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Five Tips for an Unforgettable Party

Five Tips for an Unforgettable Party   Location, Location, Location. I know that we have all heard this before, but location and the venue, make all the difference.  It sets the tone, the timeline, and the aesthetic for the entire event.  Many public venues only make themselves available during certain hours and days.  This will […]

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Wedding Venue: Keswick Hall Charlottesville Virginia

Wedding Venue: Keswick Hall Charlottesville Virginia from the perspective of a professional event planner.    Keswick Hall: The Perfect Destination for Memorable Weddings and Corporate Events in Charlottesville, Virginia Xiaoqi Li and I toured Keswick Hall, a wedding and event venue in Charlottesville, Va,  and I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised by the […]

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Wedding Venues: Virginia

Candy Inspired Bat Mitzvah at The John Marshall Ballrooms

When you were a kid what did you dream of?  Our Bat Mitzvah dreamed of a world full of candy, with gourmet sweets, and pink and blue clouds. Creating this candy-inspired Bat Mitzvah was such a fun time. There were so many details that brought this event together.  The decor was interactive, and a huge […]

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The Best Steamers for Weddings found on Amazon

The Best Steamers for Weddings found on Amazon Choosing a steamer is a daunting task.  Especially when you are looking for a steamer that can stand up to the heavy lifting of preparing for a wedding day. From gowns, tuxedos, signage, and linens, the amount of items you will need to steam in preparation for […]

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Luxury Wedding Venue in Washington DC: The DAR

Luxury Wedding Venue in Washington DC The DAR, or The Daughters of the American Revolution, is one of our favorite wedding and event venues in Washington, D.C. The venue is close to famous DC landmarks and is also in close proximity to amazing hotels. Waldorf Astoria, Hay Adams, and Willard InterContinental are less than a […]

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Wedding Venues: Washington DC

The Best Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

It’s almost the busiest time for bridal boutiques and wedding dress shopping.  Most bridal boutiques will really ramp up after the New York Bridal Fashion Week, which was last week!  Here are some tried and true things to consider before heading out. 1. Wedding Dress sizes are not the same as your street clothes.  You […]

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Video Game Inspired Bar Mitzvah at The Bolling Haxall House

Jacob’s video game-inspired Bar Mitzvah was so much fun to create. Jacob’s love for video games goes beyond playing the games but is about the cool technology and the culture that accompany the gaming community.    The Bar Mitzvah Venue  The Bolling Haxall House is a historic venue in Richmond, Virginia. The venue has hosted […]

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Rooftop Wedding at District Winery in Washington D.C. Wedding

Isia and Arthur’s Washington D.C. Wedding: One thing that covid taught us is how to be tech-savvy and how to adjust. (I refuse to use the P word anymore)  If your family members can’t attend due to travel restrictions, time constraints, or any other reason, they don’t have to miss out. Due to global circumstances, […]

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Celestial Cheer Theme Bat Mitzvah at The Jefferson Hotel

  Planning Bat Mitzvahs is a staple here at Swoon Soiree. This Celestial Cheer Theme Bat Mitzvah at The Jefferson Hotel was so much fun to produce. The Venue The Jefferson Hotel is a historic venue in Richmond, Va, but it is a versatile space that is perfect for large parties. It embraces the tradition […]

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Emily and Nathan’s Grand Millennial Inspired Wedding at Market at Grelen

A Grand millennial-inspired wedding combines traditional, heirloom pieces with modern elements. Emily had always envisioned a grand millennial-inspired wedding. Emily and Nathan were married at the stunning Market At Grelen outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. The Market at Grelen sits on a 1,000-acre nursery and boasts rural simplicity. The mountain views go on for miles, and […]

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