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Chuppah Set Up

Chuppah set up for Jewish cermonies can be a tricky thing. Because there are so many different looks to a chuppah your rental company may not entirely understand what you're wanting to achieve unless specific pcitures and words are used to describe your vision. And even that isn't always enough! Some are draped in cloth with special uplighting, others are simple with pole covers around 4 poles and a tallit (cloth) providing the canopy. When it comes to a chuppah covered with draping, make sure your rental company knows that no poles are to show. Unfortunately for one of my clients, the rental company had a hard time envisioning completely covered poles, even after pcitures were given to them. Also, most if not all chuppahs are to have 3 or all 4 sides open depending on the style, since both sets of parents are typically under the chuppah and the bridal party stands during the ceremony.  Here is a before picture showing incorrect set up and a picture taken (of one corner) afte…

Megan + Andrew

Happy late summer everyone! Can't believe this season is almost behind us. We've had some lovely weddings this summer, even those that fell on the weekends where the heat index was 110! I thought I'd share this delightful wedding that took place at Glendale Lyceum and was photographed by the very talented Geri Ciulla. The bride and her mom added some neat handcrafted details that really stood out. They provided potted plants for the centerpieces that they potted themselves, which looked lovely on the pink pintuck overlays that they had on each table. For the table names, the bride used pictures of special places she and her groom had gone with the location name printed on each picture. The bride and groom's seats were labeled with embroidered banners signifying where the Dr. and Mrs. were sitting!
The room had a very light and airy feel, especially with the paper lanterns suspended from the ceiling and the handmade pom poms dispersed throughout the room.



The weather o…