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Charger Plates

What the heck are charger plates?Charger plates are a sophisticated addition to your table. The charger is placed at the table setting first and lays under the main meal plate. This look gives a nice dimension and keeps tables from looking empty until the meal is served. We have a number of styles and colors to… View more


Candelabras are my favorite. Not just because I had them as centerpieces at my own wedding but I think they add class and elegance to any wedding reception. Draped with pearls and crystals with a couple of votives at the base of the candelabra give a gorgeous glow. When the lights go dim the look… View more

To Bling or Not to Bling

To bling or not to bling…that is the question. What do I mean by bling? Occasions has a number of sparkly selections to choose from for your table linens. Sequened table runners and chair bands add some shine in the candle light. If you want more sparkle try full sequened table cloths! These items can… View more

Summer Weddings

Let’s talk summer outdoor weddings. The trendy theme is the “natural” “green” look. Burlap runners, wooden folding chairs and burlap sashes. Add a sprig of fresh wild flowers or dried flowers in the bow of the sash and you have a lovely natural look. Add splashes of hot pinks and pistachio colors to your table… View more

Planning Your Linen Rental

When should you rent your linens? It’s safe to say that the sooner your reserve your linen rentals the better. I would say that 6-8 months ahead of time is sufficient. If you are a worrier 9-12 months prior to your event. This ensures that you will have your linens reserved for the day you… View more

The “other ring”…..

The “other ring”…..

Let’s talk the other ring….. A Napkin ring! For special occasions in our home we use napkin rings. Christmas dinner, Thanksgiving dinner, Easter dinner etc…how about our bigger events? How many weddings have you been to that the napkins actually had napkin rings? EXACTLY! Do it! We have a gorgeous selection of napkin rings that… View more

Chocolate Brown Linens

Dark chocolate is not just a candy! Dark chocolate brown is so much fun to work with and the possibilities are endless! You can pair up chocolate with bright colors, pastels, silver and gold. My favorite? I personally like several different options. Brown and hot pink, brown and light blue and brown paired with mint… View more

Breath In…Hold….Exhale

Brides……Take a deep breath. You will be bombarded with the thoughts, feelings, suggestions and opinions by MANY people. Keep in mind that this is your and your fiancés special day. You have to be happy with the final outcome. Once the pictures are taken you can’t go back and change anything. So go with your… View more

Does Size Matter?

Does size really matter? The size of your event does weigh in on your stress level. In fact it’s almost more stressful to plan a smaller event because the focus is more centralized. The key is good planning. Get a notebook, nothing fancy, write everything down. Start with your theme. Is it a corporate event?… View more