Category | Weddings and Receptions

Vineyard Wedding Reception

A rustic wedding reception featuring Vineyard Cross Back Chairs and our new Tuscan Farm Tables!
Rustic themed weddings and receptions evoke a warm, welcoming, and intimate affair; not stuffy or formal.

 

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White Children’s Vineyard Crossback Chair!

Want something different for the little ones at your next wedding or rustic themed event? Check out our new children’s chair!

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Intimate Artist Reception featuring clear VIctoria Ghost Chairs

An intimate dinner hosted in a very chic room featured clear Victoria Ghost Chairs, Caviar flatware, and stemless wine glasses.

 

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White Album Wedding Reception

This past weekend a very hip couple had a vibrant and fun wedding reception at one of the premiere event venues in Pasadena. In collaboration with the event’s lighting company, our event coordinator provided layouts for both the ballroom dining area and cocktail hour on the terrace.

Silver chiavari chairs and 60” round tables provided, dressed with silver swirl. 12’ high aubergine shimmer crush fabric paneling backed the cake area and stage and in front of the black seamless dancefloor. Outside on the terrace white lounge sectionals, benches and our specialty white tufted Bella Bourne sat on white shag carpet. White fur paneling uplit behind the bar was custom manufactured for the event. All the décor, lighting and design elements made for a memorable Beatles themed celebration.

 

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Courtyard Wedding Reception

This past weekend a wedding reception was held in a beautiful court yard of a historical Tudor/Tudor Revival Architecture Estate. The event’s tablescape included gold rimmed Bella stemware, Gold Savoy flatware, and Paradise china and peach napkins. Surrounding each 60″ round table were gold chiavari chairs with peach cushions, which were manufactured for the event. Our glass beverage dispensers were filled with delicious lemonades; cucumber mint, watermelon rosemary, and  pomegranate orange. Crystal flutes from our Pure line were also on site for champagne service. 100 cup coffee urns kept the coffee and tea hot for dessert.

 

 

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A Heavenly Ceremony

A couple going for a ‘top-of-the-world’ feeling got hitched at a Tuscan estate atop a knoll of rolling vineyards in the Santa Monica mountains. They  tied the knot 2,000 feet above sea level on a stone helipad overlooking the surrounding mountain peaks and park lands. Rows of crisp white chiavari chairs wrapped the contour of the circular stone platform, all facing the decorated wedding arch. The reception was held on the home’s hilltop patio which was draped with white sheer  accented by our 2 tier crystal chandeliers. Beautiful plumes of ivory hydrangeas towered above the banquet tables.

Wedding Design and Coordination By: Luxury Estate Weddings and Events

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Pine Wood Wedding

Shabby Chic’s still a hit this year! A local couple went all out with loads of burlap, fresh pine accents, tons of rustic furniture and accent décor. The idea was to create a truly theatric and engaging, old timey, pine forest ceremony and reception. Adding even more to the event design was the venue; the remnants of a 1900′s turn-of the century ranch. The compound contains original barns, garages, farm equipment,  machinery, and buildings housing artifacts depicting the life and times  from the era.

The ceremony was held outside in a courtyard between the old wooden garage and antique tack room. Mahogany chiavari chairs were arranged in front of the garage. Country throw rugs created the aisle runner accompanied by pine creek style row accents. The alter area was backdropped by the large, weathered barn doors and a furniture grouping of a vintage dresser, wall mirrors and two petite pine trees in burlap wrapped pots.

The cocktail area utilized more vintage furniture. Wood tables with themed tablescapes atop more throw rugs were set up for cocktail hour.

The reception was help inside the venues banquet hall.  Equally accented as the ceremony and cocktail areas, the round and rectangle tables were all tablescaped with the same decorative elements as the rest of the event; centerpieces were built of woodcraft items, pine cones, white candles, antique books, and more burlap. Round silver chargers and gunmetal grey napkins with flatware and accompanied by a burlap and pine name tag made up each table setting.   The grandiose head table had the most elaborate of the décor and set directly behind it was rustic furniture grouping that looked like a scene from a warm, cozy forest cabin.

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Royal Red Wedding

 

 

Entering into a lifetime commitment with that special someone you have decided to spend the rest of your life with calls for an unforgettable celebration which called for a custom installation.

Building a wedding reception from the ground up creates a truly custom and unique event design. This grandiose reception was held atop a grassy knoll overlooking the city below. Out front of the 100′x 80′ pole tent, guests enjoyed cocktail hour amongst a garden themed reception area with picket fencing, shrubberies, crisp white floral arrangements and lounge groupings.

Upon entering the tent guests were met with theatric sight of the tent’s captivating white satin ceiling liner; which was pleated and emblazoned with wedding swirl patterns blasted by red Leko lights. Wall to wall flooring covered the entire tent floor and white satin drapery ran the perimeter of the sidewalls; creating a beautiful backdrop from floor to ceiling.

The head table sat atop a 2-foot skirted and draped stage adorned with white floral arrangements and a white rosette table linen.

Guests sat at square, round, and banquet tables tablescaped with an ornately dressed Manzanita trees,  atop maroon rosette table linens with Belmont chargers and Kent silverware.

Trussing encompassing the white dance floor came alive with intelligent lighting blasting colorful led shapes and patterns all around the room.

 

 

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A Royal Purple Engagement Party

After 12 years of dating, 2012 was the year this party’s happy couple made it OFFICIAL! To celebrate the match made in heaven, the bride-to-be’s family hosted an intimate and fancy engagement reception at her parents beautiful hillside home.

Black and white decor with vibrant royal purple lighting set the color scheme. The family room provided  a dining area and a live harpist performance.  On the back patio, two canopies with sidewall enclosed the main dining and buffet area. Both inside and outside dining areas consisted of round garden tables, topped with the black and white swirl linens, black napkins and fresh rose arrangements. The custom tiered cake was adorned with intricate black, Victorian swirl piping and topped with sparkling monograms.

Clear sidewall at the rear of the tent provided insulation from the chilly evening while granting a view of the nice, neatly landscaped and up lit pool and lawn area.

The crowning jewel at the event was a giant 3-tiered, 21-light, 5′ chandelier hand-built from over 200 pieces. The behemoth lighting fixture hung in the peak of the tent and was complimented with purple up lighting.  

The events head table donned silver solid table drapes with a swirl runner down  its length and was surrounded by silver chiavari chairs with black cushions and topped with a floral centerpiece.

This photo-centric couple had some inspiring decor and engaging ideas. First, they had printed and mounted photos of favorite memories together all around the tent for guests to enjoy. Second, the tech savvy couple added some social media fun to the dinner with Instagram! Each table had a place card encouraging the guests to snap photos of the event with their smart phones and label them to a specific #hashtag.

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A Quick VIdeo Recap…..

Check out a short vignette of some of the fabulous event designs A1 Party has made a reality. Let this quick video montage of this past season’s events inspire you!

From Cocktails to concerts, A1 Party can provide all the utilities, and decor for your next event. Whether throwing a private, backyard celebration or a corporate event for hundreds, or even thousands, let us help you! From design to install, our professional and experienced coordinators and seasoned field crew can help you make your next event radiate with elegance!

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