and silver with pink and fuchsia accents. On display were two of the newest linens: sequin embroidered taffeta and ivory cutwork full length cloths. In addition we featured swirl taffeta, pinched pinwheel, embroidered organza, pintuck and satin overlays. The ivory cutwork was displayed with champagne...

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2012 ACE AWARD EAST FINALIST

Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in Getting Married | 0 comments

2012 ACE AWARD EAST FINALIST

GREAT NEWS….Majesitc Gardens has once again received national recognition as a finalist for the annual Catersource ACE Award.  The ACE award recognizes companies that have shown noteworthy achievement in the catering industry through culinary, business, community and professional development.   We have been nominated as one of the top five caterers in the East.  It is a great achievenment for Majestic Gardens to be nominated once again and we will continue to strive for excellence.

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Sweet Dreams Pastry Favor Buffet

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in Getting Married | 0 comments

Sweet Dreams Pastry Favor Buffet

The tradition of giving sweet wedding favors started centuries ago when European nobility presented wedding guests with small boxes filled with sugar cubes to take home.  During these times, sugar was very expensive and highly valued because it was believed to have medicinal benefits. From there, sugar coated almonds, which symbolize longevity, wealth, health and happiness, became the most common wedding favor. Today, traditional wedding favors are small gifts given as a gesture of appreciation by the bride and groom to their guests.  Favors...

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Holiday Truffles

Posted by on Dec 17, 2011 in Getting Married | 0 comments

Holiday Truffles

If you have ever tasted a chocolate truffle then you know that truffles have a very smooth inside and are usually covered with a slightly harder chocolate shell.   What you may not know is how easy it is to actually make your own truffles.  The filling for the truffle is a combination of chocolate with cream and/or butter.  Once you have the filling made and it has chilled, you simply roll the mix into round drops and then dip into melted chocolate or cocoa powder.  Some recipes suggest refrigerating the filling and then using a spoon or...

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Pantone Color of the Year for 2012: Tangerine Tango

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in Getting Married | 0 comments

Pantone Color of the Year for 2012: Tangerine Tango

Pantone has named the color of the year for 2012 and it is Tangerine Tango.  The color trends from Pantone influence both fashion and design. The color of the year make its way into wedding linens, bridesmaids dresses, invitations and favors so we can look forward to seeing more of this cheerful color. Accoridng to Pantone executive direction, Tangerine Tango was selected as the 2012 Cololor of the Year because it sends a message of encouragement and builds on the ideas of courage and action.   The color is inspirational and encoursage...

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Fall Bridal Expo 2011

Posted by on Nov 19, 2011 in Getting Married, In Season, Make it Your Own | 0 comments

Fall Bridal Expo 2011

This past Wednesday we hosted our Fall Bridal Expo for 2011.  For anyone planning a fall wedding, the Expo was a great opportunity to see fall linens, centerpieces and fall themed stations. The linens featured at the Expo were in jewel tones such as burnt orange, red apple, plum and willow green.  Additionally, tables decorated in black, ivory and silver were featured.  The displayed linens included pintucks, satins, embroidered organza, flocking damask and pinched  taffeta overlays as well as runners and chair sashes. The centerpieces on...

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Selecting Attendants

Posted by on Oct 23, 2011 in Getting Married | 0 comments

Selecting Attendants

One of the most difficult decisions a couple faces in their wedding planning is deciding who to ask to be their attendants.   Attendants are usually close family members and friends who support the couple throughout the planning process, witness the exchange of vows and share in the joy of the wedding day. The average number of attendants for a formal wedding is four to six bridesmaids and a corresponding number of ushers.  Traditionally, the ushers seat the guest for the ceremony and it is customary to have one usher per fifty guests.  Also,...

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Fall Wedding Ideas

Posted by on Oct 8, 2011 in Getting Married | 0 comments

Fall Wedding Ideas

Over the past couple of years, Fall weddings have increased in popularity and the trend looks like it will continue for 2012 and 2013.  Many couples select the fall for the cooler weather and the beautiful rich colors. There are many ways to incorporate the fall season into your wedding.   To set the tone immediatley, consider having your guests greeted with a seasonal beverage such as Autumn Apple Punch or a Pear Brandy Champagne Cocktail as they arrive.   You can also incorporate a seasonal Signature cocktail such as a Fall-Tini, a Red...

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September 2011 Bridal Expo

Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in Getting Married, In Season, Make it Your Own | 0 comments

September 2011 Bridal Expo

Thank you to everyone who attended our September Bridal Expo last Tuesday September 13th!  Tuesday was a beautiful day and while it grew chillier in the evening, guests were able to enjoy the cocktail hour which was set up outdoors on the terrace by our Fountain Garden.    The walkway leading to the fountain was decorated with hurricaines and candles by our Design  division.  The hurricaines can also line the ceremony aisle for an evening ceremony. The Secret Garden was decorated in ivory organza with ivory flower balls and pink and ivory...

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